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Australia to begin exporting uranium to the Middle East

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 16, 2014
Australia to begin exporting uranium to the Middle East

The deal, signed in 2012, could see Aussie miners exporting up to 800 tonnes of yellow cake a year to the Middle East by the end of the decade.

Let's talk about: women in the mining industry

Mining is an industry which has always been male-dominated, regardless of geographical location. There have been positive steps which have helped to integrate women into the industry, but females continue to be under-represented and Mining is still largely a man’s domain.

Planned uranium mine in South Dakota clears key hurdle

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 14, 2014
Planned uranium mine in South Dakota clears hurdle

Powertech Uranium's proposed mine may have gotten a license to operate last week, but opponents say they'll fight the ruling.

Iran claims right to enrich uranium to 90% level

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 14, 2014
Iran claims right to enrich uranium to 90% level

The nation's nuclear chief also said Teheran plans to build four new nuclear plants with the help of Russia.

Enough uranium, but nuclear power is still shrinking

Climate Action | April 14, 2014
Enough uranium, but nuclear power is still shrinking

Many people believe nuclear power could save the planet from climate change. But several factors mean the industry is dying, a new study suggests.

Pele Mountain enters into access agreement to sample Elliot Lake Mine tailings for rare earths

Pele Mountain Resources | April 10, 2014

Pele has entered into an access agreement with Rio Algom granting Pele the right, at its cost, to access and take samples from one or more of RAL’s Elliot Lake, Ontario tailings management areas.

Russia invaded Crimea and these US Energy companies made a killing

The Energy Report | April 10, 2014
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Don't put all your investments in one stock, warns S&A Resource Report Editor Matt Badiali.

Shots fired at mining exec's Vancouver home

Michael Allan McCrae | April 6, 2014
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No injuries. No motive.

Raymond James' Pavel Molchanov sees stars in the expanding Cleantech Universe

The Energy Report | April 3, 2014

Cleantech, an outperformer in the energy space since 2012, experienced a major expansion phase in 2013 that is still unfolding.

Stephan Bogner and the rise of a Euro-Chino-Russian superpower

The Mining Report | April 2, 2014

In this interview with The Mining Report, Bogner details what these shifting power dynamics will mean for the commodities market.

Conjuring profits from uranium's resurgence: David Sadowski

The Energy Report | March 27, 2014

In this interview with The Energy Report, David Sadowski, a mining research analyst at Raymond James, explains the forces that will push the price of uranium, and the companies that are likely to benefit.

Rick Rule: 12 Pressing Questions on Precious Metals and Natural Resources

Sprott Group | March 27, 2014

Rick has recently warned investors not to become too bullish too soon – there will be more pullbacks and sell-offs ahead.

Jeb Handwerger: China isn't slowing down, it's buying up (resources, that is)

The Energy Report | March 18, 2014
China isn't slowing down, it's buying up

Headlines about a Chinese economic slowdown may get good web traffic, but the real story is that China is buying up uranium and other resources around the world.

Rick Rule: Coming natural resource market will 'elate or terrify you'

Sprott Group | March 18, 2014

Bear markets lead to bull markets; and this bear market will end at some point.

Uranium shares react to Cigar Lake, China reactor plans

Frik Els | March 13, 2014
Uranium shares react to Cigar Lake, China reactor plans

News that the massive Canadian mine has finally entered production and China's plans for 20 new reactors by 2020 are ahead of schedule lead to broad rally.

Canada's Cigar Lake uranium mine begins production

Cecilia Jamasmie | March 13, 2014
Canada's Cigar Lake uranium mine begins production

First ore produced at the massive mine is on its way to Areva’s McClean Lake mill.

Fukushima nuclear radiation found in Canada’s coast raises fears across North America

Cecilia Jamasmie | March 13, 2014
Fukushima nuclear radiation found in Canada’s coast raises fears

While the levels detected are said to be "extremely" low, the finding evidences the radioactive plume of contaminated water heading across the Pacific Ocean after the disaster has already reached North America.

Uranium miner Paladin falls as Newmont sells 5.4% stake

Cecilia Jamasmie | March 12, 2014
Enough uranium, but nuclear power is still shrinking

Newmont said the sale will generate more than $24 million in cash for the company.

More than 25,000 investors and mining types walked into PDAC. The result was. . .realistic

The Gold Report | March 10, 2014
PDAC 30,000

PDAC curse or blessing? Fresh from the Letter Writer Presentations track at the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) conference, The Gold Report asked thought leaders to share their impressions from the annual minefest.

Zimtu Capital analyst: All roads lead to Athabasca Basin

The Energy Report | March 7, 2014
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The average grades for a few of the bigger deposits in the Basin are above 15% U3O8, whereas the world average is far below 2% U3O8.

Greenland embraces mining rush, but won’t ‘favour one country alone’ — Prime Minister

Cecilia Jamasmie | March 6, 2014
Greenland embraces mining rush, but won’t ‘favour one country alone’ — Prime Minister

Arctic region's vast riches set to attract over $100 billion in investments over the next decade.

Encouraging signs for Quebec and Canadian mining companies

Grant Thornton | March 6, 2014

Grant Thornton International’s annual mining industry study.

'Frothy' gold, natural resources rally will pull back, says Rick Rule

Sprott Group | March 4, 2014

'I suspect that the rally we are in now is a false rally' – Rick Rule

Michael Ballanger: junior miners rising from the ashes

The Gold Report | March 3, 2014

You didn't really think that junior miners would languish forever, did you? Junior mining stocks are starting to make a careful climb from the depths after tax-loss selling in December.

Alberta most attractive mining destination in Canada, third worldwide

Cecilia Jamasmie | March 3, 2014
Alberta most attractive mining destination in Canada, third worldwide

Other two Canadian jurisdictions —New Brunswick and Newfoundland and Labrador— also made it to the top 10 worldwide. Kyrgyzstan and Venezuela, named the two countries mining enthusiasts should stay away from.

UN mercury treaty further boosts new activated carbon market worth billions

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Mercury is a toxic metal that presents a serious threat both to the environment and human health.

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