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Cameco’s former chief mine engineer on why he’s long NexGen

CEO.CA | November 27, 2015
MacArthur River Uranium mine site located in Northern Saskatchewan,

Canada’s Athabasca Basin is arguably the best place to look for uranium in the world, and it’s the backyard of Cameco, the world’s largest producer.

Rick Rule: Absolutely manic bull market in gold coming soon

Palisade Radio | November 26, 2015
China panic crushes mining stocks

But when will the bear end?

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INFOGRAPHIC: Mining is a crucial industry for Manitoba

Visual Capitalist | November 24, 2015
These are the top 10 global mining trends for 2015

Learn about this, as well as mining's contributions to Manitoba in wealth and safety.

Uranium: Unlocking tomorrow’s innovations

National Mining Association | November 24, 2015
nexgen energy down amid weak uranium prices feat

Uranium is a dense, flexible and naturally radioactive mineral.

Build low level nuclear waste facility at Leigh Creek to guarantee its future: leading industry lobby group

Field Public Relations | November 24, 2015

A low to intermediate level nuclear waste repository should be established near the South Australian Outback town of Leigh Creek, which is destined to become a virtual ghost town within years after the closure last week on Alinta Energy’s nearby coal mine.

Commodity prices have not bottomed yet — Goldman Sachs

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 20, 2015
Commodity prices have not bottomed yet — Goldman Sachs

Unless demand picks up or more miners cut output, prices for raw materials are set to stay low for years, or worse, continue to drop, the investment bank predicts.

Caterpillar sales down again, almost three straight years

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 19, 2015
Caterpillar sales down again, almost three straight years

The biggest drops were in the construction sector in Latin America (-41%) and in the resources industry in Asia (-37%).

The collapse of commodities in one simple chart

Visual Capitalist | November 18, 2015
China fresh sell-off sends commodities, markets to the pits

Year to date gold is one of the better performers, but rhodium comes off worst.

Caterpillar: Supercycle China isn't coming back

Frik Els | November 16, 2015
Caterpillar: Supercycle China isn't coming back

Sales of excavators expected in China for entire 2015 is fewer than the total in March 2011 alone.

India finalizes uranium deal with Australia

Andrew Topf | November 15, 2015

Despite not signing the nuclear non-proliferation treaty, India will be allowed to import uranium from Australia for civilian purposes.

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INFOGRAPHIC: The industrial internet, and how it's revolutionizing mining

Visual Capitalist | November 12, 2015
Industrial Internet

Learn in today's infographic how the "Industrial Internet", or the convergence of the global industrial sector with big data and the internet of things, is ushering in a new age of efficiency in mining.

Current uranium market fundamentals strong – future is even brighter

Palisade Capital Corp | November 12, 2015
France's Areva expects uranium prices to rebound

With Japan finally restarting some of its nuclear reactor fleet (two reactors have come online since August) and China continuing its breakneck reactor build-out (with 29 reactors in operation and 22 under construction), the one commodity in the natural resource space that is actually carrying some positive fundamentals today is uranium.

Fission and Denison will be fine, analyst

Michael Allan McCrae | November 11, 2015
david sadowski uranium analyst raymond james fission uranium denison mines

Weighing in after last month's failed merger.

Marin Katusa's transformative vision of a post-Fission/Denison merger uranium world

The Energy Report | November 3, 2015
Fission Uranium sees $7.7 billion Saskatchewan mine

Marin Katusa, founder of Katusa Research, shares his insight on why Fission investors rejected the deal and where he is finding value in the uranium and oil sector today.

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INFOGRAPHIC: How 5 global brands use renewable energy

Visual Capitalist | November 3, 2015

Today's infographic highlights the efforts of 5 global brands and how they are leading the charge in integrating renewable energy into their operations.

How to spot buyout clues in today's resource market

The Gold Report | November 3, 2015

The Gold Report reached out to experts who have been around through enough cycles to know and asked for the clues they watch that an acquisition might be imminent

Cecil Musgrave: Warren Buffett style investing In mining – this is not supposed to happen!

Palisade Radio | November 2, 2015
Warren Buffett

Ben Graham value investing now exists in the mining space – the type of investing that Warren Buffet is famous for.

China's new 5-year plan brilliant news for mining

Frik Els | October 30, 2015
China's new 5-year plan brilliant news for mining

At fifth plenum Beijing recommits to high economic growth rates, faster urbanization and indicates it's willing to step in to make it happen.

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Junior miners: Doom, gloom or boom?

Visual Capitalist | October 30, 2015
Poor market conditions put chill on global exploration

Since the end of the “flash crash” that hit markets on August 24, when the Dow dropped 1,100 points in the first five minutes of trading, miners have been up.

Mining industry value drops below one trillion dollars

Cecilia Jamasmie | October 29, 2015
Mining industry value drops below one trillion dollars

In 2011, during the peak of the so-called “mining boom”, the sector was worth nearly US$2.5 trillion.

Rick Rule: I am too wise to call a bottom in mining

Palisade Radio | October 26, 2015
Global mining sector ended 2014 on a disappointing note: report

Rick has seen too many cycles to answer a question like that.

The most bullish mining chart you'll see all day

Frik Els | October 22, 2015

Commodity Sentiment Index shows it's always coldest before the dawn.

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INFOGRAPHIC: Europe's electricity consumption by country and fuel type

Visual Capitalist | October 22, 2015
european union- flag

The major story here is the decline in consumption of fossil fuels.

Japan admits first possible case of cancer linked to Fukushima

Cecilia Jamasmie | October 20, 2015
Japan admits first possible case of cancer linked to Fukushima

The worker who developed leukemia was exposed to less radiation than many, said authorities, which suggests that the number of compensation cases could spike.

Frik Els

The $2 trillion mining value chain at a glance

Frik Els | October 19, 2015
The $2 trillion mining value chain at a glance

All you need to know about mining and metals and the role the sector plays in key industries of the global economy in one simple table.

Uranium to bring jobs, export boom back to Australia’s mining industry — report

Cecilia Jamasmie | October 19, 2015
Uranium to bring jobs, export boom back to Australia’s mining industry — report

A study commissioned by the Minerals Council of Australia shows the economic benefit from the sector could increase tenfold to $9.5 billion.

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