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Cameco shuts down operations, locks workers out

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 27, 2014
Cameco shuts down operations, locks workers out

The Canadian uranium producer said move aims to ensure safety ahead of Saturday's announced strike.

INFOGRAPHIC: Abenomics, Japan's dangerous experiment

Visual Capitalist | August 27, 2014
INFOGRAPHIC Abenomics feat

Involves splitting electric utilities generation businesses, exporting nuclear plants.

Report: Worst is surely over for explorers

Frik Els | August 25, 2014
Report: Worst is surely over for explorers

Capital raising for exploration up more than 32%.

Uranium stocks follow spot price higher

Frik Els | August 25, 2014
Uranium stocks follow spot price higher

After a brutal correction early 2014, near term producers and explorers are enjoying a great quarter as the uranium spot price jumps 8% in August.

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NexGen Energy site visit: all signs point to arrow

Travis McPherson - CEO.ca | August 22, 2014

For over a year we’ve been following NexGen Energy’s (NXE:TSXV) potential to discover the next high-grade uranium deposit.

Mount Polley spurs call for uranium tailings check

Jeffrey Richmond | August 20, 2014
mount polley spurs call for uranium tailings check feat

Seven firms have until September 15 to respond.

Fission raising $12.5M for Canada exploration

Jeffrey Richmond | August 19, 2014
Fission raising $12.5M for Canada exploration

Reaches deal with investor syndicate led by Dundee Securities.

Potash prices, oversupply scaring potential Jansen partners: BHP

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 19, 2014
Potash prices, oversupply scaring potential Jansen partners: BHP

Chief Executive Officer Andrew Mackenzie said the project ramains in BHP's main plans, but added the firm is not in a rush to develop it.

Frik Els

The BHP show obscures Australian mining's deeper problems

Frik Els | August 19, 2014
The BHP show obscures Australian mining's deeper problems

Australia's non-bulk mining industry "will die without a strong pipeline of projects moving to development stage," says study.

BHP shares hammered on demerger, profit miss

Frik Els | August 19, 2014
BHP shares hammered on demerger, profit miss

World's number one miner hopes to save $3.6 billion spinning off aluminium, coal, manganese, nickel and silver assets into new company.

Cecilia Jamasmie

Demerged BHP may not hold on to coal assets for long: analysts

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 18, 2014
Demerged BHP may not hold on to coal assets for long: analysts

The division contributed just $746 million of the $21.12 billion earnings BHP reported for the 2013 financial year.

BHP spinoff could be worth $12 billion

Frik Els | August 18, 2014
BHP spinoff could be worth $12 billion

Speculation is of a new Perth-based company with current CFO Graham Kerr at the helm housing non-core assets including Australian lead-silver mine.

America's first oil sands producer and other natural resources surprises: Peter Epstein

The Energy Report | August 15, 2014
America's first oil sands producer and other natural resources surprises

Who stands to capture the graphite market?

BHP says demerger preferred option

Frik Els | August 15, 2014
BHP says demerger preferred option

Decision to to lob off Billiton assets could come as early as next week.

Uranium price building on gains

Frik Els | August 14, 2014
Uranium price building on gains

Way to early to for uranium stock investors to rejoice, but after eight straight sessions of gains the market seems to be entering recovery mode.

Where is Casey's Marin Katusa stashing his money when Europe heats up?

The Energy Report | August 12, 2014
Where is Casey's Marin Katusa stashing his money when Europe heats up

Shares four junior names he thinks could profit, and one truly contrarian name for those expecting the worst.

Australia may ban uranium sales to Russia as part of sanctions

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 11, 2014
Australia may ban uranium sales to Russia as part of sanctions

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said that sanctions to date had only been imposed on Russian individuals and companies but Australia could consider "other options".

Opponents of South Dakota uranium project demand more info

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 11, 2014
Opponents of South Dakota uranium project demand more info

The Dewey-Burdock mine is expected to recover 1 million pounds of uranium annually for eight years.

Uranium mining on Navajo Reservation: How we did this

AZCentral.com | August 11, 2014
Uranium mining on Navajo Reservation: How we did this

Uranium mining for America's Cold War nuclear arms buildup has proved a lasting scourge on the nation's largest American Indian reservation, and one that the same government that demanded the ore has been slow to address.

U.S. suspected Israeli involvement in 1960s missing uranium

Wall Street Journal Online | August 11, 2014

Officials believed ally used materials lifted from Pennsylvania toward a weapons program

Is uranium about to hit $75?

The Motley Fool | August 11, 2014

Over the next couple of years you could make triple-digit gains in one of the most beaten-down commodities in the world: uranium.

David Sadowski: Are you ready for upward pressure on uranium prices?

The Gold Report | August 5, 2014
David Sadowski Are you ready for upward pressure on uranium prices

It has something to do with how orange juice is produced.

Frik Els

China is taking lunar mining seriously

Frik Els | August 3, 2014
China is the only power taking lunar mining seriously

China' wants astronauts on the moon early 2020s. Filling one shuttle's cargo bay with helium-3 could bring the equivalent energy of 1bn barrels of oil back to earth.

Australia's Queensland resumes uranium mining

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 31, 2014
Australia's Queensland resuming uranium mining

Nuclear energy production and waste disposal remain under a ban.

Secret political payments by Japan power firm unveiled: Asahi

Jeffrey Richmond | July 30, 2014
secret political payments by japan power firm unveiled asahi feat

Seven prime ministers, other top politicians received funds.

BHP to complete Olympic Dam expansion years from now

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 29, 2014
BHP says demerger preferred option

The company revealed it will take four years to trial a processing method it hopes will help make the expansion profitable.

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