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INFOGRAPHIC: A year's extraction of metal shown next to landmarks and cities

Visual Capitalist | September 25, 2014
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For thousands of years of development as a species, humans never really needed to understand the real meaning behind big, unreachable numbers such as billions or trillions.

Uranium exploration deal for Northern Territory

Australian Mining | September 29, 2014

Uranium mining hopeful Toro Energy has signed a farm-in joint venture deal with nuclear powerhouse AREVA Resources.

BHP freezes executive pay

Frik Els | September 25, 2014
BHP Billiton cuts spending by 25%

CEO Andrew Mackenzie's pay package is already only half that of his predecessor.

Uncovering Canada's frozen assets

SNL Metals & Mining | September 24, 2014
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Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced the discovery of one of two ships that comprised Sir John Franklin's ill-fated expedition in 1845, which has revived interest in the metals wealth of the Arctic and its ownership.

Low metal prices put chill on global mineral exploration

Cecilia Jamasmie | September 24, 2014
Low metal prices put chill on global mineral exploration

Fresh data suggests it is still too early to celebrate a recovery in the sector.

Coal revival cripples Germany’s $130 billion green drive

Cecilia Jamasmie | September 22, 2014
Coal revival cripples Germany’s $130 billion green drive

Germany’s energy revolution —or “Energiewende”— has so far added more than $134 billion to the country's power bills.

Russian sanctions “Putin” pressure on uranium supply

Jeb Handwerger - Gold Stock Trades | September 20, 2014

A few months ago, I believed uranium would bounce off lows and make a powerful move higher.

Looking for lithium mega-deals with Thibaut Lepouttre

The Energy Report | September 18, 2014
Mining Truck

Where will Tesla Motors get the tons of lithium it will need to make advanced batteries at its Nevada gigafactory?

Eric Coffin: can investors still find tenbaggers?

The Gold Report | September 17, 2014
30 years after Hunt bros, scramble to take over London silver fix

Coffin believes that in the short term a price of $1,200/oz is possible, though there is room now for an oversold bounce.

Arrow zone heats up for NexGen Energy

Canadian Mining Journal | September 17, 2014

The radioactivity results are in from the last two holes drilled at the Arrow zone, and Vancouver's NexGen Energy is pleased.

Visual Capitalist

INFOGRAPHIC: Visualizing the changing landscape in nuclear power

Visual Capitalist | September 16, 2014
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In this visualization, every nuclear reactor in the world is shown and broken down by country and life of plant. This includes construction, commercial power generation, and decommissioning of the reactor.

Frik Els

What will Ivan buy next?

Frik Els | September 15, 2014
What will Ivan buy next?

A GlenTinto is not as far-fetched as it sounds.

Frik Els

$8bn mining private equity needs to be spent. And soon

Frik Els | September 14, 2014
$8bn mining private equity needs to be spent. And soon

Countercyclical investors sitting on $8 billion unspent funds have been waiting for clear signs of a market bottom. The wait may well be over.

These are the top risks miners face

Cecilia Jamasmie | September 11, 2014
These are the top risks miners face these days

Productivity, followed by capital decisions and obtaining a social license to operate, are among the top risks global mining and metals companies face.

INFOGRAPHIC: Geosynthetics — an $18 billion market

Cecilia Jamasmie | September 8, 2014
INFOGRAPHIC: Geosynthetics — an $18 billion market

First international conference about geosynthetics in mining begins Monday.

INFOGRAPHIC: A forecast of when the world's resources will run out

Cecilia Jamasmie | September 7, 2014
INFOGRAPHIC: Here is when the world's resources will run out

Here is one interpretation of how much is left on Earth.

Australia signs uranium export deal with India

Cecilia Jamasmie | September 5, 2014
Australia seeks deal to sell uranium to India

The country lifted a long-standing ban on selling uranium to energy-starved India in 2012 and both have been negotiating a nuclear safeguards agreement since then.

Will Canadian regulators be able to avoid the final fatal crash of the TSX Venture Exchange?

Dr. Volkmar Hable | September 2, 2014

The last 3 years have seen a meltdown in the TSX-V share values that brought it right back to where it started almost 10 years ago.

Cameco issues lockout at its McArthur River mine and Key Lake mill operations

Michael Allan McCrae | August 31, 2014
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This year's uranium delivery is not expected to be affected.

Former uranium miner to pay $500,000 for clean-up in the U.S.

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 29, 2014
Former uranium miner to pay $500,000 for clean-up in the U.S.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Homestake Mining reached an agreement requiring the company to assess contamination and address safety hazards at four abandoned uranium mines.

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.

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