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Mining companies in Western Australia have massively reduced their exploration budgets, a new survey has found.
Namibia and Botswana top the latest mining investment attractiveness index for the continent and move into top 25 worldwide.
In the second half of 2014 the businesses bound for South32 generated $5bn worth of revenue and almost $890m of earnings before interest and tax.
Chad Ulansky cut his teeth on Ekati, Canada’s first diamond discovery, but it’s uranium that he’s hunting for now in Canada’s frozen North.
The potash and oil-rich province was placed at the top of the Fraser Institute's annual rank of mining companies.
The draft terms of the reference for SA's royal commission into the role of nuclear power should investigate the costs of uranium mining, conservationists say.
Nineteen new wells have been added to Uranerz's Nichols Ranch in situ leach (ISL) uranium project and work is under way to develop a fifth header house and associated wellfield at the Wyoming site.
Once fully operational, the Husab mine will have the potential to produce 15 million pounds of uranium oxide.
Kaiser believes the easiest way to bolster the sector, which exists to provide capital to find and develop new mines, is to abolish Accredited Investor Exemption rules that currently restrict non-rich people from giving money directly to the treasuries of these companies.
Australian uranium could end up in India’s nuclear weapons program thanks to concessions the Abbott government made in the deal between the two countries, two nuclear experts have warned.
During a period of polarizing precious metals and industrial commodity pricing, Rick Rule, Chairman of Sprott U.S. Holdings was kind enough to share a few comments—opining on global counterparty risk, resource capital markets, capitulation, and more.
In a bear market for junior miners, exploration capital can be hard to come by.
Glencore has slashed spending for this year by up to $US1.4 billion amid a rout in commodity prices, and will spin-off its stake in the unwanted South African platinum producer Lonmin inherited in its merger with Xstrata two years ago.
World Nuclear Association (WNA) applauds news of a Royal Commission to assess whether South Australia should expand the role of nuclear energy, as announced on Sunday (8 February) by state Premier Jay Weatherill. This will lead to an objective assessment …
Platinum and uranium, too.
In this interview with The Mining Report, Desormeaux notes that lithium is less dependent on short-term economic cycles than commodities like oil and copper, and says demand for lithium will grow faster than the global economy.
Additional help from lower exploration expenditures and higher income tax recovery
Many are already likening the new Silk Road undertaking to the Marshall Plan
Cameco (TSX:CCO) has reported a double-digit increase in fourth-quarter profits despite a nine per cent drop in revenue.
If a junior mining company is in a dire enough situation, they may hit the “reset” button and rollback their stock.
Uranium spot prices have shown more life recently, says David Sadowski, mining equity research analyst at Raymond James, and he expects upward pressure to continue as utilities resume buying to meet future needs. In this interview, he tells The Energy Report the time is ripe to invest in uranium company stocks.
The mining industry employed more than 380,000 people in 2013, accounting for one in every 47 jobs in Canada.
"It will definitely put a lot of marginal producers out of business."
It’s a common stat in the sector: only 1 in 1,000 discoveries becomes a mine. But David Harquail, president and CEO of Franco-Nevada, takes that sobering fact one step farther.
The decision caps off a dreadful month for South Australia’s mining sector.
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