Cameco Receives Green Light: A 20-Year Extension on Three Uranium Sites

Cameco Receives Green Light: A 20-Year Extension on Three Uranium Sites

In a significant move towards the advancement of nuclear energy in Canada, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) has granted a 20-year license renewal to Cameco for their Key Lake, McArthur River, and Rabbit Lake uranium sites in northern Saskatchewan. Key Details: Background Information: Cameco had submitted their application for these 20-year license renewals back […]

3 Uranium Stocks to Buy as Nuclear Energy Regains Popularity

3 Uranium Stocks to Buy as Nuclear Energy Regains Popularity

Although it’s a controversial issue for obvious reasons, investors may nevertheless want to consider loading up on uranium stocks. For one thing, nuclear energy appears to be making a comeback. According to a recent Reuters report, demand for uranium reactors may jump by 28% by 2030. Ten years later, this stat might nearly double as […]

Ground Breakers: Uranium stocks run as prices close in on decade high

Ground Breakers: Uranium stocks run as prices close in on decade high

Large and mid cap miners lift as material sector rises 0.88% Uranium players surge as yellowcake spot prices lift to around decade highs WNA thinks demand for uranium for nuclear utilities could almost double by 2040 Fortescue Metals Group (ASX:FMG) shares surged 3.06% this morning with Rio Tinto (ASX:RIO), coal miners Whitehaven Coal (ASX:WHC), New […]

F3 Hits Anomalous Radioactivity on A1B Shear 2.6km South of JR Zone

F3 Hits Anomalous Radioactivity on A1B Shear 2.6km South of JR Zone

Kelowna, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – September 14, 2023) – F3 Uranium Corp (TSXV: FUU) (OTCQB: FUUF) (“F3” or “the Company“) is pleased to announce results from thirteen holes of the ongoing summer drill program on the Patterson Lake North (“PLN”) Property, including PLN23-095 2.6km south of the JR Zone testing the recently discovered A1B Shear […]

Canadian uranium major lowers production guidance

Canadian uranium major lowers production guidance

Canadian uranium major Cameco has reduced its production forecast for 2023, citing challenges at its Cigar Lake mine and the Key Lake mill, which was brought out of care-and-maintenance at the end of last year. At Cigar Lake, Cameco expects to produce up to 16.3-million pounds of uranium concentrate (U3O8) this year, a reduction from […]

US voices concern over Iran’s 60% uranium enrichment

US voices concern over Iran’s 60% uranium enrichment

ISTANBUL The US said on Tuesday that the enrichment of uranium up to 60% in Iran “has no credible peaceful purpose.” “No other country in the world today utilizes uranium enriched to 60% for the purposes of its claims,” US State Department’s spokesman Vedant Patel said at a press briefing. Patel further said that he […]

U.S. to announce it’s sending controversial depleted-uranium rounds to Ukraine

U.S. to announce it’s sending controversial depleted-uranium rounds to Ukraine

Although depleted uranium is a by product of uranium enrichment, U.S. officials say the munitions are common and do not present a radioactive threat. They cite studies by the International Atomic Energy Agency, the United Nations’ nuclear watchdog, showing “the existence of depleted uranium residues dispersed in the environment does not pose a radiological hazard […]

EU sees no uranium supply risks to nuclear production after Niger coup | Military News

EU sees no uranium supply risks to nuclear production after Niger coup | Military News

Niger has some of the world’s most extensive deposits of uranium, a key ingredient in the nuclear industry. The European Union’s nuclear agency, Euratom, says it sees no immediate risks to the EU’s nuclear power production should Niger cut its deliveries of uranium due to its military coup. Eurotom told the Reuters news agency that […]

ETFs that buy uranium-related stocks pare sharp gains after coup in Niger

ETFs that buy uranium-related stocks pare sharp gains after coup in Niger

Niger is among the biggest producers of uranium Exchange-traded funds that provide investors exposure to uranium are falling Tuesday in the wake of a military junta overthrowing the president of Niger, a significant supplier of the metal, paring some of their sharp gains this week. The Global X Uranium ETF (URA) was down 0.8% Tuesday […]

Mysterious Waves of Charge Discovered in Crystal of Uranium Ditelluride

Mysterious Waves of Charge Discovered in Crystal of Uranium Ditelluride

Understanding the order and disorder in nature helps us make sense of it all. Animals fit neatly into categories, and so do materials, depending on the interplay of electrons, atoms, and their environments. Unlike animals, the boundaries of materials are less defined, and changes to their surroundings can cause them to move between categories. Different […]

Consider a Pair of Mining Options as Gold, Uranium Show Upside

Consider a Pair of Mining Options as Gold, Uranium Show Upside

Metals exposure extends beyond just the metal itself. Ample opportunities exist for miners, and Sprott has a pair of options worth considering given the upside in gold and uranium. As a hawkish Fed continues to ramp up rate hikes, inflation is proving to be more stubborn than anticipated. As such, the potential for a recession […]

The coup in Niger puts spotlight on nation’s uranium

The coup in Niger puts spotlight on nation’s uranium

Tensions are building in Niger just days after a military junta ousted its democratically elected government. A coalition of West African states issued an ultimatum Sunday to Niger’s putschists, threatening military intervention if deposed President Mohamed Bazoum is not returned to power by Aug. 6. Members of the regional bloc, Economic Community of West African […]

The Risks of Nuclear-Powered Submarines in Australia’s Home Ports

The Risks of Nuclear-Powered Submarines in Australia’s Home Ports

While much of the discussion surrounding the AUKUS Agreement has focused on its geopolitical implications and the cost of nuclear submarine purchases, little attention has been given to the potential risks posed by these submarines to the civilian population in Australia’s home ports. The details regarding the risks of nuclear-powered submarines in Australia are shrouded […]

Missouri health department lacks current data on fish near Weldon Spring site

Missouri health department lacks current data on fish near Weldon Spring site

JEFFERSON CITY — Though state health officials have sought data on fish near the contaminated Weldon Spring site in St. Charles County, the Department of Health and Senior Services does not have such data and there are no fish consumption advisories for nearby lakes. Lisa Cox, spokeswoman for DHSS, said the department formulates its fish […]

Russian nuclear energy corporation to mine uranium in Namibia

Russian nuclear energy corporation to mine uranium in Namibia

State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom has announced plans to start uranium mining in Namibia in 2029 ahead of the Russia-Africa Summit in St Petersburg. The Company is implementing a uranium prospecting and exploration project in Namibia, where geological studies have discovered a significant deposit of this metal. As previously reported, the project plans to use […]

Interdependence and the fracturing world: China, Russia, Europe and the United States

Interdependence and the fracturing world: China, Russia, Europe and the United States

The most salient fact about natural resources such as minerals and fertile soil is that they are unevenly distributed around the world. That means some countries have far more than they need and others are desperately dependent on imports. Some writers think that trade between nations of resources and practically everything else leads to an […]

Exploring the Future Prospects of UUUU

Exploring the Future Prospects of UUUU

UUUU – Energy Fuels Inc Ordinary Shares (Canada) is a company that has been making waves in the energy sector. As the leading producer of uranium in the United States, Energy Fuels Inc. is poised to play a significant role in the future of clean, carbon-free energy. The company’s stock, traded under the symbol UUUU, […]

Christensen Ranch project ready for restart : Uranium & Fuel

Christensen Ranch project ready for restart : Uranium & Fuel

US uranium mining company Uranium Energy Corp (UEC) announced its plan to accelerate the steps required for a resumption of operations has been completed, enabling a faster restart at the Christensen Ranch in-situ leach (ISL) project in Wyoming. Christensen Ranch Mine Unit 10, showing wells and two module buildings (Image: UEC) UEC acquired Uranium One […]

Albert Einstein Regretted His Role in the Atomic Bomb’s Creation

Albert Einstein Regretted His Role in the Atomic Bomb’s Creation

One of the most influential scientists of the 20th century, Albert Einstein is well-known for developing the theory of relativity, as well as his other important contributions to quantum mechanics and physics. But shortly before to his death in 1955, Einstein reflected on his life and identified his single greatest regret: his role in the […]

Azincourt Energy to Conduct Summer Exploration Program at the Big Hill Lithium Project, Newfoundland

Azincourt Energy to Conduct Summer Exploration Program at the Big Hill Lithium Project, Newfoundland

azincourt energy corp. (“azincourt” or the “Company”) (TSX.V: AAZ, OTCQB: AZURF) is pleased to provide an update on summer exploration plans at the Big Hill Lithium Project in southern Newfoundland, Canada. The Big Hill Lithium Project is a 7,500-hectare Lithium-Cesium-Tantalum (“LCT”) exploration property located in southwestern Newfoundland, Canada. The project is located along the south […]

Iran Not Undertaking Nuclear Weapons Development Activities, Says US Intel

Iran Not Undertaking Nuclear Weapons Development Activities, Says US Intel

Iran is not currently undertaking the key nuclear weapons-development activities that would be necessary to produce a testable nuclear device, says the Office of the US Director of National Intelligence in its latest report, titled “Iran’s Nuclear Weapons Capability and Terrorism Monitoring Act 2022.” “Since the assassination of nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh in November 2020, […]

Norfolk has history on its side in search for SA uranium

Norfolk has history on its side in search for SA uranium

Norfolk is interpreting a recently completed gravity survey with historical data to develop a proposed drill targeting plan for its Orroroo uranium project in South Australia. The company has also scheduled a new surface geochemistry program to commence at the Roger River copper project in Tasmania. It comes as Norfolk Metals (ASX:NFL) pockets $109,998 from […]

South Australian uranium miners welcome opposition leader’s nuclear energy support

South Australian uranium miners welcome opposition leader’s nuclear energy support

South Australia’s potential to become the front runner for the introduction of nuclear energy in the nation has firmed with the state’s opposition leader David Speirs highlighting its benefits in Parliament. In his State Budget reply speech, Mr Speirs said governments need to keep an open mind with regard to all energy solutions available in […]

Four Things to Look for When You Watch the Oppenheimer Film

Four Things to Look for When You Watch the Oppenheimer Film

The Oppenheimer film comes out July 21st. I have only viewed the trailer, so I am not certain which themes will be central to the film. But I have enough familiarity with the history of the Manhattan Project to do some speculation. I’ll be very interested to see how this particular film, presents the United […]

Putin May Now Be Even More Vindictive, Eyeing Ukraine’s Nuclear Plants

Putin May Now Be Even More Vindictive, Eyeing Ukraine’s Nuclear Plants

While the Wagner Group’s threats have faltered, they succeeded in loosening President Putin’s grip on power. Clearly, the uprising has exposed his weaknesses, possibly leading to unpredictable behaviors. Like what? The troubled autocrat could lash out uncontrollably, including targeting the Zaporizhzhya Nuclear Power Plant and releasing deadly radiation — bizarre because Russia’s nuclear technologies are […]

Majority Of US House Calls On Biden For Stricter Measures Against Iran

Majority Of US House Calls On Biden For Stricter Measures Against Iran

Over half of the US House of Representatives have written to President Joe Biden urging coordination with allies on stricter measures to deter Iran in pursuit of its nuclear program. In their letter released by the Jewish Insider on Monday, 249 lawmakers, including 133 Democrats and 116 Republicans, expressed concerns over the regime’s ability to enrich […]

Momentum building in Iran talks with West, says source

Momentum building in Iran talks with West, says source

Momentum appears to be building to revive negotiations around Iran’s growing nuclear program. Talks between Iran and the European Union on Wednesday focused on key sticking points, including nuclear enrichment levels and Iranian cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency, one diplomatic source briefed on the matter told CNN. The two day discussion in Doha […]

Bangladesh to receive nuclear fuel for Rooppur plant in September

Bangladesh to receive nuclear fuel for Rooppur plant in September

First unit of the 2,400MW nuclear plant is expected to begin commercial operation in the first quarter of 2024 Bangladesh’s dream of nuclear power generation is approaching reality, as the country is going to receive nuclear fuel for the first unit of its maiden nuclear power plant next September. “The nuclear fuel — uranium — […]

EU, Germany Under Fire For Talks With Iranian Regime

EU, Germany Under Fire For Talks With Iranian Regime

The German government and the European Union have come under fire for their talks with officials of the Islamic Republic. Secretary General of Germany’s Liberal Free Democratic Party (FDP) Bijan Djir-Sarai criticized the meeting of European Union foreign policy official Enrique Mora with Iranian Deputy Foreign minister Ali Bagheri-Kani, who is also Tehran’s chief nuclear […]

Temporary agreement on nuclear talks not viable option for Iran – Iranian media

Temporary agreement on nuclear talks not viable option for Iran – Iranian media

BAKU, Azerbaijan, June 24. A temporary agreement between the parties in the discussions on Iran’s nuclear program is not an appropriate option for Iran – a number of Iranian media outlets believe, Trend reports. As an alternative to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on Iran’s nuclear program, the possibility of a temporary agreement […]

Uranium rich Kazakhstan mulls building Nuclear Power Plant

Uranium-rich Kazakhstan is mulling to build a Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) and has received several offers including one from its close ally Russia to build the power station. France, South Korea and China have also made offers to Kazakhstan to build NPP.NPP is supposed to be constructed in the Ulken village on the shore of […]

What the informal discussions with the U.S. mean.

What the informal discussions with the U.S. mean.

American and Iranian diplomats are talking again about Tehran’s nuclear program and Washington’s economic sanctions, seeing if there might be some way to clamp down on the former and loosen the latter. On the whole, this is good news. Iran’s labs are now enriching uranium to the point where they could build a couple of […]

Russia Still Top US Uranium Supplier Despite Efforts to Wean Off

Russia Still Top US Uranium Supplier Despite Efforts to Wean Off

Russia remained the number one supplier of nuclear reactor fuel to the US last year, amid unsuccessful efforts to wean off of the Kremlin’s supply of uranium.  Russia supplied almost a quarter of the enriched uranium used to fuel America’s fleet of more than 90 commercial reactors. That compares with 28% in 2021, according to […]

US lectures India but pays billions to Russia for Uranium

US lectures India but pays billions to Russia for Uranium

2023-06-16 NEW DELHI: While it seeks to punish any country involved in transactions with Russia, the United States itself continues to pay around $1 billion annually to Moscow for enriched Uranium. As per a New York Times report, Americans buy more than one-third of its enriched Uranium needs from Russia per year to power its […]

Biden Administration Engages in Long-Shot Attempt for Saudi-Israel Deal

Biden Administration Engages in Long-Shot Attempt for Saudi-Israel Deal

2023-06-17 Shortly after his plane took off earlier this month from Riyadh, where he had held a lengthy meeting with Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken called a different Middle East leader, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel. Over 40 minutes, Mr. Blinken gave the Israeli leader a briefing about the significant […]

Biden admin. won’t acknowledge Iran deal explicitly to skirt Congress

Biden admin. won’t acknowledge Iran deal explicitly to skirt Congress

2023-06-18 In the Harry Potter books, characters call the villain “He Who Must Not Be Named,” for fear that saying “Voldemort” will conjure up the evil villain. The Biden administration won’t say “Iran Deal,” apparently because it fears Congress. It is negotiating “the deal that must not be named.” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Knesset […]

Uranium rich Kazakhstan mulls building Nuclear Power Plant

Uranium rich Kazakhstan mulls building Nuclear Power Plant

2023-06-17 Uranium-rich Kazakhstan is mulling to build a Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) and has received several offers including one from its close ally Russia to build the power station. France, South Korea and China have also made offers to Kazakhstan to build NPP.NPP is supposed to be constructed in the Ulken village on the shore […]

The U.S. Is Paying Billions to Russia’s Nuclear Agency. Here’s Why.

The U.S. Is Paying Billions to Russia’s Nuclear Agency. Here’s Why.

In a cavernous, Pentagon-sized facility nestled in an Appalachian valley, thousands upon thousands of empty holes line the bare concrete floor. A mere 16 of them house the spindly, 30-foot-tall centrifuges that enrich uranium, converting it into the key ingredient that fuels nuclear power plants. And for now, they are dormant. But if each hole […]

Germany concerned about Iran’s uranium enrichment ambitions

Germany concerned about Iran’s uranium enrichment ambitions

2023-06-15 BAKU, Azerbaijan, June 15. Germany’s newly published national security strategy has blamed Iran for blocking of a nuclear arms deal with world powers, Trend reports. The strategy, consisting of a 76-page document, emphasizes that Iran’s regional activities and its conventional missile program are contributing to heightened tensions. The document highlights Iran’s human rights violations […]

Centrus Completes Operational Readiness Review for HALEU Production and Receives NRC Authorization to Introduce Uranium Into Centrifuge Cascade

Centrus Completes Operational Readiness Review for HALEU Production and Receives NRC Authorization to Introduce Uranium Into Centrifuge Cascade

2023-06-15 BETHESDA, Md., June 15, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Centrus Energy Corp (NYSE American: LEU) announced today that it has successfully completed its operational readiness reviews with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and received NRC approval to possess uranium at the Piketon, Ohio site and introduce uranium into the cascade of centrifuges Centrus has constructed. […]

Advanced reactor and fuels transport

Advanced reactor and fuels transport

Radioactive materials play a vital role in many aspects of our everyday lives. They are used in medical diagnostic equipment and radiopharmaceuticals; as the key component in many smoke detectors; in the exploration for oil and natural gas; in industrial applications; to date archaeological artifacts; in research applications supporting a wide range of technologies; and in […]

No secret that Saudi Arabia is developing civilian nuclear program: Prince Faisal

No secret that Saudi Arabia is developing civilian nuclear program: Prince Faisal

Saudi Arabia is developing its civilian nuclear program and prefers to have the US as one of the bidders for that program, Riyadh’s top diplomat said Thursday. “There are others that are bidding, and obviously, we would like to build our program with the best technology in the world, and that will require a certain […]

Is land atop former uranium mines in Leeds fit for residential development? Opinions vary

Is land atop former uranium mines in Leeds fit for residential development? Opinions vary

An environmental program manager argues voluntary cleanups overseen by the state meet the same rigorous standards as those conducted by the federal government. (Mark Eddington | The Salt Lake Tribune) The headframe over the Big Hill shaft, which miners once used to access the urananium mine, is part of a 100-home development a prominent businessman […]

Russia’s Strongest Tanks Are No Match for Ukraine’s New Weapons

Russia’s Strongest Tanks Are No Match for Ukraine’s New Weapons

Russia’s tanks in Ukraine will be vulnerable from all positions, “even where the armor is thickest,” Newsweek has been told, as new reports suggest the U.S. could be gearing up to provide Kyiv with depleted uranium (DU) tank ammunition. Unnamed U.S. officials told The Wall Street Journal on Monday that Washington is set to send […]

Drilling kicks off at Basin Energy’s uranium play Geikie

Drilling kicks off at Basin Energy’s uranium play Geikie

With uranium spot prices nearing a 10-year high, fully-funded Basin Energy has mobilised its exploration team to Geikie for a maiden drill program in search of highly sought-after uranium. The Athabasca Basin in Saskatchewan, Canada is endowed with one of the richest sources of uranium on the planet and plays host to the world’s largest […]

USNC delivers TRISO particle fuel to NASA : Uranium & Fuel

USNC delivers TRISO particle fuel to NASA : Uranium & Fuel

2023-06-14 Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation (USNC) has delivered uranium nitride coated uranium oxycarbide tristructural isotropic (TRISO) fuel to NASA’s Space Nuclear Power and Propulsion programme. The company says this demonstrates the “flexibility, precision and value” of its Pilot Fuel Manufacturing Facility (PFM). (Image: USNC) The fuel particles supplied to NASA were small-diameter uranium nitride kernels […]

Uranium stocks meltdown on new ‘resources nationalism’ push

Uranium stocks meltdown on new ‘resources nationalism’ push

2023-05-29 Paladin’s partner in Langer Heinrich is the China National Nuclear Corporation. Husab and Rossing are also run by Chinese companies, the China General Nuclear Power Group and China National Uranium Corporation respectively. ASX-listed Deep Yellow also has assets in Namibia and is run by former Paladin talisman John Borshoff; shares in Deep Yellow were […]

Namibia targets stakes in resource companies, miners’ shares fall

Namibia targets stakes in resource companies, miners’ shares fall

2023-05-30 MELBOURNE (Reuters) -Namibia is considering taking minority stakes in mining and petroleum producers to reap more value from its mineral wealth, the African country’s mining minister told lawmakers, weighing on shares of mostly Australia-listed miners on Tuesday. Namibia is one of the biggest uranium producers in the world. It is also a major diamond […]

Paladin assurance on Namibia uranium mine nationalisation

Paladin assurance on Namibia uranium mine nationalisation

2023-05-31 Mr Purdy said the Namibian government has not raised with him the prospect of owning a minority equity interest in the Langer Heinrich project and insists the mine remains on track for first production early next year. “Paladin has regular ongoing dialogue with all relevant Namibian government ministries as it progresses with the restart […]

Kazakhstan’s Uranium Exacerbating Geopolitical Conflict in Eurasia

Kazakhstan’s Uranium Exacerbating Geopolitical Conflict in Eurasia

2023-05-31 14:46:50 Kazakhstan is the largest producer and exporter of uranium globally, mining and exporting more than 40 percent of the world’s supply. Up to now, it has been the major supplier for Russia and before that the Soviet Union. But today, other countries are becoming involved, including Western countries such as the United States, […]

IAEA Confirms Iran Nuclear Site File Over Traces Of Uranium Closed

IAEA Confirms Iran Nuclear Site File Over Traces Of Uranium Closed

2023-06-01 The IAEA announced in a confidential quarterly report on Wednesday that it had decided to close off the investigation of traces of uranium allegedly found at the Marivan site in Abadeh County, the southwestern province of Fars, after receiving a “possible explanation” from the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI). “The agency at this […]

The world’s top 10 largest uranium mines in 2022 – report

The world’s top 10 largest uranium mines in 2022 – report

The world’s total uranium production from mines increased by 2.3% in 2022 to 48,888 tonnes. Kazakhstan was the largest uranium producing country in 2022, followed by Canada and Namibia. Based on estimates from the World Nuclear Association and data reported by companies, Kitco ranked the world’s top ten largest uranium operations by reported / estimated […]

Visualizing the Uranium Mining Industry in 3 Charts

Visualizing the Uranium Mining Industry in 3 Charts

When uranium was discovered in 1789 by Martin Heinrich Klaproth, it’s likely the German chemist didn’t know how important the element would become to human life. Used minimally in glazing and ceramics, uranium was originally mined as a byproduct of producing radium until the late 1930s. However, the discovery of nuclear fission, and the potential […]

U of R studying quartz samples to locate possible uranium deposits

U of R studying quartz samples to locate possible uranium deposits

(Photo credit: University of Regina) University of Regina researchers are studying how uranium deposits were formed more than 1.5 billion years ago to help figure out where to look for more. That research included using the Canadian Light Source synchrotron on the USask campus to analyze samples of quartz, which was formed around the same […]

K1.5 trillion Kayelekera mine investment stays idle for 2 years, worries parly committee chief – Malawi Nyasa Times

K1.5 trillion Kayelekera mine investment stays idle for 2 years, worries parly committee chief – Malawi Nyasa Times

Members of Natural Resources parliamentary committee say they are disappointed that Malawi is sitting on a huge US$1.5 billion (K1.5 trillion) at Kayelekera uranium mine in Karonga which was abandoned after Paladin pulled when uranium prices slumped. Werani Chilenga, chairperson of the committee expressed the disappointment when the committee members visited the mine on Friday. […]

Uranium: Kazatomprom’s Major Deals With CNNC and Rosatom

Uranium: Kazatomprom’s Major Deals With CNNC and Rosatom

Two recent Kazakh uranium deals — one the sale of a 49% stake in the country’s second-largest uranium deposit to subsidiaries of Rosatom, and a long-term sales agreement with a Chinese nuclear champion approved this week — demonstrate Astana’s deepening relationships with both China and Russia. In the 16 months since largely Russian troops quelled […]

Blue Sky Uranium Applies to Extend Warrants

Blue Sky Uranium Applies to Extend Warrants

2023-05-26 04:00:00 TSX Venture Exchange:   BSKFrankfurt Stock Exchange:   MAL2OTCQB Venture Market (OTC): BKUCF VANCOUVER, BC, May 26, 2023 /PRNewswire/ – Blue Sky Uranium Corp. (TSXV: BSK) (FSE: MAL2) (OTC: BKUCF), (“Blue Sky” or the “Company”) announces that it has made an application to the TSX Venture Exchange (“TSXV“) to extend the term of the outstanding warrants as […]

Alligator Energy Ltd sets stage for rigorous uranium exploration at Nabarlek North harnessing integrated geological model

Alligator Energy Ltd sets stage for rigorous uranium exploration at Nabarlek North harnessing integrated geological model

Alligator Energy Ltd (ASX:AGE) has developed an integrated geological, geochemical and geophysical model for Nabarlek North Project in the Alligator Rivers Uranium Province (ARUP) of the Northern Territory. The new model opens avenues for more efficient planning of future exploration programs and offers a deeper understanding of geological structures on the tenure. With regional rotary air […]

Grade can be king, scale always queen: CEO

Grade can be king, scale always queen: CEO

In mining, it’s often said that grade is king, but there’s another factor that can be key to making the right moves, says the boss of American Rare Earths. Perhaps more important than grade are the economics presented by efficiencies of economies of scale, as no process is 100 per cent efficient. For starters, every […]

Management of Nuclear Mining in Indonesia

Management of Nuclear Mining in Indonesia

2023-05-29 Nuclear energy in its development is very rapid and plays a major role in improving the quality, as well as the added value of various products in various activities to improve people’s welfare. In accordance with its nature,  nuclear energy has two impacts, namely: the side of benefits to realize welfare;  and on the […]

Nuclear conspiracy of US and West opens Pandora’s box

Building a more secure world is the shared responsibility of all countries and the right direction of our times. However, certain great powers addicted to hegemony continuously inject nuclear-related risks, tensions and pollution into the current volatile and intertwined world, which deserves high vigilance from the international community. Nuclear deterrence lowers nuclear threshold Over a […]

Visualizing The Crucial Role Of Uranium

Visualizing The Crucial Role Of Uranium

2023-05-11 11:00:00 Uranium is the primary fuel for nuclear energy, powering more than 400 reactors that make up 10% of the world’s annual electricity generation. With countries turning back to nuclear power as a clean energy resource, uranium has become a strategically important metal for the future. Why Uranium is Unique Nuclear power ultimately stems […]

The once coveted resource that has become tricky to extract value from

The once coveted resource that has become tricky to extract value from

2023-05-13 Traditionally, oil has been the metaphor of choice when discussing the value of data. Like oil, data has been considered a coveted resource that governs the modern world. This is why organizations around the globe preserve vast stores of data even when it has no immediate value. Companies hold onto the asset with the […]

F3 Receives over $2.3M for the Exercise of Warrants & Options

F3 Receives over .3M for the Exercise of Warrants & Options

2023-05-12 Kelowna, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – May 12, 2023) – F3 Uranium Corp (TSXV: FUU) (OTCQB: FUUFF) (“F3” or “the Company“) announces that it has received total proceeds of $2,347,108 from the exercise of warrants and options exercised from January 14 to May 11. F3 also announces that Ross McElroy has stepped down as a […]

Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. Buys 4,242 Shares of Cameco Co. (NYSE:CCJ)

Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. Buys 4,242 Shares of Cameco Co. (NYSE:CCJ)

2023-05-14 01:47:17 Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Cameco Co. (TSE:CCO) by 25.5% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 20,888 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after purchasing an additional 4,242 […]

IAEA Symposium Examines Uranium Production Cycle for Sustainable Nuclear Power

IAEA Symposium Examines Uranium Production Cycle for Sustainable Nuclear Power

2023-05-12 With interest in nuclear power growing worldwide, demand for uranium—the element from which fuel for nuclear reactors is fabricated—is also on the rise. International experts and stakeholders gathered at the IAEA this week to analyze the latest developments in the uranium production cycle, including supply-demand scenarios, to ensure the long-term sustainability of nuclear power. […]

It’s time to put Vladimir Putin on the defensive

It’s time to put Vladimir Putin on the defensive

2023-05-12 These tricks are nothing new. Russia has used the same disinformation playbook for decades. In fact, Moscow also falsely accused Nato of endangering civilians with weapons containing depleted uranium during the alliance’s 1999 intervention in Yugoslavia. After the UK announced its plan to send the shells to Ukraine last March, Zakharova called it a repeat of […]

Cameco Announces Election of Directors

Cameco Announces Election of Directors

2023-05-10 Cameco (TSX: CCO; NYSE: CCJ) has announced the election of nine board members at its annual meeting held on May 10, 2023. Shareholders elected board members Ian Bruce, Daniel Camus, Don Deranger, Catherine Gignac, Tim Gitzel, Jim Gowans, Kathryn Jackson, Don Kayne and Leontine van Leeuwen-Atkins. Voting Results for Cameco Directors Nominee Votes For […]

Electrical imaging set to boost ENRG uranium resource

Electrical imaging set to boost ENRG uranium resource

2023-05-10 ENRG Elements has verified a correlation between existing drilling data and historical geophysical surveys following an orientation electrical resistivity tomography (ERT) survey at its Agadez uranium project in Niger. The company believes it can now pursue a more targeted exploration strategy with less extensive drilling in its bid to uncover more uranium mineralisation in […]

Cosa Resources Announces Airborne Geophysical Surveys at Ursa, Orion Uranium Projects in Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan

Cosa Resources Announces Airborne Geophysical Surveys at Ursa, Orion Uranium Projects in Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan

2023-05-11 Vancouver, British Columbia – TheNewswire – May 11, 2023 – Cosa Resources Corp.  (CSE:COSA) (“Cosa Resources” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce it has engaged Expert Geophysics Limited (“Expert”) to conduct airborne MobileMT™ surveys at its 100% owned Ursa and Orion uranium projects in the Athabasca Basin. Highlights Magnetotelluric (MT) survey method capable […]

Global Atomic signs second uranium supply agreement with major North American utility

The world’s top 10 largest uranium mines in 2022 – report

2023-05-08 Uranium developer Global Atomic (TSX: GLO) announced today that the company has formalized its June 2022 letter of intent by signing a definitive agreement with a major North American utility for their procurement of uranium from the Dasa project. The company said the agreement represents the supply of up to 2.1 million pounds U3O8 […]

Microorganisms can help to extract dangerous heavy metals from wastewater

Microorganisms can help to extract dangerous heavy metals from wastewater

2023-05-09 Magnetotactic bacteria bind uranium in their cell wall (on the right). This can be used to purify uranium-contaminated water by separating the loaded bacteria with a magnet (on the left). Credit: B. Schröder/HZDR A research team at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR) has managed to purify water containing uranium using a special kind of bacteria […]

Magnetic bacteria: filigree sewage plants

Magnetic bacteria: filigree sewage plants

2023-05-09 A research team at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR) has managed to purify water containing uranium using a special kind of bacteria known as magnetotactic bacteria. The name derives from their ability to react to magnetic fields. They can accumulate dissolved heavy metal in their cell walls. These research findings (DOI: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2022.129376) also shed new […]

Kiplin Metals Set to Begin Exploration Program at Cluff Lake Road Uranium Project in Saskatchewan

Kiplin Metals Set to Begin Exploration Program at Cluff Lake Road Uranium Project in Saskatchewan

2023-05-09 Vancouver, British Columbia – TheNewswire – May 9th, 2023 – Kiplin Metals Inc. (TSXV:KIP) (“Kiplin” or the “Company”) is delighted to announce the upcoming launch of its summer geophysical program at the Cluff Lake Road (CLR) uranium project situated in northwestern Saskatchewan, scheduled for June 2023. The Company’s geological team is set to receive […]

Georgia Arrests Man Who Tried To Sell Uranium In Tiny Bottle For $2 Million

Georgia Arrests Man Who Tried To Sell Uranium In Tiny Bottle For  Million

Georgia’s counterterrorism police have arrested a man who carried around uranium in a tiny glass bottle. Ilia Belkania, a 52-year-old living off social benefits, was planning to sell the little batch of nuclear material for $2 million, the State Security Service said on May 1.  State security officials released a video of a little bottle […]

Hedge Funds Eye Cameco Co. as Uranium Demand Grows for Clean Energy Alternatives

Hedge Funds Eye Cameco Co. as Uranium Demand Grows for Clean Energy Alternatives

2023-05-06 In the ever-changing world of investments, hedge funds have become one of the most popular avenues for investors seeking higher returns on their capital. Hedge funds are known for closely analyzing stocks, bonds, and other securities to identify profitable opportunities. One such company that has recently attracted the attention of hedge funds is Cameco […]

Analysis: Smoldering Iran nuclear crisis risks catching fire

Analysis: Smoldering Iran nuclear crisis risks catching fire

2023-05-05 WASHINGTON/PARIS/DUBAI, May 5 (Reuters) – Even as the United States and its European allies grapple with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and rising tensions with China, the smoldering crisis over Iran’s nuclear program threatens to reignite. In a sign of European concern, Britain, France and Germany have warned Iran they would trigger a return of […]

What We Can Learn From the JCPOA

What We Can Learn From the JCPOA

2023-05-07 Five years ago on Monday, then-U.S. President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), a 2015 multilateral agreement that imposed restrictions on Iran’s nuclear program. Although both the Trump and Biden administrations promised to find a better solution, the Iran nuclear crisis has only gotten worse. Economic pressure and external […]

Which ASX stocks have a uranium play in Canada’s Athabasca Basin?

Which ASX stocks have a uranium play in Canada’s Athabasca Basin?

2023-05-07 12:20:4 Uranium sentiment – and prices – are looking good for explorers and near-term developers The USA and Canada just made a deal to secure North American nuclear fuel supply chains There are 6 ASX stocks with a uranium play in Canada’s Athabasca Basin Nuclear energy has had a bad rap since the Fukushima […]

Libya lost, then found, 2.5 tonnes of uranium; red flag for nuclear safety

Libya lost, then found, 2.5 tonnes of uranium; red flag for nuclear safety

2023-05-04 Earlier this year the International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Rafael Grossi reported that about 2.5 tonnes of uranium ore concentrate had gone missing from a site in Libya. This was arguably one of the largest quantity of uranium ore concentrate that had ever been misplaced. Barely a day after the IAEA’s announcement, General […]

The best gold, copper and uranium hits of the week — TradingView News

The best gold, copper and uranium hits of the week — TradingView News

2023-05-04 Key points: Northern Star and Bellevue top the gold hits leaderboards this week Exploration results tend to be incremental news for large caps Welcome back to Weekly Big Drill Hits – A curated list of the most intriguing intersections made by ASX-listed explorers. We’ll be taking a deeper dive into gold hits as it was a […]

Top uranium producer Kazatomprom will develop its own deposit of rare metals

The world’s top 10 largest uranium mines in 2022 – report

2023-05-04 13:24:00 Kazakhstan’s Kazatomprom (LSE: KAP), the world’s largest uranium producer, announced today that its subsidiary Ulba Metallurgical Plant has received a license for exploration of solid minerals at the Verkhny Irgiz deposit in the Aktobe region. The company said it plans to conduct exploration of the deposit to assess and confirm the reserves and […]

INB signs contracts relating to fuel supplies at NT2E : Corporate

INB signs contracts relating to fuel supplies at NT2E : Corporate

2023-05-05 The signings took place at the Nuclear Trade and Technology Exchange business and technology fair (NT2E), promoted by the Brazilian Association for the Development of Nuclear Activities. The three contracts signed with US firm Westinghouse cover the supply of metallic components and gadolinium rods for Angra 1 reloads and to develop a project for […]

Uranium speculation comes knocking on Bears Ears’ doorstep

Uranium speculation comes knocking on Bears Ears’ doorstep

2023-05-05 Holding 324 mining claims, two companies announce plans to drill 25 exploratory wells a Harts Point. (Neal Clark, Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance) Harts Point, located northwest of Monticello just outside Bears Ears National Monument, is being eyed for uranium development by two Canadian companies that say they hold 324 mining claims and permits from […]

IAEA reinstalls surveillance cameras in Iran nuclear sites

IAEA reinstalls surveillance cameras in Iran nuclear sites

2023-05-03 VIENNA — The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) announced on Wednesday that it reinstalled surveillance cameras in Iranian nuclear sites. IAEA’s spokesman Fredrik Dahl told the press in Vienna that work was under way to reinstall surveillance cameras at several sites. Last June, Iran called on the IAEA to dismantle the cameras at its […]

92 Energy reports high grades after new drilling at Athabasca uranium project

92 Energy reports high grades after new drilling at Athabasca uranium project

2023-05-03 92 Energy has expanded its exploration footprint with uranium intersected 65m south and 280m north of the Gemini mineralised zone. Uranium explorer 92 Energy (ASX: 92E) reports that the winter drilling program at the Gemini target in Canada has produced uranium grades up to 9.66%. The company says “significant” uranium has been intersected 65m […]

Caspian region becomes critical for France’s uranium imports – La Gazette

Caspian region becomes critical for France’s uranium imports – La Gazette

2023-05-03 BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 4. Today, the partnership between Azerbaijan and the countries of Central Asia is more flourishing than ever. At the same time, cooperation in the area of transportation and logistics is of main focus right now. Complex geopolitical reality has forced to reroute cargos going from East to West. And Azerbaijan’s role […]

NexGen, Fission power ahead at Rook I, PLS uranium projects

NexGen, Fission power ahead at Rook I, PLS uranium projects

2023-05-02 Two uranium projects in Saskatchewan’s Athabasca basin moved closer to construction this week, with NexGen Energy (TSX: NXE; NYSE: NXE; ASX: NXG) reporting strong interest from lenders in funding its $1.3-billion project and Fission Uranium (TSX: FCU; US-OTC: FCUUF) submitting an application for construction of a new mine and mill only 3 km away. […]

Purepoint Uranium Releases Airborne Electromagnetic Results for Tabbernor Project

Purepoint Uranium Releases Airborne Electromagnetic Results for Tabbernor Project

2023-05-03 Purepoint Uranium Group Inc. (TSXV: PTU) (OTCQB: PTUUF) (‘Purepoint’ or the ‘Company’) today provided results from a helicopter-borne versatile time domain electromagnetic (VTEM) survey across its 100% owned Tabbernor Project that lies on the eastern edge of the Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan Canada. Our Tabbernor VTEM survey has provided us with excellent first-pass exploration target […]

Denison Mines : Investor Update – April 2023

Denison Mines : Investor Update – April 2023

2023-05-02 This presentation and the information contained herein is designed to help you understand management’s current views, and may not be appropriate for other purposes. This presentation contains third-party information, such as the uranium market, other issuers, provincial and federal infrastructure and regulations, etc., derived from third-party publications and reports which Denison believes are reliable […]