Uranium stocks Articles

Mega Uranium Announces Results Of Annual And Special Shareholder Meeting

Mar 31, 2016 / Staff reporter

Toronto, Ontario (March 31, 2016) - Mega Uranium Ltd. (TSX: MGA) announces the results of its annual and special shareholder meeting held earlier today. Each of the nominees listed below was elected as a director by a majority of votes cast by ballot. The results of the shares voted by ballot in respect of the election of each director are:NomineeShares Voted ForShares WithheldAlbert Contardi34,...Read More

Russia plans start-up of first Gen-III unit this summer

Mar 30, 2016 / World Nuclear News

ASE Group has announced plans for Russia to connect its first Generation-III+ nuclear power unit to the grid this summer. The first fuel assembly was loaded at unit 1 of the Novovoronezh II nuclear power plant in western Russia on 24 March at 3.28am, while the "active phase" of the loading process began the following day.Fuel loading starts at Novovoronezh 6 (Image: Rosatom)Novovoronezh 6 is a Gen...Read More

First Meltdown-Proof Nuclear Reactor In 2017? And Low Uranium Prices For How Much Longer?

March 30, 2016 / Russell Fryer

Russell FryerMarch 30, 2016 Category: Contributing ContentThoughts And Dialogue From Russell FryerAs everyone knows, the Chinese are rapidly advancing the roll-out of nuclear reactors as the country moves away from fossil-fueled power generation. Recently, the Chinese announced that they believe they have mastered the new age' reactor design, known as the helium gas cooled Pebble Bed Reactor.Almo...Read More

Uranium - Newsworthy Events - February to March 2016

March 30, 2016 / Rob Chang

Rob ChangMarch 30, 2016 Category: Contributing ContentRob Chang, Senior Analyst and Head of Metals and Mining at Cantor Fitzgerald, gives us a quick run-down of the recent newsworthy events affecting the uranium sector.Fourth Reactor Restarted In JapanFebruary 26 2015Event: Kansai Electric Power Co.'s Takahama No. 4 reactor located in the Fukui Prefecture restarted today.Bottom line: Positive. Des...Read More

Warren Irwin: A Bright Future for Uranium, NexGen and the Athabasca Basin

March 30, 2016 / Palisade Radio

Palisade RadioMarch 30, 2016 Category: Interview TranscriptsWarren Irwin founder and chief investment officer of Rosseau Asset Management limited. He discusses the founding and rise of Rosseau Asset Management through some very profitable investments, including Bre-x in Indonesia, profiting from it's rise and it's fall.Warren is the biggest shareholder in NexGen, a major uranium producer and discu...Read More

UK regulator projects 10% annual growth in 'frontline' staff to 2020

Mar 29, 2016 / World Nuclear News

The UK's Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) plans to increase its "frontline resources" by 9-10% each year until 2020, according to the Strategic Plan it published last week. This is needed to ensure the ONR can "respond positively" to an increase in regulatory demand from the period of "substantial growth" that the country's nuclear industry is experiencing.The ONR is entering its third year of...Read More

China's HTGR fuel production line starts up

Mar 29, 2016 / World Nuclear News

A pilot production line of fuel elements for China's Shidaowan HTR-PM - a high-temperature gas-cooled reactor (HTGR) demonstration project - has started in Baotou, Inner Mongolia.The pilot HTGR fuel production line (Image: CNNC)The first tank of uranium dioxide powder was slowly poured into the dissolution tank on 27 March, marking formal entry into production of the HTGR fuel line, China National...Read More

Namibia's uranium production to triple by 2017

Mar 28, 2016 / Andrew Topf

Uranium production in Namibia is expected to triple by 2017 with the ramp-up of the massive Husab mine, states a senior government official."We are of the opinion that, in spite of weak commodity prices and relatively slow growth in external demand, the coming into operation of large-scale mining projects will support decent levels of economic growth. Namibia's output of uranium in 2017, for examp...Read More

UK nuclear leaders look beyond Hinkley

Mar 24, 2016 / World Nuclear News

The UK needs new nuclear power and there are projects beyond Hinkley Point C (HPC) that will also ensure the country meets future demand for this affordable, low-carbon baseload source of electricity, a parliamentary committee heard yesterday.Giving evidence to the Energy and Climate Change Committee, Tom Samson, CEO of NuGeneration (NuGen), and Alan Raymant, COO of Horizon Nuclear Power, said the...Read More

NRC proposes 2016 fees

Mar 24, 2016 / World Nuclear News

The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has opened its proposed fees for fiscal 2016 for public comment. The proposals would see licence fees decrease for facilities including operating reactors and fuel facilities, while fees for most uranium recovery licensees would increase.The NRC is required by law to recover about 90% of its budget through fees, although this excludes funds appropriated f...Read More

Rio Tinto eyes uranium business for growth

Mar 23, 2016 / Lyu Chang

A workshop of Sanway Steel Building Co in Tengzhou, Shandong province. China is still forecast to need a large amounts of iron ore to make steel. In 2015, more than 40 percent of Rio Tinto Group's revenue came from China. [Photo/China Daily]Global mining giant Rio Tinto Group is looking into opportunities for growth in uranium business, predicting an uptick in the industry driven by China's rising...Read More

Mega Uranium Ltd. Announces New By-Law

Feb5, 2016 / Staff reporter

Toronto,Canada (February 5, 2016) - Mega Uranium Ltd. (MGA: TSX) announces that its board of directors has approved a newby-law establishing a framework for advance notice of nominations ofdirectors by the company's shareholders. The by-lawreflects current corporate governance practices and is similar to the advancenotice by-laws adopted by many Canadian public companies.The new by-law contains ad...Read More

Mega Uranium Ltd. Announces New By-Law

Feb5, 2016 / Staff reporter

Toronto,Canada (February 5, 2016) - Mega Uranium Ltd. (MGA: TSX) announces that its board of directors has approved a newby-law establishing a framework for advance notice of nominations ofdirectors by the company's shareholders. The by-lawreflects current corporate governance practices and is similar to the advancenotice by-laws adopted by many Canadian public companies.The new by-law contains ad...Read More

Mega Uranium Ltd. Announces Appointment Of CFO

Dec 21, 2015 / Staff reporter

TORONTO, Ontario (December 21, 2015) - Mega Uranium Ltd. ("Mega") (TSX: MGA) announces that Carmelo Marrelli has been appointed as the company's Chief Financial Officer effective December 31, 2015. Mr. Marrelli will succeed Gerry Feldman, who has resigned from the position to pursue other interests. The board of directors thanks Mr. Feldman for his years of service to the Company, and wishes him...Read More

Mega Uranium Ltd. Announces Appointment Of CFO

Dec 21, 2015 / Staff reporter

TORONTO, Ontario (December 21, 2015) - Mega Uranium Ltd. ("Mega") (TSX: MGA) announces that Carmelo Marrelli has been appointed as the company's Chief Financial Officer effective December 31, 2015. Mr. Marrelli will succeed Gerry Feldman, who has resigned from the position to pursue other interests. The board of directors thanks Mr. Feldman for his years of service to the Company, and wishes him...Read More

NASDAQ Top 5 Companies Versus Publicly Listed Metals & Mining Universe

November 19, 2015 / Cejay Kim

Cejay KimNovember 19, 2015 Category: ResearchThe NASDAQ was formed in 1971 and was the world's first electronic stock exchange. Naturally, the technology-inspired exchange attracted other technology companies to list their shares when it was time to IPO.As more technology companies flocked to the NASDAQ, the exchange branded itself as technology-focused, and thus attracting more companies to list....Read More

Current Uranium Market Fundamentals Strong - Future Is Even Brighter

November 12, 2015 / Collin Kettell

Collin KettellNovember 12, 2015 Category: ResearchFive Of The Best Projects in Canada Poised To Leverage The ReboundWith 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 actuall...Read More

The S&P 500 and Our Crystal Ball

October 21, 2015 / Cejay Kim

Cejay KimOctober 21, 2015 Category: ResearchThe S&P 500 is the most commonly used benchmark in measuring the performance of stocks. Because of the size of its constituents and the liquidity of its market, it is also used as a leading indicator of US equities in general. Thus, a lot of people look to the S&P 500 to get a feel of where stocks will trade in the future.We charted the S&P 500's P/E rat...Read More

Top Ten Stock Markets Around the World All Entering Bear Markets

October 14, 2015 / Cejay Kim

Cejay KimOctober 14, 2015 Category: ResearchSince the NYSE put in a top in late May, the index has dropped almost 10%. We looked around the world in order to see how the other large markets are doing.Since May 21, 2015, all the major trading centres around the world have notched losses, with the Shenzhen Stock Exchange and the Shanghai Stock Exchange leading the way, off -30.9% and -27.4%, respect...Read More

Dr. Copper's Fall From Grace

September 16, 2015 / Cejay Kim

Cejay KimSeptember 16, 2015 Category: ResearchWho is Dr. Copper? He is believed to have a PhD in advanced economics because of his almost supernatural ability of predicting inflection points in the economy. He is looked at as a leading indicator because of his widespread application across industries; when copper prices decline there is a slowdown in growth and when prices increase there is a stro...Read More