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May 23, 2019 / Staff reporter

Top Gainers$(document).ready(function() { $('.ChangePercentActive .spanPercent').trigger('click'); });ExchangeSymbolChartCurPricechg | %Westwater ResourcesNASDAQWWRUSD4.951.1429.92Northern MineralsASXNTUAUD0.070.018.20Paladin EnergyASXPDNAUD0.130.014.17Anfield EnergyTSX-VAECCAD0.200.012.63CamecoTSXCCOCAD13.920.332.43Top Decliners$(document).ready(function() { $('.ChangePercentActive .spanPercent'...Read More

Global Atomic Corp. will support uranium exploration and development work

May 21, 2019 / Alastair Ford

Global Atomic Corporation (TSE:GLO) is "two businesses in one company", according to Executive Vice President Merlin Marr-Johnson.There's zinc recycling in Turkey, and uranium exploration and development in Niger.If that doesn't seem like a natural coupling in terms of commodity or jurisdiction, then consider it from a financial perspective.It's long been a truism that the most investable explorat...Read More

May 21 Uranium week: doldrums

May 21 2019 / Greg Peel

Weekly Reports |May 21 2019The uranium spot price continues to drift lower.-Uranium market in limbo-232 decision due July 14 (not guaranteed)-Buyers unwilling to commitBy Greg PeelIt's rather difficult to maintain interest in a market for which, week after week, the story remains the same. But unfortunately that is the case for uranium at present. Until there is a decision on section 232, buyers a...Read More

Canada injects $325K into 'climate change adaptation' for mining sector

May. 17, 2019, 11:20 AM / Cecilia Jamasmie

Canada is giving the country's mining association more than C$325,000 ($242K) to develop a program that would give miners the tools and knowledge needed to better plan for climate change in decision-making at all stages of an operation's life.The project - Climate Change Risk and Adaptation Best Practices for the Mining Sector - was announced Friday by Paul Lefebvre, Parliamentary Secretary to th...Read More

Horizons launches Canada's first uranium ETF

May. 16, 2019, 2:48 PM / Canadian Mining Journal Staff

Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) has launched the Horizons Global Uranium Index ETF. Units of the ETF will began trading Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol HURA.HURA is the first ETF in Canada to provide direct exposure to the global uranium sector - a universe of companies with a combined value of approximately C$15 billion. Globally, Canada is ranked as the second-la...Read More

ETFs: Horizons launches Canada's first uranium ETF

May 16, 2019 / Canadian Mining Journal.

TORONTO - Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) is pleased to announce the launch of the Horizons Global Uranium Index ETF. Units of the ETF will begin trading today on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol HURA.Cameco's McArthur River Mine. Courtesy of Cameco.HURA is the first ETF in Canada to provide direct exposure to the global uranium sector - a universe of companies with a combined...Read More

Alba to acquire five vanadium, uranium properties in the US

May. 13, 2019, 6:44 AM / MINING.com Staff

Alba Minerals (TSX-V:AA) announced that it entered into an agreement with Journey Exploration to acquire all of its issued and outstanding share capital.The logic behind the buyout is that Journey holds a 100% interest in five prospective vanadium and uranium properties in Colorado and Utah.Yellow Circle mine workings. Photo by Alba Minerals.According to Alba, the projects are in and adjacent to t...Read More

Alba to acquire five vanadium, uranium properties in the US

May 13, 2019 / MINING.com Staff

Alba Minerals (TSX-V:AA) announced that it entered into an agreement with Journey Exploration to acquire all of its issued and outstanding share capital.The logic behind the buyout is that Journey holds a 100% interest in five prospective vanadium and uranium properties in Colorado and Utah.Yellow Circle mine workings. Photo by Alba Minerals.According to Alba, the projects are in and adjacent to t...Read More

May 6 Uranium week: fading rebound

May 07 2019 / Greg Peel

Weekly Reports |May 07 2019The uranium spot price ended April above the end-March price, but momentum faded as the month wore on.-April rally spot uranium fades-US production plunges-France to extend nuclear reduction timeframeBy Greg Peel20 transactions were concluded in the uranium spot market in April, industry consultant TradeTech reports, totalling 4.6mlbs U3O8 equivalent. Having been on the...Read More

Kyrgyzstan bans uranium mining after protests

May. 2, 2019, 9:43 AM / Reuters

Kyrgyzstan's parliament voted on Thursday to ban uranium exploration and mining in the Central Asian nation despite previously issuing licenses to foreign companies such as Canada's Azarga Uranium.The move, which may expose the Bishkek government to compensation claims from foreign investors, followed a series of public protests against plans to develop the Kyzyl Ompul project in which Azarga has...Read More

World's top uranium miner Cameco swings to loss in first quarter

May. 1, 2019, 9:43 AM / Cecilia Jamasmie

Canada's Cameco (TSX:CCO) (NYSE:CCJ), the world's largest publicly traded uranium miner, swung to a loss in the first three months of the year despite seeing growing support for nuclear energy.The Saskatoon, Saskatchewan-based company logged a C$18.3 million net loss in the first quarter of 2019, compared with a profit of C$57.8 million a year ago. That is equivalent to a decrease of five cents pe...Read More

Apr 30 Uranium week: counting the days

Apr 30 2019 / Greg Peel

Weekly Reports |Apr 30 2019President Trump may not need all of the 90 days he has to make a decision on section 232 but there is no guarantee of a timeframe.-Uncertainty still reigns-Japan to close reactors-India to build new onesBy Greg PeelUranium market watchers are undoubtedly tired of section 232 but unfortunately uncertainty still hangs like a spectre over the market. The bottom line, after...Read More

NexGen begins Rook I environmental assessment

Apr. 29, 2019, 1:40 PM / Canadian Mining Journal Staff

Vancouver-based NexGen Energy says the Rook I project description has been accepted by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) and the Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment. That clears the way for the company to begin the environmental assessment of the project.The environmental assessment will be co-ordinated among NexGen and the two governmental bodies.NexGen has also filed an initial lice...Read More

URANIUM: NexGen begins Rook I environmental assessment

April 29, 2019 / Canadian Mining Journal

NexGen proposes to store tails from the Arrow mine underground. (Image: NexGen Energy)SASKATCHEWAN - Vancouver-based NexGen Energy says the Rook I project description has been accepted by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) and the Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment. That clears the way for the company to begin the environmental assessment of the project.The environmental assessment wi...Read More

Australia approves Cameco's controversial uranium mine

Apr. 26, 2019, 3:45 AM / Cecilia Jamasmie

Australia's federal government has given the go ahead to Cameco's (TSX:CCO, NYSE:CCJ) vast Yeelirrie uranium project, located 500 kilometres north of Kalgoorlie in Western Australia.The country's Department of Environment and Energy environmental nod follows the state's approval of the proposed mine in 2017. That ruling, however, is still being fought in WA's Supreme Court by members of the Tjiwar...Read More

Yellow Cake hails robust market fundamentals for uranium

Apr 26, 2019 / Oliver Haill

Physical uranium stockpiler Yellow Cake PLC (LON:YCA) said the recent pullback in spot prices presented a good buying opportunity as it remained confident in the long-term outlook for the radioactive metal.The global spot uranium price softened to end the quarter at US$25.75 per pound of U3O8, from US$28.50/lb three months before.After the US Department of Commerce submitted a report to the White...Read More

Top miners back autonomous systems guidelines

Apr. 24, 2019, 8:55 AM / Cecilia Jamasmie

BHP, Barrick Gold, Teck Resources and Antofagasta are a few of the major mining companies that, together with equipment suppliers and universities, have helped develop global guidelines on automation.The document, published this week by Canada-based Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG), outlines a framework for miners to follow when considering adding autonomous equipment to their operations. It a...Read More

ALX executes agreement to earn 51% interest in the Close Lake uranium project

Apr. 24, 2019, 6:51 AM / MINING.com Staff

ALX Uranium (TSXV: AL) announced this week that it has signed a binding option agreement with Orano Canada to earn up to a 51% participating interest in the Close Lake uranium project located in the eastern Athabasca Basin area of northern Saskatchewan, Canada.In a media statement, ALX said the execution of the agreement confirms a five-year deal according to which the company has to fund explorat...Read More

Peninsula makes further progress towards using low pH solutions

Apr 23, 2019 / Tharun George

Peninsula Energy Ltd (ASX:PEN) has achieved another milestone in the regulatory approval process for the use of low pH solutions at the Lance Uranium Projects in Wyoming, US.The Uranium Recovery Program (URP) within the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (WDEQ) has completed its review of the amendment application and deems the amendment technically complete under relevant legislation.Dra...Read More

Australian mining group asks government to repeal nuclear power ban

Apr. 22, 2019, 7:27 AM / MINING.com Staff

The Minerals Council of Australia or MCA issued a communiqu calling on the Scott Morrison administration to repeal a current ban on nuclear power.The release followed Morrison's comments last week on a Tasmanian radio station, where the prime minister said he would be okay with receiving proposals from the nuclear energy industry.However, following a negative reaction from the opposition, the Libe...Read More