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The company posted a 4 percent rise in average prices of its uranium in the final quarter of last year. However, in a post-earnings call, Chief Executive Tim Gitzel said he was "cautiously more optimistic" about the industry. "We have seen reduction in global demand expectations, driven by early reactor ...
In 2010, the Obama administration granted approval to Russia's atomic agency, Rosatom, to acquire a majority stake in Uranium One. The deal was controversial because the Canadian mining company at the time controlled 20 percent of all uranium mining capacity in the United States. Given the national ...

conservationists are considering a High Court appeal against the State government's decision to provide environmental approval to the State's largest uranium deposit in the northern Goldfields after the WA Supreme Court knocked back an application for judicial review yesterday. Former environment ...
The federal government on Thursday approved a device made by a private company in Wisconsin that will allow the first domestic production of a medical imaging isotope in 25 years, a move the government said would enhance national security by reducing the need to transport weapons-grade uranium.
Cameco attributed its losses primarily to low uranium prices, which have plummeted by at least 75 per cent since the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster upended the global supply-demand balance. The company's annual loss, which includes $358 million in impairment charges, comes on $2.2 billion ...
Lira -- The Operation wealth Creation (OWC) programme deputy coordinator, Lt Gen Charles Angina, has said the country's stock of uranium in south-western Uganda is so abundant that can light the Africa for more than hundred years. Gen Angina made the remarks at the zonal National agriculture ...
Incorporation of the newly estimated Gryphon resources boosts Wheeler River's total estimated U3O8 resource to 135.1 Mlb Indicated and Inferred, thereby increasing confidence in the project, Talbot indicated. Wheeler River is now "the largest undeveloped uranium project in the eastern Athabasca.".
The ranking Democratic members of the House intelligence and Oversight committees say Justice Department officials revealed during an unclassified briefing on their Uranium One investigation that a confidential informant's testimony yielded no allegations or evidence of impropriety on the part of former ...
The Supreme Court of Western Australia dismissed an appeal against the approval of a uranium mine in central WA, but conservationists have vowed to continue the fight. Former state environment minister Albert Jacob gave the green light to Cameco's Yeelirrie mine proposal in January last year, 16 days ...
However, the doctor whose expert opinion informed the panel's conclusions denied a link between uranium and cancer. Levels of uranium in the sectors of security and workplace health for soldiers had been toxic and deadly, said the report from the parliamentary commission of inquiry. The report ...
uranium is an energy commodity that trades on the New York Mercantile Exchange division of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. The NYMEX trades all energy raw materials including, crude oil, natural gas, coal, and uranium. Each contract on the futures exchange represents 250 pounds of Triuranium ...
Peninsula Energy Limited (ASX:PEN) announced that it has signed binding agreements to sell a portion of its interests in existing long-term uranium concentrate sale and purchase agreements for US$19.0 million. Highlights are as follows: Peninsula strengthens cash position by US$19.0 million ...
"Many have expressed they're going to be looking for other permanent employment because their trust in Cameco is broken." Hyndman said Cameco is offering the benefit in the hope that workers will return once the current downturn in the uranium market eases. But she couldn't say if the 10-month time ...
A petition filed by two US uranium-producing companies that asks the Trump Administration to require that 25% of US reactor operator uranium requirements be met with domestically sourced material will prompt many US nuclear fleet fuel buyers to re-examine their near- and long-term uranium sourcing ...
The jet boring machine during a Cameco media tour of the uranium mine in Cigar Lake, Wednesday, September 23, 2015. The final shift at Cameco???s Key Lake and McArthur River uranium operations is wrapping up, which will leave a total of 845 people out of work for an expected 10-month lay-off.

Saskatchewan - Toronto-based Denison Mines Corp. says the indicated mineral resource at the Wheeler River project has grown 88% with the latest updated numbers for the Gryphon uranium deposit. Wheeler River is located on the eastern edge of the Athabasca Basin. It is a joint venture of Denison ...
Colorado officials tasked with protecting people and the environment are weighing whether to let Cotter Corp. transfer ownership and responsibility for cleanup of toxic sites -- including a defunct uranium mine contaminating groundwater and a creek above a Denver reservoir -- to a newly formed local ...
Anfield Energy (CVE:AEC, FRA:0ADN, OTCMKTS:ANLDD) - formerly known as Anfield Resources - is a near term uranium producer with all of its assets located in the United States. And as we wrote about before, the company has not received the credit it deserves from investors. . . That is ...
"The DFS is the result of two years of incredibly diligent work by the Vimy team and demonstrates the robustness of the Mulga Rock project and its potential to become a strategically important supplier of uranium for nuclear power stations all over the world," said CEO Mike Young. "The report's release ...
The funds will also be used for uranium and other mineral exploration as well as for general corporate purposes, it said in a brief statement. Canalaska ... Project generator Canalaska uranium Ltd (CVE:CVV) wants to raise up to C$510,000 via a private placing to be used for acquisitions. The funds will also ...
Although the drivers are in place for uranium demand to increase substantially, uranium prices continue to remain near decade lows--around $22/lb. Very few, if any, uranium mines can cover the costs of production at that price. As a result, very little investment has been made in uranium exploration and ...
Last week's uranium Week highlighted a petition filed with the US Department of Commerce by US uranium producers Ur-Energy and Energy Fuels. This petition has brought the uranium market to a screaming halt. The petition requests that the DOC initiate a section 232 review of the Trade Expansion Act ...
Sen. John Barrasso, a key lawmaker on energy issues, is promising a showdown over President Trump's pick to head the Energy Department's environmental office before a key committee vote the same day as the president's State of the Union address. The Wyoming Republican said he has placed a hold ...
The former head of a Maryland transportation company was indicted as part of the revived probe into the so-called Uranium One deal, sending celebratory shockwaves through right-wing online communities. A grand jury brought charges of money laundering and wire fraud against Mark Lambert, according ...
Federal officials have reached a settlement to have eight abandoned uranium mines assessed on the Navajo Nation. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says EnPro Holdings Inc. will install fencing and signs warning residents and visitors of potential radiation exposure at sites in northeastern ...
Proposals to rip up a moratorium preventing uranium mining around the Grand Canyon have received sharp criticism and bullish support in almost equal measures. But, as always, the devil is in the detail, so how far does the current moratorium go and what is being proposed in its stead? Dr Gareth Evans ...
A grand jury reportedly brought charges in the Uranium One investigation against a man who investigators say tried to bribe a Russian official at the country's state-run nuclear energy corporation. Mark Lambert, former head of a Maryland-based transportation company, was indicted last Thursday on 11 ...
A uranium boom triggered by two ageing West Coast prospectors with liquor coursing through their veins was possibly the first time New Zealand considered the nuclear option. From that chance discovery in the mid-1950s, within two decades serious consideration was being given to building a nuclear ...
Want the latest climate news in your inbox? You can sign up here to receive Climate Fwd:, our new email newsletter. MONUMENT VALLEY, Utah -- Garry Holiday grew up among the abandoned mines that dot the Navajo Nation's red landscape, remnants of a time when uranium helped cement America's ...
When locals in western Colorado's old uranium mining towns of Naturita and Nucla get word that a journalist is coming to town, they reach for their guns. Not to shoot the "fake news" media. No, they dust off their firearms as props for photo ops. Ever since Nucla passed a law in 2013 requiring every ...
If you didn't know what you were looking for, you'd probably never come across Canyon Mine, an active uranium mine near the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. To get there, you turn off Highway 64, about 11 miles before the South Ranger Station entrance, and follow Forest Service Road 305 through a ...
A transport carrying drums of uranium concentrate became lodged against a second rig in Montreal River on Highway 17 on Sunday morning. A northbound flatbed trailer, hauling steel, lost traction on the Montreal River Hill at about 9:50 a.m. A southbound tractor-trailer, carrying uranium concentrate or ...
Saskatchewan - Toronto's Denison Mines Corp. is ready to begin the pre-feasibility study for its Wheeler River uranium project in the Athabasca Basin. The company has engaged Stantec Consulting and Engcomp engineering and Computing Professionals to lead and author the study. Hatch will ...
Fission uranium (TSX:FCU) says the last three holes completed during summer drilling at its Patterson Lake South (PLS) project have all returned "substantial intervals of high-grade uranium." PLS is located in Canada's Athabasca Basin region, a known hotspot for uranium. The three holes were drilled at ...
When locals in western Colorado's old uranium mining towns of Naturita and Nucla get word that a journalist is coming to town, they reach for their guns. Not to shoot the "fake news" media. No, they dust off their firearms as props for photo ops. Ever since Nucla passed a law in 2013 requiring every ...
2017 was an extraordinary year for the uranium industry: against a backdrop of steadily increasing nuclear energy generation and uranium demand, the world's largest and lowest-cost producers cut output to essentially eliminate the oversupply that has dogged the uranium market since the Fukushima ...
KELOWNA, British Columbia--(Marketwired - Jan. 3, 2017) - FISSION uranium CORP. (TSX:FCU) (OTCQX:FCUUF) (Frankfurt:2FU) ("Fission" or "the Company") is pleased to announce the remaining assay results from its summer 2017 program at its' PLS property in Canada's Athabasca Basin region. The final ...
Saskatchewan - Fission uranium Corp. of Kelowna, B.C., has received assays from three of the highest grade holes drilled to date at its Patterson Lake South project in the Athabasca Basin. The holes were drilled in the R780E zone as part of a metallurgical study that will be included in the preliminary ...
The now abandoned South Terras mine near St Austell in Cornwall was the UK's only and most important uranium mine, and operated between 1873 and 1930. Marie Curie obtained her early samples of radium - a byproduct of uranium mining - there. But there are numerous abandoned uranium mines ...
Yet even though the broader indexes didn't see much action, a few stocks still fell significantly due to unfavorable news. Calumet Specialty Products Partners (Nasdaq:CLMT), Stitch Fix (NASDAQ:SFIX), and uranium Energy (NYSEMKT:UEC) were among the worst performers on the day. Below, we'll look ...
White block letters flash in over a stark black background. "You can't smell it. You can't see it. But if Tschernobyl" -- a gray industrial landscape of towers and high walled enclosures appears. "Fukushima. You can hear it." A Geiger counter eerily, constantly clicks in the background. "This is uranium.
These days, prices are too low for most U.S. uranium operations to make any money. But that may be about to change - uranium's biggest customer is the nuclear energy industry. In the coming years, hundreds of new nuclear reactors are planned for China and India. uranium companies in the U.S. are ...
On the orders of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Justice Department prosecutors have begun asking FBI agents to explain the evidence they found in a now dormant Criminal Investigation into a controversial uranium deal that critics have linked to Bill and Hillary Clinton, multiple law enforcement officials ...
However, China's need for uranium is likely to increase in the future, as of the 61 reactors that are being built in 15 countries worldwide, 21 are located in the People's Republic. In Namibia, in southeast Africa, the Chinese run Husab pit began production in 2016, and could potentially become the world's ...
One of Investment Trust Bargains' more unusual selections this year has been a trust that invests in uranium miners, which had suffered a dramatic share price fall. The Geiger Counter trust, which has just £20m in assets, had fallen 61pc since launch before Questor tipped it this summer. Its significant ...
"Back then, they didn't tell the Navajo uranium workers - miners, miller or transporters - that uranium was dangerous," Blackwater said. "It could cause cancer or all these respiratory diseases. And they knew about it." Blackwater requested that her father's name not be used to protect his privacy. He was a ...
Although on its face it appears to be a straightforward story of corruption, the indictment has become conflated with one of the most fevered post-election 2016 conspiracy theories -- Uranium One. Mark Lambert, 54, of Mount Airy, Maryland is facing multiple counts of conspiracy to violate the Foreign ...
Although we applaud the court's decision, the Grand Canyon is still under threat, and the Trump Administration's push for uranium mining poses a serious threat to our beloved public lands. The court's ruling does not stop the Trump administration from trying to reverse the 2012 moratorium, as proposed in ...


 

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