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Law360 (March 22, 2018, 8:52 PM EDT) -- A Kentucky federal judge has revived a workers' compensation benefit petition from a former painter and laborer who said he developed a respiratory disorder at a government uranium-production facility, saying a doctor's report casts doubt on whether the U.S. Department of Labor ...
Looking at some ROIC (Return on Invested Capital) numbers, Uranium Energy Corp. (AMEX:UEC)'s ROIC Quality Score is -4.532026. ROIC is a profitability ratio that measures the return that an investment generates for those providing capital. ROIC helps show how efficient a firm is at turning capital into ...

An undercover informant who helped the FBI prove Russia's uranium industry engaged in criminal activity says congressional Democrats' recent attacks on his credibility were insulting to his medical disability and ignored the fact that agents recently asked him for fresh testimony about former President ...
In this Monday, May 8, 2017 photo, opponents to the Dewey-Burdock Uranium Mine near Edgemont, S.D., hold up “NO URANIUM” signs during an Environmental Protection Agency hearing in Rapid City, S.D. Water quality is a major concern for opponents of the proposed southwest South Dakota uranium ...
The Department of Energy's Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant at Piketon, Ohio, was a colossal facility that produced enriched uranium for nuclear weapons from 1956 until 2001. Decontamination of the site started in 2011, and now a robotic helper is joining the cleanup crew. Researchers at Carnegie ...
Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Tuesday he will suspend the Energy Department's practice of selling excess uranium for the rest of the fiscal year, after a key Republican blocked the nomination of an agency nominee. Senate Environment and Public Works Chairman John Barrasso has said the sales hurt ...

The mining project has been pursued since at least 2005 by Powertech, a South Dakota-registered company that is affiliated with the publicly traded Canadian corporation Azarga Uranium. The plan includes drilling deep holes in a remote area near Edgemont and pumping a solution underground to ...
The price of uranium, rather than fears of groundwater contamination, could stall a mining project in the foothills near the Grand Canyon in Arizona. Energy Fuels Inc. is forging ahead with plans to restart the mine despite low prices for uranium and local concerns about environmental impacts in the canyon's ...
Vimy will acquire the largest granted tenement package in the Alligator River uranium province. This province is considered to be one of the top three uranium exploration districts in the world, with the others being the Athabasca Basin located in Canada, and the Chu-Saraysu and Syrdarya Basins in ...
MINING. Trump budget would nix Grand Canyon uranium studies. Jeremy P. Jacobs, E&E News reporter. Published: Thursday, March 1, 2018. A little-noticed provision of President Trump's budget proposal would zero out funding of high-profile research into the effects of uranium mining near the Grand Canyon.
(JTA) — Researchers in Israel said they have succeeded in cultivating commercially desert truffles whose market price reaches $120 per pound — slightly less than the cost of silver and four times that of uranium. The researchers from the Ramat HaNegev Desert Agriculture Center in Israel's south made a ...
The debris, which included uranium, caesium and technetium, was discovered in the nuclear exclusion zone, several kilometers from the epicenter of the disaster at the Fukushima plant. Two locations were paddy oils, and an abandoned aquaculture center. Uranium itself has a half-life of 4.5 billion years.
Researchers from North Carolina State University have demonstrated a technique that can determine whether bricks -- the common building material -- have ever been near a radiological source, and identify the specific type of source, such as high enriched uranium or plutonium. The technique is possible ...
Most sapient Americans—those who are skeptical of the mainstream media—know the outrageous but largely unreported story that Bill and Hillary Clinton, with the help of Obama officials and over congressional experts' objections, allowed Russia to gain control of 20 percent of America's uranium supplies ...
(Courtesy of Tim Peterson | LightHawk) Red Canyon on the west side of Cedar Mesa in southern Utah was once a busy uranium mining district. The BLM has approved an expansion for the idled Daneros Mine in Bullseye Canyon, pictured in the middle distance of this aerial photograph. Energy Fuels ...
What would expanded uranium mining in the U.S. mean at the local level? I have studied the legacies of past uranium mining and milling in Western states for over a decade. My book examines dilemmas faced by uranium communities caught between harmful legacies of previous mining booms and the ...
But it's also similar to the story of uranium, the radioactive mineral that serves as a raw material for manufacturing fuel for nuclear power plants and the explosive cores of nuclear weapons. The key difference: Although coal companies have pushed for reduced regulation, representatives of uranium mining ...

Autonomous robots equipped with disc-collimated radiation sensors are set to carry out inspections for uranium deposits at a former uranium enrichment plant in the US. Developed by Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute, the pair of robots will manoeuvre through miles of pipes at the US ...
Scientists found an enriched uranium particle over the Aleutian Islands and don't know where it came from. In 20 years of aerial surveys, it's the first time researchers have detected a particle like this. It's not naturally occurring uranium – it's the kind that might be found in nuclear bombs or fuel. Dan Murphy ...
Uranium – the raw material for nuclear power and nuclear weapons – is having a moment in the spotlight. Companies such as Energy Fuels, Inc. have played well-publicized roles in lobbying the Trump administration to reduce federal protection for public lands with uranium deposits. The Defense ...
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 ...


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