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Marie-Noele Croteau, et al., report that to gain insights into the risks associated with uranium (U) mining and processing, we investigated the biogeochemical controls of U bioavailability in the model freshwater species Lymnaea stagnalis (Gastropoda). Bioavailability of dissolved U(VI) was characterized in controlled laboratory experiments over a range of water hardness, pH, and in the presence of complexing ligands in the form of dissolved natural organic matter (DOM). Results show that dissolved U is bioavailable under all the geochemical conditions tested.

Uranium uptake rates ... More →
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Blue Sky is focusing its uranium exploration efforts on southern Argentina. The Company concludes that the region is underexplored, with excellent potential for near-surface uranium resources (for open-pit mining) with rapid low-cost development potential. The new Federal Government has made public its support for the development of a domestic uranium supply to support the plans for expanding the nuclear energy capacity of the country, providing an excellent potential first customer for any new operation. The World Nuclear Association reports that ...

1. Argentina has three nuclear ... More →
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Iran worldwide search for uranium to feed its nuclear program has sparked a local revolt in this marshy town in Bolivian eastern lowlands, whose inhabitants are alarmed by plans to extract radioactive minerals from a nearby mountain.

Bolivian officials treat information about the uranium deposits in San Ignacio and other locations in Bolivia as a state secret. Chief ministers reacted indignantly to recent claims by Israel that Iran was receiving uranium from Bolivia and Venezuela.
Bolivia is a peaceful nation that would never aid an effort by Iran or any other country to develo... More →
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Colin Skidmore (2009) provides information on the use borehole logging for uranium exploration:

1. Cost effective
2. Instantaneous results
3. Very accurate depth control
4. Excellent resolution of narrow intervals (typically 1 cm compared to about 1 m with physical rotary drill sampling)
5. Measures larger sample volume compared to collection of physical sample
6. Measures a wide range of petro-physical properties.

A. Total Gamma
Indirect measurement of uranium (214Bi & 214Pb)
Cheap and reliable equipment
Measures all radionucle... More →
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Proactive Investors Australia report that Boss Resources Limited has been transformed into an advanced uranium developer through the astute acquisition of the Honeymoon Uranium mine in South Australia (BOE 80%). The mine, which is currently on care and maintenance, has existing infrastructure and a uranium processing facility which is in excellent condition.

As a result of the purchase, BOE has all the necessary Australian permits to mine, process and export uranium, which is something that only three other mining companies currently hold. Furthermore, the project uses the In-Situ L... More →
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Boss Resources Ltd. has delivered its maiden JORC Resource at the Gould Dam Project totaling 25.0 million pounds of contained U3O8, located in South Australia, 80 kilometers north-west of Broken Hill. The initial resource incorporated the results of 937 drill holes. This provides for a lift of 90% in the overall resource inventory at the Honeymoon project to 52.5 million pounds of contained U3O8.

As impressively, this represents a 330% increase in resources since the project was acquired by Boss in December 2015. Dr Marat Abzalov said that they have only just started to scratch the ... More →
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Andrew Topf reports that Australian company A-Cap Resources is a step further to developing Botswana first uranium mine, after the government approved its environmental impact statement (EIA).

A-Cap CEO Paul Thomson said that they have been conducting extensive work over the years, commencing 2009, in studying and identifying the overall environmental and social impacts associated with developing the first uranium mine in Botswana. The board has ensured the highest standards have been adopted in preparing the Environment Impact Statement.

The company, valued at $17.6 mill... More →
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Reuters reports that Australian firm A-Cap Resources has applied for a licence to open what would be the first uranium mine in Botswana, with a capital expenditure of $351 million. Botswana is estimated to hold around 1.04 billion tonnes in uranium reserves, in the central part of the country, and the government has issued prospecting licenses in the last decade but no production has taken place to date.

The exploration firm said results of preliminary technical studies showed the project would produce up to 3.75 million pounds of the ore in the first five years of its projected 18-... More →
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Kristen Moran reports that Cameco president and CEO Tim Gitzel, and Olivier Wantz, member of the executive committee and senior executive vice-president, mining and front end business group for AREVA, welcomed dignitaries including Saskatchewan Economy Minister Bill Boyd and community leaders from northern Saskatchewan, and led a tour of the underground workings.

Mining at Cigar Lake began in March 2014. The first packaged uranium concentrate was produced in October 2014 at the McClean Lake mill which is majority owned and operated by AREVA Canada Resources Inc. During 2015, through... More →
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Greg Klein reports that renewed interest in the southwestern Athabasca Basin area of the Patterson Lake South camp comes from Cameco Corp. as the giant signs a purchase agreement with ALX Uranium. The merchandise consists of 27 claims totalling 7,064 hectares peripheral to ALX Hook-Carter property. That leaves ALX with a more closely consolidated PLS camp position of 16,461 hectares.

Most of the vended claims are isolated from the Hook-Carter main contiguous block. They also include a small, northeastern portion of the main block, covering ground with depths to the unconformity much... More →
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Andrew Walker reports that Cameco Corp. stock prices are up 50% in the past six months, and investors are wondering if this is the beginning of a longer-term recovery. Uranium prices have been in a severe slump for six years, and Cameco stock has been under pressure for a decade.

Most of the industry pain since 2011 is connected to the Fukushima nuclear plant damage that occurred in Japan because of the impact of the tsunami. The country shut down its entire fleet of nuclear reactors in the wake of the accident, and progress remains slow on getting them back online. In fact, only th... More →
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Canadian uranium producer released its Annual Report. Cameco is the world largest uranium miner and refiner. Nuclear energy and uranium have been out of favor which is why the stock is now a buy.

There are 395.8 million shares and the stock price is $11.33. The market cap is $4.484 billion. The company pays a 30 cent dividend and the yield is 2.65%. Earnings per share were a loss of 16 cents. (It takes 75 cents to buy a Canadian dollar.)

The company produces 17% of the world uranium and holds 415 million pounds of proved and probable reserves. Its main operating propertie... More →
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Holmes Osborne reports that Canadian uranium producer Cameco has just released its Annual Report. Cameco is the world largest uranium miner and refiner.

There are 395.8 million shares and the stock price is $11.33. The market cap is $4.484 billion. The company pays a 30 cents dividend and the yield is 2.65%. Earnings per share were a loss of 16 cents.

The company produces 17% of the world uranium and holds 415 million pounds of proved and probable reserves. Its main operating properties are ... MacArthur River and Key Lake in Saskatchewan, Cigar Lake in Saskatchewan, and... More →
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M. J. Clark reports that Cameco, the largest uranium producer in Wyoming and one of the largest in the world, reacted to the prolonged and ongoing slump in uranium prices by deferring well-field development in the U.S. and suspending production at its Rabbit Lake operation in northern Saskatchewan.

The changes are expected to result in a reduction of about 500 positions at Rabbit Lake and about 85 at the U.S. operations, including employees and long-term contractors. There will be reductions in workforce affecting the Smith Ranch-Highland mine near Glenrock, North Butte mine near Wr... More →
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Jocelyn Aspa reports that although Cameco has put forth a proposal for uranium mining at its Yeelirrie deposit in Australia, the Western Australia Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) is adamant that the project should not go forward.

According to World Nuclear News, Cameco submitted the proposal in November 2014 after purchasing the deposit from BHP Billiton in 2012. The submission to the EPA was to mine up to 7,5000 tonnes of uranium oxide concentrate per year at the Yeelirrie over a 22-year span.

The EPA released an environmental impact assessment on the proposal,... More →
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Commercial production at the Cigar Lake uranium mine in the Athabasca Basin officially began on May 1, 2015. The mine is a partnership of Cameco (50.025%), AREVA Resources Canada (AREVA) (37.1%), Idemitsu Canada Resources (7.875%) and TEPCO Resources (5.0%) and is operated by Cameco.

Mining at Cigar Lake began in March 2014, and the first packaged uranium concentrate was available in October 2014. The operation remains on track to achieve in 2015 the annual production target of 6 million to 8 million packaged pounds (100% basis). Cameco expects Cigar Lake to ramp up to its full annu... More →
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Jeff Desjardin reports that the uranium spot price had a rough ride throughout the course of 2016, but for many investors there is suddenly a new aura of optimism around the troubled metal. It all starts with the Trump America First strategy, which is being perceived by many as a potential boon to the uranium industry. Official details are slim, but industry executives are currently speculating that the Trump administration will be better for nuclear power than the previous government.

If that is true, then it would mean far less regulatory hurdles for nuclear power, and likely even... More →
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Jocelyn Aspa reports that uranium is currently seeing rock-bottom prices, but some analysts project the price could double back up by 2018. Uranium prices are currently sitting at $28 per pound, a $0.25 decrease from last week. However, prices are expected to double back up come 2018.

Among those predicting the uranium price will pick back up is David Wang, an analyst with Morningstar, who has been predicting this rise for months. He expects the uranium price to reach $65 a pound by 2019. Another prediction comes from Haywood Securites, the firm expects the period between 2017-2020 ... More →
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Greg Klein reports that a recommendation against uranium mining in Quebec has come under fire from the federal agency that regulates uranium mining and nuclear energy in Canada. In a July 27 letter to Quebec Environment Minister David Heurtel, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission criticized the province BAPE commission for conclusions and recommendations that lack scientific basis and rigor.

Earlier this month, following a year-long review, the provincial government suggested Quebec could decide to suspend uranium mining either temporarily or permanently. Should the province decid... More →
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Canadian company Cameco, which has signed an agreement for the supply of uranium to India, will start delivery in the second half of this year with the end-use being strictly monitored. The company is excited over the pact, which it says marks the start of a new relationship between the two countries.

Cameco and the Department of Atomic Energy signed an agreement here two days ago during the visit of PM Narendra Modi. Under the pact, the Canadian company will supply uranium over five years at a cost of 350 million Canadian dollars. We signed a binding contract under which Cameco wi... More →
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The Athabasca Basin region is dubbed the Saudi Arabia of Uranium due to the large, high-grade uranium resources. CanAlaska strategic holdings have attracted major international mining companies ... Cameco, Denison, KORES, and KEPCO to explore the company projects.

CanAlaska is a project generator with a management and technical consulting team comprised of geologists and geophysicists with extensive experience identifying exploration targets in the Athabasca Basin for major mining companies. CanAlaska primary focus is on advancing the West McArthur and Cree East uranium projects. More →
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Jo Becker and Mike McIntire of The New York Times reported that the headline on the website Pravda trumpeted President Vladimir Putin latest coup, its nationalistic fervor recalling an era when its precursor served as the official mouthpiece of the Kremlin - Russian Nuclear Energy Conquers the World.

The article, in January 2013, detailed how the Russian atomic-energy agency, Rosatom, had taken over a Canadian company with uranium-mining stakes stretching from Central Asia to the American West. The deal made Rosatom one of the largest uranium producers and brought Putin closer to ... More →
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Shares in uranium explorer, Cauldron Energy, have risen over 18 percent in a currently down trading market today with the company announcing a significant extension of the mineralized zone at its Bennet well channel property.

The Bennet well channel and adjacent Bennet well deposit are located within Cauldron Energys Yanrey uranium project, 85 kilometres south of Onslow in the Western Australia Pilbara region.

Drilling results released today have extended the mineralized area by at least 7 km, extending strike at the Bennet well channel to over 11 km in total. The result ... More →
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Tom Lydon, of ETF Trends, opines that after a multi-year run of disappointing investors, the Global X Uranium ETF, which holds uranium miners, started rebounding in significant fashion in the 4th quarter. That ebullience has carried into 2017 with the uranium exchange traded fund higher by more than 23%.

However, investors still need to approach URA with some caution. For example, URA has pulled big in a big way after touching a 52-week high. From that high above $19, URA now resides closer to $16, a decline that took just a few weeks to materialize.

Adding to the recent ... More →
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The Chinese CGN Mining Co. Ltd. has bought a nearly 20-per-cent stake in Fission Uranium Corp., marking the first time a Chinese company has directly invested in a Canadian uranium company, Fission said on Monday.

The $82.2-million deal may lead to more Chinese investment in Canadian uranium developers such as Denison Mines Corp. and Nexgen Energy Ltd., said Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Rob Chang. Canada is the second biggest uranium-producing country in the world after Kazakhstan or Australia, depending on what reserves are included.

Uranium prices have been weak since the ... More →
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