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Fission Uranium has released assay results from 68 holes of its recent winter drilling program. Of particular note are holes that returned composited assay intervals including an astounding 9.34 percent U3O8 over 10.0m and 26.32 per cent U3O8 over 1.0m within an interval of 3.78 percent U3O8 over 49.0m, which returned composited assay intervals of 10.35 percent U3O8 over 14.0m within a larger interval of 3.96 percent U3O8 over 40.0m. Six holes of the eight holes returned substantial high-grade assays and all eight holes intersected widespread mineralization.

The Patterson Lake area... More →
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Fission Uranium announced the summary results of a National Instrument 43-101 compliant Preliminary Economic Assessment (PEA) for the high-grade uranium resource identified to date on the Triple R Uranium Deposit, at its 100% owned PLS property in the Canadian Athabasca Basin region. The PEA was prepared by RPA Inc.

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1. Base case pre-tax Net Present Value (NPV) of $1.81 billion, post-tax NPV of $1.02 billion (10% discount rate),

2. Mine life of 14 years producing an estimated 100.8 million pounds of yellowcake at a metallurgical recovery of 95% with 7... More →
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Further to earlier reports, drilling expands new high-grade area at eastern edge of Triple R uranium deposit in Canadian Athabasca Basin. They recently announced the results from a further ten holes of the 20,000m 60-hole summer drill program at its PLS property in the Athabasca Basin region - six holes drilled on the R600W zone and four drilled on the R780E zone. Importantly, the high-grade, central near-surface R600W zone has grown, east and west and now has a total strike length of 135 meters, and the parallel northern lens has been intersected in multiple holes. Additionally, the recently-... More →
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The Global X Uranium ETF is focused on six countries, with a majority of its focus on Canadian assets at 68%, followed by 16% in Australia and 6% in Hong Kong. With 24 holdings, ETF holds five top companies, among others.

Cameco Corp is the one of the largest uranium mining companies, Cameco Corp. When the uranium market is booming, Cameco produces roughly 18% of global uranium from mines located in Canada, the United States and Kazakhstan. Due to recent market conditions, the company has scaled down its US operations. Still, the company operates the highest grade uranium mine in t... More →
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P. S. Parihar reports that to overcome power shortage, the two Telugu states in India should facilitate uranium mining and build nuclear power plants, top nuclear scientists in the country feel.

In Telangana, despite reports of rich uranium deposits, the proposed uranium mining has not been undertaken in Nalgonda. Denying reports of any impact on the Nagarjunasagar project, PS Parihar, Director of the Atomic Minerals Directorate for Exploration and Research under the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), indicated that since uranium will be removed from the mined ore, the Nagarjunasag... More →
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Rajeev Sharma reports that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made a master move in deciding to undertake an official visit to Mongolia next week. Uranium is definitely a big-ticket agenda for the Modi official talks with his Mongolian interlocutors.

Mongolia was among the first few countries to sign a uranium deal with India. France was the first country to sign the civil nuclear deal with India in 2008 after the complete waiver was provided by the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG). This was followed by nine other countries - Russia, Mongolia, Namibia, Argentina, UK, Canada, Kazakhstan ... More →
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Paul Alexandre, et al., report that the Matoush uranium deposit is situated in the Paleoproterozoic Otish Basin, northern Quebec, Canada, and is hosted by the Indicator Formation sandstones. Its sheet-like ore bodies are closely associated with the steeply dipping Matoush Fracture, which hosts mafic dykes and minor quartz, feldspar, tourmaline pegmatites. Regional diagenesis,involving oxidizing basinal fluids, produced mostly illite and possibly leached U from accessory phases in the Indicator Formation sandstones.

The bimodal Matoush dyke intruded the Indicator Formation along the... More →
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Alexandre, et al., (2015) report that The Matoush uranium deposit is situated in the Paleoproterozoic Otish Basin, northern Quebec, Canada, and is hosted by the Indicator Formation sandstones. Its sheet-like ore bodies are closely associated with the steeply dipping Matoush Fracture, which hosts mafic dykes and minor quartz - feldspar - tourmaline pegmatites.

Regional diagenesis,involving oxidizing basinal fluids, produced mostly illite and possibly leached U from accessory phases in the Indicator Formation sandstones. The bimodal Matoush dyke intruded the Indicator Formation along... More →
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Matthew Spizziri reports that Forum Uranium Corp. just announced an update to shareholders with a review of Forum corporate activities and exploration plans for 2016, which includes ...

Henday Project (Rio Tinto Canada Uranium 60%/Forum 40%)

Forum renegotiated its Option Agreement on the Henday project with partner Rio Tinto whereby Rio Tinto can earn an additional 10% interest in the joint venture by spending $20 million in exploration of the property. During the past year, Rio Tinto flew a Geotech VTEM magnetic and electromagnetic survey in two directions over the prope... More →
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Dr. Conca indicates that the common wisdom, that limited uranium supplies will prevent a substantial increase in nuclear energy, is incorrect. We have plenty of uranium, enough for the next 10,000 years. But uranium supplies are governed by the same market forces as any other commodity, and projections only include what is cost-effective today. Like natural gas, numerous sources of uranium abound.

The worlds fastest-growing energy sources are renewables and nuclear, but both are only increasing by 2.5% per year. Fossil fuels, however, will still be supplying well over 70% of the wor... More →
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The ALTA Free Library includes proceedings from the 1995-2014 Nickel-Cobalt-Copper, Uranium-REE and Gold-PM conferences for free download (1,150 papers). The library will be expanded regularly, providing a valuable ongoing resource to the industry. A selection of papers from recent conferences are also available.

ALTA 2017, organized by ALTA Metallurgical Services, will be the 22nd year of one of the world premier annual metallurgical events. This annual event is a gathering of the global Nickel, Cobalt, Copper, Uranium-REE and Gold PM industries and features highly focused programs... More →
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In a recent interview with Chang, he updates earlier conclusions with the following ...

1. China will have a major demand for uranium as the number of its nuclear reactors increases from 36 today to 52 by 2020.

2. The global push toward cleaner and greener energy is good for uranium. Nuclear is the only form of base-load energy that emits zero carbon.

3. As contracts start rolling off in bunches, utilities will be buying on spot and aggressively contracting to shore-up their future needs.

He predicts that a price of $80 per lb is the breakeven requir... More →
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K. R. Beisner, et al., (2016) report that the processes that affect water chemistry as the groundwater flows from recharge areas through breccia-pipe uranium deposits in the Grand Canyon region of the southwestern U.S. are not well understood. Pigeon Spring had elevated uranium in 1982 (44 ug/L), compared to other perched springs (2.7 to 18 ug/L), prior to mining operations at the nearby Pigeon Mine.

Perched groundwater springs in an area around the Pigeon Mine were sampled between 2009 and 2015 and compared with material from the Pigeon Mine to better understand the geochemistry a... More →
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The NURE program was initiated in 1973 to support uranium exploration in the U.S. After the program was halted in the early 1980s, the data generated was deemed useful for establishing geochemical baselines for sediments and ground water.
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Produced by Michael D. Campbell, this text was published in 1977 by Houston Geological Society and represented one of the first treatments of alternate energy development and realistic environmental considerations.
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Smart, et al., (1976) reports that there have been many major phases in the history of exploration for uranium in Australia. In the early 1950s the Rum Jungle and South Alligator River valley uranium fields were discovered. The Rum Jungle deposits were mined between 1953 and 1963 and the South Alligator River valley deposits were mined between 1954 and 1964. During this period most exploration was directed towards the country between the two areas, out little attention was given to the area east of the South Alligator River. The region was, however, mapped in reconnaissance style at 1:250 000 ... More →
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The report presents a thorough study of uranium and thorium, covering both global and regional markets. It aims to give a proper picture of the market, its trends, perspectives and opportunities. Comprehensive data showing uranium and thorium worldwide production, consumption, trade statistics and prices are provided.

Each country market overview covers the following ... uranium and thorium production in the country, major manufacturers, uranium and thorium consumption, uranium and thorium trade.

The report offers a 5-year outlook on the reviewed market, including uranium... More →
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Hans Peter Zihlmann reports the future of uranium is looking very bright with 66 reactors under construction globally, particularly in China, India and the U.A.E. Saudi Arabia has signed agreements to build 16 reactors by 2032. So the demand for uranium will keep rising.

As more time passes the negative sentiment about nuclear energy generated by the Fukushima disaster is slowly changing. The alternatives to nuclear power, coal and oil, are both heavy carbon emitters and polluters and so there is growing environmental pressure to switch to nuclear power.

Fears over Japan ... More →
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Rohit Bhisey reports that a new study has been released that provides a basic overview of the uranium industry including definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain structure. The Uranium Mining market analysis is provided for the international markets including development trends, competitive landscape analysis, and key regions development status.

Development policies and plans are discussed as well as manufacturing processes and cost structures are also analyzed. This report also states import and export consumption, supply and demand Figures, cost, price, reven... More →
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While uranium players will welcome the restart of Japan first nuclear reactor, it may take a while for a meaningful recovery in prices. Kyushu Electric Power confirmed on Monday that Sendai nuclear power unit no 1 would be restarted yesterday and be generating electricity by Friday. Full operation is expected in early September. It marks the first Japanese restart since the Fukushima nuclear disaster in early 2011.

The uranium spot price remains at $US 36.00 per pound. Londons Numis Securities estimates it will take more than that to break the current stalemate between uranium produ... More →
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The Miriam deposit is within the larger Madaouela project in Niger. The key objective of this drilling program is to delineate additional mineral resources amenable to lower-cost, open-pit mining, says GoviEx CEO Daniel Major.

We are testing a possible south-west extension of the Miriam deposit and, if successful, may potentially add to its existing mineral resources and could result in prolonging the Madaouela project mine-life beyond that projected in the company 2015 Integrated Development Plan, which has the potential to further optimize the Madaouela project economics.
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GoviEx Uranium has concluded a definitive agreement with African Energy Resources to acquire its uranium mineral interests in Zambia. The transaction is intended to unify prospective uranium properties adjacent to GoviEx Uranium Mutanga mine.

The combination of African Energy Resources Chirundu and Kiraba Valley tenements and GoviEx Mutanga project will allow us to unitize these neighboring properties, significantly enlarging and improving the potential economies of scale, says GoviEx executive chairman Govind Friedland. This acquisition complements their strategy to be the consolid... More →
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On a U3O8 and an U3O8Eq basis, GXU has one of the largest mineral resources among its uranium peers.

Madaouela (Niger)

1. Located about 10 km south of Arlit, and Areva mining subsidiaries of Cominak and Somair, in north central Niger
2. Deposits hosted within sandstones of the Tim Mersoi Basin
3. Approved Mad 1 Mine Permit (Jan 2016), and ESIA (July 2015)
4. Infrastructure includes... road access, labour, groundwater and available grid power
5. Integrated Development Plan (PFS) updated August 2015
6. Probable mineral reserves are 60.54 Mlb U3O8More →
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Andrew Watson reports that this is the first article which will look at some of the great mineral deposits of the world. These are the mega-deposits that keep hopeful young junior geologists up at night dreaming of drill cores, the kind that are the subject of a million conference papers and make or break legendary figures. Watson writes about one of the biggest and baddest of them all- Olympic Dam in South Australia. It is unimaginably large and has a huge impact since it was discovered. It was the first active mine to crack 1 trillion dollars in metal resources, it caused huge political upro... More →
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Shares in Greenland Minerals and Energy have surged on the back of a landmark uranium development agreement between Greenland and Denmark. Greenland Minerals, which has the undeveloped Kvanefjeld uranium and rare-earths project in Greenland, was up more than 10% on strong trade in early markets.

The announcement that Denmark and Greenland have reached formal agreement to establish an internal framework related to the mining and export of uranium from Greenland is seen as a positive step forward in the potential commercialism of Kvanefjeld. The agreements are anticipated to be execut... More →
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