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Uranium Energy Corp is a U.S.-based uranium mining and exploration company. The UEC operations are managed by professionals with a recognized profile for excellence in their industry, a profile based on many decades of hands-on experience in the key facets of uranium exploration, development and mining.

The Company controls one of the largest databases of historic uranium exploration and development in the country. Using this knowledge base, the Company has acquired and is advancing exploration properties of merit throughout the southwestern U.S.

UEC has a fully licensed ... More →
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India and Mongolia plan to begin governmental talks in Mid-2017 on trading in uranium, a mineral abundant in the land-locked Asian country and a key attraction for New Delhi as it seeks new sources of fuel for its ever-growing chain of nuclear plants by needing a tighter partnership with a nation on the periphery of China. But also, Mongolia will be testing its traditional dependence on China by increasing its engagement with other countries i.e., going beyond China dominion.

Mongolia has a long history of uranium exploration commencing with joint Russian and Mongolian endeavors fro... More →
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Sanjay Jog reports that Australian uranium company Toro Energy is engaged in talks with the Indian public and private sector companies for a possible tie-up in uranium supply, trading and transfer of skill and knowledge strengths in uranium mining. In an interview, Toro Energy Managing Director Vanessa Guthrie, who is also a leading member of the India-Australia Prime Ministers CEO Forum participating in the Australia Business Week here, spoke on a number of issues.

She was asked to comment on the progress made by India and Australia after signing the civil nuclear cooperation agree... More →
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InfoMine Search web page, search mining-related information.
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The IAEA operates a number of nuclear fuel cycle related databases and a simulation system now accessible through iNFCIS for long-term projections of nuclear fuel cycle material and service requirements. Their purpose is to provide Member States, the IAEA, and public users with current, consistent, and readily accessible information for planning activities related to the nuclear fuel cycle.
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The long-term viability of nuclear power will depend on an adequate supply of uranium resources that can be delivered to the marketplace at competitive prices by environmentally sound mining and milling technology. New exploration technology and a better understanding of ore deposit genesis will be required to explore for and develop increasingly obscure uranium deposits. Similarly, uranium mining, processing and site decommissioning technology will be required to keep pace with expanding environmental regulations. The purpose of the Symposium is to analyze uranium supply-demand relationships ... More →
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It is in this dynamic environment, therefore, that we are proudly hosting the URAM 2009 Symposium together with our three cooperating agencies: the Nuclear Energy Agency of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, the Nuclear Energy Institute and the World Nuclear Association. All of these organisations have been associated with our previous symposia in 2000 and 2005. I thank them on your behalf for their ongoing interest and association with this event. The objective of the IAEA's programme on nuclear power and related nuclear fuel cycle activities is to promote the developm... More →
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Shahid Rezaeenejad Yellowcake Production Plant,
Ardakan (Yazd province) operating

Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI)

Saghand 1 & 2 mines (Yazd province) operating

Size: 491 tonnes U (RAR); 876 t U (inferred)
Ore grade: 0.0533%

Saghand mine (?), aerial view: Google Maps external link new window

Saghand mine and mill (?), aerial view: Google Maps external link new window

Bandar Abbas mine, Hormozgan operating

Size: 100 tonnes U (inferred)
Ore grade: 0.2%
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Dave Forest reports that the top public uranium producer in the world, Cameco, announced that it is restructuring its mining operations in Kazakhstan, with some major changes coming for the firm. The biggest shift is a reduction in Cameco ownership of the Inkai project, a joint venture between the Canadian firm and Kazakh state uranium miner KazAtomProm.

Until now, Cameco has owned 60% of Inkai, with KazAtomProm holding a minority 40%. But that arrangement will now flip, with Cameco saying it has a new agreement with the government to drop its ownership to 40%, while KazAtomProm wil... More →
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Jocelyn Aspa reports that the uranium price has seemed to be on its way to a recovery. Kazakhstan plans to cut production buoyed the sector, and as of February 1 uranium was at $26.68 per pound, up 32% year-to-date. However, more recently the uranium price has slid back, and as of February 20 it stood at $24.50.

Given the uranium market underlying fundamentals, its inability to rally is not unexpected. The 2011 Fukushima incident has pushed the commodity into oversupply, and uranium inventory currently stands at about 1.4 billion pounds worldwide, according to UxC.

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IsoEnergy Ltd. is a mineral exploration company and subsidiary of NexGen Energy. The company has built a portfolio of early-stage mineral exploration properties in the prolific eastern Athabasca Basin of Saskatchewan, including the Radio and Thorburn Lake Projects.

IsoEnergy has the right to earn a 70% interest in the Radio Property, which is directly adjacent to the Roughrider uranium deposit acquired by Rio Tinto for $587 million in February 2012. Exploration work is underway at Radio with results expected by the end of 2016. The wholly-owned Thorburn Lake Project was once located... More →
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Demir Azizov reports that the Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation - JOGMEC - together with the Uzbek State Committee on Geology and Mineral Resources are conducting geological exploration for rare metals in the Chatkal-Kurama rare earth zone of Uzbekistan. Targets are tantalum, niobium, lithium, beryllium, rubidium, cesium and REEs in accordance with an agreement concluded between the committee and JOGMEC in 2013. They are also conducting geological exploration on two perspective areas of sandstone-type uranium in the Navoi region.
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JT Long of The Energy Report (7/10/14)reports-
Jeb Handwerger, are you brave enough to buy straw hats in winter? From uranium to oil services to lithium, savvy investors can find innovative ways to make money based on fundamental supply and demand rather than emotion and fashion. In this interview with The Energy Report, Gold Stock Trades editor Jeb Handwerger outlines the trends that will shape the future of energy commodity investing, and names some of the best examples of shabby chic stocks worth more than their current price tags.... More →
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The WNN reports that the government of Kazakhstan has approved a draft agreement with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on establishing a low-enriched uranium (LEU) fuel bank in Kazakhstan. Kazakh Minister of Energy Vladimir Shkolnik signed the agreement on 27 April, 2015, and the document was published on the government website for new legal acts yesterday. The agreement came into effect on the date of its signing.

Kazakhstan put itself forward to host an international LEU depositary on its territory under the auspices of the IAEA in 2010. According to international nor... More →
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Kazatomprom Chairman, Askar Zhumagaliyev, announced today that due to the prolonged recovery in the uranium market, planned 2017 production from Republic of Kazakhstan will be reduced by approximately 10%. This will amount to a volume greater than 2,000 MtU or more than 5 million lb U3O8 reduction in 2017 planned output. For greater context, this is equal to 3% of total global uranium production (based on 2015 UxC Consulting figures).

The uranium output of Kazakhstan is produced by mining operations either wholly owned by Kazatomprom, or managed through joint-ventures with internati... More →
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The Kazatomprom National Atomic Company has approved a new development strategy for 2015-2025, which provides for the preservation of the leading positions of the company and Kazakhstan on the extraction of natural uranium, RIA Novosti news agency reported with reference to the Kazatomprom.

Implementation of the strategy will make it possible for Kazatomprom and Kazakhstan to preserve the achieved leading positions on production of natural uranium in the world, said the message. In order to do that, the company will develop existing mines and build the new ones, as well as introduce... More →
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Kivalliq Energy Corporation today announced that the first exploration drilling of the previously untested Dipole target has discovered multiple, steeply dipping, parallel radioactive intercepts contained within a new zone that is between 35 to 48 metres wide. This new discovery at Dipole clearly demonstrates that complementary geophysical and geochemical surveys are very effective tools for successfully targeting exploration drilling on Kivalliq 100% owned, 105,280 hectare (260,154 acre) Angilak Property in Nunavut Territory, Canada.

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Hindustan Times reported that a potentially large uranium deposit, in the Upper Mustang region of Nepal near the border of China was discovered by ground radiometric survey.

According to the news:

The ground radiometric survey was carried out recently in the remote Himalayan region by a team from the department of mines and geology.

Though the quality of the uranium is yet to be ascertained, preliminary research suggests the deposit spread over an area of 10 km in length and 3 km in width could be of medium grade.

Director General of the department S... More →
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WNN reports that a group of companies has filed a lawsuit against the Commonwealth of Virginia seeking to overturn the state 33-year-old uranium mining moratorium. The lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia in Danville by law firm Cooper and Kirk on behalf of plaintiffs Virginia Uranium Inc, Virginia Energy Resources Inc, Coles Hill, LLC and Bowen Minerals, LLC.

The plaintiffs are asking the court to declare the state ban on the development of uranium mining regulations null and void on the grounds that it is invalid under the U.S. Constitu... More →
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Henry Lazenby reports that an emerging 15% supply gap could signal a prolonged upturn in the uranium price through to 2024, Canadian uranium major Cameco said on Thursday. A decline in secondary sources of yellowcake was forcing the market to increasingly rely on primary suppliers, which, when coupled with unprecedented growth in the nuclear reactor industry, foretold improved market conditions over the medium and long term, investor relations director Rachelle Girard told the Cantor Fitzgerald Annual Global Uranium Conference, in New York.

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The East Arm graben contains a thick sequence of well-preserved, unmetamorphosed sedimentary rocks. Three units have been recognized: the Wilson Island Group (c. 2400–2300 Ma); the Great Slave Supergroup (c. 2300–1790 Ma), and the Et-Then Group (c. 1700–1600 Ma). The Wilson Island Group contains red beds and overlies an apparently normal regolith formed on Archaean granites. The Great Slave Supergroup contains a normal regolith, numerous red beds, glauconitic horizions, biogenic hydrocarbons and sedimentary uranium deposits. There is also abundant evidence for the former pres... More →
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Nguyen Van Hoai suggests in a 1992 IAEA report that in Vietnam...(pp. 115 to 117), where uranium exploration started before the National Independence (from the French, Soviet Union and China), a number of occurrences were discovered. They belong to the sandstone, vein, volcanic, metamorphic and superficial deposit types. In addition, some coal seams have been found to be uraniferous.

Uranium resources have been classified as follows: 200 tonnes U as EAR-I, recoverable at costs between US$ 80 to 130 per kg U, 200 tonnes U as E and R-II, recoverable at costs between US$80 to 130 per k... More →
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Kristen Moran reports that the uranium price has trended downward since the 2011 Fukushima disaster left the world feeling uncertain about the future of nuclear power. Uranium-focused companies saw their share prices drop along with it, and countries like Germany and Italy abandoned their nuclear programs. However, now that reactors in Japan are slowly coming back online, attitudes toward nuclear energy are also beginning to shift, with countries like China and India looking to switch from other energy sources to uranium.

Many experts and analysts believe that new demand and the lac... More →
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India plan for a strategic uranium reserve received a shot in the arm with a joint research team of the city-headquartered Atomic Minerals Directorate (AMD) and Osmania University discovering significant quantity of uranium reserves in the Srisailam forests.

The AMD-OU team carried out research in an area spread over 45 sq km around Srisailam sub-basin of Kadapa super basin in Andhra Pradesh. A part of the Kadapa super basin extends over to Telangana state. The team zeroed in on Chennakesavula Gutta and Padra villages using the latest equipment to detect the precious radioactive el... More →
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