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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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Uranium mining at the Mkuju River Project in Southern Tanzania may start in April, 2016. The Deputy Minister responsible for mining in Ministry of Energy and Mining Charles Kitwanga said following the arrival of heavy machinery. Kitwanga said at full operation, the Mkuju River Project would employ 1,600 people. This would be a blessing to the unemployed youth in Southern Tanzania. Mkuju River Uranium Project is located at Namtumbo District, Ruvuma region about 470 km southwest of Dar es Salaam.

During the life of the mine, the Mkuju River project anticipates US$1 billion of forei... More →
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Leia Toovey reports that there has been a lot of focus on the uranium spot market with prices regrouping early in 2017 after falling to $17.75 per lb in December 2016. According to Uranium industry consultant TradeTech, the March demand interest from utilities looking for medium and longer term delivery contracts increased, but it failed to translate into increased interest in the spot market.

According to TradeTech, spot uranium prices declined 7% over March with a total of 21 transactions taking place. While weakness was evident in March spot prices, since the start of the year th... More →
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Greg Klein reports that to those who watch uranium, its underachieving price has not just been an ongoing disappointment. It is a source of frustration to those who have made bullish forecasts. Lackey has been less surprised than others, however.

He spoke at a conference last year and might have been the only one who thought uranium was actually going to go down this year, he recalls. It did go down, but way more than he thought, which was about $29 or $28. He thought everybody else was too optimistic about Japan restarting all the units and we have seen excess supply coming out of ... More →
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Mkango Resources has identified high grade uranium, niobium and tantalum values at the Thambani project in southern Malawi. Thambani is primarily focused on zones of anomalous uranium and associated niobium and tantalum targets across the Thambani Massif, a nepheline-bearing syenite gneiss which dominates the north eastern part of the license.

Mkango has completed a trenching program across the Thambani Massif primarily focused on two sites of historical uranium exploration, known as the Chikoleka and Little Ngona targets. An initial set of 9 trenches, selected on the basis of anoma... More →
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Andrew Topf reports that uranium production in Namibia is expected to triple by 2017 with the ramp-up of the massive Husab mine. In spite of weak commodity prices and relatively slow growth in external demand, the initiation of operation of a large-scale mining project will still support decent levels of economic growth. Namibian output of uranium in 2017, for example, is projected to be more than 3 times the volume produced in 2015, thanks in large part to the Husab uranium mine, Calle Schlettwein, Namibian finance minister. He added that tourism and export-oriented industries are expected to... More →
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Ian Lambert, et al., of Geoscience Australia, report that uranium mines will be approved subject to world best practice environment safety standards. But what is world best practice for uranium mining? A national in situ leach uranium mining best practice guide.

It comprises:

1. Introductory discussion ... What is meant by world best practice... General principles for mining in Australia .... Description of in situ leach uranium mining.

2. ISL specific guidelines and approaches... Site characterisation and baseline environmental description ... Description of t... More →
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Wise (1990) reports that anomalous amounts of uranium, radium, and radon are known to occur naturally in groundwater in numerous areas around the U.S. Granites are well known sources of such elevated concentrations of radionuclides. However, many areas such as portions of the Gulf Coast and mid-continent which do not have granites, contain anomalous uranium, radium, and radon in their groundwater.

These occurrences may be the result of roll-front type uranium mineralization in sand aquifers. The placement of water supply wells in or near these deposits will result in the withdrawal... More →
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Nolan and Weber opine that uranium (U) contamination of groundwater has been primarily
associated with anthropogenic activities such as mining, milling, nuclear testing, and disposal of spent nuclear fuel. However, groundwater U concentrations across the United States exceed the U.S. EPA MCL of 30 mg/L in many regions, including those without
anthropogenic U activity, indicating a source of natural U contamination. This is significant because consumption of U-contaminated drinking water has been linked to nephrotoxicity and osteotoxicity and, thus, poses a health risk.

Gro... More →
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Anthony Milewski reports that of all the metals, uranium probably is the best example of sentiment outweighing fundamentals in the resource sector. While spot price is nearly 30 per cent higher than its eight-year low of approximately US28 dollars per lb. in May last year, it remains far below the estimated US65 dollars a lb. to US70 dollars per lb. required for many uranium producers to make money. That fact alone is one of the biggest reasons that primary production is falling and very few new exploration projects are getting financed.

At time of this article, 65 new reactors are ... More →
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Matt L. Wald noticed something odd about what Bernie Sanders claims is part of his energy policy. Senator Bernie Sanders, who does not like nuclear power anywhere, now also does not like it at Indian Point Energy Center. This should not surprise anybody, but Senator Sanders is also against climate change (?), and against fossil fuels. The positions are impossible to reconcile. And Wald was not the only one who have noticed.

A persistent idea is that energy from wind and sun will replace fossil and everything else. And for years, New York has had an aggressive plan to use more renewa... More →
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Outstanding source of recent information on uranium exploration and development activities in the US, regulatory issues & resources.
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Ashley Manicaros reports that the first task of the new CEO uranium producer Energy Resources of Australia could be to close its Jabiru operations, the chairman of the company has conceded.

ERA has been mining uranium at Ranger, about 200 km from Darwin, for 35 years. ERA chairman Peter Mansell said the search to replace existing chief executive Andrea Sutton, who is returning to parent company Rio Tinto, was underway and conceded closure may be the first task. If it does close, up to 200,000 tonnes of uranium could be left in the ground.

At the moment it is an internal s... More →
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In January 2016, a team of experts from the uranium industry and researchers from two New Mexico universities assembled at the Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge for a three-day workshop to discuss topics associated with in situ recovery (ISR) of uranium. Part of the motivation for this workshop was the recognition that there has been little new research completed by the uranium industry or the academic community, and that much of the current uranium knowledge base consists of research, mapping and technology from the 1970s and 1980s.

Researchers and industry workers today have man... More →
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The Salamanca mine, 3 hours drive west of Madrid, currently in construction by Berkeley Energia, is the only new uranium mine of its kind and size being developed in the world today, and when it is operating will be Europe only nearby major source of uranium.

Government reticence about commissioning replacement plants and expansion of nuclear power capacity has changed recently, largely because of increased demand for electricity bolstered by decarbonization treaties. But building new reactors takes time, so the Salamanca project finds itself alone. But it has good reasons to exist.... More →
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Greg Klein reports that active in a number of projects in one of the Athabasca Basin most prospective portfolios, ALX Uranium released radon and gravity survey results for Newnham Lake, a 24,544-hectare property on the Basin northeastern margin. A summer program of 454 radon stations and 418 gravity stations found a quasi-linear radon anomaly about 100 metres by 750 metres associated with a north-south trending fault that crosscuts a conductor and coincides with a gravity low.

The radon anomaly was found less than a kilometre from two historic holes that revealed basement uranium a... More →
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NexGen Energy Hole AR-15-44b resulted in 56.5 meters (170 feet) grading 11.55% including 20 meters at 20.68% U3O8, and shares in the junior company soared 10.45% Monday. The result was widely hailed by the analyst community. Cantor Fitzgerald Rob Chang now estimates NexGen Arrow resource to be 114.8 million pounds of uranium at an average grade of 0.89%.

Mr. Chang has a Speculative Buy rating and no price target on NexGen shares, which closed at $0.74 Monday. He did however speculate that on a takeout, quality projects in the area could fetch $6-8 per pound of uranium in the ground... More →
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Vancouver-based NexGen Energy has world-record results from four angled holes at the Rook I project in the Athabasca Basin. The holes were drilled in the A2 shear at the Arrow deposit.

Drill hole AR-16-76c3 had perhaps the best results. It cut 74.0 meters at 10.25% U3O8 in the higher grade A2 sub-zone. This intersection also includes 50.0 meters at 15.05%, 11.5 meters at 49.53%, and 0.5 metres at 80.00%. Drill hole AR-16-78c1 intersected 37.5 meters at 12.94% U3O8.

NexGen says the sub-zone is defined by extensive intersections of dense accumulations of massive to semi-mas... More →
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NexGen Energy Ltd. discovered off-scale radioactivity, Bow Discovery, approximately 3.7 km northeast and along trend from the Arrow zone in the Rook I property, Athabasca Basin. Bow is now a high priority area, and is coincident with the recent radon anomaly that tracks the strike of a VTEM conductor from 730 meters up to 140 meters wide. This particular radon anomaly has the highest reading of all known radon anomalies in the area with a peak reading of 36.0 pCi per L, and is 80 m south of off-scale radioactivity drilled in hole BO-15-10.

Hole BO-15-10 intersected 2.5 m total compo... More →
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Vivien Diniz reports that the Athabasca Basin exploration company NexGen Energy released the remaining assay results from 2015 summer drilling at the Rook I property this week. The company has released two sets of results this week, with the first set covering six holes and featuring the strongest assay to date in the A3 shear. However, it is the NexGen Energy second set that is of interest ... that set highlights AR-15-62, a single angled hole at Rook I Arrow zone.

According to the company, AR-15-62 returned the most strongly mineralized intercept to date at Arrow with a continuous... More →
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Greg Klein reports that an announcement on the Athabasca Basin largest undeveloped uranium deposit known to date comes barely two years after NexGen Energy discovered the Arrow zone on its Rook 1 property. And CEO Leigh Curyer anticipates more good news as soon as the winter assays arrive. Hence an update anticipated later this year and a further milestone, possibly going straight to pre-feasibility, seems likely for 2017. With an inferred 201.9 million pounds U3O8, a grade 26 times the global average and $31 million to spend, this company is not wasting any time in developing this new world c... More →
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NexGen reports Hole AR-16-81c3 shows 23 meters at 17.19% U3O8 including 5 meters at 49.27% U3O8 at the Arrow Deposit in the Athabasca Basin. High-grade uranium assays intersected in the A2 shear also contain high-grade gold and silver values, with individual 0.5 meter samples ranging from BTL up to 90.4 g per ton Au and 418 g per ton Ag. Hole AR-16-81c3 returned 9.5 m at 7.9 g per ton Au and AR-16-86c1 returned 20.4 m at 1.9 g per ton Au. Also of significant importance, geochemical analyses continue to show very low concentrations of de1eterious elements (arsenic, antimony, selenium), which is... More →
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