Mining rss

US producers call for suspension of federal inventory transfers

Uranium and Fuel

26 April 2016

An organization representing US uranium producers has called on the Department of Energy (DOE) to cease transfers of excess uranium from federal inventory until the uranium market recovers from its current oversupplied state.

Robust economic assessment for Wheeler River

Uranium and Fuel

05 April 2016

Denison Mines Corp is to begin a pre-feasibility study at the Wheeler River project in Canada's Athabasca Basin after a newly published preliminary economic assessment (PEA) found "robust" economics for a proposed underground mining operation based on current uranium prices.

Energy Fuels acquisitions cement US position

Uranium and Fuel

08 March 2016

Energy Fuels is to take full ownership of the Roca Honda uranium project in New Mexico and has also announced that it is to acquire Mesteña Uranium, operator of the Alta Mesa in-situ leach (ISL) uranium project in Texas.

Cameco scales back uranium production

Uranium and Fuel

22 April 2016

Rabbit_Lake_(Cameco)-48Cameco is suspending production at the Rabbit Lake uranium mine in northern Saskatchewan, curtailing production at its US uranium operations, and reducing production at McArthur River/Key Lake in response to market conditions, the company announced yesterday.

GoviEx Uranium and Denison Mines join forces in Africa

Uranium and Fuel

31 March 2016

GoviEx Uranium Inc and Denison Mines Corp have announced the execution of a definitive share purchase agreement to combine their respective African uranium mineral interests and create "the leading Africa-focused uranium development company".

US uranium production falls in 2015

Uranium and Fuel

23 February 2016

US_uranium_production_1996-2015_(EIA)-48US uranium production in the fourth quarter of 2015 was at its lowest level since 2002 and total 2015 production was the lowest since 2005, according to figures released by the US Energy Information Administration.