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enCore and JV partner Boss launch uranium production at Alta Mesa
enCore and JV partner Boss launch uranium production at Alta Mesa
14th June 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Nasdaq- and TSX-V-listed enCore Energy has announced the successful startup of production at the Alta Mesa uranium central processing plant (CPP) and wellfield, in south Texas. With the restart of... 


AmaranthCX director Paul Miller.
Reserve Bank concern about decline of public markets welcome development – Miller
12th June 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The concern that South Africa’s Reserve Bank expressed last week on the state of this country’s public markets is seen as a welcome development by AmaranthCX director and public market promoter... 


Aura raises Tiris uranium resource by 55%
12th June 2024 By: Darren Parker

ASX-listed Aura Energy has increased the mineral resources of its Tiris uranium project, in Mauritania, by 55% to 91.3-million pounds of triuranium octoxide (U3O8), up from the previously reported... 


Kazatomprom signs Inkai 3 pilot production agreement
Kazatomprom signs Inkai 3 pilot production agreement
12th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Kazakhstan’s national atomic company Kazatomprom on Wednesday announced a new subsoil use agreement for pilot production at the Inkai 3 deposit. The agreement, finalised through negotiations with... 


Mawson to acquire Southern Cross Gold in merger
12th June 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Exploration and development company Mawson Gold has announced a nonbinding term sheet with Southern Cross Gold (SXG), outlining its intent to acquire all the ordinary shares of the Australian... 


Bannerman hikes Namibia uranium project capital cost estimate
Bannerman hikes Namibia uranium project capital cost estimate
11th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Uranium project developer Bannerman Resources has announced a moderate increase in the preproduction capital forecast for the Etango-8 project, in Namibia. This update follows the completion of the... 


Blue Sky sets Ivana uranium deposit on production path with COAM transaction
11th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Uranium exploration and development company Blue Sky has announced a transaction that could set the path to bring the Ivana uranium deposit, in Argentina, into production. Blue Sky has entered a... 


Minerals Council South Africa CEO Mzila Mthenjane
Minerals Council calls for collaborative relationship among govt, labour, civil society and the private sector
10th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

As political parties discuss the way forward in establishing a government of national unity, the Minerals Council South Africa says it and its members are advocating for a constructive,... 


GoviEx receives radiological certificate for Madaouela project
7th June 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

TSX-V-listed GoviEx Uranium has received its radiological certificate for the Madaouela uranium project from the Nigerien government. The radiological certificate is a regulatory requirement prior... 


Independence is located entirely within Nevada Gold Mines' Phoenix mine permitted plan of operations.
Nexus Uranium to separately list its Nevada gold project
5th June 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

North America-focused Nexus Uranium has announced that it will spin off and separately list its Independence gold mine, in the Battle Mountain district of Nevada, on a Canadian exchange. The... 


Need for quick exploration activity.
First call applications for R400m junior mining exploration fund close July 12
4th June 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The first call applications for the R400-million junior mining exploration fund (JMEF) close on July 12. This was stated on Tuesday in a media release issued by the Department of Mineral Resources... 


GTI Energy recruits ex-Cameco Australia head
4th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Uranium company GTI Energy on Tuesday announced board changes with chairperson Nathan Lude stepping down and Simon Williamson joining as a nonexecutive director. Williamson was the general manager... 


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Deep Yellow selects Ausenco as preferred EPCM contractor for Tumas
4th June 2024 By: Darren Parker

ASX-listed Deep Yellow has selected contractor Ausenco Services to deliver detailed engineering and engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) services for the company’s flagship... 


Energy Fuels eyes 5Mlb/y uranium run rate in coming years
Energy Fuels eyes 5Mlb/y uranium run rate in coming years
4th June 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Uranium and rare earths producer Energy Fuels is continuing to ramp up its uranium production in the US, with a targeted output of up to 500 000 lb of uranium oxide (U3O8) this year. The company... 


Lotus’ US shares upgraded to OTCQX Best Market
3rd June 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Africa-focused uranium company Lotus Resources’ shares have started trading on the US-based OTCQX Best Market, an upgrade from the OTCQB Venture Market. The company’s OTC ticker symbol remains LTSRF. 


Drilling on the Tiris project, in Mauritania
Aura starts dual funding workstreams to garner debt, strategic financing for Tiris
3rd June 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

ASX- and Aim-listed Aura Energy has started two funding workstreams to underpin the development of the Tiris uranium project, in Mauritania. The company aims to secure an integrated funding... 


Power Metal, ACAM propose uranium-focused JV
3rd June 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Power Metal Resources has entered into a legally binding subscription agreement with ACAM for the latter to invest £2-million in Power Metal by way of a loan note with attaching... 


Uranium oxide
Russia said to seek takeover of France’s uranium assets in Niger
3rd June 2024 By: Bloomberg

Russia is seeking to take over uranium assets in Niger held by a State-controlled French company, according to people informed about the matter, in a further challenge to Western interests in... 


Thunderbird shifts focus to high-potential Canadian uranium, drops lithium
Thunderbird shifts focus to high-potential Canadian uranium, drops lithium
29th May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Exploration company Thunderbird Resources on Wednesday announced its decision to concentrate all efforts on the high-potential uranium assets in Canada’s Athabasca basin, following a strategic... 


Berkeley seeks $1bn in damages from Spain over uranium mine dispute
Berkeley seeks $1bn in damages from Spain over uranium mine dispute
28th May 2024 By: Reuters

Australian mining group Berkeley Energia said on Tuesday it had filed a request for an arbitration to seek $1-billion in damages from the Spanish government after it refused to give final approval... 


drilling at khan
Madison intersects strong uranium mineralisation at Khan
27th May 2024 By: Darren Parker

Uranium exploration company Madison Metals has reported that reverse circulation (RC) drill hole KM5RC003 at its Khan project, in Namibia, has intersected strong uranium mineralisation over... 


COMRO book editor Brian Protheroe (right) and Mining Weekly's Martin Creamer (left).
Massive water power possibilities in underground mining, says COMRO book editor
24th May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

When hydropower was being developed for South Africa’s gold-mining industry, the industry was going through a tough time and the research organisation of the day, the Chamber of Mines Research... 


madison drilling campaign at Khan
Madison begins drilling at Namibian uranium project
23rd May 2024 By: Darren Parker

Toronto-based Madison Metals has started its maiden 2024 drill programme at the Khan project at Madison West in Namibia’s Erongo uranium province.  In April, the company announced that it had... 


Opening Junior Indaba panel (from left) Lili Nupen, Tseliso Maqubela, Errol Smart, Mosa Mabuza, Bernard Swanepoel.
Latest cadastre agreement excites South Africa’s Junior Indaba panel
21st May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

There were expressions of excitement at the South Africa’s Junior Indaba on Tuesday when attendees at the important mining event learnt of the signing of the service-level agreement (SLA) for South... 


Haul trucks in operation at a West African mine
Use resources to diversify African economies, unlock sustainable growth
21st May 2024 By: Schalk Burger

A majority of African economies, or 83%, are highly commodity-dependent and are vulnerable to external shocks, experiencing good growth when commodity prices are high, but seeing growth reversal... 


Minerals Council South Africa CEO Mzila Mthenjane
Minerals Council, Geoscience, IDC going all out to boost South African exploration
17th May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

A collective effort was apparent on Friday when Minerals Council South Africa, the Council for Geoscience and the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) spoke on the same platform to promote a... 


Cosmos steps into uranium with Nunavut acquisition
17th May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

ASX-listed critical minerals company Cosmos Exploration on Friday announced its move into uranium with the acquisition of an 80% interest in the Fenix project, in Canada. The 162.7 km2 project is... 


A US uranium enrichment plant
US to offer up to $3.4bn for nuclear fuel makers in June
17th May 2024 By: Bloomberg

The US plans to start soliciting bids worth as much as $3.4-billion to buy domestically produced nuclear reactor fuel as soon as next month, according to a government notice. The funding includes... 


Near-term uranium producer Peninsula raises over A$100m
Near-term uranium producer Peninsula raises over A$100m
16th May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

With work at the Lance uranium project in the US continuing at full pace, developer Peninsula Energy on Thursday moved to raise more than A$100-million to carry it through until it starts... 


Lotus bolsters its management team
15th May 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

ASX-listed Lotus Resources has appointed four experienced resource executives to provide the company with additional experience in project development, operations, technical and corporate... 


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