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Energy Transition Minerals hits another snag in Greenland
2nd June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Junior Energy Transition Minerals has suffered another setback with the government of Greenland refusing a 2019 application for an exploitation license for the company’s Kuannersuit project. The... 


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Paladin prices recover as Namibian govt sooth investors
2nd June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The share price of uranium developer Paladin Energy returned to around 68c a share on Friday, after the Namibian government clarified that it would not be taking any stakes in existing mineral or... 


A uranium mining operation in Namibia
Namibia says will not grab stakes in existing resource firms
1st June 2023 By: Reuters

Namibia is not considering taking minority stakes in mining and petroleum producers already operating in the country, the ministry of mines and energy said on Thursday, clarifying earlier comments... 


Minerals Council South Africa’s Junior and Emerging Miners Desk head Grant Mitchell.
Fruitful discussion under way on exploration incentivisation – Minerals Council
1st June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Fruitful discussions are taking place on flow-through shares to incentivise junior mining and exploration, Minerals Council South Africa’s Junior and Emerging Miners Desk head Grant Mitchell said... 


Paladin unaware of pending legislative changes in Namibia
31st May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Uranium developer Paladin Energy on Wednesday moved to allay shareholder concerns following reports that the Namibian government was considering taking a stake in oil and gas companies operating in... 


JSE Origination and Deals Head Samuel Mokorosi and Copper 360 chairperson Shirley Hayes at last month's Copper 360 listing.
JSE pushing hard to attract junior miners, exploration companies to list, says Mokorosi
30th May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa’s Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) is going all out to attract junior mining and exploration companies, making it easier for companies to get on to the exchange and to remain on the... 


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Paladin suspends share trade on Namibia State ownership push
30th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Uranium developer Paladin Energy halted share trading on Tuesday as the company’s share price tumbled on reports that the Namibian government was considering taking a minority stake in mining and... 


Sibanye-Stillwater CEO Neal Froneman.
Sibanye advances carbon neutrality with first utility-scale renewable energy project
29th May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

In its first power purchase agreement, platinum group metals, green metals and gold producer Sibanye-Stillwater has achieved financial close for an 89 MW wind energy project. Under the terms of the... 


ICMM President and CEO Rohitesh Dhawan.
Guidance on how mining should manage human rights impacts updated
25th May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Updated guidance to help mining companies improve how human rights impacts are managed across the globe has been published by the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM).  ICMM members... 


Roughrider uranium project enters assessment stage – UEC
23rd May 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

NYSE American-listed Uranium Energy Corp (UEC) has selected consultants for planned development work at the Roughrider uranium project, formerly owned by Rio Tinto. The company appointed SLR... 


The remediated Cluff Lake site
Decommissioned Cluff Lake mine transfers to province
22nd May 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) has approved Orano Canada’s application to revoke the mine and mill operating licence for the Cluff Lake project, allowing the site to be transferred... 


French President Emmanuel Macron
Mongolia to supply critical metals to France, Macron says
22nd May 2023 By: Bloomberg

Mongolia will supply critical metals to France needed for its energy transition, President Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday during the first ever visit to Ulaanbaatar by a serving French president.... 


University of the Witwatersrand’s Wits Mining Institute DigiMine Laboratory head Ahsan Mahboob.
Sibanye-Stillwater funding Wits University’s carbon storage brainstorming ‘techathon’
22nd May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Johannesburg- and New York listed platinum group metals, green metals and gold mining company Sibanye-Stillwater is funding a brainstorming ‘techathon’ on the challenge of storing carbon in... 


Hatley to spearhead development of UEC’s Canada assets
19th May 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

NYSE-American-listed Uranium Energy Corp (UEC) has appointed James Hatley, who most recently led construction of three mines at Vale’s Voisey’s Bay mine expansion, as its VP production for Canada.... 


The Alta Mesa uranium processing plant.
Alta Mesa uranium plant upgrades advancing swiftly – enCore
19th May 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Upgrades and refurbishments to the Alta Mesa in-situ recovery (ISR) uranium central processing plant (CPP), in south Texas, are progressing faster than originally planned and are under budget,... 


Bill banning uranium imports from Russia passes US House subcommittee
17th May 2023 By: Reuters

A bill banning Russian uranium imports to the United States gained momentum on Tuesday by passing a committee in the US House of Representatives. The bill, sponsored by Representative Cathy... 


Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe and Shadow Mineral Resources Minister James Lorimer.
Mantashe: Exploration funds July; Lorimer: Mining new deal can create poverty-busting jobs
16th May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The first R500-million worth of mineral exploration funds will be available from July, Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe told Parliament on May 16 when Shadow Mineral Resources... 


GoviEx to expand scope of Mutanga feasibility study
16th May 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Exploration company GoviEx Uranium will expand the scope of the feasibility study for its Mutanga project, in Zambia, to include detailed engineering and design. With an updated mineral resource to... 


Russia uranium deal caused manager exodus at Kazakh mining giant
16th May 2023 By: Bloomberg

The sale of a stake in a massive new uranium mine to Russia prompted an exodus of senior managers at Kazakhstan’s state-run miner. The deal for part of the Budenovskoye mine, projected to become... 


Glencore CEO Gary Nagle.
Glencore takes yet another step along the busying road to circularity
9th May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Mining and marketing company Glencore, which last month initiated steps to provide lithium-ion battery recycling solutions at scale for Spain and Portugal in partnership with FCC Ámbito and... 


Global Atomic formalises offtake agreement with North American utility
9th May 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Toronto-listed Global Atomic has formalised its June 2022 letter of intent by signing a definite agreement with a major North American utility for the procurement of uranium from the Dasa project,... 


Noah Greenhill, former senior marketing and business development GM of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.
Something must be done to make exploration investment attractive – ex-JSE stalwart Noah Greenhill
8th May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Beginning in the early 1970s, the Canadian government said guys, we're losing ground in exploration investment. We don't seem to be attracting any of that cash. Let's introduce something that... 


Aura announces A$10m raise
3rd May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Dual listed Aura Energy will raise A$10-million in a share placement to progress its Tiris uranium project, in Mauritania, towards development and to fund resource growth. The company on Wednesday... 


Madison, Lux terminate their partnership
2nd May 2023 By: Darren Parker

Uranium exploration and development company Madison Metals and blockchain service provider Lux Partners have agreed to mutually terminate their partnership, effective immediately. This decision was... 


Winter exploration at the PLS site in Saskatchewan
Fission Uranium applies for licence to build mine and mill
2nd May 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Uranium developer Fission Uranium has applied to the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission for a licence to build a uranium mine and mill facility at the PLS project in the Athabasca basin of... 


Strong lender support for Saskatchewan uranium project - NexGen
Strong lender support for Saskatchewan uranium project - NexGen
2nd May 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Toronto- and New York-listed NexGen Energy has received “strong support” for the Rook I uranium project, with financing expressions of interest totalling more than $1-billion, reports CEO Leigh... 


Global mining supply. Source: DNV report.
Hydrogen has advantage of relatively cheap energy storage, DNV study finds
28th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Both hydrogen and battery technologies are expected to operate in the power sector, but in different areas, says independent risk management and assurance firm DNV. Hydrogen is expected to play a... 


Madison Metals extends closing of Khan uranium project in Namibia
28th April 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Upstream mining and exploration company Madison Metals and an arm’s length vendor have mutually agreed to extend the closing of the Khan project agreement covering mining licence (ML)  and... 


Nigel Townshend.
Shaft-sinking boom-time stalwart Nigel Townshend returns as chair of mining services company
26th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Mining luminary of South Africa’s shaft-sinking boom period at the beginning of the millennium Nigel Townshend is back in action as the newly appointed nonexecutive chairperson of United Mining... 


Madison Metals opens second channel for uranium token sales
26th April 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Uranium mining and exploration company Madison Metals says it is in discussions with a development group about issuing a newly-listed fungible token backed by Madison’s uranium resource. The... 


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