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US miner plans to restart large-scale uranium production ‘very soon’
7th November 2022 By: Mariaan Webb

US-based Energy Fuels is making “significant” investments in a number of its existing mines and production facilities, with an eye toward resuming large-scale uranium production “very soon”, CEO... 

Clockwise from top left are Duncan Wanblad, Tony O’Neill, Stephen Pearce and Hilton Ingram.
Green hydrogen truck trials going well – Anglo
1st November 2022 By: Martin Creamer

The 500 t world-first haulage truck powered by green hydrogen last week underwent fully loaded trialling that included tipping into the crusher at Anglo American Platinum's Mogalakwena platinum... 

Madison reports initial sales of first uranium-backed NFT
28th October 2022 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Upstream mining and exploration company Madison Metals and FinTech company Lux Partners have announced the first capital inflow from the first tranche of the Lux Uranium token. Madison will receive... 

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US developing domestic uranium strategy - Energy Secretary
27th October 2022 By: Reuters

The United States is working on supplying its own uranium for existing and advanced nuclear reactors that could become commercial in the future to reduce dependency on Russia for the fuel, Jennifer... 

Dr Cosmas Chiteme, Director of Hydrogen and Energy, Department of Science and Innovation.
Make green hydrogen part of official economic recovery plan, Dept of Science and Innovation urges
26th October 2022 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa should leverage the hydrogen opportunity as part of its official economic reconstruction and economic recovery plan. Dr Cosmas Chiteme, the director of hydrogen and energy at... 

World's biggest uranium miner seeks extra shipping capacity bypassing Russia
World's biggest uranium miner seeks extra shipping capacity bypassing Russia
26th October 2022 By: Reuters

Kazatomprom, the world's biggest uranium miner, is seeking to boost the capacity of its alternative shipping route which bypasses Russia to mitigate risks from potential sanctions, the Kazakh... 

Miners welcome Budget outcomes
26th October 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The resources sector has welcomed the federal government’s Budget, but has warned that policy changes could have a negative impact on future investments. The Budget papers point out that higher... 

Lake Maitland's economics prove up
24th October 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

A scoping study into a stand-alone uranium and vanadium operation at the Lake Maitland project, in Western Australia, confirmed the project economics. ASX-listed Toro Energy previously flagged a... 

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Aus/Japan strike critical minerals partnership
24th October 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Just days after announcing the development of a Critical Minerals Strategy, the Australian government signed a new critical minerals partnership with Japan to help build secure supply chains. The... 

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America's new nuclear power industry has a Russian problem
20th October 2022 By: Reuters

US firms developing a new generation of small nuclear power plants to help cut carbon emissions have a big problem: only one company sells the fuel they need, and it's Russian. That's why the US... 

Aura completes Tiris infill drilling with intent to upgrade mineral resource
19th October 2022 By: Donna Slater

ASX-listed uranium and polymetallic producer Aura Energy has completed air core drilling at the Tiris uranium project, in Mauritania, as its key objective this year in its efforts to deliver... 

Freeport Saldanha CEO Kaashifah Beukes.
Sasol/Saldanha sign MoU for green hydrogen hub in Western Cape
18th October 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Integrated energy and chemicals company Sasol, already a seasoned grey hydrogen producer, and Freeport Saldanha Industrial Development Zone on Tuesday announced the signing of a memorandum of... 

Uranium-bearing solution recovered in Phoenix field test – Denison
18th October 2022 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Canadian uranium development company Denison Mines on Monday announced the successful recovery of uranium-bearing solution from the Phoenix in-situ recovery (ISR) feasibility field test (FFT) under... 

Botswana Diamonds CEO James Campbell.
Enabling exploration is urgently needed to put South African mining back in ‘sunrise’ mode
17th October 2022 By: Martin Creamer

High on the list of the steps that must be taken to stop South African mining from fading further into sunset mode is free access to geological information from State institutions such as the... 

UEC scales up in Athabasca basin with Rio Tinto project acquisition
UEC scales up in Athabasca basin with Rio Tinto project acquisition
13th October 2022 By: Mariaan Webb

NYSE American-listed United Energy Corp (UEC) has announced that it will buy the development-stage Roughrider project, in the Athabasca basin of Canada, from diversified major Rio Tinto for... 

Shell VP Sectoral Decarbonisation & Innovation Grischa Sauerberg.
Shell consortium accelerating electrification of mine haul trucks
12th October 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Transitioning oil, gas, fuels and lubricants company Shell has established a nine-member consortium to create electrification solutions for mining sites. The electrification offers a shift away... 

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Cameco partners with Brookfield to buy Westinghouse for $7.9bn
12th October 2022 By: Mariaan Webb

Canadian uranium miner Cameco on Monday announced that it would partner with clean energy investor Brookfield Renewable to buy nuclear services group Westinghouse for an enterprise value of... 

Strathmore Plus receives uranium exploration permit in Wyoming
11th October 2022 By: Creamer Media Reporter

TSX-V-listed Strathmore Plus Uranium has received a drilling and exploration permit from Wyoming for its Beaver Rim project, which lies immediately south and adjacent to Cameco’s fully permitted... 

Former Anglo America CEO, director and consulting business executive Mark Cutifani.
Development is only conversation South Africa should be having, Cutifani tells Joburg Indaba
6th October 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Development is the only conversation that South Africa should be having, former Anglo American CEO, director and consulting business executive Mark Cutifani said amid strong applause at the Joburg... 

Drilling indicates potential for Bird Reef Central to be uranium/gold project
6th October 2022 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

ASX-listed West Wits Mining says the assay results from three diamond holes of a Phase 1 uranium drilling programme at the Witwatersrand Basin Project (WBP) underscore the Bird Reef Central area’s... 

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Rio gets its way in deal with ERA
6th October 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Energy Resources of Australia (ERA) has entered into an amended A$100-million loan agreement with mining major Rio Tinto, with ERA’s independent directors, including its chairperson... 

Honeymoon restart clears another hurdle
6th October 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The South Australian Department of Energy has approved uranium developer Boss Energy’s updated Programme for Environment Protection and Rehabilitation (PEPR) at the Honeymoon uranium project.... 

Minerals Council South Africa CEO Roger Baxter.
South Africa’s geological prospectivity fantastic, says Minerals Council CEO
5th October 2022 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa’s geological prospectivity is fantastic, Minerals Council South Africa CEO Roger Baxter told the Joburg Indaba on Wednesday. This is so even though only 15% of South Africa's surface... 

Minerals Council South Africa president Nolitha Fakude.
Helping world transition to net-zero carbon is mining's biggest opportunity, says Minerals Council president
5th October 2022 By: Martin Creamer

The biggest opportunity mining has as an industry is to help the world to transition to a net-zero carbon world, Minerals Council South Africa president Nolitha Fakude said on Wednesday. Fakude,... 

Madison appoints strategy officer to manage Lux relationship
5th October 2022 By: Mariaan Webb

CSE- and OTCQB-listed mining and exploration company Madison Metals has appointed Ryan Thompson new chief strategy officer. In his role, Thompson will manage Madison’s relationship with Lux... 

Rio demands resignation at ERA
3rd October 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Mining major Rio Tinto has asked for the resignation of Energy Resources of Australia’s (ERA’s) chairperson Peter Mansell, a move which ERA on Monday said was already in the works. Rio last week... 

Image shows an aerial view of the Ranger uranium mine
ERA struggles continue as Jabiluka development a no-go for Rio
30th September 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Mining major Rio Tinto has trashed an independent valuation report of uranium miner Energy Resources of Australia (ERA), saying it failed to recognise the long-standing opposition to the... 

US redoubles efforts to end dependence on Russian nuclear fuel
29th September 2022 By: Bloomberg

The Biden administration’s top energy official said the US will redouble its efforts to break free from its reliance on Russian nuclear fuel. Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm said the White... 

EPCM phase gets under way at Dasa uranium project
29th September 2022 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Toronto- and Frankfurt-listed Global Atomic has signed Development Consultants Private (DPCL) of Kolkata, India, and Lycopodium Minerals of Canada to start the basic and detailed engineering,... 

Minerals Council South Africa’s Junior and Emerging Miners Desk head Grant Mitchell.
Minerals Council ‘absolutely adamant’ about need for commercially available cadastre
29th September 2022 By: Martin Creamer

The key objective of transparency in applying for prospecting rights and mining rights – and openly managing them – can be enabled by a commercially available cadastre system. While South Africa... 

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