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Utilities 'more carefully weighing' origin risk, says Canadian uranium major
29th July 2022 By: Mariaan Webb

Energy utilities are beginning to pivot towards uranium procurement strategies that more carefully weigh origin risks, uranium major Cameco CEO Tim Gitzel said this week, noting that it was good... 

ERA up to A$1.6bn short for Ranger rehabilitation
29th July 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Energy Resources of Australia (ERA) will require a further A$1.06-billion to A$1.65-billion in capital expenditure to complete rehabilitation of the Ranger uranium project, in the... 

Denison tosses hat into the ring for Canadian explorer UEC
29th July 2022 By: Mariaan Webb

US-focused Uranium Energy Corp (UEC) has five business days to decide if it is going to improve its offer for UEX, after Denison Mines threw its hat in the ring for the Canadian exploration... 

ERA having trouble raising rehabilitation funding
28th July 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The independent board committee (IBC) of ASX-listed Energy Resources of Australia (ERA) will need to go back to the drawing board in their quest to raise funding to finance rehabilitation work at... 

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Radical renewables, hydrogen ramp-up needed, coal energy transition day hears
27th July 2022 By: Martin Creamer

A radical ramp-up of renewable energy and green hydrogen capacity will be needed by 2040 to take South Africa towards a net-zero climate change commitment, the Coal & Energy Transition Day heard on... 

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World-first hydrogen haul truck operational from August – Anglo Platinum
27th July 2022 By: Martin Creamer

The pilot world-first hydrogen haul truck launched early in the year, has had some final changes made to it before it heads into the pit and goes into operational mode from August. Meanwhile, the... 

Court backs Vimy/Deep Yellow deal
26th July 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Supreme Court of Western Australia has backed a A$658-million merger between ASX-listed Vimy Resources and fellow listed Deep Yellow. The two companies in April announced the merger agreement... 

Hybrid plant to power Global Atomic’s Niger uranium mine
25th July 2022 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Independent power producer Enernet Global has started early engineering for a hybrid power plant for the Dasa uranium project, in Niger, developer Global Atomic has said. Enernet will build, own,... 

Boss kicks it into gear at Honeymoon
25th July 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Uranium developer Boss Energy has ramped up construction and development work at it’s A$113-million Honeymoon project, in South Australia. Boss in June approved the capital spend to develop the... 

Vimy shareholders back Deep Yellow merger
21st July 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The shareholders of ASX-listed Vimy Resources have voted overwhelmingly in favour of a A$658-million merger agreement with fellow-listed Deep Yellow. The two companies in April announced the... 

Resources Watch
Resources Watch
20th July 2022

This week: Madison betting big on uranium price, demand resurgence; Basing analysis solely on data can result in treasure being mistaken for trash; and, Leakproof oxyfuel system launched at... 

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Australia still at epicenter of global energy resources - report
20th July 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Geoscience Australia’s updated Australia’s Energy Commodity Resources (AECR) assessment for 2022, has reaffirmed Australia’s position as a leading global energy producer and supplier going into... 

Restart button pushed at Langer Heinrich
19th July 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Langer Heinrich uranium mine, in Namibia, is poised to return to production after ASX- listed Paladin took the decision to restart operation. First production volumes are targeted for the... 

Niger govt grants 50% tax deferral to GoviEx
15th July 2022 By: Marleny Arnoldi

TSX-V-listed GoviEx Uranium will enjoy a 50% tax deferral on its 80%-owned Madaouela project’s surface area taxes due later this month. The government of Niger, which owns 20% of the project, has... 

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Basing analysis solely on data can result in treasure being mistaken for trash
15th July 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Applying subject matter expertise to process data streams for accuracy is a necessary part of mining’s new digital age, according to SRK Consulting Global chief technology officer Mike Olsen.... 

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New mining Bill major threat to jobs and investment, must be strenuously opposed – ENSafrica
14th July 2022 By: Martin Creamer

A new draconian mining industry draft Bill, which threatens jobs and investment – and can even impose a penalty of 10% of turnover on a mine company, along with corporate manslaughter charges –... 

Okapi takes an option over Hansen in the US
12th July 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Explorer Okapi Resources has completed the acquisition of a 51% interest in the Hansen uranium deposit, in Colorado, increasing the mineral resource estimate for its greater Tallahassee uranium... 

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Madison betting big on uranium price, demand resurgence
11th July 2022 By: Darren Parker

CSE-listed Madison Metals is betting on a sustained increase in uranium demand and accompanying price increases in years to come as the global demand for clean energy brings nuclear energy into... 

GGG secures arbitration funding
5th July 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Greenland Minerals (GGG) has secured litigation funding from Woolridge Investments, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Burford Capital, to fully fund the arbitration costs in the dispute with... 

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Mine haulage transition to electric offered without disruption
1st July 2022 By: Martin Creamer

If the world were to electrify every mine truck, it would stop 198 000 t of carbon dioxide (CO2) a day from entering the atmosphere, which equates to a single electrified mining truck eliminating... 

DRA, Senet appointed to conduct Tiris FEED study
30th June 2022 By: Donna Slater

ASX- and Aim-listed uranium and polymetallic miner Aura Energy has engaged with engineering consultants DRA Global, and its wholly-owned subsidiary Senet, to start Phase 1 of the Mauritania-based... 

ERA seeks urgent interim funding solution for Ranger rehabilitation
24th June 2022 By: Darren Parker

Owing to Energy Resources of Australia’s (ERA’s) current unfavourable cash-on-hand position, the ASX-listed company has stated that it is urgently seeking an interim funding solution to pay for... 

Denison inks participation and funding agreement with KML
24th June 2022 By: Mariaan Webb

Uranium developer Denison Mines has entered into a participation and funding agreement with Kineepik Métis Local #9 (KML), which expresses a mutual commitment to the co-development of an agreement... 

Aura announces massive increase in uranium grade at Mauritania project
23rd June 2022 By: Darren Parker

ASX- and Aim-listed Aura Energy has achieved an average 550% increase in uranium grade through pilot scale confirmatory results from simple screening techniques carried out at its Tiris uranium... 

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Deeming could bring regulatory certainty to much-needed minerals investment – NSDV
23rd June 2022 By: Martin Creamer

The detraction of the South African investment market is the uncertainty around approval timelines and the implementation of a deeming provision could change all that by treating applications as... 

Fission signs Indigenous community agreement
21st June 2022 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Kelowna-based Fission Uranium has entered into an engagement and capacity agreement with the Ya'thi Néné Lands and Resources Office (YNLR), which represents the Athabasca Nations and Communities of... 

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Green hydrogen’s business case significantly strengthened, summit hears
17th June 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Green hydrogen, when earlier identified as a necessary clean energy source to help the world achieve net-zero emissions in the coming decades, was higher up the cost curve than fossil fuels. Now... 

Global Atomic receives LoI from North America for Dasa uranium
17th June 2022 By: Mariaan Webb

Canada’s Global Atomic has received a letter of intent (LoI) for the procurement of 2.1-million pounds of uranium oxide (U3O8) from the Dasa mine, in Niger, with a revenue potential of... 

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ESG provides profitable returns from smart capital allocation – analyst
15th June 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) frameworks not only help businesses and the communities in which they operate but can also generate positive returns as mining companies reduce operating... 

Court calls for Vimy meeting on Deep Yellow deal
15th June 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Supreme Court of Western Australia has called on ASX-listed Vimy Resources to call a shareholder meeting to vote on the proposed A$658-million merger agreement with fellow-listed Deep Yellow.... 

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