Uranium Stocks Articles

Jan 10 Anfield Energy (AEC,TSXV) Provides Corporate Review of 2017

January 10, 2018 06:00 / Staff reporter

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - January 10, 2018) - Anfield Energy, Inc. (TSX VENTURE: AEC) (OTCQB: ANLDF) (FRANKFURT: 0AD) ("Anfield" or "the Company") following the name change and share consolidation, is pleased to provide this review and corporate update of its very active and constructive 2017. Anfield continues to position itself to become a top-tier U.S.-based uranium producer to take advant...Read More

France and China to enhance nuclear energy cooperation

Jan 10, 2018 / World Nuclear News

Cooperation on nuclear power technology is to be expanded between China General Nuclear (CGN) and the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) under an agreement signed yesterday in Beijing. New Areva and China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) have also agreed to work towards signing a contract for the construction of a used fuel processing and recycling facility in China....Read More

Jan 9 Uranium Participation Corporation (U,TSX) Reports Uranium Purchases and Estimated Net Asset Value at December 31, 2017

January 09, 2018 18:46 / Staff reporter

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Jan. 9, 2018) - Uranium Participation Corporation ("UPC") (TSX:U) reports its estimated net asset value at December 31, 2017 was CAD$506.0 million or CAD$3.82 per share. As at December 31, 2017, UPC's uranium investment portfolio consisted of the following:(in thousands of Canadian dollars, except quantity amounts)QuantityFair ValueInvestments in Uranium: Uraniu...Read More

Flamanville EPR completes key pre-operational tests

Jan 09, 2018 / World Nuclear News

EDF has completed cold functional tests at the EPR reactor under construction at its Flamanville site in northern France. Flamanville unit 3 is scheduled to begin operating by the end of this year.The Flamanville EPR (Image: Alexis Morin and Antoine-Soubigou/EDF)Cold functional tests are carried out to confirm whether components and systems important to safety are properly installed and ready to o...Read More

Trump administration's plan to boost coal, nuclear power rejected

Jan. 8, 2018, 6:45 PM / Valentina Ruiz Leotaud

The Republican-controlled Federal Energy Regulatory Commission or FERC unexpectedly and unanimously rejected Energy Secretary Rick Perry's plan to boost nuclear plants and slow down the closure of coal-powered plants.According to Perry, the US' power grid would become vulnerable if more coal-fired power plants were to close down, a common occurrence in past years as the rise of natural gas and ren...Read More

Cameco's tractor-trailer with uranium concentrate involved in minor accident

Jan. 8, 2018, 5:11 PM / Valentina Ruiz Leotaud

A tractor-trailer carrying uranium concentrate or yellowcake to Cameco's Blind River refinery was involved in a minor traffic accident on Sunday. The incident took place on the Trans-Canada Highway (Highway 17) between Wawa and Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.Although Cameco says the contracted transportation company is investigating to determine the cause of the accident, local newspaper Sault Star rep...Read More

Decommissioning progress for unique Canadian reactor

Jan 08, 2018 / World Nuclear News

Canadian federal and provincial authorities have completed their technical assessment of Canadian Nuclear Laboratories' (CNL's) draft environmental impact statement (EIS) for the proposed in-situ decommissioning of Whiteshell Reactor 1 (WR-1).The proposal would involve filling the below-grade portions of the WNR-1 reactor, shown in this diagram, with a special grout (Image: CNL)The research reacto...Read More

CHARTS: Big mining's surge in value shames tech giants

Jan. 5, 2018, 5:22 PM / Frik Els

Big cap diversified miners are riding a wave of optimism as global growth prospects - especially in manufacturing - continues to strengthen. Global economic activity as measured by the JP Morgan global manufacturing and services index showed output rising at the fastest pace since March 2015.The manufacturing index has now signalled expansion for a record 82 months in a row and the investment...Read More

Jan 5 UEX (UEX,TSX) Appoints Laurie Thomas VP Corporate Relations

January 05, 2018 07:00 / Staff reporter

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - January 05, 2018) - UEX Corporation (TSX: UEX) ("UEX" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that Ms. Laurie Thomas, CPA, CMA, CPIR has been appointed as Vice President Corporate Relations effective January 2, 2018.Ms. Laurie Thomas is a Chartered Professional Accountant and Certified Professional in Investor Relations with more than 20 years of professional experi...Read More

EDF and MHI to collaborate on Atmea joint venture

Jan 05, 2018 / World Nuclear News

The Atmea joint venture between France's Areva and Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) is to be reorganised following the sale of Areva's reactor business to EDF, MHI and Assystem. Atmea was created in 2007 to develop, market, license and sell the 1100 MWe Atmea-1 pressurised water reactor combining both companies' technologies.A cutaway of a nuclear power plant based on the Atmea 1 reactor...Read More

Jan 4 Denison (DML,TSX) Announces Stantec & ENGCOMP to Lead Pre-Feasibility Study for Wheeler River Project and Provides Update on Status of Gryphon Resource Estimate

January 04, 2018 06:30 / Staff reporter

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Jan. 4, 2018) - Denison Mines Corp. ("Denison" or the "Company") (TSX:DML)(NYSE MKT:DNN)(NYSE American:DNN) is pleased to announce that it has retained Stantec Consulting Inc. ("Stantec") and ENGCOMP Engineering and Computing Professionals Inc. ("ENGCOMP") to lead and author the Pre-Feasibility Study ("PFS") for the Wheeler River project, which is the largest undev...Read More

New NP resurrects Framatome name

Jan 04, 2018 / World Nuclear News

New NP - the Areva NP subsidiary holding the Areva Group's nuclear reactor operations - has been renamed Framatome following its sale to EDF, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and Assystem. Framatome is the name of a former French reactor vendor from which Areva was originally created.French utility EDF agreed in July 2015 to take a stake of between 51% and 75% in Areva SA's reactor unit in a gove...Read More

URANIUM: Denison advances Wheeler River to pre-feasibility stage

January 4, 2018 / Canadian Mining Journal

SASKATCHEWAN - Toronto's Denison Mines Corp. is ready to begin the pre-feasibility study for its Wheeler River uranium project in the Athabasca Basin. The company has engaged Stantec Consulting and Engcomp Engineering and Computing Professionals to lead and author the study. Hatch will assemble the mineral processing information, and Denison Environmental Services will handle that part.Drill cor...Read More

Jan 3 Fission (FCU,TSX) Hits One of the Strongest Holes to Date at PLS

January 03, 2018 03:00 / Staff reporter

KELOWNA, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Jan. 3, 2017) - FISSION URANIUM CORP. (TSX:FCU)(OTCQX:FCUUF)(FRANKFURT:2FU) ("Fission" or "the Company") is pleased to announce the remaining assay results from its summer 2017 program at its' PLS property in Canada's Athabasca Basin region. The final three holes to report targeted the shallow, high-grade R780E zone as part of a metallurgical study for use...Read More

Dominion and Scana announce merger plan

Jan 03, 2018 / World Nuclear News

Dominion Energy and Scana Corporation have today announced an agreement for them to combine in a stock-for-stock merger. They said the agreement calls for "significant benefits" to Scana's South Carolina Electric & Gas Company subsidiary (SCE&G) electricity customers to offset previous and future costs related to the withdrawn VC Summer units 2 and 3 nuclear power plant project.After the c...Read More

Provincial regulator sets OPG's nuclear budget

Jan 03, 2018 / World Nuclear News

The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) has published its decision on Ontario Power Generation's (OPG's) application regarding payments for regulated nuclear and hydropower output in 2017-2021. While approving budgets for the refurbishment and extended operation of reactors, the regulator called for OPG to cut costs. Six of government-owned OPG's hydropower plants and three nuclear power plants - Pickerin...Read More

URANIUM: Fission hits exceptional grades at PLS

January 3, 2018 / Canadian Mining Journal

A longitudinal section of the PLS property including the Triple R deposit and multiple opportunities for expansion. (Image: Fission Uranium)SASKATCHEWAN - Fission Uranium Corp. of Kelowna, B.C., has received assays from three of the highest grade holes drilled to date at its Patterson Lake South project in the Athabasca Basin. The holes were drilled in the R780E zone as part of a metallurgical stu...Read More

Mickey Fulp - tax loss selling, base metals, and precious metals

Jan. 2, 2018, 11:06 AM / Proven and Probable

Mickey Fulp the Mercenary Geologist sits down with Maurice Jackson of Proven and Probable to revisit the virtues of a proven methodology that he has employed with regards to tax loss selling. Mickey shares how to be selective in buying particular issuers within a specific date range that have produced fairly consistent returns ranging from 10% up to 50%! Mickey also shares the best value propo...Read More

New Rostov reactor starts up

Jan 02, 2018 / World Nuclear News

Russia's latest nuclear power reactor, Rostov 4, reached criticality and minimum controlled power on 29 December. It is Russia's 36th reactor in a fleet that meets about 18% of the country's electricity demand.Rosenergoatom have said Rostov's four units will "complete the energy security in southern Russia" (Image: Rosenergoatom)With the integrity and function of all operation and safety systems...Read More

Global Metal Ore Mining Market briefing 2017 - Research & markets

Jan 02, 2018 / Staff reporter

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Metal Ore Mining Market Global Briefing 2017" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering.Metal ore mining industry primarily covers mining of metallic minerals and development of mine sites. It also includes ore dressing, and other beneficiating operations such as crushing, grinding, washing, drying, sintering, concentrating, calcining, and leaching.The i...Read More

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