Rössing sale gets NaCC nod

THE Namibian Competition Commission has approved the N$1,5 billion Rössing Uranium mine acquisition by China National Uranium Corporation. In a statement released yesterday, the commission said they had approved the acquisition with conditions for China National Uranium Corporation (CNUC) to acquire the entire issued share capital of Rio Tinto Overseas Holding Limited, thus gaining control …

Energy Department Invests Nearly $50 Million at National Laboratories and Universities to Advance Nuclear Technology

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $49.3 million in nuclear energy research, facility access, crosscutting technology development, and infrastructure awards for 58 advanced nuclear technology projects in 25 states. The awards fall under DOE’s nuclear energy programs called the Nuclear Energy University Program (NEUP), the Nuclear Science User Facilities (NSUF) program, and crosscutting …

Turkey set to pull out of nuclear power project with Japan

Turkey’s President Erdoğan said the country’s second nuclear power plant project, which had been slated for construction in Turkey’s Black Sea province of Sinop under a Japanese-French partnership, is set to be terminated, Japanese newspaper Nikkei reported on Wednesday. In 2013, Turkey signed a contract with Atmea, a Japanese-French consortium comprising Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and …

V.FUU hits alteration, faulting at Cree Bay; Plans follow-up drilling

FISSION 3.0 CORP. (“Fission 3” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce that the first pass drill program at its Cree Bay property in the Athabasca Basin region of Saskatchewan, Canada, has encountered significant faulting, strong hydrothermal alteration and elevated concentrations of pathfinder elements in both holes. Pathfinder elements (such as uranium and boron), can …

T.DML announces initiation of ISR field testing as the summer field program commences at Wheeler River

Denison Mines Corp. (“Denison” or the “Company”) (DML: TSX, DNN: NYSE American) is pleased to announce the commencement of In-Situ Recovery (“ISR”) field testing, as part of an active summer 2019 field program planned for the Company’s 90% owned Wheeler River Uranium Project (“Wheeler River”) in northern Saskatchewan, Canada. Key components of the field program include: …

V.PTU: Work Resumes at Smart Lake

Purepoint Uranium Group Inc. (the “Company” or “Purepoint”) (TSXV: PTU) announced today that it is preparing to commence an initial program at the Smart Lake JV, a project owned jointly by Cameco Corp. (73%) and Purepoint Uranium Group Inc. (27%).  The Smart Lake property is situated in the southwestern portion of the Athabasca Basin, approximately …

V.SYH Discovers New High Grade Uranium Mineralization at Maverick Zone including 2.31% U3O8 over 2.5m within 0.62% U3O8 over 12.0m; Summer 2019 Drill Program Upcoming

Skyharbour Resources Ltd. (TSX-V: SYH) (OTCQB: SYHBF) (Frankfurt: SC1P) (the “Company”) is pleased to announce the results from its 2019 winter/spring diamond drilling program at its 100% owned, 35,705 hectare Moore Uranium Project, approximately 15 kilometres east of Denison Mine’s Wheeler River project and proximal to regional infrastructure like Cameco’s Key Lake/McArthur River operations in the Athabasca …

Could small nuclear reactors be the answer to powering off-grid mines?

At this year’s Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada convention, Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) extolled the benefits of small nuclear reactors as an alternative to diesel generators for powering remote, off-grid operations. Here, Scarlett Evans looks at the benefits of such a shift, and what it could mean for the wider energy landscape. Global energy …

The first construction and installation work launches at the construction base of the Paks-2 NPP (Hungary)

On June 20, a solemn ceremony was held at the construction base of hungarian Paks-2 NPP (General Contractor JSC ASE, Engineering division of ROSATOM) dedicated to the beginning of the erecting first buildings of the construction base. The ceremony was attended by the Minister without portfolio Responsible for the Planning, Construction and Commissioning of the …