Port at Padma river became fully operational on Rooppur NPP construction site (Bangladesh)

Freight water terminal located at Padma river became fully operational on Rooppur NPP construction site in Bangladesh (General Contractor — JSC “Atomstroyexport”, a company of Rosatom Engineering Division). The port is intended for receiving various process equipment for the construction and further operation of Nuclear Power Plant, including the delivery of fresh fuel and removal …

Working group: Comprehensive reform of nuclear energy legislation necessary

A working group that has examined the need to reform the nuclear energy legislation considers it necessary to launch a comprehensive legislative reform because of the ambiguity of the current legislation, changes in the operating environment of nuclear facilities and the expected developments. The working group submitted its final report to Minister of Economic Affairs …

Bill Gates’ nuclear venture plans reactor to complement solar, wind power boom

A nuclear energy venture founded by Bill Gates said Thursday it hopes to build small advanced nuclear power stations that can store electricity to supplement grids increasingly supplied by intermittent sources like solar and wind power. The effort is part of the billionaire philanthropist’s push to help fight climate change, and is targeted at helping …

Carbon Free Power Project Advances To Next Phase

Los Alamos County’s Carbon Free Power Project (CFPP) will advance into the next phase. The motion to approve continuing the project passed 5-2 during Tuesday night’s County Council meeting. Councilors Randall Ryti and Antonio Maggiore opposed the motion. With this approval, the project’s next phase includes a financial commitment from the County totaling $1,046,849 to …

Top miner Kazatomprom buys uranium as inventory under pressure

Kazatomprom KZAP.KZ, KAPq.L, the world’s No. 1 uranium miner, has started buying the metal on the spot market and may purchase more this year to replenish its stock after the coronavirus pandemic upended the global market, it said on Thursday. Supply disruptions have accelerated the rebalancing of the nuclear fuel market, pushing up the spot price and prompting …

V.ISO Begins Summer Drilling Program at the Hurricane Uranium Zone

IsoEnergy Ltd. (“IsoEnergy” or the “Company”) (TSXV: ISO; OTCQX: ISENF) is pleased to announce that the Summer 2020 drilling program at the Hurricane zone has begun.  Discovered in 2018 on the Larocque East property, the Hurricane zone is a recent discovery of high-grade uranium mineralization with intersections of up to 33.9% U3O8 over 8.5m.  The Larocque …

Cameco: A Gamble On Rising Uranium Prices

Summary Cameco’s profitability relies on uranium pricing moving up from current cycle lows. COVID-19 has interrupted Cameco’s production and has added more uncertainty to global supply. Demand for nuclear energy and reactor construction has slowed in western nations in the wake of the Fukushima disaster. The bull case for uranium demand growth hinges on a …

V.PTU: Beyond Hook Lake: Purepoint’s Highly Advanced Uranium Portfolio

Purepoint Uranium (PTU.V) holds nearly 100,000 hectares of claims across its uranium exploration projects in the Athabasca Basin. Within these claims are well over 20 distinct and well-defined drill target regions that have been surveyed extensively, and in most cases, had first pass drilling performed.   In this short video, Chris Frostad, President & CEO …