Russia brings back largest global uranium project

Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Trutnev has instructed Rosatom to submit a plan for the resumption of uranium mining in Yakutia. Rosatom, the state corporation specializing in nuclear power, in 2017 suspended the development of Yakut uranium deposits but is now ordered to resume mining in the region by Russia’s Deputy Prime Minister, Yuri Trutnev. News online …

T.FCU provides community engagement update

FISSION URANIUM CORP. (” Fission ” or ” the Company “) is pleased to announce that, as part of its progress towards the Feasibility and Environmental Assessment phases for the PLS project in Saskatchewan, Canada , the Company is continuing to build mutually respectful, transparent and productive relationships with all local rights-holders and stakeholders. This …

Analyzing Zero-Carbon Goals, Power Infrastructure, The Role Of Nuclear Energy, And How To Invest In Uranium

Summary We’ll discuss the carbon neutrality targets of the UK, Europe 27, and the US. For the carbon neutrality targets, we discuss the current progress, the electrical grid, and the electrical storage required to meet those goals. The carbon neutrality targets are not only attainable with stable base loads and nuclear energy is the best …

Recalibrating nuclear risk

Life is a risky business. We are exposed to an unending cascade of risks, with some deemed “worse” than others, writes John Lindberg of World Nuclear Association. Since the 1970s, a considerable amount of psychological research dedicated to understanding why we often ignore some of the statistically biggest risks (e.g. driving, smoking), whilst fearing some …

Lawmakers urged to pass Illinois bill

Groups representing academics, activists, engineers, environmentalists, entrepreneurs, unionists, and concerned citizens have written to Illinois lawmakers urging them to pass a bill that would create carbon mitigation credits for four nuclear plants – including two that are at risk of closure – before the current legislative session ends on 31 May. The Climate Union Jobs …

T.EFR Announces Election of Directors

LAKEWOOD, Colo., May 27, 2021 /CNW/ – Energy Fuels Inc. (NYSE American: UUUU) (TSX: EFR) (“Energy Fuels” or the “Company”), the leading uranium producer in the United States, announces the results of the election of directors at its annual and special meeting of shareholders (the “Meeting“) held virtually on May 26, 2021. The eight (8) nominees …

Nuclear could help Spain reach net-zero goal, says IEA

In a review of Spain’s energy policy, the International Energy Agency (IEA) says the country should consider the usefulness of nuclear energy, including for non-electricity applications, for diversifying technical options to achieve long-term carbon neutrality by 2050. Under Spain’s current policy, operation of its fleet of seven nuclear power reactors will be phased out by …

SHINE selects Dutch site for European production plant

SHINE Medical Technologies of the USA has selected the municipality of Veendam in the province of Groningen, the Netherlands, as the location of its European medical isotope production facility. The company is currently building its first production facility, using its transformational non-reactor technology, in Janesville, Wisconsin. SHINE said Veendam was selected following a year-long search …

V.PTU Begins Drilling at Red Willow Project

Toronto, Ontario, May 20, 2021 – Purepoint Uranium Group Inc. (TSXV: PTU) (“Purepoint” or the “Company”) today announced that it has commenced drilling at its 100%-owned Red Willow project within the eastern uranium mine district of the Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan Canada.  The Red Willow project is 40,116 hectares in size and located close to several uranium …