TSX Investors: Sell or Buy Canadian Uranium Stocks?

Last Tuesday, Cameco (TSX:CCO)(NYSE:CCJ) celebrated U.S. president Donald Trump’s decision to execute no new exchange confinements on uranium imports under Section 232 tariffs and quotas. Until 2009, Canada was the world’s largest producer of uranium when Kazakhstan’s production surpassed Canada’s 22% market share. Today, Canada exports 85% of the $2 billion of Canadian produced uranium. …

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 …

Nigeria engages Rosatom on nuclear development

The nation’s government intends partnering with Rosatom to add nuclear energy to Nigeria’s energy mix in bids to address the country’s power challenges. Speaking to a local publication, The Nation, Rosatom’s central and southern Africa CEO, Dmitry Shornikov, revealed that Nigeria is making steady progress on the matter. “This is evident by the agreement which …

Alarm bell on decline of nuclear power way too late

Recently, the International Energy Agency (IEA) warned that neglect of the world’s nuclear electric generating plants would lead to a precipitous decline in climate-friendly nuclear energy production around the world. The agency, a consortium of 30 countries which monitors energy developments worldwide, said 25 percent of nuclear capacity could be lost by 2025 and two-thirds by 2040. …

Boost to Indian nuclear programme as Kazakhstan assures increased supply of uranium

India’s atomic programme will receive a major push from its strategic partner Kazakhstan which has assured an increased supply of uranium to India in the next five years, according to Kazakhstan Ambassador Bulat Sarsenbayev. He asserted that a new contract is currently being negotiated between the two countries and Kazakhstan is aiming to significantly improve …

Domestic Uranium Production Report – Annual

Mining, production, shipments, and sales U.S. uranium mines produced 0.7 million pounds of triuranium octoxide (U3O8), or uranium concentrate [1], in 2018, 37% less than in 2017. The production of uranium concentrate is the first step in the nuclear fuel production process, preceding the conversion of U3O8 into UF6, to enable uranium enrichment, then fuel pellet …