Uranium Carry Trade Retains Competitive Edge With Nuclear Utilities

Andrea Jennetta , Contributor Financial carry trade uranium deals still offer the cheapest supply source for nuclear utilities in 2019-2022. Paladin CEO Alexander Molyneux said last week that such contracts “remain the most competitive source of supply” for uranium fuel buyers, despite indications from the U.S. Federal Reserve that interest rates will rise four times this year for …

Top U.S. Uranium Producer Files Section 232 Petition

Under difficult uranium market conditions, this U.S. producer is capitalizing on a number of innovative opportunities. Energy Fuels Inc. (EFR:TSX; UUUU:NYSE.American) President and CEO Mark Chalmers addressed the uranium market issues in a recent letter to shareholders, “Things are happening in global uranium markets, namely major production cuts, that we believe will rationalize this market …

The Motley Fool | Is it Over for Uranium? 

Uranium has been mired in a protracted slump since 2011 and despite claims by some pundits that a rally is looming, its price continues to fall, leaving it down by 12% over the last year. This has had a deleterious impact on uranium miners, with many — including the world’s largest publicly traded uranium miner Cameco Corp. (TSX:CCO)(NYSE:CCJ) shuttering …

Uranium miner Cameco ‘cautiously optimistic’ about future as losses continue to mount

Annual report says Saskatoon-based company lost $205M in 2017; Cameco blames global oversupply. Cameco admits it’s a difficult time to be in the uranium-mining business, but the Saskatoon-based company hopes conditions will improve. In the company’s latest annual report, Cameco said its net losses amounted to $205 million in 2017. In 2016, the company lost …

Russia brings Chinese funding into uranium mining

Russia has opened its uranium mining industry to foreign investment with an agreement signed yesterday between the Russia-China Investment Fund for Regional Development (RCIF), ARMZ Uranium Holding, and Priargunsky Industrial Mining and Chemical Union (PIMCU). ARMZ and PIMCU are subsidiaries of Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom. The three parties to the agreement will work on …

U.S. Miners Seek Reversal of Uranium Mining Ban Near Grand Canyon

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. mining industry asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday to overturn an Obama-era rule that prohibits the mining of uranium on public lands adjacent to the Grand Canyon National Park. The National Mining Association (NMA) and the American Exploration and Mining Association (AEMA) filed petitions asking the court to reverse …