In Africa, the bell tolls for uranium mining – activists

Johannesburg – A bleak market outlook most likely forced Karoo Uranium mining hopefuls Peninsula Energy Ltd to withdraw from South Africa. According to Dr Stefan Cramer, SA Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (Safcei) Science Advisor, the same poor outlook will also keep potential buyers from mining the Karoo for uranium. Peninsula announced last week Wednesday that …

Energy Fuels says it could triple US uranium production if prices increase

Energy Fuels, a leading US producer of uranium, expects to be the country’s top producer at about 650,000 lb in 2017 and could triple its annual output if prices rose from the current $20/lb, a company official said Monday. In comments webcast on the company’s website Monday afternoon, Curtis Moore, vice president of markets and …

Marenica Energy begins test work on Langer Heinrich uranium samples

Uranium ore samples collected by ASX-listed Marenica Energy from the Langer Heinrich uranium mine in Namibia have been received in Perth for immediate test work. Namibia – The aim of the test work is to confirm the substantial benefits expected from implementation of Marenica’s proprietary U-pgrade process on the ore. In June, Marenica Energy and Paladin Energy agreed to conduct …