Keeping Score of Canada’s Infamous Uranium Reservoir – The Athabasca Basin

EXCLUSIVE TO SIGHTLINE|U3O8 – Anyone who follows the uranium market is familiar with Canada’s legendary Athabasca Basin (the “Basin”) – host to the “world’s richest uranium deposits with U3O8 grades reaching 10 times that seen around the rest of the world”. Most, however, may not be familiar the true bounty of the region’s uranium stores …

Uranium Underfeeding: Big Price Factor? (Part 1)

EXCLUSIVE TO SOURCELINE U3O8 – Since 2007, U3O8 prices have largely been moving in one direction – down. With long-term and spot prices languishing at 12-year lows, the uranium sector has been struggling over the past few years. Many analysts will cite uranium underfeeding and the subsequent sale of additional enriched uranium on the spot …

INN’s U3O8 Price Update: Q2 2018 in Review

U3O8 spot prices experienced growth in Q2, reversing a downward trend experienced in late 2017 and early 2018. Prices were at US$22.80 per pound as of June 30, up slightly from US$22.62 month-on-month, however during the quarter prices were up by as much as 15 percent. Despite improvement in the month over month trend, U308 …

Flocking to Uranium

The post Yellow Cake Debut described the capital raising effort of one of the newest players in the uranium supply chain. Yellow Cake leadership brought the aspiring intermediary to the capital market at a critical time for uranium producers.  The uranium market has been in an extended trough period since the industry peak in 2007.  At that time …

‘Everything is now fair game’: Canada unlikely to be spared from U.S. uranium protections

Congress would likely have an easier time supporting restrictions on uranium imports – given their use as nuclear power plant fuel. The United States Department of Commerce has launched an investigation to determine if uranium imports threaten national security, raising questions about whether Canadian producers will be exempted from any potential trade restrictions. The investigation, …

Nuclear Energy, why we are all invested in its success or failure

The University of Manchester’s Dalton Nuclear Institute is taking a revolutionary new approach to nuclear-related research by encouraging a lasting engagement between ‘traditional’ nuclear sciences and social science researchers. Here, Professor Richard Taylor explains why this new interdisciplinary approach, in the form of The Beam Network, is long overdue in a sector that has been dominated by rigid …