Uranium snapshot: Energetic juniors with attractive assets

While the price of uranium suffered a steep decline after the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident, growing pressures to decarbonize power generation provide support for the commodity, which is currently priced at cyclical lows. Below, we provide an overview of eight companies active in uranium exploration and development. Appia Energy Appia Energy (CNSX: API; US-OTC: APAAF) …

T.CCO Investor Webcast Advisory

Cameco (TSX: CCO; NYSE: CCJ) announced today that President and CEO, Tim Gitzel, will be speaking at the CIBC Annual Western Institutional Investor Conference being held on January 28 – 31, 2020. The presentation will occur on Wednesday, January 29 at 2:00 p.m. MST (4:00 p.m. EST) and will be available by audiocast on cameco.com. …

Hungary Vows To Be Carbon-Free By 2050, Remains Committed To Nuclear Power

The government of Hungary said it will need about $165.4 billion to convert its entire economy to carbon-free status by the year 2050, in order to meet the European Union’s mandate of “climate neutrality.” Hungary’s Innovation and Technology Minister Laszlo Palkovics said 90% of Hungary’s electricity production should be carbon-free by 2030. Palkovics added that …

Indian Envoy To Russia Says Countries Could Build Nuclear Power Plants In Africa & Middle East

Russia and India may team up to construct nuclear power plants in Africa and the Middle East, according to India’s ambassador to Russia, building on their current experiences in Bangladesh. “There are also good prospects for cooperation of Russia and India in nuclear energy in third countries,” Ambassador Venkatesh Varma told RIA Novosti on Wednesday. “We are …

Bruce Power, Town of Saugeen Shores welcome Williams Industrial Services Group on opening of Canadian offices

Williams Industrial Services Group, an Atlanta-based company which is supporting Bruce Power’s Major Component Replacement project, officially opened its Canadian offices yesterday. Williams, which has worked at more than 40 nuclear stations throughout Canada and the United States, is providing project controls services to Bruce Power. The company’s Canadian operations are based in Saugeen Shores …

Top 10 large, high-grade uranium projects

Uranium companies have been awaiting a price recovery following the tragic Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactor disaster in March 2011. Since early 2016, the spot uranium price has remained below US$30 per lb. uranium oxide (U3O8). Many uranium producers have curtailed and shuttered operations, maintaining assets while awaiting a more profitable future. Some juniors have successfully …

France could shut next two nuclear reactors sooner than expected

France could shut down its next two nuclear reactors in 2025-2026 if market conditions are right, earlier than expected as it presses ahead with plans to close 14 reactors by 2035, a government consultation document showed on Tuesday. Nuclear-dependent France aims to reduce the share of atomic power in its electricity generation to 50% by …

Turkey, Japan scrap partnership in Sinop nuclear plant in Turkey’s north

Turkey is reassessing its major partner for the country’s second nuclear plant in the Black Sea province of Sinop, Energy Minister Fatih Dönmez said on Jan. 19. In an interview with state-run Anadolu Agency, Dönmez said that the time schedule and pricing of the nuclear power plant in Sinop fell short of the ministry’s expectations …