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Jun 30 GoviEx Uranium (GXU,CSE) Files Its Mining Permit Application for the Madaouela Uranium Project in Niger News
Jun 30 Uranium Participation (U,TSX) Announces Annual Meeting Voting Results News
Jun 30 NexGen Energy Ltd. (NXE,TSXV) Final Assays from the Winter 2015 Program - Additional High Grade Uranium Mineralization Confirmed at Arrow and Bow News
Jun 30 Energy Fuels (EFR,TSX) Added to Russell 3000 Index News
Jun 30 Uranium week: restart approaching News
Jun 29 Kivalliq (KIV,TSXV) Summer Program at Hatchet Lake Advances Priority Target Areas News
Jun 29 NexGen Energy (NXE,TSXV) Converts Loan to Shares News
Jun 29 Uranium Participation Corporation (U,TSX) Reports Financial Results for the Three Months Ended May 31, 2015 News
Jun 29 International Montoro Resources Inc. (IMT,TSXV) : Pecors Exploration Update News
Jun 29 Fission (FCU,TSX) Hits 8.04% U3O8 Over 19.5m in 3.82% U3O8 Over 43.5m; Expands Triple R Footprint News
Jun 29 Ride the uranium power trend higher, says Goldman Sachs News
Jun 26 Plateau Uranium (PLU,TSXV) Proposes to Issue Shares to Settle Debt News
Jun 26 Skyharbour (SYH,TSXV) Closes Non-Brokered Private Placement of $308,000 News
Jun 26 Azarga Uranium Corp. (AZZ,TSX) : ASLB Decision Review Process Makes Progress News
Jun 26 Falling prices hit uranium production News
Jun 25 Kivalliq Energy Corporation (KIV,TSXV) : Winter Exploration Program Refines Jurgen Targets at Genesis Property News
Jun 25 Western Uranium Corporation (WUC,CSE) Provides Update on Proposed Black Range Transaction and Annual General and Special Meeting News
Jun 23 Uranium week: return to quiet News
Jun 23 Canadian government approves overseas ownership News
Jun 23 Benefits of foreign ownership News
Jun 22 Makena Resources (MKN,TSXV) arranges $860,000 private placement News
Jun 22 Plateau Uranium (PLU,TSXV) Files Technical Report for New Resource Estimates News
Jun 22 Paladin Energy Ltd (PDN,TSX) : Historic Decision by Canadian Government for Paladin's Michelin Project News
Jun 22 Belmont (BEA,TSXV) Arranges Private Placement to Raise CDN$500,000 News
Jun 22 Energy Fuels (EFR,TSX) Set to Join the Russell 3000 Index News
Jun 22 3 cheap stocks I'd buy with an extra $5,000 News
Jun 19 Plateau Uranium (PLU,TSXV) Completes Non-Brokered Private Placement News
Jun 19 2 beaten-up market leaders that could double News
JUn 18 Energy Fuels (EFR,TSX) Closes Acquisition of Uranerz Energy (URZ,TSX) News
Jun 18 Energy Fuels Inc. (EFR,TSX) Announces Election of Directors and Results of Shareholder Meeting News
Jun 18 Energy Fuels (EFR,TSX) and Uranerz Energy (URZ,TSX) Obtain Shareholder Approval for Transaction Creating a Leading Diversified U.S. Uranium Producer News
Jun 18 Skyharbour (SYH,TSXV) Announces Flow-Through Private Placement News
Jun 18 Fission (FCU,TSX) 60 Hole Program to Target R600W and Triple R Growth Plus Regional Targets News
Jun 18 Are Uranium Stocks About to Break Out? News
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Top 15 Producing Uranium Mines (2014)
Name Country tU
McArthur RiverCanada7356
Tortkuduk & MyunkumKazakhstan4322
Olympic DamAustralia3351
SOMAIRNiger2331
Budenovskoye 2Kazakhstan2084
South InkaiKazakhstan2002
PriargunskyRussia1970
Langer HeinrichNamibia1947
InkaiKazakhstan1922
Central MynkudukKazakhstan1790
Rabbit LakeCanada1602
Budenovskoye 1,3&4Kazakhstan1594
COMINAKNiger1501
RossingNamibia1308
Southern Moinkum & KhanzhuganKazakhstan1174
Source: World Nuclear Association

Feature Presentation
The Athabasca Basin in Northern Saskatchewan hosts the world's largest and highest grade uranium deposits accounting for 1/3 of the global uranium supply, a figure which is expected to increase significantly by the end of the decade. The Basin has witnessed a rush in claim staking activity since 2004 due to the rise in the price of uranium to about US$40/lb (March 13, 2006). At present, there are more than 30 companies exploring for uranium in the Basin.
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U3O8.biz : Jun 29, 2015 - 10 Top Uranium-producing Countries -
Uranium production has steadily increased over the years, with slight dips the past two years. In 2014, the world's total production was 56,217 tonnes of uranium.
This number falls short of the 59,370 tonnes produced in 2013, as well as the 58,394 tonnes produced in 2012. The decline was not limited to one country, but spread across the world.
Here's a look at the 10 top uranium-producing countries of 2014, as per statistics from the World Nuclear Association.
1. Kazakhstan
Mine production: 23,127 tonnes
Kazakhstan has been the world's leading producer of uranium since 2009, when it produced almost 28 percent of the global total. In 2014, the country produced 23,127 tonnes, an increase from 2013's 22,451 tonnes. Kazakhstan has expressed its intent to ramp up production efforts through 2018, with 17 mines currently in production. ...
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Facts (Source: World Nuclear Association)
Uranium is a naturally-occurring element in the Earth's crust. Traces of it occur almost everywhere, although mining takes place in locations where it is naturally concentrated. To make nuclear fuel from the uranium ore requires first for the uranium to be extracted from the rock in which it is found, then enriched in the uranium-235 isotope, before being made into pellets that are loaded into the nuclear fuel assembly.
Uranium mines operate in some twenty countries, though about half of world production comes from just ten mines in six countries, in Canada, Australia, Niger, Kazakhstan, Russia and Namibia.
At conventional mines, the ore goes through a mill where it is first crushed. It is then ground in water to produce a slurry of fine ore particles suspended in the water. The slurry is leached with sulphuric acid to dissolve the uranium oxides, leaving the remaining rock and other minerals undissolved, as mine tailings.
However, nearly half the world's mines now use a mining method called in situ leaching (ISL). This means that the mining is accomplished without any major ground disturbance. Groundwater with a lot of oxygen injected into it is circulated through the uranium ore, extracting the uranium. The solution with dissolved uranium is pumped to the surface.
Both mining methods produce a liquid with uranium dissolved in it. This is filtered and the uranium then separated by ion exchange, precipitated from the solution, filtered and dried to produce a uranium oxide concentrate (U3O8), which is then sealed in drums. This concentrate may be a bright yellow colour, hence known as 'yellowcake', or if dried at high temperatures it is khaki.



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