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Apr 17 Five Major Structural Trends, Radioactivity and Alteration Identified by Drilling at Forum Uranium's (FDC,TSXV) Clearwater Project, Patterson Lake South Area News
Apr 17 Macusani Yellowcake (YEL,TSXV) and Azincourt Uranium (AAZ,TSXV) Sign Letter of Intent to Consolidate Properties Creating Pre-eminent Uranium Developer News
Apr 17 NWT Uranium (NWT,TSXV) Announces Resignation of CFO, Raphael Danon News
Apr 16 European Uranium Resources (EUU,TSXV) Closes Forte Private Placement News
Apr 15 Uranerz (URZ,TSX) Starts Uranium Mining Operations at Nichols Ranch News
Apr 15 Purepoint Uranium Group (PTU,TSXV) Announces Change of Transfer Agent, Rights Agent and Warrants Agent News
Apr 15 Athabasca Nuclear Corporation (ASC,TSXV) Adopts Advance Notice Bylaw News
Apr 15 Fission 3.0 (FUU,TSXV) Survey Identifies Anomaly Cluster: Potential Uranium Boulder Field or Outcrop at Clearwater West News
Apr 15 Athabasca Nuclear Corporation (ASC,TSXV) : Elevated Radioactivity Discovered at Swoosh Target by Western Athabasca Syndicate News
Apr 15 Uranium week:Upside price potential & downside reality News
Apr 15 Canada to expand uranium exports to China: ambassador News
Apr 15 Uranium Price Expected to Rise News
Apr 14 Athabasca Nuclear Corporation (ASC,TSXV) : Appointment of Chief Executive Officer News
Apr 14 Denison Mines Corp. (DML,TSX) Announces Definitive Agreement for Acquisition of International Enexco Limited News
Apr 14 Noka Resources Inc. (NX,TSXV) : Cable Bay Shear Zone Lights Up With Strongly Anomalous Radon at Carpenter Lake Property, Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan News
Apr 14 Fission (FCU,TSXV) Announces Multiple High-Grade Assays News
Apr 14 Enough uranium, but nuclear power is still shrinking News
Apr 11 Lakeland Resources Inc. (LK,TSXV) Acquires 5 New Uranium Properties in the Athabasca Basin News
Apr 11 Uranium price recovery in sight News
Apr 11 Uranium Price Expected to Rise News
Apr 10 Pele Mountain (GEM,TSXV) Enters Into Access Agreement to Sample Elliot Lake Mine Tailings for Rare Earths News
Apr 9 CanAlaska Uranium Ltd. (CVV,TSX) : Strongly anomalous radon results received from MPVC NW Manitoba project News
Apr 8 Powertech Uranium Corp. (PWE,TSX) : NRC Issues License to Operate Dewey-Burdock Project News
Apr 8 Uranium week: Demand rising but supply more than equal to the task News
Apr 8 Uranium price expected to rise News
Apr 7 Fission Hits 16.80m Total Composite "Off-scale" in 82.5m Total Composite Mineralization (line 855E) Plus Six More With "Off-scale" News
Apr 7 Sun will rise on uranium News
Apr 4 Fuel cycle roundup #23 News
Apr 4 Drilling programmes in Athabasca basin News
Apr 3 International Enexco (IEC,TSXV) Intersects 3.73% eU3O8 Over 1.2 Metres Including 11.02% eU3O8 Over 0.3 Metres on the Mann Lake Project, Athabasca, SK News
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Top Ten Producing Uranium Mines (2009)
Nametonnes U3O8
McArthur River8,700
Ranger5,240
Rossing4,151
Katco3,694
Olympic Dam3,515
Somair2,131
Rabbit Lake1,725
Cominak1,691
McLean Lake1,637
Langer Heinrick1,304
Source: Intierra

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 : Apr 15, 2014 - Japan's New Energy Plan Could be Positive for Uranium's Future -
Japan isn't giving up on nuclear yet, and its Cabinet's recent approval of a new energy plan could be the first step toward a uranium market turnaround. The plan calls the heavy metal "an important baseload power source," reinstating its importance in the Japanese energy mix.
The plan also confirms that Japan's "[nuclear] reactors will be restarted once their safety is confirmed," and is the first since Japan halted the operation of its nearly 50 nuclear reactors following the Fukushima disaster in early 2011.
Thursday night, the Japanese government approved the energy plan following drafts released earlier this year. A prior draft meant to be released in January was seen by a panel of experts as too dependent on nuclear energy, but Reuters states that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe fought for months to convince fellow ...
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Facts (Source: Uranium Information Centre Ltd)
Over half of the world's production of uranium from mines is in Canada and Australia. Canada produces the largest share of uranium from mines (29% of world supply from mines), followed by Australia (21%).
Canada has two relatively new mines which have come into production: Cogema's McClean Lake mine started up in 1999 and is producing almost 3000 t/yr U3O8 (2550 tU). Cameco's McArthur River deposit has enormous high-grade reserves and has started supplying ore from its underground mine to the Key Lake mill, to produce about 8200 t/yr U3O8 (7000 tU).
Two more are ready to develop: Cameco's Cigar Lake underground mine will truck ore for treatment at McClean Lake and Rabbit Lake mills, 80 km away, to produce 8200 t/yr U3O8 (7000 tU). Cogema's Midwest mine will be underground, and this ore also is likely to be milled at McClean Lake nearby, to produce 2600 t/yr U3O8 (2200 tU).
Thus by about 2006, Canadian output could be substantially be concentrated at two mills: McClean Lake producing over 9000 tU and Key Lake 7000 tU per year, with about 2500 t/yr coming from Rabbit Lake. All this will be over half of projected world mine production. (See also UIC Briefing paper #3 on Canada.)
In Australia Beverley, a 1000 tU/yr ISL mine in South Australia, started up late in 2000. Two further mines are under development. A similar-sized ISL mine under development is Honeymoon. These are similar to those providing most US uranium. Jabiluka, NT, is to be a conventional underground mine, though its production will be phased in to match the decline of Ranger.
With the ISL mines plus Ranger and the expanded Olympic Dam, Australian uranium production is likely to reach some 9000 tonnes U per year. This will be almost a quarter of projected world mine production. (See also UIC Briefing paper #1 on Australia)


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