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Apr 20 Fission (FCU,TSX) Expands Mineralization and Narrows Gap Between Zones News

Apr 20 Denison (DML,TSX) Announces 22.1 Metres of High-Grade Mineralization From Gryphon D Series as Winter Drilling Wraps Up at Wheeler River News

Apr 20 Pitchblack (PIT.H,NEX) Welcomes Thomas Olesinski to its Board of Directors News

Apr 19 Paladin Energy Limited (PDN,TSXV) : Quarterly Activities Report for the Period Ending 31 March 2017 News

Apr 19 Blue Sky Uranium (BSK,TSXv) Targets Argentina's Growing Nuclear Market, Plus CEO Interview - SECFilings.com News

Apr 19 Uranium pulsing on bullish fundamentals News

Apr 19 Uranium prices: will Europe warm up to nuclear power? News

Apr 18 Fission (FCU,TSX) Expands New High-Grade R1515W Zone With Strongest Hole to Date News

Apr 18 Uranium week: Easter doldrums News

Apr 17 Plateau Uranium (PLU,TSXV) Announces Letter of Intent for Initial Uranium Offtake from the Macusani Project, Peru News

Apr 14 Uranium prices steady as market seeks balance News

Apr 14 1 world-class uranium stock ready to explode News

Apr 13 Western Uranium Corporation (WUC,CSE) Announces Attendance at Scottsdale Capital Conference News

Apr 13 Purepoint Uranium (PTU,TSXV) Interprets Strike Length of Spitfire/Harpoon Deposit in Excess of One Half Kilometre and Reports First Successful Results from Dragon Zone News

Apr 13 Ur-Energy (URE,TSX) Provides 2017 Q1 Operational Results News

Apr 12 Silver Spruce (SSE,TSXV) Announces that it has retained FronTier Merchant Capital for Investor Relations and Marketing News

Apr 12 Appia's (API,CSE) Diamond Drill Program Identifies Anomalous Radioactivity in Four Drill Holes on the Loranger Property, Athabasca Basin News

Apr 11 IsoEnergy (ISO,TSXV) Intersects Elevated Uranium Geochemistry at Radio News

Apr 11 Uranium week: utilities missing in action News

Apr 10 Azincourt Uranium (AAZ,TSXV) Closes Option Agreement to Acquire a 70% Interest in the East Preston Uranium Project in the Athabasca Basin News

Apr 10 Uranium is finally taking off in 2017 News

Apr 10 What next for commodity prices? News

Apr 7 Long-term improvements forecast for uranium market News

Apr 6 Uranium Participation Corporation (U,TSX) Reports Financial Results for the Year Ended February 28, 2017 News

Apr 5 UEX Corporation (UEX,TSX) : 13.96% eU3O8 Over 11.8 m Expands Orora Zone Discovery News

Apr 5 CanAlaska(CVV,TSXV) Cancels Financing, Drill Program Update News

Apr 5 Uranium prices: March sees retreat in spot prices, optimism builds over longer-term News

Apr 5 Uranium miners outperform in beginning Of 2017. What's next? News

Apr 4 Appia (API,CSE) Announces Final Closing of Non-Brokered Offering News

Apr 4 Anfield Resources (ARY,TSXV) Announces Resource Report for First of 24 Uranium Projects in Wyoming News

Apr 4 Fission (FCU,TSX) Confirms R1515W Zone with 2nd Well-Mineralized Hole: 48.0m Total Composite Mineralization, Including 4.44m Total Composite >10,000 cps News

Apr 4 Forum (FDC,TSXV) Appoints Vice-President, Corporate Development News

Apr 4 Uranium week: soft month News

Apr 4 8 shocking facts you never knew about uranium News

Apr 4 QCO: Bottom is in for uranium; gold & silver Off to the races in 2017 News

Apr 3 Silver Spruce (SSE,TSXV) Stakes 400 Acres Covering Down Dip Extensions of Mineralization At The Kay Mine Project in Arizona, USA News

Apr 3 Paladin Energy Limited (PDN,TSX) : Bondholder and Nedbank Standstill News

Apr 3 Nuclear power is worth saving News

Mar 31 NexGen (NXE,TSX) Announces Filing of NI 43-101 Technical Report on its Rook I Project News

Mar 31 Energy Fuels (EFR,TSX) Announces Management Change News

Mar 31 Western Uranium Corporation (WUC,CSE) Announces a CDN$1.1 Million Closing of a Non-Brokered Private Placement News

Mar 30 U3O8 Corp. (UWE,TSX) Stakes the Old La Niquelina Uranium-Cobalt-Nickel Mine News

Mar 30 MacDonald Mines (BMK,TSXV) Signs Binding Letter of Intent to acquire 100% Interest in Holdsworth Property News

Mar 30 Mega Uranium (MGA,TSX) Announces Results of Annual Shareholder Meeting News

Mar 30 Denison (DML,TSX) Announces Filing of Annual Report on Form 40-F News

Top 15 Producing Uranium Mines (2014)
Name Country tU
McArthur RiverCanada7356
Tortkuduk & MyunkumKazakhstan4322
Olympic DamAustralia3351
Budenovskoye 2Kazakhstan2084
South InkaiKazakhstan2002
Langer HeinrichNamibia1947
Central MynkudukKazakhstan1790
Rabbit LakeCanada1602
Budenovskoye 1,3&4Kazakhstan1594
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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Uranium Market Commentary
uraniumseek.com : Feb 23 , 2017 - Energy Fuels Provides 'Strong Leverage to Potentially Increasing Uranium Prices' -
Uranium has risen 30% from the very low prices of late last year and a trio of analysts agrees that Energy Fuels is in position to take advantage of a rising price environment.
Uranium's 30% rise from the low of $17.75/lb on Nov. 30, 2016, is fueled by a number of supply and demand factors that has industry watchers optimistic that the tide has turned. On the supply side, Kazakhstan's state-owned Kazatomprom announced in January that it would cut production by 10%; the company supplies 40% of the world's uranium. The company also announced the opening of a trading office in Switzerland. That could help placing the material in the market on a more orderly basis. Justin Chan, an analyst with Numis Securities, told Proactive Investors that "Kazatomprom's establishment

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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