Category: Nuclear
33 Posts
POSTED ON January 21, 2016 BY James Kwantes

Several Athabasca Basin uranium plays announced their winter exploration plans this morning, including Fission Uranium, CanAlaska Uranium, Purepoint Uranium and ALX Uranium Corp. For CanAlaska’s (CVV-V) plans, check out Tommy’s article. It’s an interesting time in the Basin, with leading explorers Fission Uranium and NexGen Energy very active on the financing and resource fronts. Fission… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 27, 2015 BY James Kwantes

Fission Uranium CEO Dev Randhawa says he’s determined to fight through both negative market sentiment and the opposition of some retail shareholders who want him to step down after the failed merger with Denison Mines. Randhawa said in a phone interview late this morning that it’s business as usual as he advances and markets Fission’s… Continue Reading

POSTED ON May 06, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

Malcolm Shaw is looking at a modern-day map to buried treasure. He sees a company operating a shale-oil well that has tested at a free-flow rate of 590 barrels per day, a junior producer in Argentina working naturally fractured shale, an unrecognized frack sand resource, and a company that owns one of the most exciting… Continue Reading

POSTED ON February 24, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

This morning NexGen Energy Ltd. (TSXV:NXE) announced completion of the first hole at the Arrow prospect, RK-14-21, to 663 meters depth. This was the same hole that caught the market’s attention last week for intercepting what is believed to be uranium mineralization (assays pending) between 207.8 and 231 meters. Today’s news suggests an additional three… Continue Reading

POSTED ON February 04, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

This morning, Canada Carbon (CCB:TSXV) announced the preliminary results of laboratory characterization tests being conducted by Evans Analytical Group (EAG) on its Miller high-purity hydrothermal graphite. The results were obtained using Raman spectroscopy and definitely determines the degree of crystallinity of graphite (and other materials). These tests showed that the Miller project’s graphite has an abnormally… Continue Reading

POSTED ON January 29, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

Jim Dines has been writing one of the world’s best read financial newsletters, The Dines Letter, since the 1950’s, and he’s still going strong… A few days ago Dines joined King World News to discuss his outlook for 2014 (Listen to the interview). Dines pats himself on the back for calling the coming 3D printing… Continue Reading

POSTED ON January 20, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

The African-focused uranium producer, Paladin Energy (PDN:TSX) has come under pressure in the past few years due to a decreasing spot price for uranium as well as $600 million in debt on their balance sheet.  The market has been worried about the company’s ability to meet near-term obligations and the stock has been on a steady… Continue Reading

POSTED ON December 12, 2013 BY Gaalen Engen

Bruce Duncan’s Canada Carbon (TSX-V: CCB), which is advancing the Miller graphite project in Quebec, announced the results from an additional chemical characterization of graphite concentrate from the company’s wholly-owned Miller Graphite property. The characterization was carried out to finely measure purity beyond the capability of current conventional infrared techniques. The submitted Miller graphite concentrate… Continue Reading

POSTED ON November 27, 2013 BY CEOEditor

Anchor Andrew Bell sported an arm sling on his Commodities program on BNN television earlier, citing a cycling accident. The show must go on, however and three CEOs joined Bell this morning to tell their stories. Brian McLachlan, President and CEO of Yoho Resources (TSXV:YO), was the first guest on the program. Yoho are developing oil… Continue Reading

POSTED ON November 22, 2013 BY CEO Technician

Once an investor favorite, Cameco Corporation (CCJ) fell on hard times following the Fukushima disaster in March 2011. However, now there is ample reason for optimism from both a fundamental and a technical standpoint: Click to enlarge CCJ Daily CCJ Weekly Uranium Supply/Demand Gap ( Cameco Investor Presentation) Fukushima’s most dangerous operation yields first successes… Continue Reading

POSTED ON November 08, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

According to Strateco Resource’s (RSC:TSX) CEO, Guy Hébert, a group of the company’s US shareholders intend to challenge Quebec’s recent resistance to uranium exploration and mining.  In March, Quebec environment minister, Yves-Francois Blanchet announced a moratorium on all uranium exploration and mining until the government had the opportunity to review and submit an environmental report… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 18, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

An interesting development in the Canadian uranium sector from Reuters this morning; as part of the Canada-EU free trade agreement, Canada has agreed to ease foreign ownership restrictions on Canadian uranium mines.  Currently foreign mining companies cannot own more than 49% of producing Canadian uranium mines, but that is about to change claims Reuters.  Note… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 15, 2013 BY Tommy Humphreys

Bruce Duncan’s Canada Carbon (TSXV:CCB) published results of a chemical characterization of material from the company’s 100% owned Miller hydrothermal lump/vein graphite property in Quebec, Canada. The news release suggested graphite from Miller “May be suitable for applications requiring ultra-pure grades, such as some core components of nuclear reactors.” Shares in the company traded heavily… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 09, 2013 BY Tommy Humphreys

Discovery Investing’s Chris Berry says he’s just returned from the SME Global Uranium Symposium last week in Corpus Christi, Texas, with his tail between his legs. “It appears that any “nuclear renaissance” will be delayed for some time due to a confluence of factors…This offers investors perhaps the most precious commodity of all – time… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 16, 2013 BY James Kwantes

By James Kwantes, World of Mining Rebalancing, Part 2: Signs of life (click here for part 1) In my last post, I detailed the positions that I’ve sold (Amerigo Resources, Sandstorm Gold/Metals & Energy) or dramatically reduced (Lumina Copper) in the past couple of months. This post takes a closer look at stocks I’ve purchased… Continue Reading

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