Uranium FeatureFeed

Uranium articles written by MiningFeeds and our contributing editors about the uranium mining sector.

Azarga Resources Provides Uranium Platform

The following interview between me, (Peter Epstein), and Alex Molyneux was conducted over the past week over phone and email. Alex Molyneux’s Azarga Resources is proposing to merge with TSX main board listed Powertech Uranium [PWE.TO]. This merger would create a globally diversified, pure-play uranium platform from... Read more »

If Pakistan Needs 32 New Reactors, What's That Say?

The following news item caught my attention. We all know that China, Russia, India and Brazil are deploying a large number of new reactors. England and a few middle eastern countries like Saudi Arabia and the UAE also have BIG plans. But, if a country like Pakistan, has demand for 32 reactors, that says a lot! Not... Read more »

Powertech Uranium to Merge With Azarga Resources

Like many natural resource company stocks, especially uranium stocks, Powertech Uranium [PWE.to] had been stuck near its 52-week low for months. However, when peer uranium juniors started to fly, many now up 100% to 500% from 52-week lows, Powertech’s shares languished. This, despite the fact that... Read more »

Tommy Humphreys - Lukas Lundin Interview

“Did you know you were getting the better end of that deal with Kinross?” I asked Lukas Lundin in his Vancouver office earlier this week. “No No No,” he told me, “we thought it was worth more. You always love your own stuff.” Lukas laughed infectiously. Soon I was laughing along with him. The Lundin... Read more »

Get Rich Discovering a Uranium Mine With Your Dad

Not long ago, Alpha Minerals, formerly ESO Uranium, was a dog of a stock. Trading at just $.02 last October, chances of being able to finance for the Southwest-Athabasca-Region focused uranium explorer looked slim. Backed against a wall, management had no choice but to roll back shares 10:1 and change its name in hopes... Read more »

Tekoa Da Silva - Ross Beaty Interview

I had the great opportunity yesterday to connect with legendary resource developer & financier, Ross Beaty, founder and chairman of the $2.7B Pan American Silver Corp., and executive chairman of Alterra Power Corp. Throughout his 37 year career, Ross has generated an astounding sum of over $4B worth of shareholder... Read more »

2013 Uranium Price Forecast

The uranium industry might finally be on the road to recovery as some expect demand from major energy consumers China and Japan to rise in 2013. "The biggest pressure on price at the moment is not necessarily the downgrade to demand since Fukushima, it's this massive inventory overhang," said... Read more »

Junior Mining Stocks - Buy, Hold or Sell?

As we begin to count down the remaining days in 2012 many investors in junior mining stocks are faced with the same decision - do I sell my shares for a tax loss or do I hold onto hope for 2013? Yes, that is the scope of the carnage in the junior mining markets today. 2012 was, without question, one of the worst... Read more »

Are Mining Stocks Oversold?

A sneaky thing happened over the last five trading days. The major gold mining companies leapt back into oversold territories (when measured against gold), the likes of which are only seen a few times a century.  This summer as many mining analysts pointed out, miners hit their most oversold levels in the last 30 years,... Read more »

Eurozone Enters Recession

The Eurozone fell into recession in Q3, according to official gross domestic product data published Thursday. Eurozone GDP shrank 0.1% from Q2, a 0.6% year-on-year drop. Germany and France both grew 0.2% quarter-on-quarter, while Italy's economy shrank by 0.2%. Spain's economy also contracted, shrinking 0.3% in the... Read more »

Cameco, Other Uranium Producers, Miss Estimates

In what is becoming a familiar message on Bay Street, uranium producers have been consistently missing top line estimates in their most recent quarterly reports. Earnings have also been disappointing. Over the past three weeks, Cameco (Stock Profile - TSX:CCO... Read more »

Uranium Supply and Demand

Under the terms of the 1993 government-to-government nuclear non-proliferation agreement, the United States and Russia agreed to commercially implement a 20 year program to convert 500 metric tons of HEU (uranium 235 enriched to 90 percent) taken from Soviet era warheads, into LEU, low enriched uranium (less than 5... Read more »

Rick Rule, Sprott US Holdings

Rick Rule has dedicated his entire professional career to natural resource investing. In addition to the knowledge and experience gained in a long career as a licensed stock broker and founder of Global Resource Investments Ltd., he has a worldwide network of contacts in the natural resource and finance worlds. In... Read more »

Top Mining Minds

Top Mining Minds is an ongoing editorial and interview series from MiningFeeds.com, the internet's #1 investment website focused exclusively on mining. We connect with some of the world's most successful and influential mining industry magnates. From company builders to company financiers, we feature the mining industry's... Read more »

U.S. Dependent on Foreign Uranium

Recently we sat down with Amir Adnani, CEO of Uranium Energy Corp. (Stock Profile - NYSE MKT:UEC), an American uranium mining company, for a conversation on the nuclear industry eighteen months after the catastrophe at Fukushima which devastated... Read more »

Follow Mining Stocks

As an investor in mining stocks it is difficult to stay connected with your investments and the companies on your watch list. Wouldn't it be great if someone designed an email application that sent you daily updates featuring company-specific news and media articles? Well, it is great and it's a free service from... Read more »

Mining Stock Indexes

At MiningFeeds, we are committed to providing mining investors with the best information available on the internet. But we are not just fans of mining, we are also fans of technology. In April, 2012 we launched our unique and proprietary "Mining Stock Indexes". These indexes are connected to the category listings... Read more »

5 Mining Stocks to Watch in 2012: Part 2

3. Geologix Explorations Inc. (Stock Profile - TSX:GIX & OTC:GIXEF) Perhaps it's finally time for Geologix to change its name. After years of exploration and development the company is getting close to transitioning... Read more »

Will Japan Turn Back to Nuclear Energy?

Japan had plans to construct nine new nuclear power plants by 2020 and at least another 14 by 2030. After Fukushima, Japan’s then Prime Minister Kan advocated replacing nuclear energy with renewables. Kan resigned because of criticism of his handling of the crisis and questions over his energy strategy. Japan's... Read more »

PDAC 2012 - Mining Milestones in March

After meeting with mining companies for the past two days at the annual PDAC convention in Toronto, we're pleased to present a list of upcoming mining milestones in March. Or shall we say, March/early April as prefaced by many of the executives in attendance at this year's convention. In alphabetical order, here's... Read more »

Uranium Stocks - Full of Energy

As we settle into a new year, one sector has demonstrated it's full of energy: uranium. After what was an unequivocal terrible year in 2011, the sentiment towards uranium appears to be changing. In late December, Japanese governor of Aomori, Shingo Mimura announced he approved... Read more »

Uranium Price Forecast 2012

With tax-loss selling in full effect and the equity markets experiencing extreme volatility heading into the Christmas season, we take a look at uranium and the companies involved in the mining and exploration of yellow cake. What do you need to know about uranium? In mid-2007 the price of Uranium reached over (US)... Read more »

Uranium Stocks to Watch in 2012

In what was nothing short of a terrible year for the uranium industry, the end of 2011 will undoubtedly be marked by sighs of relief from uranium mining and exploration professionals around the world. With the sector beaten and bruised from the fall-out of the nuclear reactor crisis in Japan, is it finally time for... Read more »

Russia dominates global uranium markets

When the USSR collapsed Russia inherited over a thousand tons of weapons-grade uranium and a massive nuclear refining and fabricating infrastructure – 40% of world total. During the twenty year Megatons to Megawatts Program Russia will convert 500 tonnes of highly enriched uranium (HEU - uranium 235 enriched to 90... Read more »

Mining Exploration Up 50% in 2011

According to Metals Economics Group’s (MEG) Corporate Exploration Strategies, the estimated total 2011 budget for nonferrous metals exploration surged to $18.2 billion.... Read more »

Top Weekly Gainers

It was another big week in the markets with positive gains across most of the world's major exchanges. The TSX and TSX-V were no exception up 4.1% and 3.7% respectively. But we're not interested in single digit returns, we're taking a look at the top three mining companies that posted the biggest percentage gains this... Read more »

It's official, Cameco wants Hathor

Cameco Corp. (TSX:CCO) officially commenced its $520 million hostile bid for Hathor Exploration Ltd. (TSX:HAT) today. On Friday, Cameco announced that it was planning the hostile bid after discussions concerning a... Read more »

Is Mining in South Africa in Decline?

Last year, political strategist and monetary economist Cedric Muhammad said, "At 29-years old and a base of support among the youth and business... Read more »

Is it time for a uranium sector rebound?

After the worst 3 month period for uranium miners since the 'great recession' is it finally time for a sector rebound? Last week, China reported their trade surplus expanded to $13.05 billion in May and strong imports... Read more »

Uranium One lags peers in sector recovery

The Japanese disaster, now approaching its one month anniversary, continues to be the only topic of discussion for investors in uranium stocks. The spot price of Uranium fell 10%, to $60 per pound immediately after the earthquake... Read more »

What will demand for Cameco's uranium look like, post Japan?

Shares of Saskatchewan's Cameco (TSX:CCO), the world's largest publicly traded uranium company were, predictably, walloped after the Sendai earthquake and tsunami of March 11th. On Monday, March 14th, the first day of trading after the Japanese catastrophe, shares of Cameco were down $4.62 to $31.70.... Read more »

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