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Sep 19 Denison (DML,TSX) Announces Further Extension of High-Grade "Huskie" Zone at Waterbury Lake With Final Summer Drill Holes News

Sep 19 Uranium week: all talk but little action News

Sep 18 Western Uranium Corporation (WUc,CSE) Announces Letter of Intent to Purchase High Grade Vanadium Property News

Sep 18 Blue Sky (BSK,TSXV) Makes Significant New Uranium-Vanadium Discovery at Amarillo Grande Project, Argentina News

Sep 15 Western Uranium Corporation (WUC,CSE) Announces a CAD$0.5 Million Closing of a Non-Brokered Private Placement News

Sep 14 U3O8 Corp. (UWE,TSX) Highlights Planned Production Profile for Vanadium from the Laguna Salada Deposit Based on a PEA News

Sep 14 Uranium shortage predicted News

Sep 14 Uranium week: Three week run News

Sep 13 Senator Minerals (SNR,TSXV) Completes Acquisition of 100% Interest in Carter Lake Uranium Project News

Sep 13 UEX Corporation (UEX,TSX) : Orora Zone Strike Extended to 150 m News

Sep 12 Denison (DML,TSX) Announces Significant Increase to Summer 2017 Drilling Program at Wheeler River News

Sep 11 U3O8 Corp.'s (UWE,TSX) Post-Consolidation Common Shares Start Trading Today; Director Exercises Out-of-the-Money Warrants News

Sep 11 NexGen (NXE,TSX) Acquires Remaining 40% Interest in the Dufferin Lake Property News

Sep 8 Energy Fuels (EFR,TSX) to Present on Monday, September 11 at the 19th Annual Rodman & Renshaw Global Investment Conference; Live Webcast Available News

Sep 8 Ur-Energy (URE,TSX) Announces Appointment of New Board Member: Kathy E. Walker News

Sep 8 Uranium prices could soar to $140 per lb News

Sep 7 Fission (FCU,TSX) Hits 128.0m of Total Composite Mineralization with Multiple High-Grade Intervals, 2.3km West of R780E News

Sep 7 2 turnaround stocks worth considering News

Sep 6 Uranium Participation Corporation (U,TSX) Reports Estimated Net Asset Value at August 31, 2017 News

Sep 6 Ur-Energy (URE,TSX) to Present September 11 at the 19th Annual Rodman & Renshaw Global Investment Conference News

Sep 6 Uranium prices: optimism lifts as summer lull period ends News

Sep 6 Ontario's nuclear advantage News

Sep 5 Comstock (CSL,TSXV) Confirms Review of Proposed Share Sale News

Sep 5 Uranium week: not dead yet News

Sep 4 Senator Minerals (SNR,TSXV) Completes Deployment of Radon Gas Sensors at PNE Uranium Project in Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan News

Sep 1 Roughrider Funds New Genesis Work Program and Makes Final Option Payment to Kivalliq (KIV,TSXV) to Earn 50% Interest In Genesis Property News

Aug 31 Uranium prices little changed as summer lull continues News

Aug 31 Busted uranium market gears up for potential boom News

Aug 30 Significant Uranium Mineralization Reported at CanAlaska's (CVV,TSXV) West McArthur Project News

Aug 30 Denison (DML,TSX) Intersects 5.0% eU3O8 Over 4.7 Metres at the Unconformity as Definition and Expansion Drilling Continues on the Gryphon Deposit at Wheeler River News

Aug 30 High-enriched uranium returned from Ghana News

Aug 29 Skyharbour (SYH,TSXV) Commences 2,500m Summer Diamond Drill Program at its Moore Uranium Project, Saskatchewan News

Aug 29 Appia (API,CSE) Commences Geophysical Survey over Eastside Property, Athabasca Basin News

Aug 29 Uranium week: Energy security News

Aug 29 Uranium prices: Japan makes further progress with nuclear restarts News

Aug 24 Senator Minerals (SNR,TSXV) Closes Fully Subscribed Financing at a 30% Premium to Original Terms News

Aug 24 Virginia Energy (VUI,TSXV) Grants Incentive Stock Options News

Aug 24 Uranium prices: demand growth continues News

Aug 23 U3O8 Corp. (UWE,TSX) Provides Provisional Timetable for Share Consolidation and Adjusts Terms of Certain Outstanding Warrants News

Aug 23 Energy Fuels (EFR,TSX) Announces New Estimate for Uranium and Copper Resources at its Canyon Mine News

Aug 23 Fission (FCU,TSX) Hits 8.03m total composite >10,000 cps at R1515W Zone, over 2.3km West of R780E Zone News

Aug 23 Mkango (MKA,TSXV) Renews Thambani Licence 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.
Full coverage of the Athabasca Basin

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Uranium Market Commentary
Streetwise Reports : Jul 6, 2017 - Trading on TSX Venture Exchange Imminent for New Uranium Miner Helmed by Experienced Team -
A uranium exploration and development company focused on projects in the Western U.S., led by a team that has done it before, begins trading on the TSX Venture exchange July 7.
URZ Energy Corp. (URZ:TSX.V) completed its IPO on July 5 and will debut trading on the TSX Venture exchange on July 7 under the ticker symbol URZ. Focused on uranium properties in Wyoming and the Western U.S., the company was created by Todd Hilditch. Hilditch, who has previously had strong ties to the lithium/energy sector through Salares Lithium before being acquired by Talison Lithium (which grew to another $840 million takeover), is being joined by four very experienced uranium/energy executives formerly of Uranerz Energy Corp. ...

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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