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Goldman puts ‘for sale’ sign on Iran’s old uranium supplier

Goldman Sachs and Deutsche Bank are quietly trying to get out of the uranium trading business and have both put their desks up for sale.

Johannesburg’s gold legacy leaves behind a toxic inheritance

Johannesburg’s legacy of gold mining has left behind a toxic inheritance: radioactivity from uranium hauled up in the mining process.

Surplus global uranium supply prompts Cameco to drop 2018 target

Cameco reported record quarterly and annual uranium production in 2013, producing record annual revenue, says CEO Tim Gitzel.

Paladin halts Malawi uranium mining to cut costs

The company has halted mining at its Kayelekera operation to cut costs after prices by more than half since the Fukushima disaster.

What to look for ahead of a hot junior market in 2015 – Cook

Legendary geologist Brent Cook shares his rules for weeding out flaky companies in anticipation of a hot junior market in 2015. A Gold Report interview.

Rare Earths gloom seems to be lifting – Ecclestone

While rare earths have behaved more like scorched earth in recent years, Hallgarten’s Christopher Ecclestone suggests, “The nadir of the sector is now past.”

Cameco’s uranium conversion plant to stay closed until fix

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission has asked Cameco to idle one of its Port Hope conversion plants until it is satisfied with corrective measures.

Areva resumes uranium production in Niger

The company has resumed production at its two uranium mines in Niger, which had been closed for maintenance since mid-December.

Mining ‘contributes greatly to Canada’s economic strength’ – MAC

The top needs of the Canadian mining industry in 2014 include an effective regulatory process, sufficient human resources, improved infrastructure, and a competitive trade and investment environment.

Mining ‘contributes greatly to Canada’s economic strength’ – MAC

The top needs of the Canadian mining industry in 2014 include an effective regulatory process, sufficient human resources, improved infrastructure, and a competitive trade and investment environment.

Rabbit farmer, Berkeley PhD – Both weigh in on gold price

A check-up on gold forecasts the Roundup conference in Vancouver from two gold bulls with divergent backgrounds.

Tanzania seeks shares in uranium/nickel mines

The country’s president says local business leaders, politicians and activists are pressing the government to ensure Tanzanians benefit more from natural resources.

Melting ice cap unlocks Greenland’s mineral riches

Greenland will push ahead with a uranium and rare earths mine despite the objections of Denmark as the melting of the polar ice cap unlocks its natural resources.

China National Nuclear Corp pays $190m for Paladin mine stake

The sale rescues Paladin, as it urgently needed to raise funds following 3 years of pain as uranium prices slumped after the Fukushima disaster.

Macquarie deal to buy Goldman uranium desk not done

Two sources with knowledge of the deal say Macquarie has not concluded a deal to buy Goldman Sachs’ uranium trading desk.

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