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Trump weighs limits on uranium imports after Commerce cites security risk

By: Bloomberg     20th June 2019 The US Commerce Department has recommended the White House take steps to protect the domestic production of uranium after finding the nation’s reliance on imports was a national security risk, said three people briefed on the matter. Among the trade remedies recommended is to require nuclear... 

Peabody and Arch Coal unite against gas, renewables onslaught

By: Mariaan Webb     19th June 2019 US coal miners Peabody and Arch Coal on Wednesday announced that they would combine their Powder River Basin and Colorado assets in what they describe as a “highly synergistic” joint venture (JV) aimed at strengthening the competitiveness of coal against natural gas and renewables. The JV was... 

The world will get half its power from wind, solar by 2050

By: Bloomberg     18th June 2019 Nearly half the world’s electricity will come from renewable energy by 2050 as costs of wind, solar and battery storage continue to plummet. That titanic shift over the next three decades will come as electricity demand increases 62% and investors pump $13.3-trillion into new projects, according... 

Virginia uranium-mining ban upheld by US Supreme Court

By: Bloomberg     17th June 2019 The US Supreme Court upheld a Virginia law that bans mining at the nation’s largest known uranium deposit, rejecting a challenge pressed by the owners of the property with help from the Trump administration. Voting 6-3, the justices said Virginia’s uranium-mining ban is in accord with a 1954... 

Blue Sky sees first-mover advantage in Argentina uranium, vanadium market

By: Nadine James     14th June 2019 TSX-listed Blue Sky Uranium CEO Niko Cacos tells Mining Weekly Online the uranium market is in the early stages of a longer-term rising price trend. Blue Sky, which owns the Amarillo Grande uranium/vanadium project (AGP), in Rio Negro, Argentina, expects to take advantage as uranium prices... 

What we need is a good war

By: Terry Mackenzie-hoy     14th June 2019 I am tired of hearing about all the soft ways in which we can 'stimulate the economy' and 'create jobs' and reduce inflation. The fact of the matter is that government has comprehensively messed up every single industry that it can and is now looking at the broken pieces of the economy like a... 

Seize the opportunity

By: Terence Creamer     14th June 2019 In early May, South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) general-secretary Zwelinzima Vavi surprised many when he described the transition from coal to renewable energy was “inevitable”. Now, Vavi would argue that his statement should astonish nobody, given that Saftu’s official stance had... 

Why should South Africa champion electric vehicles?

By: Tobias Bischof-Niemz     14th June 2019 South Africa’s industrial, transport, energy, trade and fiscal policies remain heavily geared towards the private automobile and, more specifically, ones powered by the internal combustion engine (ICE). The Automotive Production and Development Programme, which incentivises the assembly of ICEs... 

Chernobyl nuclear reactor 4 new safe confinement structure project, Ukraine

By: Sheila Barradas     14th June 2019 Containment arch is now complete.  

Opinion: Why should South Africa champion electric vehicles?

By: Tobias Bischof-Niemz     14th June 2019 South Africa’s industrial, transport, energy, trade and fiscal policies remain heavily geared towards the private automobile and, more specifically, ones powered by the internal combustion engine (ICE). The Automotive Production and Development Programme, which incentivises the assembly of ICEs... 

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