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Iran has said it will pursue nuclear talks with European nations in the coming days, and that the US could join if it removes sanctions.
This single cosmic event gave birth to 0.3% of the Earth’s heaviest elements.
A bleak market outlook most likely forced Karoo Uranium mining hopefuls Peninsula Energy to withdraw from South Africa, activists believe.
Anti-uranium mining lobbyists have celebrated the announcement by an Australian firm that it is downsizing its mining application by almost 90%.
A uranium explorer says deposits of the nuclear fuel buried in the semi-arid Karoo region may be 10 times greater than the 25 854 tonne resource it has already found.
Rio Tinto expects to start exporting Australian uranium to India as soon as safeguards are in place to restrict its use to power generation.
Niger's government and French nuclear giant Areva are engaged in tough talks on the future of uranium mining in the west African country.
EU powers on Tuesday said they "regret" Iran's decision to breach its nuclear stockpile limit. Hassan Rouhani also vowed to increase the stockpile.
The Trump administration plans to open an investigation into whether uranium imports are harming national security, a move that could lead to tariffs on foreign shipments of the metal.
Anti-nuclear sentiment tends to focus on nuclear waste or operational risks, but more focus should be on the “dirty underbelly” of uranium mining, says a science adviser.
Renewable energy flourishes while South Africa leadership pursues risky, costly conventional fuels path.
A fire that broke out at the product recovery plant of the Rio Tinto-owned Rossing Uranium mine in Namibia has not caused a uranium spill.
When France began mining uranium ore in the desert of northern Niger in the early
1970s, Arlit was a cluster of miners' huts.
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