Posts tagged as uranium

The science, engineering and law of nuclear energy in South Africa

An interview with NECSA CEO Mr. Phumzile Tshelane and Chairman Dr. Kelvin Kemm In an exclusive interview, Chris Yelland, investigative editor, and Joanne Taylor, assistant editor at EE Publishers, posed a number of questions to Nuclear Energy Corporation of South Africa (NECSA) CEO Mr. Phumzile Tshelane and Chairman Dr. Kelvin Kemm, to explore issues surrounding […]

Karoo uranium, fossil energy development defies water scarcity and reason

  Renewable energy flourishes while South Africa leadership pursues risky, costly conventional fuels path. Credit: This article is published with permission from Circle of Blue, the news and science¬†centre that reports on the competition¬†between water, food, and energy globally.¬† It is fitting that the magnificent Karoo is the stage for another of the momentous energy […]

Namibia regulating uranium and planning for nuclear

Namibia has established a Uranium Stewardship Committee (USC) to help provide a legal framework for monitoring the country's uranium mining industry. It is also planning to develop a regulatory framework to enable it to embark on its own nuclear power programme in the future. The USC, announced by Namibia's Chamber of Mines, has as its […]

First uranium price fall in 51 months

The price of uranium has dropped by $3 per lb U3O8, leaving the spot price at $135 per lb on 30 June according to both UxC and TradeTech. Prices for the raw material for nuclear fuel had enjoyed rise after rise since May 2003, escalating from $10.90 to $138.00 per lb. Market observers suggested […]

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