Remembering the Last Uranium Bull
Oct 09, 2018
One hears the following saying on numerous occasions and ponders upon its validity: Back in the good old days… Well nothing says “back in the good old days” in the resource sector like the uranium...
Why grade is “King”?
Oct 01, 2018
Here’s a relevant fact: the Athabasca Basin is the world’s highest-grade uranium district. What does that really mean? The answer to that could not be simpler than the following: In the mining...
2019, the return of the long-awaited Uranium Bull?
Sep 24, 2018
As you may know Azincourt Energy, in addition to its lithium exploration projects, has two advanced uranium exploration projects in the prolific Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan, (as well as an early...
“Fmr. Sec. Moniz Says U.S Needs to Be Nuclear Power Player” – Bloomberg Politics
Apr 06, 2017
Learn more about how the implications of increasing production of nuclear power are affecting world politics. Former U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz discusses China’s stance on climate change, the...
Uranium News Creates Mixed Emotions, But Not For Investors” – SMALLCAP Network
Apr 05, 2017
Check out this article on SMALLCAP Network about the uranium market: The early resurgence back into uranium in recent months has clearly continued to favor individual uranium mining stocks, as well...
Nuclear Energy Demand Increases” – Stockhouse
Mar 28, 2017
Read up on how Azincourt Uranium, among others, are working to facilitate the increased demand for nuclear energy. Rapid population growth, along with improved lifestyle has resulted in a strong...
Japan court rules in favor of restart of Kansai Elec’s Takahama reactors” – Reuters
Mar 28, 2017
Check out today’s news in favor of Uranium demand about restarting Nuclear Reactors post-Fukushima in Japan: A Japanese high court on Tuesday overturned a lower court’s order to shut two reactors...
“Uranium, the Next BIG Commodity – Azincourt Uranium, Inc. (AZURF)” – Smallcap Network
Mar 27, 2017
Check out how world demand has led to substantial rise in Uranium prices over the past couple months, and still has more upside to come. Contrary to popular belief and despite a short-lived activist...
“Azincourt Uranium (AAZ.V): The little uranium company gearing up for… something” – Equity Guru
Mar 27, 2017
Read about the ups and downs of the Uranium market over the past few years and the potential future of the market. Maybe you think Donald Trump is amazing. Maybe you think he’s horrible. One thing we...
“Russia’s Uranium One may reduce production in Kazakhstan” – Nuclear Engineering
Mar 26, 2017
Check out how Uranium One, the Canadian company who held the six largest uranium deposits in Kazakhstan, is evolving with the changing Uranium market in 2017. Russian state nuclear corporation...
“Uranium Stocks Recent Price Jump; Low Hanging Fruit or Trend?” – Baystreet.ca
Mar 21, 2017
Investigate the recent debate over fluctuating Uranium prices and if Uranium is here to stay. Christmas 2016 was not very merry for Uranium investors. Even the bears were likely surprised when the...
“Uranium ETF Is 2017’s Best Performer So Far, And May Only Be Getting Started” – ETF Daily News
Mar 18, 2017
After taking hits in 2016, check out how Uranium is fending better in 2017. Gosh, not very long ago, it sure seemed like the uranium market was dead. 2016 saw uranium prices crumble to 12-year lows....
” Is uranium set to be the next big commodities story?” – THE WEEK
Mar 07, 2017
Despite considerable headwinds, check out why it’s being said that uranium is set to rise. In addition to the big investment going on in China and India, and now in the UK, Japan has for instance...
“These ‘Trigger Events’ Could Send Cameco Stock Soaring” – Seeking Alpha.com
Mar 05, 2017
Check out why some are saying the most beaten stocks still have the most potential gain. “Cameco Corporation (NYSE:CCJ) soared 52% over the past four months. It’s one of the most powerful bull...
“Cameco may cut uranium output further, as prices stay low” – Nasdaq.com
Feb 28, 2017
Check out today’s news about Cameco’s reduction in production, signaling the larger players can no longer sustain the current low prices. “2017 could make us look at changes to our inventory...
“Uranium Prices Set to Head Higher” – Energy & Capital
Feb 16, 2017
Check out why some are saying the lack of attention on Uranium is leaving gaps for substantial gain. Uranium is neither sexy nor exciting. There are no great tales in the uranium market to tell. And...
Two more reactors approved for restart in Japan, now totaling 4.
Dec 22, 2014
Image: Kensai Nuclear Power Plant in Takahama Quote from Bloomberg.com – Japan Vouches for Safety of Second Set of Atomic Reactors – Dec 16, 2014: Japan’s regulator vouched for the safety of two...
Uranium in 2014: Out of the Shadows
Dec 10, 2014
Nick Wells, Uranium Investing News, discusses uranium in 2014 and gets views from uranium company CEO’s, including Ted O’Connor, Azincourt Uranium. The uranium market spent 2014 mired in...
Japanese Nuclear Restarts Coming, Spot Jumps
Nov 21, 2014
Uranium Price Jumps Most in 16 Months; Japan Approves Reactors It was a big day for the uranium market on Friday, with the governor of Japan’s Kagoshima prefecture granting approval for the restart...
Video Interview: Azincourt Chairman Discusses Recent Activity & Future Plans
May 06, 2014
Strong First Pass Drill Testing at PLN; Excellent Target Inventory for Next Drill Program
Apr 07, 2014
“PLN Winter Program Complete – Results Warrant Follow Up” – Uranium analyst, David Talbot (Dundee Securities) following the results of our first JV winter drill, geophysics and radon survey program...
Rising Pressure on Uranium
Mar 10, 2014
As you can imagine, here at Azincourt we keep a pretty close eye on overall sentiment regarding uranium – whether it comes from journalists, analysts, producers, explorers and investors. In my...
Japan – Potential Reactor Restarts in Summer
Feb 19, 2014
In an article published recently, The Japan News reported that the government of Japan aims to restart about 10 of the nation’s idle nuclear reactors by this summer. This follows the election, by a...
Report on Chinese Nuclear Expansion Plans
Jan 28, 2014
“We believe China is entering a stage of rapid development in nuclear power. From our channel checks, we believe China will lift its installed nuclear power capacity from 13GW in 2012 to 40GW by...
Azincourt Chairman Discusses Macusani Acquisition
Jan 15, 2014
Video interview with Azincourt Chairman, Ian Stalker, as he discusses the company’s recent major acquisition in the emerging uranium district of Macusani in south eastern Peru.
Azincourt CEO, Ted O’Connor, discusses plans for 2014
Jan 02, 2014
Video interview with Azincourt CEO, Ted O’Connor, as he discusses the company’s plans for 2014, including the recent acquisition in south eastern Peru and the JV property, PLN, with Fission 3.0...
Exploration and Development – Timing is Key
Dec 16, 2013
As we come up to the end of the year, it’s worth taking stock of Azincourt’s progress and our plans for next year. The last six months have seen us enter a joint venture agreement with Fission...
Great geology, great economics – Azincourt’s New Uranium Project
Nov 25, 2013
In my role as corporate development director for Cameco, I spent most of the last ten years travelling the world evaluating uranium projects. It was this experience that led Azincourt’s Board of...
China’s Uranium Binge
Nov 12, 2013
China displaced Germany as the world’s top exporter in 2009, exporting almost $1 trillion in goods in that year. However, the country’s need for energy to fuel its export economy has resulted in...
Megatons to Megawatts Expiration Signals US Uranium Shortage
Nov 04, 2013
Nuclear power accounts for 19% of US electricity consumption. But did you know that 10% of all electricity generated in the US comes from a Russian source? Thanks to the Megatons to Megawatts...
- Feature Article: Juniors Hunting for Uranium in Patterson Lake Region Oct 31, 2013
Nuclear Growth Fuelling Uranium Price
Oct 17, 2013
“It would be wise for uranium buyers to make decisions in 2015 at the latest.” That’s good advice from Oliver Wantz, who is head of the mining division of the world’s second largest uranium...
PLN: Working Towards Discovery
Oct 10, 2013
Earlier this week Azincourt Uranium and our JV partner Fission Uranium released the initial results from our 2013 summer program at Patterson Lake North (PLN). The goal of this program was to...
Germany: Caught in a Catch 2022
Sep 24, 2013
In 2011, Angela Merkel, who just this past weekend won her third term as Chancellor, came up with a bold plan to shut down all her country’s nuclear plants by 2022, and shift 80% of consumption to...
India: Nuclear Energy Crucial for 625% Electricity Supply Growth
Sep 17, 2013
Just last month, during a speech to the Indian Institute of Technology, former chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission, Anil Kakodka, said India must increase its electricity supply by 625% if it...
Big Oil, Big Nuclear – Saudi Arabia’s Nuclear Program
Sep 11, 2013
When the home of big oil confirms a nuclear program that will construct 16 new reactors by 2030 it should tell you a lot about prospects for nuclear energy and the growth in demand for uranium. The...
Japan: More Reactors, Less Oil
Sep 03, 2013
There is a common misconception that Japan is not operating any nuclear reactors right now. The fact is they have two 1,180-megawatt reactors running at full capacity at Kansai Electric Power Co’s...
Summer Program Is Underway At Patterson Lake (PLN)
Aug 22, 2013
In case you missed our press release, the summer program at PLN is moving forward at a good pace with the completion of the VTEM max airborne geophysical survey. This type of survey is used when...
Nuclear Versus Renewables
Aug 19, 2013
I recently came across an excellent article by Ben Heard, the director of Australian-based ThinkClimate Consulting, tackling the Nuclear versus Renewable energy debate. The article, which is...
China Sets Example With Nuclear Open House
Aug 14, 2013
“CGN has realized that ensuring production safety depends not only on technology, but also transparent operation and public supervision.” Those were the words last week of Hu Guangyao, spokesperson for...
China Goes Deeper in Search for Uranium
Aug 12, 2013
Just recently, China National Nuclear Corp. (CNNC) announced it had made a technological breakthrough in uranium mining with a record drilling depth of 2,818.88 meters. The drilling was conducted at...
US Directs More Money Into Nuclear Research
Aug 07, 2013
The US government’s Department of Energy (DOE) has just announced $3.5 million for research into four advanced nuclear reactor projects that go beyond traditional light water designs. According to...
Picking the Uranium Winners
Jul 30, 2013
Have you ever taken part in a fantasy stock pool? If not, think hockey pool, football pool or similar and it’s basically the same concept. You pick your team (in this instance your stocks) and the...
Feature Article: Azincourt Uranium starts its journey at Patterson Lake
Jul 25, 2013
Vancouver- There is critical mass building around the Patterson Lake uranium camp in the western reaches of Saskatchewan’s Athabasca Basin, and Vancouver-based junior Azincourt Uranium (TSXV:AAZ)...
The Athabasca Basin Is About To Get Hot
Jul 24, 2013
In case you missed the press release our partner, Fission Uranium, has started its $6.95 million summer exploration program at Patterson Lake South (PLS), which is host to a major new uranium...
Summer Exploration Plans Announced For Our Patterson Lake (PLN) Project
Jul 22, 2013
In case you missed today’s press release, we’ve announced details for the Summer exploration program at Patterson Lake (PLN). When I say we, I’m talking about Azincourt and our joint venture partner –...
The First Ten: Japan’s Power Companies Apply For Reactor Restarts
Jul 11, 2013
A large number of industry observers believe that the restarting of Japan’s idled reactors will act as a catalyst for the uranium sector – driving up the spot price of uranium and improving the...
What Constitutes A Good Uranium Grade?
Jul 09, 2013
The world average grade for uranium is 0.2% (WNA). It’s not surprising that compared to gold, silver, copper and other ores, even highly profitable uranium grades can sound low. The comparison...
The Athabasca Basin: Home To The World’s Highest-Grade Uranium
Jul 04, 2013
The Athabasca Basin in the province of Saskatchewan, Canada supplies just over 19% of the world’s uranium. It’s also the leading district for high grade uranium with an average grade ten times above that...
Fission Uranium: A Closer Look At Our Joint Venture Partner
Jun 26, 2013
As you know, Azincourt entered into a property option agreement with Fission Uranium on April 29, 2013 allowing us to earn up to a 50-per-cent interest in Fission’s Patterson Lake (PLN) project. The...
Patterson Lake North: 2013 Exploration Plans
Jun 17, 2013
With a new triple-A management team and the right financing in place Azincourt Uranium is now in the process of finalizing exploration plans for Patterson Lake (PLN) in the Athabasca Basin – home to some...
The Prospects For Nuclear Energy Going Forward
Jun 13, 2013
Towards the end of May some rumors began circulating that TEPCO – Japan’s largest energy company (by power generation) – was going to apply for early restarts of its reactor fleet. The rumors led to...
Patterson Lake: Why This Is The Uranium Project To Watch
Jun 10, 2013
It’s adjacent to the world-class PLS property, it has a wealth of historical exploration data, it has an industry-leading exploration team. I’ve spent the better part of my career travelling the...
Azincourt Uranium: A Winning Team
Jun 07, 2013
Azincourt Uranium recently announced a joint venture with Fission Uranium to explore Patterson Lake (PLN) – an exciting property with historical exploration data immediately adjacent to PLS and a...
A Letter From The CEO
Jun 04, 2013
Just two weeks ago I joined Azincourt Uranium as CEO and director after a 19 year stint with Cameco. It’s interesting because I found myself standing at the Azincourt booth at the Cambridge...