Bloomberg reported that US Secretary of State John Kerry said that no nuclear deal with Iran has yet been made, noting that "there are some important gaps that have to be closed." Kerry, along with government members from France, Germany and the United Kingdom, is currently in Geneva to seek an accord over Iran's recent nuclear activities.
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Platts reported that according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA), uranium production in the United States came to 1,171,278 pounds during the third quarter of 2013, an increase of almost 12 percent from the 1,048,018 pounds it put out in the year-ago quarter. It is also the highest Q3 total since 1999.
Although Iran has said it has no interest in nuclear weapons, global leaders remain skeptical about the country's uranium enrichment plans, and talks have continued.
Canada has been a hot topic for uranium market players due to the high-grade discoveries in the Athabasca Basin. But the buzz around Canadian uranium deposits should not take precedence over the bigger picture price catalysts at play in the United States.
The Canadian Press reported that on Wednesday, Republicans in the US House pushed through a bill aimed at speeding up the governmental review process for gold, silver, copper and uranium mining on federal land. If passed in the Senate, the bill will make it harder for opponents to legally oppose new ventures and will put in place "a 30-month timeline for environmental reviews."
Uranium giant Cameco took some time to chat with Uranium Investing News about uranium and the company's future.
Nuclear energy expert Tom Drolet speaks with Andrew Topf, the INN's senior editor, about what the future holds for uranium and nuclear power.
The ARMZ-Uranium One deal is yet another positive signal that industry heavies know the uranium market is at a bottom and the time is ripe for picking up assets.
This week, the Virginia General Assembly will take up proposed legislation to end the state's 31-year moratorium on uranium mining permits in what is expected to be a tight vote.
Uranium market news is slow heading into the holidays, but signs that the world is moving toward increased use of nuclear power are evident.