Two more reactors approved for restart in Japan, now totaling 4.

December 22, 2014By adminCEO Blog

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 more nuclear reactors today, this time in the key industrial area of Kansai, bolstering the government’s drive to switch on atomic plants … Read More

Uranium in 2014: Out of the Shadows

December 10, 2014By adminCEO Blog

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 disappointment and underperformance, but the year looks set to finish on a strong note amidst optimism that the industry could be on the verge of a significant … Read More

Japanese Nuclear Restarts Coming, Spot Jumps

November 21, 2014By adminCEO Blog

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 of two reactors at the Sendai nuclear power plant. While that doesn’t necessarily account for the overnight spike in the price of … Read More

Strong First Pass Drill Testing at PLN; Excellent Target Inventory for Next Drill Program

April 7, 2014By adminCEO Blog

“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 at PLN in Canada’s Athabasca Basin. The drill program (just under 2000m in seven holes) focused on three separate basement electromagnetic (EM) conductors. We are … Read More

Rising Pressure on Uranium

March 10, 2014By adminCEO Blog

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 opinion, attitude towards uranium as a commodity has been slowly and steadily improving for some time now and I wanted to share a few … Read More

Japan – Potential Reactor Restarts in Summer

February 19, 2014By adminCEO Blog

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 wide margin, of former health minister Yoichi Masuzoe as the Governor of Tokyo. Masuzoe is a supporter of Japan’s ruling party, which … Read More