With the uranium spot prices reaching multi-year highs at the moment, probably with the help of the Sprott Physical Uranium Trust which keeps on buying at the spot market in order to kickstart utility buying, Blue Sky Uranium (TSXV: BSK; US-OTC: BKUCF) is finding new mineralization at Ivana targets at their flagship Amarillo Grande uranium project in Argentina.
During times of relative stockmarket unrest, caused by more hawkish Fed policies regarding potential interest rate hikes and reduction of bond buying programs, Blue Sky Uranium (TSXV: BSK; US-OTC: BKUCF) is busy drilling several Ivana targets at their flagship Amarillo Grande uranium project in Argentina.
Where the Federal Reserve has been spooking the markets by more aggressive interest rates than expected lately, leading to a temporary consolidation, general sentiment seems to be picking up again after digesting the Fed scare, despite the new omicron COVID-19 variant developing around the globe, seemingly creating the new pandemic normal now.
At a point where the COVID-19 pandemic is playing out the Omicron variant, inflation is reaching levels not seen in decades, the Fed surprising the markets with a more hawkish stance than anticipated, with metal prices at very high levels although gold and silver seem to be consolidating and setting up for a breakout, The Critical Investor was asked again by Streetwise Reports to provide his top picks for the new year.
Ivana deposit; Rio Negro province, Argentina
Despite the summer doldrums and negative sentiment in mining, the uranium price spiked in September fortunately, and Blue Sky Uranium (TSXV: BSK; US-OTC: BKUCF) didn’t stay behind, as the company diligently continues to advance their flagship Amarillo Grande uranium project in Argentina.
As uranium sentiment for stocks remains strong, Blue Sky Uranium (TSXV: BSK; US-OTC: BKUCF) is looking to seize the moment, and continues to advance their flagship Amarillo Grande uranium project in Argentina. This strong sentiment puzzles fund managers specialized in uranium stocks, as usually the uranium spot- and contract prices appreciate first, and stocks follow.
Last year has been a quiet year with the COaVID-19 pandemic restricting most exploration activities in Argentina, but the situation has changed since November 2020, and Blue Sky Uranium (TSXV: BSK; US-OTC: BKUCF) is back in business again, ready to advance their flagship Amarillo Grande uranium project.
After raising C$0.87M in October of last year, Blue Sky Uranium (TSXV: BSK; US-OTC: BKUCF) has been busy defining drill targets on their fully owned Amarillo Grande Uranium Vanadium project in Rio Negro, Argentina. An 8 kilometre long IP survey has been completed, which identified a 5 km long anomaly 20 km north of the Ivana deposit.
It has been a quiet year so far for Blue Sky Uranium (TSXV: BSK; US-OTC: BKUCF), as the uranium oxide spot prices dropped off again after a run-up in H2 2018, rising almost 50%, only to pull back another 20% or so from these heights as can be seen at this chart, which can be found on the website of Cameco:
Nonetheless, as one of the premier low cost development plays in the uranium space, Blue Sky managed to continue working on their Amarillo Grande project in the Rio Negro province in Argentina, and recently raised fresh cash.
As a pure play uranium explorer since 2004, things looked increasingly grim after Fukushima happened in 2012 for Forum Uranium. After years of struggling, CEO Richard Mazur decided together with the board that they had to change course. On February 28, 2018 the company name was changed into Forum Energy Metals (FMC.V),