‘Demand is assured, supply is not’: Deep Yellow’s John Borshoff on why the uranium sector is in ‘a broken-down state’

‘Demand is assured, supply is not’: Deep Yellow’s John Borshoff on why the uranium sector is in ‘a broken-down state’

Storied investor Rick Rule often talks about how he bought into Paladin Energy (ASX:PDN) at 10c per share back in the mid-2000s. It went down to 1c … then all the way to ~$10 a share, creating fortunes in the process.

John Borshoff is the geologist who founded Paladin Energy in 1993, before taking it from a junior explorer to a $4bn uranium mining company with two operations – ‘Langer Heinrich’ in Namibia, and ‘Kayelekera’ in Malawi.

This puts Borschoff and his team in rarefied air. Paladin is one of only three small cap uranium companies outside of the US to have gone into production over the past 75 years, he says.

In October 2016, Borschoff joined then-$10m market cap uranium explorer Deep Yellow (ASX:DYL) as managing director and chief exec.Deep Yellow, which has three uranium projects in Namibia – Reptile, Nova and Yellow Dune — is now one of a select […]

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