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US EPA withdraws uranium rule

US EPA withdraws uranium rule

The US Environmental Protection Agency is withdrawing proposed revisions to regulatory standards for tailings from in situ leach uranium production.

Uranium & Fuel 22 October 2018


MCA calls for end to uranium discrimination

MCA calls for end to uranium discrimination

Australia's Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act could be amended to ensure that uranium mining is treated equitably with other commodities, reducing costs and delays  without lessening environmental protection, a new report prepared for the Minerals Council of Australia has found.
 

Uranium & Fuel 08 October 2018


Comment period closes on US uranium investigation

Comment period closes on US uranium investigation

The US Department of Commerce should not place any import limits or restrictions on uranium from Canadian producer Cameco, the company said in its submission to the DOC's ongoing Section 232 investigation. The comment period on the investigation has now closed.

Uranium & Fuel 02 October 2018


Wyoming becomes USA's 38th Agreement State

Wyoming becomes USA's 38th Agreement State

Wyoming has become the 38th US state to take responsibility for regulating uranium recovery operations within the state under an agreement signed with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

Regulation & Safety 28 September 2018


Challenges and changes at Kazatomprom

Challenges and changes at Kazatomprom

NAC Kazatomprom has changed its strategy to be more responsive to prevailing market conditions, CEO Galymzhan Pirmatov told delegates attending the World Nuclear Association Symposium 2018 in London today.

Corporate 06 September 2018


Denison to increase Wheeler River ownership

Denison to increase Wheeler River ownership

Denison Mines Corp is to increase its share of the Wheeler River uranium project in Canada's Athabasca Basin to 90% after agreeing an acquisition of Cameco Corp's minority interest.

Uranium & Fuel 05 September 2018


Cameco shutdown extended indefinitely

Cameco shutdown extended indefinitely

Cameco is extending the suspension of production at McArthur River and Key Lake "for an indeterminate duration", CEO Tim Gitzel has announced. The operations have been out of production since January.

Uranium & Fuel 26 July 2018


Yellow Cake makes first uranium purchase

Yellow Cake makes first uranium purchase

Kazakh uranium producer NAC Kazatomprom has made its first delivery to London-based Yellow Cake plc under a long-term contract between the two companies. The sale follows Yellow Cake's floatation on the London Stock Exchange.

Uranium & Fuel 09 July 2018


Boss launches Honeymoon restart strategy

Boss launches Honeymoon restart strategy

Boss Resources has launched a three-phase restart strategy for the Honeymoon uranium project in South Australia. The company said it has today it has de-risked the project commercially and technically.

Uranium & Fuel 03 July 2018


IAEA emphasises vital role of uranium

IAEA emphasises vital role of uranium

It is important that this vital resource is mined, produced and managed sustainably, International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Yukiya Amano said this week.

Uranium & Fuel 27 June 2018