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NRC seeks input on legacy uranium cleanup

NRC seeks input on legacy uranium cleanup

The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission is seeking public comment on its environmental review of proposed cleanup work at the former Northeast Church Rock uranium mine in New Mexico. The proposal would allow mine owner United Nuclear Corporation to transfer contaminated soil from the mine for disposal at the former Church Rock uranium mill.

Waste & Recycling 15 February 2019


Cameco proceeding with caution as market improves

Cameco proceeding with caution as market improves

The uranium market started to show recovery in 2018 but prices and the long-term contracting market are still not sufficient to restart idled production capacity, Cameco CEO Tim Gitzel said yesterday.

Uranium & Fuel 12 February 2019


Kazatomprom reductions continue in market-centric approach

Kazatomprom reductions continue in market-centric approach

Kazatomprom produced a total of 21,705 tU in 2018 and will continue to follow a "market-centric" approach to uranium production rather than its previous production-focused strategy, the Kazakh national atomic company said today.

Uranium & Fuel 01 February 2019


Offtake agreement for Tiris uranium

Offtake agreement for Tiris uranium

Aura Uranium has signed a binding offtake agreement with London-based Curzon Uranium Trading Limited for up to 30% of production at its Tiris uranium project. The project, in Mauritania, north-west Africa, is expected to start up next year.

Uranium & Fuel 31 January 2019


Wyoming uranium projects look to the future

Wyoming uranium projects look to the future

The Lost Creek in situ leach uranium project has produced a cumulative 2.7 million pounds U3O8 (1039 tU) since beginning operations in 2013 and could ramp up within six months, Ur-Energy said yesterday. Meanwhile, Uranium Energy Corp has announced a new consolidated mineral resource estimate for the Reno Creek project.

Uranium & Fuel 15 January 2019


Anfield Energy expands uranium and vanadium portfolio

Anfield Energy expands uranium and vanadium portfolio

Anfield Energy has signed an agreement to acquire the Charlie in situ leach uranium project in Wyoming from Cotter Corporation, plus the West Slope group of previously producing uranium/vanadium properties in Colorado.

Uranium & Fuel 10 January 2019


Wheeler River moves towards development

Wheeler River moves towards development

Denison Mines Corp has announced its decision to advance the Wheeler River uranium project in Canada's Athabasca Basin. The Wheeler River Joint Venture has approved a CAD10.3 million (USD7.7 million) budget for 2019 to begin work towards developing an in-situ leach operation at the Phoenix deposit.

Uranium & Fuel 20 December 2018


Exploitation licence for Mauritania uranium project

Exploitation licence for Mauritania uranium project

Australian company Aura Energy has been granted an exploitation licence for its Tiris uranium project in Mauritania. The licence is a precursor to full development of the north-west African project.

Uranium & Fuel 18 December 2018


Vimy to progress Australian uranium projects

Vimy to progress Australian uranium projects

Australian uranium company Vimy Resources will use the AUD3.0 million (USD2.2 million) it has raised through a share placement to pursue offtake contracts for its Mulga Rock project and exploration work at Alligator River.

Uranium & Fuel 14 December 2018


Uranium resources adequate but investment needed

Uranium resources adequate but investment needed

The world's supply of uranium is more than adequate to meet projected requirements for the foreseeable future, but investment and technical expertise will be needed to make sure resources can be brought into production in a timely manner, including from mines currently under care and maintenance, according to the latest 'Red Book'.

Uranium & Fuel 13 December 2018