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Bannerman starts work on Etango feasibility update

02 February 2017

Etango_demo_plant_view-(Bannerman)_48Bannerman Resources Limited has completed its Etango heap leach demonstration plant project and begun work to incorporate its findings into the Namibian uranium project's definitive feasibility study.

Agreements signed for EBRD uranium legacy fund

24 January 2017

Uranium_legacy_site_(EBRD)-48The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has signed framework agreements with the Kyrgyz Republic and Tajikistan, a precondition for the implementation of projects under an EBRD fund to deal with the remediation of former uranium mines and processing plants.

Oversupply prompts Kazakh uranium production cut

10 January 2017

Kazatomprom_uranium_(Kazatomprom)_48Kazakhstan plans to produce 10% less uranium in 2017 than previously planned in response to ongoing oversupply in the uranium market, Kazatomprom chairman Askar Zhumagaliyev announced today.

Iran tests new-generation centrifuge under JCPOA

31 January 2017

Iran has for the first time injected uranium hexafluoride gas into its IR-8 uranium enrichment centrifuges. The development of the next-generation centrifuges is being carried out within the framework of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, the Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran said.

Environmental approval for Yeelirrie

17 January 2017

Yeelirrie_pastoral_station_(Cameco_Aust)-48The government of Western Australia yesterday granted environmental approval to Cameco Australia's proposed Yeelirrie uranium project, subject to conditions that include measures to mitigate risks to underground fauna.

Work starts on Brazil's Engenho uranium mine

03 January 2017

Industrias Nucleares do Brasil has started work on its Engenho mine in Brazil's Bahia state. The company said the move was a "decisive step" towards resumption of domestic uranium production.

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