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Salamanca development paves way for construction

Uranium and Fuel

11 October 2016

Salamanca_road_construction_(Berkeley)-48Infrastructure development is under way at Berkeley Energia's Salamanca uranium project as the company prepares for main construction at the Spanish site next year.

Canyon priority in Energy Fuels' plan

Uranium and Fuel

13 September 2016

Energy Fuels will prioritize work at its Canyon mine in Arizona under a revised business plan, which focuses on sustaining the company's production capabilities whilst ensuring it is able to respond quickly to any changes in market conditions.

EPA approval for Wiluna expansion

Uranium and Fuel

06 September 2016

The Western Australian Environmental Protection Authority has today recommended for approval Toro Energy's proposal to extend the Wiluna uranium project, the second uranium approval by the regulator within a month.

Sixth phase for Etango demonstration plant

Uranium and Fuel

30 September 2016

Etango_demo_plant_view-(Bannerman)_48Bannerman Resources has approved an extension of its Etango heap leach demonstration plant program after receiving "excellent" results from the fifth phase of the project in Namibia.

Low emissions from Canadian uranium mining

Energy and Environment

09 September 2016

Sparks-Parker-McNaughton_(Fedoruk_Centre)-48Uranium mining and milling contribute only a small amount to nuclear energy's already low greenhouse gas emissions, the first comprehensive life cycle assessment of greenhouse gas emissions produced from Canadian uranium mining operations has found.

Areva initiates creation of New Co


31 August 2016

Ahead of the sale of its reactor business to EDF, Areva has begun the process of splitting off its nuclear fuel cycle activities into a new entity, tentatively referred to as 'New Co'.