Mining rss

Energy Fuels clear to continue Canyon mine operations

Uranium and Fuel

09 April 2015

Canyon_head_frame_(Energy_Fuels)_48The USA's largest conventional uranium producer has won a court battle to continue with mine development and uranium production at the Canyon mine - a permitted high-grade uranium deposit located in northern Arizona.

Canadian mills implement lessons learned from dust release

Uranium and Fuel

20 March 2015

Key_Lake_(Cameco)_48Canada's two operating uranium mills must complete a series of actions to review lessons learned from unplanned releases of uranium dust at the Key Lake mill earlier this year.

Queensland uranium plans in question

Uranium and Fuel

16 March 2015

The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) has called on the government of the Australian state not to rush into a decision on whether to reinstate a ban on uranium mining that was lifted in 2012.

Namibia commissions demonstration uranium plant

Uranium and Fuel

26 March 2015

Etango_HLDP_opening_(Bannerman)_48Bannerman Resources has officially opened a heap leach demonstration plant at the Etango uranium project in Namibia.

South Australia commission starts work

Nuclear Policies

19 March 2015

A first-of-a-kind Royal Commission investigating South Australia's potential participation in the nuclear fuel cycle has formally commenced. Meanwhile Queensland's threat to reinstate a ban on uranium mining has been greeted as an opportunity by Western Australia.

Kazakhstan aims for 22,800 tU output in 2015

Uranium and Fuel

12 March 2015

Kazatomprom, the world's biggest uranium producer, plans to increase output this year to 23,400 tU, up from 22,800 tU in 2014.