Mining rss

Cameco shifts Cigar Lake output target to early 2015

Exploration and Nuclear Fuel

17 July 2014

A temporary halt to jet boring at Cameco's Cigar Lake uranium mine in northern Saskatchewan has forced the company to revise its ore production target date.

Four Mile mine opens amid tensions between owners

Exploration and Nuclear Fuel

26 June 2014

Four Mile mine opening 48The Four Mile uranium mine in South Australia was officially opened on 25 June, but its minority owner wants to sell its stake and is preparing a legal battle against the project operator.

Fuel cycle roundup #27

Exploration and Nuclear Fuel

06 June 2014

• First consignment from Cooke
• Business as usual at Kazakh operations
• Areva wins Vattenfall contract
• Paladin progress
• Skyharbour buys into Athabasca Basin

Pinon Ridge mill in uranium asset sale

Exploration and Nuclear Fuel

09 July 2014

The Pinon Ridge project, including the licence to build the USA's first new conventional uranium mill in 30 years, features in a list of assets being sold by Energy Fuels to private investors.

Strateco shuts Matoush property to cut costs

Exploration and Nuclear Fuel

19 June 2014

Strateco Resources' ambition to become the first 'junior' in Canada to start underground exploration for uranium is a luxury it can no longer afford - for now at least.

Processing resumes at Ranger

Exploration and Nuclear Fuel

05 June 2014

Ranger 48Processing operations restarted today at the Ranger uranium mine, which suffered a ruptured leaching tank six months ago. Normal production levels at the mine are expected to be reached in the coming months.