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Canadian government approves overseas ownership

Uranium and Fuel

23 June 2015

Michelin_camp_winter_(Paladin)_48The Canadian government has approved Australian majority ownership of the proposed Michelin uranium mine, in an exception to Canadian legislation on overseas ownership in commercial mining operations.

EBRD launches uranium mining legacy fund

Uranium and Fuel

18 June 2015

Yellow_Hill_Tajikistan_(Harlander_EBRD)_48A new fund set up by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) at the request of the European Commission will finance projects to rehabilitate former uranium mines and processing sites in Central Asia.

Study shines a light on uranium mill tailings

Waste and Recycling

05 June 2015

McClean_Lake_(UofS)_48Areva Resources Canada and researchers at the University of Saskatchewan have completed a major study on the long-term condition of uranium mill tailings at the McClean Lake mill using the Canadian Light Source (CLS) synchrotron facility.

Rosgeologia signs cooperation agreement with Rosatom

Uranium and Fuel

22 June 2015

Rosgeologia, the Russian state-run geological exploration services company, last week signed a series of agreements aimed at expanding its operations. The agreements were signed on 19 June by Rosgeologia CEO Roman Panov and officials from Rosatom, VTB Bank, the Russian Direct Investment Fund, the Russian Energy Ministry, the Murmansk region, the Russian State Geological Prospecting University and the Russian Academy of Sciences' institute for the integrated development of subsoil, during the Saint Petersburg Economic Forum last week.

Ranger expansion on hold

Uranium and Fuel

11 June 2015

UPDATED The Ranger 3 Deeps uranium project will not proceed to a final feasibility study under the current operating environment, Energy Resources of Australia (ERA) announced today. The decision was driven by market conditions and project economics.

Merger to fast-track Turkish uranium project

Uranium and Fuel

04 June 2015

A US uranium processing plant could be shipped to Turkey to fast-track uranium production under a newly announced merger of Uranium Resources Inc with Australian uranium and exploration company Anatolia Energy, owner of the Temrezli uranium project.