Uranium resources rss

Inkai forecast production continues to rise

Uranium and Fuel

29 January 2018

Inkai_operations_(Cameco)-48Uranium production from the Inkai joint venture in Kazakhstan is forecast to increase by more than 25% this year, according to a new NI 43-101 technical report filed by 40%-owner Cameco. The operation is forecast to reach maximum production of 10.4 million pounds U3O8 per year in 2020.

Grand Canyon uranium mining ban remains

Uranium and Fuel

13 December 2017

A 20-year ban on the mining of uranium near the Grand Canyon has been upheld by the US Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. The court ruling effectively confirmed that the ban is lawful and the government has the power to impose it.

Uranium suppliers respond to production cuts

Uranium and Fuel

07 December 2017

Recent announcements of production cuts by the world's two biggest uranium producers - Cameco and KazAtomProm - have been greeted as positive developments by mining companies.

Terrafame to conduct experimental uranium extraction

Uranium and Fuel

18 December 2017

Finnish multi-metal company Terrafame has been granted permission by the country's nuclear regulator to recover a small quantity of uranium while it experiments with chemical processes it will use in an actual uranium recovery plant. The company plans to start producing uranium as a by-product from its Sotkamo mine towards the end of 2019.

Restructuring changes Inkai ownership

Uranium and Fuel

12 December 2017

Inkai_restructure_(KazAtomProm)-48A restructuring of the Inkai joint venture between Cameco and KazAtomProm has closed and will take effect on 1 January, the companies announced yesterday. The restructuring will see KazAtomProm increase its share in the joint venture, which owns and operates the Inkai in-situ leach uranium project in southern Kazakhstan, to 60%.

Kazakhstan to cut uranium production

Uranium and Fuel

04 December 2017

KazAtomProm_drums_(KazAtomProm)-48NAC KazAtomProm will reduce planned uranium production by 20% to better align output with demand, the company announced today. The cuts will be enacted for a period of three years beginning in January 2018, it added.