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Uranium should be on government agenda, ERA says

Uranium and Fuel

12 April 2018

Ranger_uranium_ore_stockpiles_(ERA)-48The chairman of Energy Resources of Australia has called on Australian governments to embrace the potential to expand the country's uranium mining industry and be prepared for an expansion in nuclear power generation worldwide.

US uranium producers expand opportunities

Uranium and Fuel

14 March 2018

Anfield Energy Inc has agreed to acquire the Charlie in-situ leach uranium project in Wyoming from Cotter Corp, as part of a strategy to create a mine and mill production complex in the state. Meanwhile, Energy Fuels Inc is pursuing opportunities to process new and additional alternate feed sources in order to allow the USA's only operating conventional uranium mill to extend its current operating campaign.

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.

US fiscal 2018 budget approved

Nuclear Policies

23 March 2018

UPDATED Both houses of the US Congress have approved an omnibus appropriations bill including USD1.2 billion for nuclear energy. The bill will see the suspension of sales by the Department of Energy of surplus uranium to pay for decommissioning work at the former Portsmouth uranium enrichment plant.

India plans tenfold uranium output growth

Uranium and Fuel

08 March 2018

India is planning a tenfold increase in uranium production over the next 15 years, Minister of State Jitendra Singh told the country's parliament yesterday. State company Uranium Corporation of India Ltd has outlined expansion plans to meet the Department of Atomic Energy's vision of achieving self-sufficiency in uranium production.

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.