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Rio Tinto buys into Eclipse uranium project

Uranium and Fuel

22 August 2016

Rio Tinto will fund up to AUD5 million ($3.8 million) in exploration expenditure to earn a 90% stake in one of Eclipse Metals' uranium projects in Australia's Northern Territory. It will also have right of first refusal over various other Eclipse uranium tenements in the state.

EPA approval for Mulga Rock

Uranium and Fuel

15 August 2016

Western Australia's Environmental Protection Authority has today recommended Vimy Resources' Mulga Rock uranium project for approval by the state's environment minister.

Yeelirrie proposal puts subterranean fauna at risk, says EPA

Uranium and Fuel

03 August 2016

Yeelirrie - 48Cameco's proposal for uranium mining at the Yeelirrie deposit should not be given the go-head because it does not adequately protect underground fauna, the Western Australia Environmental Protection Authority has recommended to Australia's minister for environment.

US quarterly uranium production up

Uranium and Fuel

16 August 2016

US_2016_Q2_U_production_(EIA)-48The US produced more uranium in the second quarter of 2016 than in the first, according to the latest update from the US Energy Information Administration (EIA). Production for the first half of 2016 remained lower than the same period in 2015.

Areva disappointed with Kiggavik decision

Uranium and Fuel

04 August 2016

Kiggavik_exploration_camp_2015_(Areva)-48Areva Resources Canada said it is "very disappointed" with a decision by Canadian ministers not to approve the proposed Kiggavik uranium project. The project has been placed in in care and maintenance while the company considers its next steps.

Canadian government upholds Kiggavik recommendation

Uranium and Fuel

27 July 2016

The Canadian government has agreed with a 2015 recommendation by the Nunavut Impact Review Board that the Kiggavik uranium project should not proceed at this time, but said proponent Areva Resources Canada may resubmit the project for consideration in the future.