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Former uranium mine properties released by regulator

Former uranium mine properties released by regulator

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission has amended Cameco's waste facility operating licence for the decommissioned Beaverlodge mine and mill site in northern Saskatchewan as the company prepares for the transfer of 18 properties at the legacy site to provincial control.

Uranium & Fuel 15 September 2022


Contract for cleanup of Tajik uranium legacy site

Contract for cleanup of Tajik uranium legacy site

A contract has been signed for the environmental remediation of the former Taboshar uranium mining and processing site near the city of Istiklol in western Tajikistan. The work - to be carried out by specialists from Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom - is expected to be completed by the end of 2023.

Uranium & Fuel 07 September 2022


Cleanup of two Uzbek sites to start in early-2023

Cleanup of two Uzbek sites to start in early-2023

Environmental remediation of former uranium mining sites at Yangiabad and Charkesar in Uzbekistan is set to begin following the signing of a EUR7 million (USD7 million) grant agreement between the Environmental Remediation Account for Central Asia and the Uzbek government.

Uranium & Fuel 05 September 2022


Kazatomprom to increase uranium production in 2024

Kazatomprom to increase uranium production in 2024

Mid- and long-term contracts have given the Kazakh uranium producer the confidence to increase its uranium production in 2024 by 2000-3000 tU above expected 2023 levels, it said in its mid-year financial update. Although its primary shipping route via St Petersburg has so far remained available, the company intends to use an alternative route via the Caspian Sea later this year.

Uranium & Fuel 19 August 2022


Uranium mine development permit secures KATCO production

Uranium mine development permit secures KATCO production

An addendum to an existing Subsoil Use Contract signed by the Kazakh-French joint venture and the Kazakh Ministry of Energy means the industrial development of the South Tortkuduk parcel of the Muyunkum uranium deposit can go ahead. Production is expected to begin in 18 months.

Uranium & Fuel 19 August 2022


DFS shows Lance ISL projects as 'globally competitive'

DFS shows Lance ISL projects as 'globally competitive'

A definitive feasibility study has been completed for the Ross and Kendrick production areas at Peninsula Energy Ltd's flagship, 100%-owned Lance in-situ leach uranium projects in Wyoming, USA.

Uranium & Fuel 15 August 2022


Equipment installation under way at Russian ISL project

Equipment installation under way at Russian ISL project

Installation of primary equipment for in-situ leach uranium production has begun at the Dobrovolnoye uranium deposit in the Zverinogolovsky district of Russia's Kurgan region.

Uranium & Fuel 15 August 2022


Niger government increases stake in Dasa uranium project

Niger government increases stake in Dasa uranium project

Global Atomic has completed the formation of its Niger mining subsidiary which is to be 20% owned by the country's government. Societé Minière DASA SA will be responsible for operating the Dasa project, which is on track for yellowcake production in early 2025.

Uranium & Fuel 12 August 2022


Final permits in place for Phoenix ISL field test

Final permits in place for Phoenix ISL field test

Denison Mines Corp is now fully permitted to recover a uranium-bearing solution from the Phoenix ore body at the Wheeler River project in northern Saskatchewan. The feasibility field test will be a first-of-its-kind test and will help de-risk the planned in-situ leach uranium mining operation.
 

Uranium & Fuel 10 August 2022


Kazatomprom feels COVID-19 impact but shipments continue

Kazatomprom feels COVID-19 impact but shipments continue

JSC Kazatomprom has not experienced any issues or restrictions affecting the supply of its products to customers around the world, but is working to reinforce its alternative Caspian Sea route, the company said in its quarterly update. Uranium production was down year-on-year but its 2022 guidance remains unchanged.

Uranium & Fuel 01 August 2022