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Company reveals plans for new US uranium plant

Company reveals plans for new US uranium plant

UPDATED: Western Uranium & Vanadium has already acquired a site in Utah and begun work on designing and permitting the facility to process uranium, vanadium and cobalt. The new plant will process feed from Western's restarted Sunday Mine Complex.

Uranium & Fuel 24 January 2023


Lance on track for commercial uranium production

Lance on track for commercial uranium production

Preconditioning wellfield flows are already under way at Peninsula Energy's Lance uranium project in Wyoming, and it is on track to resume uranium production in the first quarter of this year.

Uranium & Fuel 10 January 2023


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Terrafame to begin producing uranium in 2024

Terrafame to begin producing uranium in 2024

Finnish mining company Terrafame plans to start recovering natural uranium as a byproduct of zinc and nickel production at its Sotkamo mine in the north-east of the country by the summer of 2024.

Uranium & Fuel 21 December 2022


US uranium producers announce contracts and production ramp-ups

US uranium producers announce contracts and production ramp-ups

Three more companies - enCore Energy, Ur Energy and Uranium Energy Corp - have been selected to provide domestically produced uranium to the USA's federal strategic uranium reserve. At the same time, Ur Energy has announced a ramp-up of production at its operating Lost Creek mine after expansions to its sales agreements.

Uranium & Fuel 20 December 2022


Uranium exploration supported in Canadian critical minerals strategy

Uranium exploration supported in Canadian critical minerals strategy

The government's newly released strategy maps out how Canada can seize the "generational opportunity" presented by a global energy transition underpinned by the exploration, extraction, processing, product manufacturing and recycling of critical minerals including uranium.

Uranium & Fuel 13 December 2022


Orano to support Uzbek uranium expansion plans

Orano to support Uzbek uranium expansion plans

A newly signed tripartite agreement broadens the scope of the collaboration between Orano Mining and its Uzbek partners and lays the foundations for the development of new uranium mines in Uzbekistan.

Uranium & Fuel 28 November 2022


Peninsula Energy to restart Wyoming uranium operation

Peninsula Energy to restart Wyoming uranium operation

The company's Board of Directors has made the financial investment decision that will see production activities begin at the Lance project during the first quarter of 2023, for delivery into existing offtake contracts in the final quarter of the year.
 

Uranium & Fuel 24 November 2022


Consolidated Uranium buys Virginia uranium project

Consolidated Uranium buys Virginia uranium project

Consolidated Uranium Inc has agreed to buy Virginia Energy Resources, which owns Coles Hill - the largest undeveloped uranium project in the USA - in a transaction worth around USD32.2 million. The company is hopeful Virginia's 40-year moratorium on uranium mining may be overcome.

Uranium & Fuel 18 November 2022


Alta Mesa sale boosts uranium production plans

Alta Mesa sale boosts uranium production plans

Energy Fuels Inc's sale of the Alta Mesa in-situ leach project in Texas to enCore Energy will enable both companies to move forward with their uranium production plans. Energy Fuels plans to use funds from the sale to advance its uranium and other projects, while enCore wants to resume Alta Mesa operations as soon as the transaction is complete.

Uranium & Fuel 16 November 2022


First production from restarted Canadian operations

First production from restarted Canadian operations

The first uranium ore from the McArthur River mine has now been milled and packaged at the Key Lake mill, marking the achievement of initial production as the facilities transition back into normal operations.

Waste & Recycling 10 November 2022