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Greenland Minerals seeks clarity on Kvanefjeld licence

Greenland Minerals seeks clarity on Kvanefjeld licence

Australia-based Greenland Minerals Limited has requested arbitration proceedings in its dispute with the governments of Greenland and Denmark concerning the impact of new legislation banning uranium mining on its exploration licence for the Kvanefjeld rare earths project in southern Greenland.

Uranium & Fuel 24 March 2022


Santa Quitéria project accepted for environmental review

Santa Quitéria project accepted for environmental review

The Brazilian Institute of Environment and Renewable Natural Resources has accepted the Environmental Impact Study and the Environmental Impact Report of the construction of a uranium and phosphate extraction plant in Itataia, Santa Quitéria.

Uranium & Fuel 24 March 2022


Regulator authorises expansion of Canadian mill tailings facility

Regulator authorises expansion of Canadian mill tailings facility

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission has amended the uranium mine and mill licence held by Orano Canada Inc allowing it to expand the JEB tailings management facility at McClean Lake.

Uranium & Fuel 18 January 2022


Spanish uranium project denied authorisation

Spanish uranium project denied authorisation

Spain's Ministry for Ecological Transition and the Demographic Challenge has rejected Berkeley Energia's authorisation to build a uranium processing plant at the company's Salamanca project in western Spain. The company has questioned the legality of the decision.

Uranium & Fuel 29 November 2021


Nuclear to power remote gold mine

Nuclear to power remote gold mine

Nuclear power is the required energy source for development of the Russian gold deposit at Kyuchus, the country's minister of natural resources and the environment, Alexander Kozlov made clear as the deposit's development rights were auctioned. The small reactor planned for Ust-Kuyga will supply the mine.

New Nuclear 12 October 2021


Vimy secures approval to begin work at Mulga Rock

Vimy secures approval to begin work at Mulga Rock

The Western Australian Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety has approved Vimy Resources' Mulga Rock Mining Proposal and associated Mine Closure Plan. This means Vimy can now begin "ground disturbing" activities at the project, with a view to first uranium production by 2025.

Uranium & Fuel 01 October 2021


Mulga Rock project management plan approved

Mulga Rock project management plan approved

The Western Australian Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety has approved the Project Management Plan for the Mulga Rock uranium project, Vimy Resources announced today. Having already received approval from State and Federal governments, this is the first of three state government departmental approvals required to implement the project.

Uranium & Fuel 27 August 2021


Berkeley granted land use permit for Salamanca

Berkeley granted land use permit for Salamanca

The Municipality of Retortillo has issued Berkeley Energia a land use permit, known as an Urbanism Licence, for construction works at the Salamanca uranium project in western Spain. The project still requires a construction permit for the uranium processing plant before full construction of the mine can begin.

Uranium & Fuel 12 August 2020


Yeelirrie uranium project receives federal approval

Yeelirrie uranium project receives federal approval

The Australian Federal Department of Environment and Energy has granted environmental approval for Cameco Australia's Yeelirrie uranium project in Western Australia. Any decision to advance the project will depend on market conditions, the company said.

Uranium & Fuel 26 April 2019


Permits in place for Burke Hollow production

Permits in place for Burke Hollow production

Uranium Energy Corp has been issued a radioactive material licence for its Burke Hollow in-situ leach project in Texas, the last of the four major permits needed for uranium extraction.

Uranium & Fuel 22 February 2019