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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


Uranium operations look to improve performance

Uranium operations look to improve performance

Peninsula Energy Limited has formally submitted a request to the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality to amend its existing permit to allow the use of a low-pH recovery solution at the Lance uranium project in Wyoming, USA. This is expected to increase recovery rates and improve the cost profile of the project. Meanwhile, a study has highlighted the potential of membrane separation to improve economics at GoviEx Uranium's Madouela project in Niger.

Uranium & Fuel 09 April 2018


Countdown to Salamanca construction

Countdown to Salamanca construction

Salamanca_infrastructure_(Berkeley)_48Berkeley Energia is finalising arrangements for the start of construction at the Salamanca uranium mine in Spain, the company said in its latest quarterly report published on 23 January. With full funding in place, Berkeley is undertaking detailed final reviews and has selected Sanchez y Lago as its preferred mining contractor.

Uranium & Fuel 25 January 2018


Terrafame to conduct experimental uranium extraction

Terrafame to conduct experimental uranium extraction

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.

Uranium & Fuel 18 December 2017


Grand Canyon uranium mining ban remains

Grand Canyon uranium mining ban remains

A 20-year ban on the mining of uranium near the Grand Canyon has been upheld by the US Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. The court ruling effectively confirmed that the ban is lawful and the government has the power to impose it.

Uranium & Fuel 13 December 2017


'Game-changing' results herald new process for Lance

'Game-changing' results herald new process for Lance

Peninsula Energy has started the process to amend the licence and permits for its Lance in-situ leach uranium project in Wyoming, after laboratory tests showed that using an acidic rather than alkaline mining solution could potentially transform the project's operating performance and costs.

Uranium & Fuel 30 October 2017


Finnish mining company to apply to extract uranium

Finnish mining company to apply to extract uranium

Sotkamo metal production facility - 48Multi-metal company Terrafame has decided to apply to the Finnish government for a permit to recover uranium as a by-product from the Sotkamo mine. In 2015, the company acquired the business operations and assets of Talvivaara Sotkamo Ltd, which had planned to start uranium production at the mine in north-eastern Finland.

Uranium & Fuel 25 October 2017


Consolidated figures for New Mexico uranium project

Consolidated figures for New Mexico uranium project

Laramide Resources Ltd has announced a maiden independent mineral resource estimate for its 100% owned Church Rock project in New Mexico. The estimate of over 50 million pounds U3O8 in inferred resources supersedes historical estimates for the purposes of NI 43-101 reporting for the property, which Laramide acquired earlier this year.

Uranium & Fuel 12 October 2017


Four uranium projects excluded from Western Australia ban

Four uranium projects excluded from Western Australia ban

Mulga Rock project - 48The Western Australian government has imposed a ban on future uranium mining leases, but says it will not stand in the way of four uranium projects approved by the state's previous government.

Uranium & Fuel 21 June 2017


JSC Dalur gets licence for Dobrovolnoye deposit

JSC Dalur gets licence for Dobrovolnoye deposit

JSC Dalur has received a permit to develop the Dobrovolnoye uranium deposit in the Kurgan region of Russia. JSC Dalur is a subsidiary of ARMZ, the uranium mining division of state nuclear corporation Rosatom. The permit was issued according to government decree dated 3 June, ARMZ said on 5 June.

Uranium & Fuel 07 June 2017