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Fourth phase complete at Etango

27 July 2016

Etango_demonstration_plant_(Bannerman)-48Bannerman Resources has completed work to de-risk the heap leaching process it intends to use at its Etango uranium project in Namibia. The fifth and final stage of testing is now underway at the Etango heap leach demonstration plant.

Wiluna traditional owners sign agreement

07 July 2016

V_Guthrie_K_Patch_and_others_(Toro)-48Toro Energy has signed a mining agreement with the Wiluna People, the traditional owners of land including uranium deposits the company proposes to mine as part of the Wiluna project in Western Australia.

Ur-Energy streamlines US operations

09 June 2016

US uranium producer Ur-Energy has announced cost-saving measures with workforce reductions across all of its locations including the Lost Creek site in Wyoming, citing uranium spot market conditions. The company currently has no plans for further exploration at its Wyoming sites.

Canadian government upholds Kiggavik recommendation

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.

Brazil to export enriched uranium

21 June 2016

Industrias Nucleares do Brasil (INB) is to export its first enriched uranium under a contract signed with Argentine state company Combustibles Nuclear Argentinos SA (Conuar). The agreement will see the export of four tonnes of uranium dioxide powder for use in the first fuel load for the Carem modular reactor.

First Lance uranium delivered for conversion

03 June 2016

Lance_drummed_product_(Peninsula)-48Regular deliveries of drummed uranium from Peninsula Energy's Lance projects have commenced as the company continues to ramp up production at the Wyoming in-situ leach operation.

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