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Merger creates new Canadian uranium giant

Uranium and Fuel

07 July 2015

Patterson_Lake_South_Summer_2014_(Fission)_48Denison Mines and Fission Uranium are to merge, bringing together their prime Canadian uranium assets to create what the companies describe as a "leading Canadian focused diversified uranium company".

Canada, UK extend nuclear energy cooperation

Nuclear Policies

29 June 2015

Canada-UK - June 2015 - 48Canada and the UK have today signed a memorandum of understanding on enhancing cooperation in the field of civil nuclear energy.

Study shines a light on uranium mill tailings

Waste and Recycling

05 June 2015

McClean_Lake_(UofS)_48Areva Resources Canada and researchers at the University of Saskatchewan have completed a major study on the long-term condition of uranium mill tailings at the McClean Lake mill using the Canadian Light Source (CLS) synchrotron facility.

Consortium chosen to run Canadian laboratories


29 June 2015

CNL_irradiation_testing_services_(CNL)_48The Canadian National Energy Alliance (CNEA) consortium has been named as the Canadian government's preferred bidder to manage and operate nuclear science and technology organization Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL).

Canadian government approves overseas ownership

Uranium and Fuel

23 June 2015

Michelin_camp_winter_(Paladin)_48The Canadian government has approved Australian majority ownership of the proposed Michelin uranium mine, in an exception to Canadian legislation on overseas ownership in commercial mining operations.

Cigar Lake goes commercial

Uranium and Fuel

26 May 2015

Cigar_Lake_2014_(Cameco)_48The Cigar Lake uranium project in northern Saskatchewan is now officially in commercial operation, Cameco has announced.