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Environmental approval for Yeelirrie

Uranium and Fuel

17 January 2017

Yeelirrie_pastoral_station_(Cameco_Aust)-48The government of Western Australia yesterday granted environmental approval to Cameco Australia's proposed Yeelirrie uranium project, subject to conditions that include measures to mitigate risks to underground fauna.

Areva disappointed with Kiggavik decision

Uranium and Fuel

04 August 2016

Kiggavik_exploration_camp_2015_(Areva)-48Areva Resources Canada said it is "very disappointed" with a decision by Canadian ministers not to approve the proposed Kiggavik uranium project. The project has been placed in in care and maintenance while the company considers its next steps.

Regulatory approval for McClean Lake mill expansion

Uranium and Fuel

01 June 2016

McClean Lake - 48The McClean Lake uranium mill in northern Saskatchewan has obtained authorization from the Canadian nuclear regulator almost to double its annual production.

EPA approval for Mulga Rock

Uranium and Fuel

15 August 2016

Western Australia's Environmental Protection Authority has today recommended Vimy Resources' Mulga Rock uranium project for approval by the state's environment minister.

Yeelirrie proposal puts subterranean fauna at risk, says EPA

Uranium and Fuel

03 August 2016

Yeelirrie - 48Cameco's proposal for uranium mining at the Yeelirrie deposit should not be given the go-head because it does not adequately protect underground fauna, the Western Australia Environmental Protection Authority has recommended to Australia's minister for environment.

Khan reaches settlement deal with Mongolia

Corporate

09 March 2016

The Mongolian government has agreed to pay Khan Resources $70 million to end a dispute over its 2009 cancellation of the Canadian mining company's uranium licences. Mongolia had been seeking to overturn a ruling by an international arbitration tribunal that it must pay $100 million in compensation.