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Grand Canyon uranium mining ban remains

Uranium and Fuel

13 December 2017

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.

Finnish mining company to apply to extract uranium

Uranium and Fuel

25 October 2017

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.

Four uranium projects excluded from Western Australia ban

Uranium and Fuel

21 June 2017

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.

'Game-changing' results herald new process for Lance

Uranium and Fuel

30 October 2017

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.

Consolidated figures for New Mexico uranium project

Uranium and Fuel

12 October 2017

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.

JSC Dalur gets licence for Dobrovolnoye deposit

Uranium and Fuel

07 June 2017

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.