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Queensland prepared for uranium mining

Exploration and Nuclear Fuel

01 August 2014

The government of the Australian state of Queensland says it is now ready to accept applications for uranium mining projects following its announcement of a new regulatory framework. The state lifted its long-standing ban on uranium mining in 2012.

Strateco shuts Matoush property to cut costs

Exploration and Nuclear Fuel

19 June 2014

Strateco Resources' ambition to become the first 'junior' in Canada to start underground exploration for uranium is a luxury it can no longer afford - for now at least.

Fuel cycle roundup #26

Exploration and Nuclear Fuel

23 May 2014

• Millennium on hold
• Expansion for Nichols Ranch
• Westinghouse fuels Vattenfall units
• Slovakia bans uranium mining
• Dewey-Burdock stay lifted

Conditional environmental approval for Kintyre

Exploration and Nuclear Fuel

28 July 2014

Kintyre_(Cameco)_48Western Australia's Environmental Protection Agency has completed its assessment of the proposed Kintyre uranium mine, recommending state approval for the joint Cameco Australia-Mitsubishi Development project. A development decision will rest on future market conditions.

'Balanced partnership' for Areva and Niger

Exploration and Nuclear Fuel

27 May 2014

The Nigerien government and Areva have signed a new partnership that provides Niger with higher sovereign royalty payments from mining operations led by the French state-controlled firm.

Fuel cycle roundup #25

Exploration and Nuclear Fuel

08 May 2014

• Powertech clarifies Dewey-Burdock position
• Permit for Lance
• No Q2 restart for McClean
• ERA and Rössing join forces
• Pinenut producing to 2015
• Talvivaara permit