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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.

IAEA head visits planned Greenland mine

Uranium and Fuel

15 May 2017

Amano in Greenland - 48Authorities in Greenland have carried out robust safety and security preparatory work for a possible rare earth and uranium mine, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) director general Yukiya Amano noted during a visit to the country.

Operating licence granted for Reno Creek project

Uranium and Fuel

27 February 2017

CORRECTED: The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission has issued an operating licence to AUC LLC for the Reno Creek in-situ leach uranium project in Campbell County, Wyoming.

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.

Final approval for Mulga Rock uranium project

Uranium and Fuel

06 March 2017

Mulga Rock project - 48Australia's minister for the environment and energy has approved Vimy Resources' development of the Mulga Rock uranium project. It is the final approval required for work to start on the project in Western Australia.

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.