Mine licensing rss

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.

Niger uranium project receives mining permit

Uranium and Fuel

01 February 2016

Madaouela_drilling_(GoviEx)_48Niger has approved GoviEx's mining permit application for the Madaouela 1 tenement area, the company announced today. The approval means that the project is now fully permitted for construction and production.

Quebec uranium commission makes recommendation

Uranium and Fuel

20 July 2015

A public consultation on uranium mining in Québec has concluded that operations should not be allowed to proceed at present, but has called on the Canadian province's government not to make a hasty decision on its future action.

Khan reaches settlement deal with Mongolia


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.

Denison sells Mongolian interests

Uranium and Fuel

30 July 2015

Denison Mines is to sell its interest in the Gurvan Saihan joint venture (GSJV) in Mongolia to Uranium Industry a.s. of the Czech Republic for $20 million.

Areva begs to differ on Kiggavik recommendation

Uranium and Fuel

09 July 2015

Areva Resources Canada has formally expressed its disagreement with a Nunavut Impact Review Board (NIRB) recommendation not to grant environmental approval for the proposed Kiggavik uranium project pending a more certain start date.