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Second lawsuit challenges Virginia uranium ban

Uranium and Fuel

26 November 2015

A group led by Virginia Uranium Inc yesterday filed a second lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Virginia's moratorium on uranium mining. A suit filed by the same plaintiffs earlier this year is still ongoing.

Success for Namibian pilot plant

Uranium and Fuel

23 November 2015

Etango_demonstration_plant_(Bannerman)_48Positive results from the second phase of the Etango heap leach demonstration plant in Namibia continue to support the assumptions and projections for the uranium project in earlier feasibility studies, Bannerman Resources has announced.

KazAtomProm to establish trading arm and treble economic value added


19 October 2015

KazAtomProm executives announce strategic changes - 48KazAtomProm says it plans to follow the example of other major uranium mining companies and create a trading subsidiary. The world's biggest uranium producer announced the plan as part of its "transformation" strategy.

Energy Fuels sells non-core uranium assets

Uranium and Fuel

25 November 2015

As part of its ongoing asset rationalization strategy, Energy Fuels has sold several non-core uranium projects in the USA to enCore Energy Corporation. Energy Fuels plans to concentrate on its higher-grade, lower-cost projects.

Energy Fuels expands Arizona uranium holding

Uranium and Fuel

05 November 2015

Energy Fuels has taken full ownership of the Wate high-grade uranium project in northern Arizona through the acquisition of a 50% interest in the project from Anfield Resources for cash and shares.

Traditional owners say no to Ranger extension

Uranium and Fuel

15 October 2015

Traditional owners of the land covered by the Ranger uranium project have informed Energy Resources of Australia that they do not support any extension of the authority to mine in the project area. Under the existing authority, mining and processing activities must cease in January 2021.