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Legal challenge to Virginia uranium ban

Uranium and Fuel

06 August 2015

A group of companies has filed a lawsuit against the Commonwealth of Virginia seeking to overturn the state's 33-year-old uranium mining moratorium.

Canadian regulator dismisses Québec uranium report

Regulation and Safety

30 July 2015

The head of the Canadian nuclear regulator has written to Québec's minister for sustainable development, environment and climate change questioning the recommendations made by a public consultation on uranium mining in the province.

Heathgate buys out Alliance in Four Mile project


13 July 2015

One of Australia's most prospective low-cost uranium resources is now set to be wholly-owned by its partner and neighbour Heathgate Resources, which is part of US-based General Atomics.

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.

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.

Merger creates new Canadian uranium giant

Uranium and Fuel

07 July 2015

Patterson_Lake_South_Summer_2014_(Fission)_48Denison Mines and Fission Uranium are to merge, bringing together their prime Canadian uranium assets to create what the companies describe as a "leading Canadian focused diversified uranium company".