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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.

Resources announced for Wyoming project

Exploration and Nuclear Fuel

29 July 2014

Ur-Energy says Shirley Basin has the potential to be its next Wyoming production centre after announcing mineral resources of 8.816 million pounds U3O8 (3391 tU) at the project.

Pinon Ridge mill in uranium asset sale

Exploration and Nuclear Fuel

09 July 2014

The Pinon Ridge project, including the licence to build the USA's first new conventional uranium mill in 30 years, features in a list of assets being sold by Energy Fuels to private investors.

Heap leach trials for Olympic Dam

Exploration and Nuclear Fuel

31 July 2014

Olympic_Dam_uranium_(BHP_Billiton)_48 BHP Billiton has applied for government approval to build a demonstration-scale heap leaching plant at its Olympic Dam mine, as the company looks for more economical ways of expanding the South Australian project.

Cameco shifts Cigar Lake output target to early 2015

Exploration and Nuclear Fuel

17 July 2014

A temporary halt to jet boring at Cameco's Cigar Lake uranium mine in northern Saskatchewan has forced the company to revise its ore production target date.

Four Mile mine opens amid tensions between owners

Exploration and Nuclear Fuel

26 June 2014

Four Mile mine opening 48The Four Mile uranium mine in South Australia was officially opened on 25 June, but its minority owner wants to sell its stake and is preparing a legal battle against the project operator.