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Grand Canyon uranium mining ban remains

Uranium and Fuel

13 December 2017

A 20-year ban on the mining of uranium near the Grand Canyon has been upheld by the US Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. The court ruling effectively confirmed that the ban is lawful and the government has the power to impose it.

Uranium suppliers respond to production cuts

Uranium and Fuel

07 December 2017

Recent announcements of production cuts by the world's two biggest uranium producers - Cameco and KazAtomProm - have been greeted as positive developments by mining companies.

US Q3 uranium production falls by 17%

Uranium and Fuel

20 November 2017

US_Q3_uranium_2017_(EIA)-48US uranium production for 2017 to date is down 17% from the same period in 2016, according to the US Energy Information Administration's latest quarterly Domestic Uranium Production Report. Meanwhile, the US Geological Survey has found uranium-bearing calcrete formations in the USA for the first time.

Restructuring changes Inkai ownership

Uranium and Fuel

12 December 2017

Inkai_restructure_(KazAtomProm)-48A restructuring of the Inkai joint venture between Cameco and KazAtomProm has closed and will take effect on 1 January, the companies announced yesterday. The restructuring will see KazAtomProm increase its share in the joint venture, which owns and operates the Inkai in-situ leach uranium project in southern Kazakhstan, to 60%.

Kazakhstan to cut uranium production

Uranium and Fuel

04 December 2017

KazAtomProm_drums_(KazAtomProm)-48NAC KazAtomProm will reduce planned uranium production by 20% to better align output with demand, the company announced today. The cuts will be enacted for a period of three years beginning in January 2018, it added.

Etango study identifies capital savings

Uranium and Fuel

10 November 2017

Etango_demonstration_plant_(Bannerman)_48A recently completed process optimisation study has shown how Bannerman Resources can save an estimated $73 million in capital costs at its Etango uranium project. The study forms the first part of Bannerman's update of the definitive feasibility study for its 95%-owned Namibian project.