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Shootaring Canyon mill sold

Exploration and Nuclear Fuel

18 August 2014

Shootaring Canyon mill 48Anfield Resources is to acquire the Shootaring Canyon uranium mill in Utah plus a portfolio of uranium assets from Uranium One in a deal worth $5 million. A previous agreement to sell the mill to Black Range Minerals for $10 million lapsed earlier this year.

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.

KazAtomProm chief to lead new energy ministry

Nuclear Policies

08 August 2014

KazAtomProm president Vladimir Shkolnik has been appointed head of the country’s new energy ministry, which puts four previously separate government departments under one person’s control.

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.