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Canadian government upholds Kiggavik recommendation

Uranium and Fuel

27 July 2016

The Canadian government has agreed with a 2015 recommendation by the Nunavut Impact Review Board that the Kiggavik uranium project should not proceed at this time, but said proponent Areva Resources Canada may resubmit the project for consideration in the future.

Kazakh-Chinese talks build on cooperation agreements

Corporate

18 July 2016

The heads of Kazakh uranium producer KazAtomProm and China's CITIC Group have met to discuss attracting investment to the Central Asian country's nuclear energy sector. Askar Zhumagaliyev and Chang Zhenming met as part of the working visit to China of Kazakhstan's first deputy prime minister, Bakytzhan Sagintayev.

IAEA fuel 'bank' on target for September 2017 launch

Uranium and Fuel

02 June 2016

IAEA-UMP - LEU bank - 48The IAEA Low Enriched Uranium Storage Facility - or 'bank' - is scheduled to be ready for operations by September 2017, following the conclusion of a partnership agreement between the International Atomic Energy Agency and the Ulba Metallurgical Plant in Kazakhstan this week.

Paladin announces Namibian and Australian sales

Corporate

26 July 2016

Langer Heinrich mine - 48Paladin Energy has announced plans to sell 24% of the Langer Heinrich uranium mine in Namibia and up to 75% stake of its Manyingee project in Western Australia. The transactions stand to raise over $200 million.

First Lance uranium delivered for conversion

Uranium and Fuel

03 June 2016

Lance_drummed_product_(Peninsula)-48Regular deliveries of drummed uranium from Peninsula Energy's Lance projects have commenced as the company continues to ramp up production at the Wyoming in-situ leach operation.

Cameco and KazAtomProm to restructure Inkai

Uranium and Fuel

27 May 2016

Cameco and KazAtomProm have agreed to restructure the Inkai jont venture, extending their cooperation in the Kazakh in-situ leach (ISL) uranium project until 2045. The agreement will see Kazatomprom increase its share of the joint venture to 60% with Cameco becoming a minority owner.