Related Topic: Mining

Vimy secures approval to begin work at Mulga Rock

Vimy secures approval to begin work at Mulga Rock

The Western Australian Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety has approved Vimy Resources' Mulga Rock Mining Proposal and associated Mine Closure Plan. This means Vimy can now begin "ground disturbing" activities at the project, with a view to first uranium production by 2025.

Uranium & Fuel 01 October 2021


More funding needed to complete Central Asian remediation

More funding needed to complete Central Asian remediation

A renewed call has been made for additional donor funding in order to tackle the most urgent problems caused by radioactive and toxic waste at legacy uranium sites in Central Asia, with the International Atomic Energy Agency estimating an additional EUR40 million (USD47 million) is required. The call came as all parties directly involved in the project signed a revised Strategic Master Plan.

Uranium & Fuel 22 September 2021


Uranium mining goes digital in Russia

Uranium mining goes digital in Russia

'Digital' mining has started at the Khokhlovskoye uranium deposit in Russia, Rosatom subsidiaries announced. Operators have full information on the process and its environmental effects, as well as simulation of their options.

Uranium & Fuel 22 September 2021


Investment funds change the shape of uranium market

Investment funds change the shape of uranium market

Investment funds are shaping the uranium spot market leading to an unprecedented level of demand. How those funds will affect the availability of secondary supplies of uranium to consumers remains to be seen, and the spot market should not be seen as a reliable source for significant purchases of uranium ore in the long term, according to speakers and panellists at World Nuclear Association Annual Symposium 2021.

Uranium & Fuel 10 September 2021


Companies join forces to create 'top-tier' ISL miner

Companies join forces to create 'top-tier' ISL miner

Uranium development company enCore Energy and integrated uranium exploration and development company Azarga Uranium Corp have announced plans to combine to create a 'top-tier' US in-situ leach uranium mining company with multiple assets at various stages of development.

Corporate 08 September 2021


Kazatomprom considers making purchases to rebuild inventory

Kazatomprom considers making purchases to rebuild inventory

Kazatomprom may buy additional material in the spot market during the second half of this year to keep its inventories within its targeted range and to meet sales commitments for the rest of 2021, CEO Galymzhan Pirmatov said as the company's half-year results were released yesterday. Pirmatov is to step down as CEO with effect from 2 September.

Uranium & Fuel 27 August 2021


Niger government expresses support for uranium project

Niger government expresses support for uranium project

Toronto-based Global Atomic is to set up a 90%-owned Niger mining subsidiary after the Government of Niger formally confirmed it will not increase its ownership stake in the Dasa project beyond the legally mandated 10% minimum. The company plans to bring the project into full production by the end of 2024.

Uranium & Fuel 26 August 2021


ISL development of Russian uranium deposit given regulatory approval

ISL development of Russian uranium deposit given regulatory approval

VNIPIpromtechnologii, JSC - the engineering centre of Rosatom's mining division ARMZ Uranium Holding Co - has received a "positive opinion" on design work and engineering surveys for in-situ leach development at the Kolichikan uranium deposit from the Russian State Expert Examination Board, Glavgosekspertiza. This means development of the deposit, in the Khiagda orefield, can proceed.

Uranium & Fuel 05 August 2021


New study confirms viability of Etango-8

New study confirms viability of Etango-8

Newly released results from a pre-feasibility study of the Etango-8 uranium project have confirmed the strong technical and economic viability of conventional open pit mining and heap leach processing of the deposit in Namibia, Bannerman Energy has announced. The company now plans to complete a definitive feasibility study in 2022.

Uranium & Fuel 03 August 2021


Kazatomprom monitors COVID situation as 2021 outlook unchanged

Kazatomprom monitors COVID situation as 2021 outlook unchanged

Kazatomprom's 2021 production guidance remains unchanged but with Delta-variant COVID-19 cases rising and some areas of Kazakhstan going back into severe government-mandated restrictions, the uranium company yesterday said it continues to rigorously monitor the COVID-19 situation to ensure its current protocols remain effective.

Corporate 03 August 2021