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Niger revokes mining permit for Imouraren project

Niger revokes mining permit for Imouraren project

France's Orano has announced that Nigerien authorities have withdrawn the operating permit for the Imouraren uranium mine, which was issued to its subsidiary Imouraren SA in 2009.

Uranium & Fuel 21 June 2024


Uranium recovery starts at Finnish mine

Uranium recovery starts at Finnish mine

Finnish mining company Terrafame has begun recovering natural uranium as a by-product of zinc and nickel production at its Sotkamo mine in Talvivaara in the north-east of the country.

Uranium & Fuel 19 June 2024


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Uganda looks to potential uranium production

Uganda looks to potential uranium production

The Government of Uganda is hosting an International Atomic Energy Agency Integrated Uranium Production Cycle Review mission as it reviews its potential to produce uranium to support its plans for 24,000 MWe of nuclear capacity.

Uranium & Fuel 16 May 2024


Fuel cycle players explore opportunities and challenges at WNFC 2024

Fuel cycle players explore opportunities and challenges at WNFC 2024

Meeting pledges to triple nuclear capacity by 2050 will mean opportunities for all stages of the nuclear supply chain. These opportunities - and associated challenges - were widely discussed at the World Nuclear Fuel Cycle 2024 conference which took place in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

Uranium & Fuel 23 April 2024


Anfield applies to restart Shootaring Canyon mill

Anfield applies to restart Shootaring Canyon mill

Anfield Energy Inc has submitted its production reactivation plan for the Shootaring Canyon uranium mill to the State of Utah's Department of Environmental Quality. The Vancouver-based company said it is targeting the mill restart for 2026 - it has been on standby since 1982.

Uranium & Fuel 10 April 2024


In Quotes: NexGen Energy's Leigh Curyer on uranium project's potential

In Quotes: NexGen Energy's Leigh Curyer on uranium project's potential

In an interview for the World Nuclear News podcast NexGen Energy CEO and President Leigh Curyer set out the path ahead for what he calls their world-leading project in Canada, and gave his overview of the uranium sector's prospects.

Perspectives 18 March 2024


Ur-Energy to 'build out' second Wyoming project

Ur-Energy to 'build out' second Wyoming project

Ur-Energy has announced a decision to "build out" the fully permitted and licensed Shirley Basin Project in Carbon County, Wyoming. The company recently made its first shipment of uranium from the restarted Lost Creek project.

Uranium & Fuel 14 March 2024


Updated study extends Niger mine life

Updated study extends Niger mine life

An updated feasibility study for Global Atomic's Dasa project has more than doubled the mine life with uranium production increasing by 55%. The company has also announced its fourth offtake agreement for the mine, where processing operations are expected to begin in late 2025 or early 2026.

Uranium & Fuel 07 March 2024


Podcast: NexGen Energy's Leigh Curyer on uranium project's potential

Podcast: NexGen Energy's Leigh Curyer on uranium project's potential

NexGen Energy President and CEO Leigh Curyer discusses the uranium market outlook and outlines progress on the Rook 1 project in Canada, which he says will potentially supply 25-30% of the world's mined uranium supply.

Perspectives 01 March 2024


Sweden moves to lift uranium mining ban

Sweden moves to lift uranium mining ban

Sweden's Climate and Environment Minister Romina Pourmokhtari has announced the launch of an investigation to abolish the country's ban on uranium mining. The move was welcomed by Australia-based Aura Energy, which hopes to extract uranium as a by-product from its 100%-owned Häggån polymetallic project in Sweden.

Uranium & Fuel 26 February 2024