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Bannerman study scopes out alternative Etango development

Bannerman study scopes out alternative Etango development

Developing the Etango uranium project in Namibia as an 8 million tonnes per year (Mtpa) throughput operation as opposed to the 20 Mtpa operation envisaged in previous studies will cut upfront capital costs while maintaining project economics, according to a newly completed scoping study by Bannerman Resources.

Uranium & Fuel 10 August 2020


Rössing operations suspended in Namibian lockdown

Rössing operations suspended in Namibian lockdown

CNNC Rössing Uranium has announced the suspension of normal mining operations at the Rössing uranium mine in Namibia from 28 March because of a partial lockdown of the Erongo region in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Elsewhere, uranium miners continue to address issues arising from the global pandemic.

Covid-19 30 March 2020


Paladin looks to rapid restart for Langer Heinrich

Paladin looks to rapid restart for Langer Heinrich

Paladin Energy Ltd's pre-feasibility study for the restart of the Langer Heinrich uranium mine has delivered improved economics and potential for capacity expansion. The Namibian mine could return to production within 12 months of a restart decision and favourable market conditions, the company said.

Uranium & Fuel 14 October 2019


Rio Tinto completes Rössing sale to China

Rio Tinto completes Rössing sale to China

Rio Tinto has completed the sale of Rössing, the world's longest-running open pit uranium mine, to China National Uranium Corporation Limited for an initial cash payment of USD6.5 million plus a contingent payment of up to USD100 million.

Corporate 18 July 2019


Rössing sale gets final approval

Rössing sale gets final approval

The Namibian Competition Commission has conditionally approved China National Uranium Corporation’s acquisition of Rössing Uranium Limited. It is the only approval needed for the transaction to be completed. Rössing, the world's longest-running open pit uranium mine, has been in operation since 1976 and has a nameplate capacity of 4500 tonnes U3O8 per year.

Corporate 01 July 2019


Paladin announces PFS for Langer Heinrich restart

Paladin announces PFS for Langer Heinrich restart

Paladin Energy Limited has announced a pre-feasibility study for the restart of the Langer Heinrich uranium mine in Namibia after identifying options to reduce operating costs and maintain cost competitiveness.

Uranium & Fuel 27 February 2019


Optimisation studies begin at Namibian uranium mine

Optimisation studies begin at Namibian uranium mine

Paladin Energy is embarking on two studies to optimise its Langer Heinrich uranium mine in Namibia in preparation for a restart decision. The company will also examine the potential recovery of vanadium as a by-product at the mine, which is currently under care and maintenance.

Uranium & Fuel 07 December 2018


Rio Tinto tosell Rössing stake

Rio Tinto to sell Rössing stake

Rio Tinto has agreed to sell its entire 68.62% stake in Rössing Uranium Limited, owner of the Rössing mine in Namibia, to China National Uranium Corporation Limited for up to USD106.5 million.

Corporate 26 November 2018


Namibian mine prepares for care and maintenance decision

Namibian mine prepares for care and maintenance decision

Langer_Heinrich_view_(Paladin)-48Paladin Energy has begun preparations at Langer Heinrich ahead of a potential decision to put the Namibian uranium mine under care and maintenance. A decision is expected within two months.

Uranium & Fuel 26 April 2018


Paladin creditors agree to proposed restructuring

Paladin creditors agree to proposed restructuring

Paladin Energy's creditors have agreed to a proposal to restructure the company's debt and reinstate it to quotation on the ASX. The Western Australia-based company's creditors have executed the proposed deed of company arrangement (DOCA). Major creditor Electricité de France previously said it may seek to have the DOCA, which it claims is unfairly prejudicial towards it, terminated.

Corporate 11 December 2017