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Nuclear to power remote gold mine

Nuclear to power remote gold mine

Nuclear power is the required energy source for development of the Russian gold deposit at Kyuchus, the country's minister of natural resources and the environment, Alexander Kozlov made clear as the deposit's development rights were auctioned. The small reactor planned for Ust-Kuyga will supply the mine.

New Nuclear 12 October 2021


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


Mulga Rock project management plan approved

Mulga Rock project management plan approved

The Western Australian Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety has approved the Project Management Plan for the Mulga Rock uranium project, Vimy Resources announced today. Having already received approval from State and Federal governments, this is the first of three state government departmental approvals required to implement the project.

Uranium & Fuel 27 August 2021


Berkeley granted land use permit for Salamanca

Berkeley granted land use permit for Salamanca

The Municipality of Retortillo has issued Berkeley Energia a land use permit, known as an Urbanism Licence, for construction works at the Salamanca uranium project in western Spain. The project still requires a construction permit for the uranium processing plant before full construction of the mine can begin.

Uranium & Fuel 12 August 2020


Yeelirrie uranium project receives federal approval

Yeelirrie uranium project receives federal approval

The Australian Federal Department of Environment and Energy has granted environmental approval for Cameco Australia's Yeelirrie uranium project in Western Australia. Any decision to advance the project will depend on market conditions, the company said.

Uranium & Fuel 26 April 2019


Permits in place for Burke Hollow production

Permits in place for Burke Hollow production

Uranium Energy Corp has been issued a radioactive material licence for its Burke Hollow in-situ leach project in Texas, the last of the four major permits needed for uranium extraction.

Uranium & Fuel 22 February 2019


Uranium operations look to improve performance

Uranium operations look to improve performance

Peninsula Energy Limited has formally submitted a request to the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality to amend its existing permit to allow the use of a low-pH recovery solution at the Lance uranium project in Wyoming, USA. This is expected to increase recovery rates and improve the cost profile of the project. Meanwhile, a study has highlighted the potential of membrane separation to improve economics at GoviEx Uranium's Madouela project in Niger.

Uranium & Fuel 09 April 2018


Countdown to Salamanca construction

Countdown to Salamanca construction

Salamanca_infrastructure_(Berkeley)_48Berkeley Energia is finalising arrangements for the start of construction at the Salamanca uranium mine in Spain, the company said in its latest quarterly report published on 23 January. With full funding in place, Berkeley is undertaking detailed final reviews and has selected Sanchez y Lago as its preferred mining contractor.

Uranium & Fuel 25 January 2018


Terrafame to conduct experimental uranium extraction

Terrafame to conduct experimental uranium extraction

Finnish multi-metal company Terrafame has been granted permission by the country's nuclear regulator to recover a small quantity of uranium while it experiments with chemical processes it will use in an actual uranium recovery plant. The company plans to start producing uranium as a by-product from its Sotkamo mine towards the end of 2019.

Uranium & Fuel 18 December 2017


Grand Canyon uranium mining ban remains

Grand Canyon uranium mining ban remains

A 20-year ban on the mining of uranium near the Grand Canyon has been upheld by the US Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. The court ruling effectively confirmed that the ban is lawful and the government has the power to impose it.

Uranium & Fuel 13 December 2017