Orano starts COMINAK remediation

Orano starts COMINAK remediation

Orano has promised a new era for the uranium mine.

Global Atomic wraps up Dasa pilot plant programme

Global Atomic wraps up Dasa pilot plant programme

Testing was to determine viability of uranium recovery process

Cameco ups share of uranium laser enrichment firm

Cameco ups share of uranium laser enrichment firm

Method can re-enrich depleted uranium leftovers, dubbed 'tails'.

Plant

01 FEBRUARY 2021
Australia's Ranger ceases uranium production

Australia's Ranger ceases uranium production

Ranger produced 132,000 tonnes of uranium oxide over its lifetime.

Cigar Lake suspended due to COVID-19

Cigar Lake suspended due to COVID-19

Owner Cameco cited increased risk from pandemic for putting operation on care and maintenance.

Life-cycle / End of li...

15 DECEMBER 2020
Denison changes design for in-situ uranium project

Denison changes design for in-situ uranium project

A freeze wall design provides full hydraulic containment of the ISR well field.

Chemicals / Reagents

02 DECEMBER 2020
In-situ recovery could be the answer at Waterbury Lake

In-situ recovery could be the answer at Waterbury Lake

Study highlights value in one of Denison's secondary projects

Development

19 NOVEMBER 2020
BHP picks CRC ORE for Olympic Dam examination

BHP picks CRC ORE for Olympic Dam examination

Grade Engineering helping the mine with preconcentration quandary.

Operational Excellence

03 NOVEMBER 2020
Group 11 launches as in-situ gold miner

Group 11 launches as in-situ gold miner

ISR player aims to establish itself as a cleaner alternative to conventional mining.

Sustainability

02 SEPTEMBER 2020
Cameco to restart Cigar Lake in September

Cameco to restart Cigar Lake in September

Restart dependent on company being able to provide safe operating protocols.

Denison hails ISR proof of concept at Phoenix

Denison hails ISR proof of concept at Phoenix

The positive ISR modelling result enables further testing this year.

Chemicals / Reagents

05 JUNE 2020
Cameco reopening Port Hope, keeps Cigar Lake on hold

Cameco reopening Port Hope, keeps Cigar Lake on hold

Pandemic still a concern in Saskatchewan province.