U.S. Miners Seek Reversal of Uranium Mining Ban Near Grand Canyon

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. mining industry asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday to overturn an Obama-era rule that prohibits the mining of uranium on public lands adjacent to the Grand Canyon National Park. The National Mining Association (NMA) and the American Exploration and Mining Association (AEMA) filed petitions asking the court to reverse …

Cameco handed court victory over WA uranium prospect

A uranium deposit in Western Australia under development by Cameco (TSX:CCO, NYSE:CCJ) will not be held up by conservationists who oppose it. Last week the Conservation Council of WA lost an appeal against the Yeelirrie project’s approval by the WA Supreme Court. In his judgment, Chief Justice Wayne Martin dismissed the CCWA’s contention that environmental approval …

Nuclear Power Market in Kazakhstan

The new report from Energy & Natural Resources Market Reports has been published today. It provides updated in 2018 year analysis of energy & natural resources industries. Kazakhstan is situated in an unstable region, bordering weak Central Asian republics such as Uzbekistan and near war-torn Afghanistan. Kazakhstan has a major plant making nuclear fuel pellets and aims …

Russian factory launches new centrifuges for uranium enrichment

YEKATERINBURG, December 28. /TASS/. New-generation gas centrifuge for uranium enrichment came on stream at the Urals Electrochemical Factory [Novouralsk, Sverdlovsk region] on Thursday, the press service of the factory told TASS. “The enterprise successfully launched five sections of a technological unit equipped with ninth-generation gas centrifuges,” the report said. According to Mikhail Denisov, the chief of …

Uranium Prices – KasAtomProm Takes Control

EXCLUSIVE TO SIGHTLINE U3O8 – Since 2007, Kazakhstan has raced to become the world’s largest producer of uranium. With the second highest amount of known recoverable uranium resources and one of the lowest production costs in the industry, Kazakhstan has positioned itself perfectly to dominate the uranium market. So, what have they done with those …