BHP is getting set for a recruitment drive that will increase diversity and support the growth of the Olympic Dam mine in South Australia.
American nuclear power advocate Michael Shellenberger spoke at the International Mines and Resources Conference (IMARC) in Melbourne yesterday, stating that Australians need to get over their hang ups about nuclear power.
Peninsula Energy, an Australian uranium mining company, has announced it is to divest its interest in the Karoo projects in South Africa. The company says it intends to divest so it can focus on its US Lance projects in Wyoming, which has the highest reserves of uranium in North America.
Aura Energy has received environmental approval by the Mauritian Government for its Tiris uranium project in Reguibat.
The uranium sector’s pricing doldrums are destined to mother a bull market in the near to short term, according to Bannerman Resources managing director Brandon Munro.
Australian junior Hammer Metals has formed a joint venture (JV) with Glencore after acquiring AuKing’s interest in properties at Mount Isa in Queensland.
BHP is on the verge of producing first ore from the Southern Mine area (SMA) at the massive Olympic Dam operation in South Australia.
A ban on uranium mining has returned to Western Australia. The state’s Labor Government, which stormed to power behind Mark McGowan in March, yesterday implemented a ban on uranium mining on all future granted mining leases.
Western Australia’s new government has been urged to support the ongoing development of uranium projects in the state.
Vimy Resources’ Mulga Rock uranium project has been approved by minister for the environment and energy Josh Frydenberg; the final approval required before beginning production.
Australia’s Four Mile uranium mine in South Australia, previously a joint venture between Quasar Resources and Alliance Resources, is playing a part in a global lift in production of the mineral.
Rio Tinto subsidiary Energy Resources of Australia (ERA) is anticipating it will report a $231 million impairment for 2016 as lower uranium prices continue to impact the company.
Cameco’s proposed Yeelirrie mine in the Goldfields region of Western Australia is the latest uranium development to be approved by the state government.
Paladin Energy is planning an extensive financial restructure as it continues to face challenges in the global uranium market.
Toro Energy’s expansion of the Wiluna uranium project has received environmental approval from the Western Australian government.
Vimy Resources’ Mulga Rock uranium project has been approved by Western Australian environment minister Albert Jacob, the state’s final primary approval for the project.
Uranium company Paladin Energy has offloaded several of its non-core Australian exploration assets to Uranium Africa for $2.5 million.
Toro Energy’s Vanessa Guthrie has left the company after five years, including nearly four as managing director and chief executive officer.
The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) has welcomed the South Australian government’s support of recommendations of the Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission.
Uranium Mineral Ventures Incorporated has received an environmental protection order (EPO) to further safeguard against the release of contaminants from the non-operational Ben Lomond uranium mine.