Areva recently closed two mines in Niger as the company continues negotiations with the government. Meanwhile, Greenland and Denmark could reach a uranium mining agreement by the end of the year.
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Several uranium juniors have been scooping up strategic assets in the uranium space.
Despite trying to diversify its oil-dominated economy, Western Kazakhstan will not be reviving its uranium mining industry in the near future, according to the Times of Central Asia.
The Sydney Morning Herald reported that uranium miner Paladin Energy has responded to falling uranium prices by cutting jobs and reducing spending, including cutting executive pay.
Mining Weekly reported that the state of Queensland in Australia has release an “action plan” aimed at implementing the regulatory framework needed for uranium mining.
Less than two weeks following Alpha Minerals' rejection of Fission Uranium's C$170-million takeover proposition, Fission Uranium has announced a non-binding letter of intent to acquire Alpha Minerals for C$185 million.
The Star Tribune reported that public input is being solicited for Energy Fuels Resources Corp's proposed uranium mine in Colorado, which would be the first built in 30 years in the U.S. As quoted in the Star Tribune report:
CBC reported that the Baker Lake Hunters and Trappers Organization is calling for a territory-wide referendum on uranium mining in Nunavut.
Business New Europe reported that Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation plans to sign an agreement on the launch of a uranium mining project in Uzbekistan to secure supply for nuclear power.
ABC reported that a number of mining companies who hope to begin mining after a 25-year uranium mining ban was lifted are still waiting for approval of their permit applications.