Uranium

Uranium, also known as yellow cake or U3O8, incorporates uranium mining and uranium processing. Uranium is often used as feedstock in nuclear power stations to produce nuclear energy. Uranium also includes uranium price, uranium production, energy, nuclear science, nuclear power and energy generation.

SOLVENT EXTRACTION PLANT FOR URANIUM MINE



22 Small
22 Small and three large
up-pumpers delivered to
the uranium project in
Gauteng.
Specialist designer and supplier of solvent extraction (SX) plant and equipment, MC Process, won a contract for a uranium mine in Gauteng South Africa. It was also recently commissioning a large copper/cobalt project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

The new order, valued at about R13 million, was awarded by project engineering house, MDM International, and represents the first time this technology is being used in a uranium solvent extraction circuit.

Uranium One obtains US$100 million for expansion

[img:Uranium1%20-%20Pic%201_0.jpg|Aerial view of
Uranium One’s Dominion
processing plant
]Vancouver, Canada --- MININGREVIEW.COM --- 03 July 2008 - Uranium One Incorporated – a Canadian-based uranium production company with a primary listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange and a secondary listing on the JSE – has secured a US$100 million (R800 million) revolving credit facility which can be used for general corporate purposes, including capital expenditure and acquisitions.

Nufcor sold to U.S.-based utility

[img:Nufcor%20-%20Pic%201_0.jpg|Constellation Energy’s
corporate headquarters
in the United States
]Baltimore, USA --- MININGREVIEW.COM --- 02 July 2008 - Leading international gold producer AngloGold Ashanti Limited and FirstRand International Limited have sold their respective 50% stakes in Nufcor International Limited – the sole marketing agent for all uranium produced in the South Africa – to the U.S.-based Constellation Energy commodities group.

Namibia uranium project moves ahead

[img:Bannerman25_0.jpg|Bannerman drilling
underway in Namibia
]Perth, Australia --- MININGREVIEW.COM --- 25 June 2008 - Bannerman Resources Limited – a uranium exploration and mine development company focused on projects in Namibia – is starting resource estimation work on its Goanikontes anomaly in the southern African country, and is launching exploration of 15 other identified prospects.

New US$750 million uranium mine for Namibia

[img:Areva2%20-%20Pic%201_0.jpg|The Olkiluoto 3
project – an example
of the nuclear plants
Areva constructs
around the world
]Windhoek, Namibia --- MININGREVIEW.COM --- 23 June 2008 - French-based Areva – world leader in the design and construction of nuclear power plants – plans to build a US$750 million (R6 billion) uranium mine in Namibia once it secures a mining licence, and construction could start as early as next month.

New Namibian power plant

[img:Power%20%28New%29%20-%20Pic%201_0.jpg|Another power station
is on its way for
Namibia
]Windhoek, Namibia --- MININGREVIEW.COM --- 20 June 2008 - The state-run Namibia Power Corporation (Nampower) is planning to build a coal-fired power plant with capacity to produce as much as 800 megawatts of electricity to meet growing demand from the country’s uranium mines.

Exciting uranium prospect in Tanzania

[img:Mantra%20-%20Pic%201_0.jpg|A Mantra drill at
work in southern
Tanzania
]Perth, Australia --- MININGREVIEW.COM --- 20 June 2008 - First results of an extensive 2008 drilling programme by Mantra Resources Limited – an Australian-listed emerging uranium explorer with a portfolio of quality projects in southern Africa – confirm highly promising potential for the establishment of a uranium mine at the Mkuju river prospect in southern Tanzania.

Full feasibility for Namibian uranium project

[img:Bannerman_0.jpg|Managing director Peter
Batten ringing the
opening bell at the
listing of Bannerman
Resources on the
Namibian Stock Exchange
last month
]Perth, Australia --- MININGREVIEW.COM --- 23 May 2008 - Canadian, Australian and Namibian-listed Bannerman Resources Limited – an emerging international uranium producer with projects in Namibia and Botswana – has given the go-ahead for a full feasibility study for the development of a uranium mine at the Goanikontes' Anomaly in Namibia

Viable uranium find at Kawanga

[img:Kiwara%20-%20Pic%201_0.jpg|Core from Kiwara’s
Kawanga uranium target
in north-western
Zambia
]London, England --- MININGREVIEW.COM --- 22 May 2008 - Kiwara plc – a mining, exploration and development company focused on copper, nickel, cobalt and uranium, specifically in Zambia – has struck potentially viable uranium grades at four drill holes on its Kawanga target in the north-west of the country.

Chirundu uranium project commercially viable

[img:Albidon_0.JPG|The box cut at
Albidon’s Munali nickel
project in Zambia
]Perth, Australia --- MININGREVIEW.COM --- 12 May 2008 - Australian-based Albidon Limited – listed on the AIM and the Australian Securities Exchange – says its Chirundu uranium joint venture with African Energy Resources has been shown to be commercially viable.

Announcing this here, the company confirmed that its joint venture partner, African Energy Resources (AFR), had completed the pre-feasibility study to assess the viability of commercial uranium mining from the Njame and Gwabe deposits in the Chirundu JV project. It had also completed an upgrade of indicated and inferred resources for the project.

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