Background:                    July 28, 2015, Gordon Edwards. Uranium Moratorium in Quebec –> Declaration of the World Uranium Symposium –> UBAN movement There has never been a uranium mine in the province of Quebec.  In the last decade, however, there has been a great deal of uranium exploration…

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CAMBRIDGE BAY, NU – May 8, 2015 – The Nunavut Impact Review Board (NIRB or the Board) has completed its review of AREVA Resources Canada Incorporated’s (AREVA) “Kiggavik Uranium Mine” Project (the Kiggavik Project or Project) and submitted its Final Hearing Report, including recommendations, to the federal Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development and…

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The World Uranium Symposium 2015 closed with a moving speech by Matthew Coon Come and the birth of the Quebec declaration on Uranium. Looking forward, Marriette Liefferink (FSE) and Prof. Dr. Andreas Nidecker (IPPNW Schweiz) announced a new conference taking place in Johannesburg, South Africa, November 2015. The topics will include uranium mining in Niger…

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Québec, 6 April 2015 — Mr. Naoto Kan, Prime Minister of Japan during the Fukushima catastrophe, will deliver an exclusive message at the opening of the World Uranium Symposium at the Quebec City Convention Centre on April 14-16 2015. Both scientific and community-based, the Symposium will address issues arising from the nuclear fuel chain, from…

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From April 14th – 16th, the World Uranium Symposium in Quebec will bring together speakers from all around the globe. They will adress issues arising from the uranium fuel chain – from uranium mining to its end-uses and byproducts for civilian or military purposes. Symposium abstract Preliminary program List of speakers The Symposium is organized…

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Here lies the largest undeveloped high-grade uranium deposit in the world. The mine has a long history of delayed starts, partly due to floodings of 2006 and 2008. In 2014, ore production has begun at Cigar Lake Uranium Mine. The mine is operated by Cameco, and owned by Cameco (50%), AREVA (37%), Idemitsu Canada Resources…

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Saskatchewan Nunavut Territory Ontario Quebec   Use the Mouse Wheel to Zoom, or click one of the categories to navigate! Endangered Area/Mining Planned   Active Mining  Mine Closed  Our Activities {gmapfp catid=”216″ lmap=”650″ hmap=”500″ zmap=”4″ mzoom=”1″ map_centre_lng=”-100″ map_centre_lat=”60″}

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Here lies the worlds largest high-grade uranium deposit. The mine lies in the southeast of the Athabasca Basin. The ore here is mined by raiseboring, boxhole boring, and remote boxhole boring. Ore is crushed and processed underground, then pumped to the surface as slurry or mud. This (toxic) mud is processed into containers for transportation…

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The McClean Lake facility will primarily act as a mill for ore produced at Cigar Lake and other mines in the vicinity. It’s owned by AREVA (70 %), Denison Mines (22,5 %), and OURD Canada Co. Limited (7,5%). The operating firm is AREVA. The mining in McClean Lake is currently on standby, while the mill…

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