Global Atomic's uranium mine back on track after court victory
Thanks to its connections within the government, the Canadian junior obtained a rapid hearing in its bid to overturn a recent adverse court ruling regarding its Dasa uranium project.
The Imouraren uranium project will not be getting off the ground in 2023. To cut down on operating costs, the French firm is toying with the idea of resorting to controversial extraction techniques used in Kazakhstan, but it remains evasive concerning its intentions.
In recent months, the Australian junior mining company Kopore Metals has been making a shift from Botswana copper to Nigerien uranium. This is an area its general manager Caroline Keats, who previously led Tiger Resources, knows well from her years at Paladin Energy.
Germany may be phasing out nuclear power but demand for uranium in the rest of Europe and Asia is set to increase, as industrialised nations scramble for sources of decarbonised electricity. In Africa, countries such as Tanzania and Botswana are trying to take advantage of the trend to get their uranium production off the ground and join Namibia and Niger in the select group of African countries that produce yelllowcake.