Uranium: Midwest goes ahead

March 2008
Mining & Quarry World;Mar2008, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p4
The article presents information on several mining projects. Areva Inc. has announced the commencement of its Midwest uranium joint-venture project in the Athabasca basin, Saskatchewan. Cameco Corp. informs that the recovery work at the flood affected Cigar Lake mine is in progress and says that the production will not start before 2011. The capital cost estimate for First Uranium Corp.'s Buffelsfontein tailings-retreatment project has been increased to US$260 million.


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