- Published: Monday, 18 July 2016 14:58
- Written by E&MJ News
Areva Resources Canada has obtained approval from the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission to increase U3O8 production at the McClean Lake mill in northern Saskatchewan from 13 million to 24 million lb/y. The mill is owned by Areva (70%), Denison Mines (22.5%), and OURD Canada (7.5%). Areva is the operator. Since 2013, the mill has been through an upgrade and expansion program to improve, modernize, and increase the capacity of its various circuits, so it has capacity in place to meet higher production targets.