Thursday, June 13, 2013
Cameco gets license for Saskatchewan Cigar Lake uranium mine
The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission issued a uranium mining license today to Cameco to build and operate its Cigar Lake project in northern Saskatchewan. The license is valid from July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2021. In its application, Cameco sought authorization to complete the final stages of commissioning at the facility, transition to operations, and commence shipping uranium ore slurry for further processing.