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By Rose Ragsdale
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Regulators kick-start Kiggavik review

Planning for first uranium mine in Nunavut's Thelon Basin swings into high gear with environmental impact, feasibility analysis

 

Last updated 5/30/2010 at Noon



Areva Resources Canada Inc. is working away at its plan to develop the Kiggavik Project in Nunavut within the next decade.

A subsidiary of France-based Areva, the world's largest uranium producer with output of 22 million pounds in 2009, Areva Canada considers the 10-year plan very good news. That's because a decade in the world of uranium mining is a relatively brief interlude.

"Uranium mini...



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