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By Shane Lasley
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Alaska uranium deposit attracts interest

As Washington lawmakers seek to ban uranium imports from Russia, Ucore's Ross-Adams mine at Bokan draws attention North of 60 Mining News - June 8, 2022


Last updated 6/23/2022 at 2:44pm

Float plane lands at Ucore’s uranium and rare earths project in Alaska.

Ucore Rare Metals Inc.

A plane lands on Kendrick Bay in front of Bokan Mountain, a Southeast Alaska property that hosts a historic uranium mine and modern deposit of rare earths and critical minerals.

With renewed interest in nuclear to generate zero-carbon electricity for the clean energy future, coupled with Russia's ongoing war in Ukraine, the past-producing Ross-Adams uranium mine on Ucore Rare Metals Inc.'s Bokan Mountain project in Southeast Alaska has caught the attention of unnamed parties interested in this potential domestic source of nuclear fuel.

While Ucore says it is entertaini...

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