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Cameco, BHP, Toro, planning uranium transport through Kalgoorlie and South Australia

Cameco may join with BHP Billiton and others…From there, the product may be sent by train to a port in South Australia,

Cameco May Work With BHP, Toro for Uranium Transport Hub in West Australia,  Bloomberg, By James Paton – Sep 10, 2010 Cameco Corp. said it seeks to cooperate with companies including BHP Billiton Ltd. and Toro Energy Ltd. on transporting uranium oxide, potentially through a hub near Kalgoorlie in Western Australia……
Cameco, the world’s second-largest uranium producer, lodged documents with the Australian Environment Department this week detailing plans to develop the Kintyre project, about 1,200 kilometers (750 miles) northeast of Perth. The process to get environmental approval may take as long as two years, and the company may commit to go ahead with the venture in 2013, Matthews said. Production may begin in 2016, he said…..

Cameco may join with BHP Billiton and others to develop a plan to transport uranium oxide by road from the mines to a hub close to Kalgoorlie, Matthews said. From there, the product may be sent by train to a port in South Australia, he said.

Cameco May Work With BHP, Toro for Uranium Transport Hub in West Australia – Bloomberg

September 10, 2010 - Posted by | business, uranium, Western Australia | , , , , , , ,

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