Yeelirrie uranium mine still dependent on market despite approval

Cameco Australia has secured Federal environmental approval for the Yeelirrie uranium project in Western Australia after a “complex” two-year process.

Australian Mining is reporting the nod from the Department of Environment and Energy follows Western Australian Government approval in January 2017.

Cameco general manager Simon Williamson described the approvals process as a rigorous and extensive environmental assessment.

Cameco Australia stated that any decisions to advance its projects in Western Australia would depend upon market conditions.

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