Closing keynote papers
- Michel CUNEY (CNRS - GeoRessources - CREGU - Universite de Lorraine)
Mr Nicolas Carter (The Ux Consulting Company, LLC)
6/27/14, 9:00 AM
Uranium markets and industry
In March 2011, the uranium market was hit hard by the Fukushima disaster, which stalled the growth in nuclear reactor requirements and is still having a profound effect today with zero Japanese nuclear reactors in operation. To make matters worse, the evolving shale gas revolution has made it difficult for many U.S. merchant nuclear plants to compete with gas-fired plants, leading some of...
163. Theory to practice: The scope, purpose and practice of prefeasibility studies for critical resources in the era of sustainable development
Prof. Julian Hilton (Aleff Group)
6/27/14, 9:30 AM
Uranium from unconventional resources
While the fundamental goal of a PreFeasibilityStudy, (PFS) to justify the technical, financial, social and environmental case for a given mining and/or processing project, remains unchanged, the way this goal is met in the era of sustainable development must change to meet a wide range of new appraisal criteria against which “feasibility” can be determined. This paper addresses what a newlook...
Mr Timothy Gitzel (Cameco Corporation)
6/27/14, 10:00 AM
The Future of uranium — Focus on development of greenfield sites