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2011-12-19 16:02:55

A number of health and environmental issues and related risks need to be addressed when considering whether to lift the almost 30-year moratorium on uranium mining in Virginia.

2011-07-25 14:18:00

TORONTO AND JOHANNESBURG, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - First Uranium Corporation (TSX: FIU), (JSE: FUM) (ISIN:CA33744R1029) ("First Uranium" or "the Company") announced today that the South African National Nuclear Regulator (the "NNR") issued a directive to Mine Waste Solutions to cease deposition of material on all of the existing tailings storage facilities, including the new life of mine tailings storage facility, citing alleged issues regarding pipeline maintenance and non-reporting.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.