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About: The Kintyre Uranium Project in the East Pilbara Region of Western Australia, is a joint venture operation being developed by Cameco Australia, with 70 percent interest, and Mitsubishi Development Pty Ltd, with 30 percent. The project, that is located 260 kilometres north east of Newman and 80 kilometres south of Telfer, at the western edge of of the Great Sandy Desert, will be developed as an open pit uranium mine.

Kintyre Uranium Deposit Discovered in 1989

The Kintyre uranium deposit, that was discovered around 1989, was acquired by the joint venture partners from Rio Tinto in 2008. Cameco, the majority shareholder, is also the operator of the project that has a measured and indicated mineral resource of around 55 million pounds on a 100 percent basis with an average grading of 0.58 percent. Cameco Australia and Mitsubishi Development are advancing the Kintyre Uranium Project in step with global uranium market conditions. The joint venture partners remain confident the Kintyre Project can be developed, and eventually closed, while maintaining the environmental values and ecological functions of the area.

Kintyre Uranium Mine gets Approval From the Martu People

Since acquiring the project Cameco has completed a substantial resource definition and exploration program at the site. It has also signed a Land Use Agreement with the local traditional owners of the land, the Martu, in which the deposit is located. It is planned to employ up to 450 people on the Kintyre Project with priority to be given to employing and training local workers, particularly members of the Martu group.

Kintyre Yellowcake to be Exported out of Adelaide

The uranium concentrate, known as yellowcake, that will be produced on site at the Kintyre Mine, will be taken to the Port of Adelaide by road train for export to international customers for use in the production of clean power generation in nuclear power stations world wide. The trucks taking the uranium concentrate to Adelaide in South Australia will travel to Port Hedland via Marble Bar, from there they will travel to Kalgoorlie along the Great Northern Highway and the Goldfields Highway, they will then cross the Nullabor to Adelaide via the Eyre Highway.

Kintyre yellowcake will be securely sealed in 200 litre steel drums, then stacked into shipping containers before being secured with Kelvar-based strapping onto the trays of the haulage trucks for the journey to Adelaide.Each individual drum will be registered and recorded prior to the shipping container being sealed. Once locked and sealed the containers will not be opened again until they reach their final destination, unless the need arises for official inspection at some stage.

The trucks taking the Kintyre yellowcake to Adelaide will travel the route in a convoy of at least two vehicles at the one time. Each truck will carry two drivers. Cameco expects an average of two road trains a week to make the journey from the mine site to the port although, on occasions, that number could reach five road trains in the one week. It is proposed there will be about 100 truck movements on the route between the Kintyre Uranium Mine and the Adelaide port a year.

Cameco is one of the worlds biggest uranium producers with about 16 percent of the global production annually from its mines in Kazakhstan, the United States and Canada. It has proven and probable reserves of around 429 million pounds with substantial resources.

Cameco Australia

Cameco has applied for exploration tenements in the western part of Arnhem Land, approximately 250km east of Darwin in the Northern Territory. Cameco has two flagship projects in Western Australia are Kintyre and Yeelirrie.The Company is one of the world's largest uranium producers accounting for...........read more

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