Inkai Uranium Project

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Inkai Project
Location
Inkai Project is located in Kazakhstan
Inkai Project
Inkai Project
Location in Kazakhstan
Country Kazakhstan
Coordinates 45°16′56″N 067°32′12″E / 45.28222°N 67.53667°E / 45.28222; 67.53667Coordinates: 45°16′56″N 067°32′12″E / 45.28222°N 67.53667°E / 45.28222; 67.53667
Production
Products Uranium
History
Opened 2009
Owner
Company Cameco (60%) and KazAtomProm (40%)
Website www.cameco.com

Inkai is a uranium mine located in Kazakhstan. Commercial production commenced in 2009, with the main processing plant being commissioned in 2010.[1]


Inkai is a roll-front uranium deposit discovered in 1976. Uranium will be recovered using In-Situ Recovery (ISR) mining methods.

Reserves[edit]

As of December 31, 2013, proven and probable reserves are 59,689,700 tonnes at an average grade of 0.07% U3O8.[2] (87.6 Million pounds)

Ownership[edit]

Inkai is owned and operated by Joint Venture Inkai (JVI), which is owned by Cameco Corporation(60%) and KazAtomProm(40%)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Inkai - Summary". Cameco Corporation. Retrieved 2012-06-11. 
  2. ^ "Annual Report 2011- Mineral Reserves". Cameco Corporation. Retrieved 2012-06-11.