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Uranium Mine Ownership - Africa

(last updated 5 Apr 2014)

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(Maps and boundary data are copyrighted by FOTW - Flags Of The World web site) SS - South Sudan DJ - Djibouti ER - Eritrea SO - Somalia ET - Ethiopia EG - Egypt SD - Sudan LY - Libya TN - Tunisia Middle East DZ - Algeria Europe MR - Mauritania GM - Gambia GM - Gambia SN - Senegal BF - Burkina Faso NE - Niger ML - Mali GW - Guinea-Bissau GW - Guinea-Bissau GN - Guinea SL - Sierra Leone SL - Sierra Leone CI - Cote d'Ivoire LR - Liberia LR - Liberia GH - Ghana GH - Ghana TG - Togo TG - Togo BJ - Benin BJ - Benin NG - Nigeria CM - Cameroon CF - Central African Republic UG - Uganda KE - Kenya ST - São Tomé and Príncipe ST - São Tomé and Príncipe GQ - Equatorial Guinea GQ - Equatorial Guinea GA - Gabon CG - Congo CD - DR Congo RW - Rwanda BI - Burundi RW - Rwanda BI - Burundi TZ - Tanzania AO - Angola MW - Malawi ZM - Zambia NA - Namibia ZW - Zimbabwe BW - Botswana SZ - Swaziland MZ - Mozambique MW - Malawi LS - Lesotho LS - Lesotho MG - Madagascar KM - Comoro Is. MU - Mauritius ZA - South Africa TD - Chad CV - Cape Verde SC - Seychelles RE - Réunion (France) SH - St. Helena MA - Morocco EH - Western Sahara PT - Madeira (Portugal) ES - Canary Is. (Spain) YE - Socotra KM - Comoro Is. YT - Mayotte (France) YT - Mayotte (France)


> See also Issues for: New Mining Projects · Operating Mines · Decommissioning Projects · Legislation & Regulations
> See also Data for: Old Mines and Decommissioning
> Explanation of Signs and Symbols

> See also: Database Index: Uranium Mining in Sub-Saharan Africa external link (African Development Information Services)


 
BOTSWANA   flag

Letlhakane


> See also Issues for: New Mining Projects · Operating Mines · Decommissioning Projects · Legislation & Regulations
> See also Data for: Old Mines and Decommissioning

Letlhakane Project exploration ongoing

Gojwane deposit (Mokobaesi, Gorgon, Gorgon South, Kraken prospects), Serule deposit, Gorgon West deposit
July 30, 2013ReservesResources
provenprobablemeasuredindicatedinferred
Size:   22,115 t U96,500 t U
Ore grade:   0.017% U0.018% U

> Calculate Mine Feasibility (based on 2013 Scoping Study)
[ISSUES]


 
CAMEROON   flag

Kitongo


> See also Issues for: New Mining Projects · Operating Mines · Decommissioning Projects · Legislation & Regulations
> See also Data for: Old Mines and Decommissioning

Kitongo deposit, Poli area exploration ongoing

Size: 11,130 tonnes U
Ore grade: 0.085% U


 
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC   flag

Bakouma


> See also Issues for: New Mining Projects · Operating Mines · Decommissioning Projects · Legislation & Regulations
> See also Data for: Old Mines and Decommissioning

Bakouma Uranium Project exploration ongoing

Aerial view: Google Maps external link new window

End 2013ReservesResources
provenprobablemeasuredindicatedinferred
Size:    36,475 t U
Ore grade:    0.20% U

Patricia deposit

Size: 10,176 tonnes U (inferred)
Ore grade: 0.17% U
> Download Technical Report June 2007 (1.3M PDF) external link (SEDAR)
[ISSUES]


 
CONGO, Democratic Republic of the   flag


> See also Issues for: New Mining Projects · Operating Mines · Decommissioning Projects · Legislation & Regulations
> See also Data for: Old Mines and Decommissioning

 
EGYPT   flag

Abu Zenima · Gabal Gattar


> See also Issues for: New Mining Projects · Operating Mines · Decommissioning Projects · Legislation & Regulations
> See also Data for: Old Mines and Decommissioning

Abu Zenima

Size: 100 t U (inferred)
Ore grade: 0.06% U

Gabal Gattar

Size: 2000 t U (inferred)
Ore grade: 0.18% U

 
GABON   flag

Bagombe · Mikouloungou · Mounana


> See also Issues for: New Mining Projects · Operating Mines · Decommissioning Projects · Legislation & Regulations
> See also Data for: Old Mines and Decommissioning

Bagombe exploration ongoing

End 2013ReservesResources
provenprobablemeasuredindicatedinferred
Size:    5,420 t U
Ore grade:    0.27% U

Mounana reclamation ongoing

(shut down in 1999)
> Aerial view: Google Maps external link new window
[DETAILS] · [ISSUES]

COMUF - Compagnie des Mines d'Uranium de Franceville

Mikouloungou project exploration completed

Size: 4270 tonnes U
Ore grade: 0.311% U


 
GUINEA   flag

Bohoduo · Firawa


> See also Issues for: New Mining Projects · Operating Mines · Decommissioning Projects · Legislation & Regulations
> See also Data for: Old Mines and Decommissioning

Firawa deposit exploration ongoing

Mar. 12, 2013ReservesResources
provenprobablemeasuredindicatedinferred
Size:    7,500 t U
Ore grade:    0.025% U

[ISSUES]

Bohoduo prospect exploration ongoing


 
MALAWI   flag

Kanyika · Kayelekera · Livingstonia


> See also Issues for: New Mining Projects · Operating Mines · Decommissioning Projects · Legislation & Regulations
> See also Data for: Old Mines and Decommissioning

Kayelekera mine idle

June 30, 2013Reserves *)Resources
provedprobablestockpilesmeasuredindicatedinferred
Size:512 t U4,600 t U1,235 t U788 t U8,219 t U2,846 t U
Ore grade:0.10% U0.077% U0.080% U0.091% U0.061% U0.080% U
*) Reserves contained in Resources
> Download Technical Report: Jan. 5, 2009 (8.8M PDF) external link · Mar. 16, 2007 (3.9M PDF) external link · Feb. 27, 2006 (4.9M PDF) external link · Feb. 24, 2005 (4.7M PDF) external link (SEDAR)

Aerial view: Google Maps external link new window

> Calculate Mine Feasibility
[ISSUES] · [OLD ISSUES]

Kanyika niobium project, Mzimba district exploration ongoing

Jan. 10, 2013ReservesResources
provenprobablemeasuredindicatedinferred
Size:  494 t U3,188 t U950 t U
Ore grade:  0.0093% U0.0068% U0.0059% U

Aerial view: Google Maps external link new window

[ISSUES]

Livingstonia uranium project exploration ongoing

June 22, 2011ReservesResources
provenprobablemeasuredindicatedinferred
Size:    2,308 t U
Ore grade:    0.028% U


 
MALI   flag

Faléa · Samit


> See also Issues for: New Mining Projects · Operating Mines · Decommissioning Projects · Legislation & Regulations
> See also Data for: Old Mines and Decommissioning

Faléa uranium/silver project, Prefecture of Kenieba, District of Kayes

> Aerial view: Google Maps external link new window

Dec. 4, 2012ReservesResources
provenprobablemeasuredindicatedinferred
Size:  1,650 t U9,727 t U6,035 t U
Ore grade:  0.12% U0.068% U0.042% U

> Download Technical Report Dec. 12, 2012 (5.5M PDF) external link (SEDAR)
> Download Technical Report Feb. 21, 2012 (3.8M PDF) external link (SEDAR)
> Download Technical Report Feb. 4, 2011 (3.4M PDF) external link (SEDAR)
> Download Revised Technical Report July 17, 2009 (3.7M PDF) external link (SEDAR)
> Download Technical Report June 26, 2009 (6.1M PDF) external link (SEDAR)
> Download Technical Report Oct. 14, 2008 (3.9M PDF) external link (SEDAR)

[ISSUES]

Samit project

Size: 169 tonnes U (historic)
Ore grade:


 
MAURITANIA   flag

A238 · Bir En Nar · Reguibat


> See also Issues for: New Mining Projects · Operating Mines · Decommissioning Projects · Legislation & Regulations
> See also Data for: Old Mines and Decommissioning

A238 exploration ongoing

Mar. 12, 2013ReservesResources
provenprobablemeasuredindicatedinferred
Size:    9,000 t U
Ore grade:    0.020% U

Bir En Nar project exploration ongoing

Mar. 12, 2013ReservesResources
provenprobablemeasuredindicatedinferred
Size:   385 t U385 t U
Ore grade:   0.075% U0.049% U

Reguibat project exploration ongoing

July 14, 2011ReservesResources
provenprobablemeasuredindicatedinferred
Size:    19,308 t U
Ore grade:    0.028% U

[ISSUES]


 
MOZAMBIQUE   flag

Mavuzi


> See also Issues for: New Mining Projects · Operating Mines · Decommissioning Projects · Legislation & Regulations
> See also Data for: Old Mines and Decommissioning

Mavuzi project exploration ongoing


 
NAMIBIA

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NIGER   flag

Adrar Emoles · Akouta · Arlit · Arlit Concession · Azelik · Dasa · Imouraren · In Gall · Madaouéla · Takardeit · Tin Negouran


> See also Issues for: New Mining Projects · Operating Mines · Decommissioning Projects · Legislation & Regulations
> See also Data for: Old Mines and Decommissioning

Arlit operating

End 2013ReservesResources
provenprobablemeasuredindicatedinferred
Size:40 t U5,192 t U1,184 t U37,027 t U20,822 t U
Ore grade:0.13% U0.26% U0.093% U0.13% U0.15% U

"Other Mineral Resources"
End 2011ReservesResources
provenprobablemeasuredindicatedinferred
Size:  5,340 t U996 t U 
Ore grade:  0.061%0.24% U 

Aerial view: Google Maps external link new window

[ISSUES]

SOMAÏR - Société des Mines de l'Aïr

Arlit Concession exploration ongoing

End 2013ReservesResources
provenprobablemeasuredindicatedinferred
Size:    20,403 t U
Ore grade:    0.16% U

Akouta operating

End 2013ReservesResources
provenprobablemeasuredindicatedinferred
Size:3,000 t U11,090 t U  2,239 t U
Ore grade:0.32% U0.36% U  0.31% U

"Other Mineral Resources"
End 2011ReservesResources
provenprobablemeasuredindicatedinferred
Size:  1,331 t U812 t U 
Ore grade:  0.31%0.27% U 

Aerial view: Google Maps external link new window

[ISSUES]

COMINAK - Compagnie Minière d'Akouta

Imouraren mine under construction

End 2013ReservesResources
provenprobablemeasuredindicatedinferred
Size: 213,722 t U 62,584 t U2,879 t U
Ore grade: 0.07% U 0.058% U0.066% U

Aerial view: Google Maps external link new window

[ISSUES]

Azelik mine (Teguidda deposit), Agadez region operating

Size: 12,764 tonnes U
Ore grade:

Aerial view: Google Maps external link new window

[ISSUES] · [OLD ISSUES]

In Gall property

Size: 1,688 tonnes U (inferred)
Ore grade: 0.012% U

Madaouéla deposit, Arlit region exploration ongoing

June 7, 2013ReservesResources
provenprobablemeasuredindicatedinferred
Size: 21,100 t U8,815 t U28,962 t U9,269 t U
Ore grade: 0.083% U0.092% U0.13% U0.12% U

> Download Technical Report Sep. 2013: SEDAR (9.1MB PDF) external link
> Download Executive Summary of Preliminary Economic Assessment, March 8, 2011: Goviex (260k PDF) external link

> Calculate mine feasibility
[ISSUES]

Adrar Emoles exploration ongoing

Nov. 2009ReservesResources
provenprobablemeasuredindicatedinferred
Size:    19,423 t U
Ore grade:    0.070% U

[ISSUES]

Dasa project exploration ongoing

Sep. 20, 2013ReservesResources
provenprobablemeasuredindicatedinferred
Size:    31,868 t U
Ore grade:    0.13% U

Tin Negouran exploration ongoing

Nov. 2009ReservesResources
provenprobablemeasuredindicatedinferred
Size:  202 t U1,913 t U1,350 t U
Ore grade:  0.050% U0.015% U0.014% U

Takardeit project exploration ongoing

28 Jan. 2010ReservesResources
provenprobablemeasuredindicatedinferred
Size:    4,231 t U
Ore grade:    0.018% U


 
NIGERIA   flag

Mika · Ghumchi


> See also Issues for: New Mining Projects · Operating Mines · Decommissioning Projects · Legislation & Regulations
> See also Data for: Old Mines and Decommissioning

Mika

Size: 52 tonnes U (historic)
Ore grade: 0.63% U

Ghumchi

Size: 100 tonnes U (historic)
Ore grade: 0.9% U


 
SENEGAL   flag

Saraya East


> See also Issues for: New Mining Projects · Operating Mines · Decommissioning Projects · Legislation & Regulations
> See also Data for: Old Mines and Decommissioning

Saraya East deposit

Size: 1462 tonnes U (historic)
Ore grade: 0.20% U


 
SOMALIA   flag

Alio Ghelle · Mudug Province


> See also Issues for: New Mining Projects · Operating Mines · Decommissioning Projects · Legislation & Regulations
> See also Data for: Old Mines and Decommissioning

Alio Ghelle deposit, Bur Area

Size: 1950 tonnes U (proved reserves), 3400 tonnes U (semi-proved reserves)
Ore grade: 0.076% U (proved reserves)

Mudug Province deposits

Size: 4200 tonnes U (estimated resource)
Ore grade: 0.068% U


 
SOUTH AFRICA

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TANZANIA   flag

Kalulu · Manyoni · Mkuju (Uranex) · Mkuju River (Mantra Res.) · Mtonya


> See also Issues for: New Mining Projects · Operating Mines · Decommissioning Projects · Legislation & Regulations
> See also Data for: Old Mines and Decommissioning

Kalulu property, Tunduru District, Ruvuma Region exploration ongoing

> Download Technical Report May 13, 2013 (27.7M PDF) external link (SEDAR)

Manyoni project exploration ongoing

(formerly Bahi project)
 ReservesResources
provenprobablemeasuredindicatedinferred
Size:    5,885 t U
Ore grade:    0.013% U

[ISSUES]

Mkuju uranium project (Uranex) exploration ongoing

Aerial view: Google Maps external link new window

Likuyu North Prospect

April 25, 2012ReservesResources
provenprobablemeasuredindicatedinferred
Size:   962 t U1,346 t U
Ore grade:   0.023% U0.019% U

[ISSUES]

Mkuju River project (Mantra Res.), Namtumbo district, Ruvuma Region exploration ongoing

Nyota Prospect

Aerial view: Google Maps external link new window

June 30, 2013ReservesResources
provenprobablemeasuredindicatedinferred
Size:  31,579 t U16,348 t U10,562 t U
Ore grade:  0.028% U0.022% U0.019% U

> Download Technical Report Dec. 15, 2011 (5.96MB PDF) external link (SEDAR)
> Download Technical Report Dec. 23, 2010 (5.2M PDF) external link (SEDAR)
> Download Technical Report Mar. 10, 2010 (6.2M PDF) external link (SEDAR)
> Download Technical Report Dec. 7, 2009 (5.4M PDF) external link (SEDAR)
> Download Technical Report Sep. 18, 2009 (7.1M PDF) external link (SEDAR)

> Calculate Nyota Prospect mine feasibility

[ISSUES]

Mantra Resources Pty Ltd (through Mantra Tanzania Ltd)

(total holdings by Atomredmetzoloto: 93.25%)

Mtonya project, Ruvuma Region exploration ongoing

May 3, 2013ReservesResources
provenprobablemeasuredindicatedinferred
Size:    775 t U
Ore grade:    0.022% U


 
ZAMBIA   flag

Bungua · Gwabe · Lumwana · Mutanga (ex Kariba) · Mutanga · Njame · Njame (Chirundu JV)


> See also Issues for: New Mining Projects · Operating Mines · Decommissioning Projects · Legislation & Regulations
> See also Data for: Old Mines and Decommissioning

Lumwana copper project exploration completed

Aerial view: Google Maps external link new window

June 2008ReservesResources
provenprobablemeasuredindicatedinferred
Malundwe
Size: 3,464 t U 3,815 t U1,542 t U
Ore grade: 0.10% U 0.081% U0.040% U
Chimiwungo
Size:    1,023 t U
Ore grade:    0.047% U
(Reserves contained in Resources)

> Download Technical Report May 2011 external link (2.5M PDF - SEDAR)
> Download Technical Report, June 2008 (amended and restated April 21, 2009) external link (1.6M PDF - SEDAR)
> Download Technical Report, Aug. 2006 external link (1.4M PDF - SEDAR)
[ISSUES]

Njame, Mutanga, and Bungua deposits

Size: 5414 tonnes U (estimated resources)
Ore grade:

Njame deposit (Chirundu JV)

Large Scale Mining Licence 12634-HQ-LML

Nov. 18, 2009ReservesResources
provenprobablemeasuredindicatedinferred
Size:  801 t U791 t U1304 t U
Ore grade:  0.030% U0.021% U0.020% U

[ISSUES]

Gwabe deposit

Large Scale Mining Licence 12634-HQ-LML

March 20, 2009ReservesResources
provenprobablemeasuredindicatedinferred
Size:  269 t U962 t U115 t U
Ore grade:  0.020% U0.027% U0.015% U

Mutanga (ex Kariba) project exploration ongoing

Aerial view: Google Maps external link new window

Mutanga, Dibwe, Dibwe East, Mutanga Ext, Mutanga East and Mutanga West deposits

Dec. 31, 2013ReservesResources
provenprobablemeasuredindicatedinferred
Size:  769 t U2,231 t U15,923 t U
Ore grade:  0.041% U0.027% U0.024% U

> Download Technical Report Sep. 12, 2013 (10M PDF) external link (SEDAR)
> Download Technical Report Dibwe East, March 27, 2012 (11.3M PDF) external link (SEDAR)
> Download Technical Report March 19, 2009 (10.5M PDF) external link (SEDAR)

[ISSUES]
> Calculate Mine Feasibilty


 
ZIMBABWE   flag

Kanyemba


> See also Issues for: New Mining Projects · Operating Mines · Decommissioning Projects · Legislation & Regulations
> See also Data for: Old Mines and Decommissioning

Kanyemba uranium-vanadium mine project exploration completed

Size: 1800 tonnes U
Ore grade: 0.6% U

[ISSUES]

Afri-Sino Mining Resources Ltd.

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