BRAZIL'S NUCLEAR FUEL
WNN - 30 September 2020 - The government of Brazil's northeast state of Ceará and the Santa Quitéria Consortium have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the construction of a uranium and phosphate extraction plant in Itatiaia, Santa Quitéria. The consortium is a partnership between fuel cycle company Indústrias Nucleares do Brasil and fertiliser producer Galvani.
The deposit - located in the interior of the state of Ceará - is the largest discovered uranium reserve in Brazil. An estimated 142,200 tonnes of uranium is inter-mixed with phosphates. The deposit has exploitable reserves of 79.5 million tonnes…
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