Project Development

  • Uranium deposits were first discovered at Kintyre in 1985.
  • Cameco acquired Kintyre in 2008.
  • The project is being advanced, through environmental studies and approvals, at a pace aligned with market conditions.

2015

Kintyre receives federal environmental approval


Kintyre receives conditional state environmental approval


2014

Conditional approval recommended by Western Australia’s Environmental Protection Authority


2013

Cameco releases Kintyre Environmental Review and Management Program (ERMP) for public review


2012

Kintyre Mining Development Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) signed with the Martu


Completed prefeasibility study


2011

Cameco releases resource estimate for Kintyre


Kintyre Uranium Project Environmental Scoping Document filed with regulators


2010

Kintyre Uranium Project Environmental Referral filed with regulators


2009

Cameco opens Kintyre JV office in Perth


Camp facilities re-established at Kintyre site


Exploratory drilling begins to confirm historic resource estimate


2008

Cameco completes Kintyre acquisition


2007

Sale of deposit through auction initiated by Rio Tinto


2002

Continued low prices results in dismantling of camp and site rehabilitation


1998-01

Project in care and maintenance due to low uranium prices


1985-88

Exploration by Rio Tinto identifies eight deposits at Kintyre


1985

Discovery of uranium in Pilbara region