- Uranium deposits were first discovered at Yeelirrie in 1972.
- Cameco acquired Yeelirrie in 2012.
- The project is being advanced, through environmental studies and approvals, at a pace aligned with market conditions.
Cameco releases Public Environmental Review (PER) documentation for Yeelirrie for public comment
Cameco commences the environmental approvals process for Yeelirrie
Project placed on hold by BHP Billiton
Project revitalized by BHP (completed extensive drilling program, scoping study, pre-feasibility study, prepared draft environmental scoping document)
Acquired by BHP
Project placed on care and maintenance
WMC advanced project through exploration, environmental approvals, test mining, pilot plant processing, preliminary engineering and a full feasibility study
Discovered by Western Mining Corporation (WMC)