The Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority in Finland has issued a statement on the permit application for uranium recovery filed by Terrafame with the Government on 30 October 2017 11.6.2019
Pursuant to the Nuclear Energy Act (990/1987), the multi-metal company Terrafame filed a permit application for uranium recovery with the Government on 30 October 2017. Terrafame already has the relevant chemicals permit and environmental permit.
Today, 11 June 2019, the Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority in Finland (STUK) has issued its statement on the uranium recovery permit process and the related safety assessment. With the Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority’s statement, the permit process will proceed to the next stage, in which the Government will make the final decision concerning the uranium recovery permit.
Additional information: Veli-Matti Hilla, Chief Sustainability Officer, tel. +358 20 7130 800 (switch)
Terrafame Ltd is a Finnish multi-metal company producing nickel, zinc, cobalt and copper at its mine and metals production plant located in Sotkamo, Finland. We are now planning the processing of our main product, nickel-cobalt sulphide, into nickel and cobalt sulphates suitable for electric vehicle batteries. Our aim is to conduct environmentally sustainable, safe and profitable operations. www.terrafame.com