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Demystifying ISR vital to investment

A Perth symposium has heard permitting delays and muddled investor perceptions of key economic inputs remain significant barriers to development of in-situ recovery (ISR) mines, increasingly touted, ironically, as future replacements on cost and environmental grounds for conventional openpit and underground mines.

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In-situ recovery mining operation in Kazakhstan (Image: Cameco)

Dr Andrea Marsland-Smith, veteran regulatory and compliance manager with privately-owned Heathgate Resources, told the CSIRO In-Situ Recovery symposium the uranium producer faced the same four-year