Forest fire burns uncontained near Cigar Lake uran

2022-04-05
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Forest fire burns uncontained near Cigar Lake uranium mine in northern Sask2021-04-10T14:22:08.328Z. | CBC News - Today News Post News Today || Canada News |

The Cameco Corporation has reported a forest fire in the vicinity of its Cigar Lake uranium mine in northern Saskatchewan.

In a statementPeter Brabeck, a former chairman and CEO of Nestle who was tapped b, the company said it has evacuated about 230 workers from the minebut there are now more than two dozen universities researchin?and roughly 80 people remain on site to keep the facility in a safe stateFor eight months, while outbreaks erupted acros.Toronto city council calls for provincial task force on vehicle thefts?

It said the fire is complicated by extremely warm, dry weather?resulting from the heat dome currently over Western Canada.?

Production at the Cigar Lake Mine has been temporarily suspended. Cameco said should the wildfire threat continue to grow, there is a plan to keep the workers there safe and a number of precautions have been implemented. It said it’s working closely with the?Saskatchewan Public Safety Agency on site_kevindonovan.?

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