AUA Member Companies

FULL MEMBERS

BHP Billiton Ltd, operates the polymetallic Olympic Dam uranium, copper, gold and silver mine at Roxby Downs in South Australia.

BHP Billiton is also developing the significant Yeelirrie deposit in Western Australia.

Energy Resources Australia Limited, (ERA) operator of the Ranger mine at Jabiluka in the Northern Territory. Ranger is majority-owned by Rio Tinto Limited.

PARTICIPATING MEMBERS

Heathgate Resources Pty Ltd operates the Beverley mine in South Australia.

ASX-listed Alliance Resources Ltd, in partnership with Heathgate Resources affiliate, Quasar Resources, is developing the Four Mile deposit in South Australia. The Four Mile Joint Venture Area is located 550 kilometres north of Adelaide.

Afmeco Mining and Exploration Pty Ltd is the Australian uranium exploration subsidiary of the integrated French nuclear fuel production, power generation, transmission and distribution company, AREVA.

Bannerman Resources Limited is an ASX-listed emerging uranium development company with interests in uranium exploration and development properties in Namibia and Botswana, South Africa.

Cameco Australia Pty Ltd, the Australian subsidiary of the large Canadian integrated nuclear energy company, Cameco Corporation. Cameco is involved in two Australian joint ventures - with Mitsubishi Development Ltd at the large Kintyre deposit in Western Australia and with Paladin Energy at the Angela Pamela deposit near Alice Springs in the Northern Territory.

Mega Uranium Ltd  is a Canadian-owned company which is partnered with Japanese companies in the development of the Lake Maitland project in the East Goldfields region of Western Australia.

Mitsubishi Development Pty Ltd is the Australian off-shoot of the large Japanese conglomerate. It is partnered with Cameco Australia in the large Kintyre project in Western Australia.

Paladin Energy Ltd is a large, ASX-listed uranium explorer and miner with significant operations in Africa and with prospects and joint ventures in Western Australia, the Northern Territory and Queensland.

Summit Resources is an ASX listed corporation focussed on uranium exploration and mine development in the Mt Isa region of northwest Queensland.

Toro Energy is an ASX-listed exploration and mine development company with interests in Western Australia and the Northern Territory and in Namibia, Africa.

UraniumOne Australia Pty Ltd is a Canadian owned company that is developing the Honeymoon project in South Australia in partnership with the energy offshoot of large Japanese trading house, Mitsui Limited. Honeymoon is expected to begin production in 2010.

ASSOCIATE MEMBERS

Arafura Resources Ltd is focused on the Nolans Project in the Northern Territory, a large, long-life phosphate-hosted rare earths uranium project.

Cauldron Energy Ltd is the product of the merger of Scimitar Resources Ltd and Jackson Minerals Ltd. The company has a suite of uranium projects in South Australia, the Northern Territory and Western Australia and in Argentina.

Crossland Uranium Mines Ltd (CUX) is an ASX-listed exploration company focussed on uranium prospects in the Northern Territory and South Australia.

Crusader Resources Ltd. is an ASX-listed explorer focused on the Lake Throssell project, 200 kilometres east of Laverton in Western Australia.

Deep Yellow Ltd is an ASX-listed explorer with interests in several Australian States and Territories and in Namibia, Africa.

Energy and Minerals Australia Ltd. is focused on developing prospects northeast of Kalgoorlie in Western Australia, including the significant Mulga Rocks deposit. The company is listed on the ASX.

Energy Metals Ltd. (ASX: EME) has eight projects in Western Australia and the Northern Territory.

Energia Minerals Limited is an ASX-listed uranium exploration and development company with assets in Western Australia, Northern Territory, South Australia, Queensland and Italy. 

Extract Resources primary business focus is in the African nation of Namibia, in which it has a large land position of 2653km2 over several licenses. While the projects have various mineral occurrences, Extract's main objective is based around the potential of the uranium (U3O8) rich provinces in Namibia, particularly within the alaskite belt that hosts the world class Rossing Mine.   

FYI Resources Limited is currently completing a transaction that will involve the company acquiring an exploration asset in Western Australia that is prospective for uranium.

Investigator Resources, formerly Southern Uranium, is an ASX-listed (Code: IVR), mineral resources exploration company with extensive tenements in South Australia, Queensland and the Northern Territory.

Canadian-owned Laramide Resources Ltd is focused on the advancement of its flagship asset, the Westmoreland Uranium Project in Queensland.

Manhattan Corporation (ASX: MHC) is concentrating on proving up and developing the substantial Double 8 uranium resource near Ponton in Western Australia.

Marathon Resources Ltd  is an Adelaide-based listed minerals exploration company focused on the development of Mt Gee, in the Flinders Ranges region of South Australia.

NuPower Resources Ltd. (ASX: NUP)  focuses on uranium tenements in the Northern Territory.

Peninsula Energy Limited is an ASX-listed minerals exploration company with uranium projects located in Wyoming, USA, South Africa and Western Australia.

Sinosteel PepinNini Ltd  is developing the Crocker Well project in South Australia.

TUC Resources Ltd is a junior explorer active in the Northern Territory. The company holds a total of 40 tenements (21 granted and 19 applications) covering more than 26,300km² , focussing on uranium but also seeking nickel, gold and base metals. 

Thundelarra Exploration (ASX: THX) is a uranium explorer and project developer in the Northern Territory, where it holds more than 6000 sq kms of tenements in the Pine Creek and Ngalia Basin uranium provinces.

Uranex NL is a Melbourne-based, ASX-listed uranium exploration which hopes to be Tanzania’s first uranium miner and which, in Australia, is working on the Thatcher Soak prospect in Western Australia.

Uranium Equities Limited (ASX:UEQ) with six uranium projects in three States and the Northern Territory.

Uranium Exploration Australia (ASX:UXA) was established to explore for, locate and develop commercial grade uranium mineralisation and any associated base or precious metal mineralisation. The Company has to date focused on exploring on its significant ground holdings in two of Australia’s world class uranium provinces in South Australia and Northern Territory.

AFFILIATE MEMBERS

ANSTO Minerals has a 30-year record specialising in uranium ore processing and removal of radioactivity from ores, encompassing process flowsheet design, bench-testing and scale-up to pilot plant. ANSTO Minerals joined in September 2010 as an affiliate Member.