Jordanian uranium mining project ‘model’ for region — IAEA

AMMAN — International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Deputy Director Hua Liu on Monday said that Jordan's uranium mining project is a "model" for mining initiatives in the region, noting that the project was designed in chronological sequence using a scientific approach to extract uranium (yellow cake) from raw materials.

During a visit to a uranium mining site in central Jordan, implemented by the Jordan Uranium Mining Company (JUMC), Liu praised the “advanced level” of achievement in the project's progress and its contribution to training Jordanian and Arab experts, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.