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Australia calls on global industry to support federal inquiry

Australia calls on global industry to support federal inquiry

Now is the time for the world's nuclear industry to help make the case for nuclear energy in Australia, Patrick Gibbons from the Minerals Council of Australia told World Nuclear Association Symposium 2019 in London today.

Nuclear Policies 06 September 2019


Australia should repeal nuclear ban, inquiry told

Australia should repeal nuclear ban, inquiry told

Australia should repeal its prohibition on nuclear energy regardless of whether it decides to build nuclear power plants, Ziggy Switkowski, a former chairman of the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation, told a federal parliamentary committee yesterday. Switkowski, who led the 2006 Review of Uranium Mining Processing and Nuclear Energy in Australia, was the first to address the committee's inquiry into the prerequisites for nuclear energy in the country.

Nuclear Policies 30 August 2019


Australian parliament to launch nuclear energy inquiry

Australian parliament to launch nuclear energy inquiry

Australia's Energy Minister Angus Taylor has asked the House Standing Committee on the Environment and Energy to investigate the nuclear fuel cycle, Committee Chairman Ted O'Brien announced today.

Nuclear Policies 02 August 2019


Superannuation industry calls for Australia to consider nuclear

Superannuation industry calls for Australia to consider nuclear

A technology-neutral discussion paper issued by Industry Super Australia, a body which represents union-backed industry superannuation funds, says nuclear must be part of the country's future energy mix.
 

Nuclear Policies 04 July 2019


Australians urged to adopt nuclear power

Australians urged to adopt nuclear power

The Australian Nuclear Association has appealed to Australians to understand that nuclear energy is ready to make a valuable contribution to low emission dispatchable generation for Australia.

Nuclear Policies 20 June 2019


Australian isotope facility to begin full-scale operations

Australian isotope facility to begin full-scale operations

The ANSTO Nuclear Medicine facility has received a regulatory licence that will allow it to move to full production of molybdenum-99, the Australian nuclear science and technology organisation announced today.

Regulation & Safety 13 June 2019


Yeelirrie uranium project receives federal approval

Yeelirrie uranium project receives federal approval

The Australian Federal Department of Environment and Energy has granted environmental approval for Cameco Australia's Yeelirrie uranium project in Western Australia. Any decision to advance the project will depend on market conditions, the company said.

Uranium & Fuel 26 April 2019


Resource update to fast-track Honeymoon restart

Resource update to fast-track Honeymoon restart

Boss Resources has announced a 30% increase in mineral resources in the area designated to provide the feed material for the future re-start of its Honeymoon in-situ leach uranium project in South Australia.

Uranium & Fuel 25 February 2019


Isotope producers in atmospheric monitoring initiative

Isotope producers in atmospheric monitoring initiative

The Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation's medical isotope production facility has become the second in the world to install a high-resolution monitoring system to track emissions from its production of medical radioisotopes. The scheme is part of an initiative led by the US Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

Regulation & Safety 24 January 2019


Vimy to progress Australian uranium projects

Vimy to progress Australian uranium projects

Australian uranium company Vimy Resources will use the AUD3.0 million (USD2.2 million) it has raised through a share placement to pursue offtake contracts for its Mulga Rock project and exploration work at Alligator River.

Uranium & Fuel 14 December 2018