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Japanese reactor restart timely for Australia, says MCA

Nuclear Policies

13 August 2015

The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) has called on the Royal Commission looking into the future of nuclear in South Australia to view the restart of Japan's Sendai 1 reactor as a timely indicator of the nuclear industry's strong future.

Ranger expansion on hold

Uranium and Fuel

11 June 2015

UPDATED The Ranger 3 Deeps uranium project will not proceed to a final feasibility study under the current operating environment, Energy Resources of Australia (ERA) announced today. The decision was driven by market conditions and project economics.

Minister approves Australian uranium project

Uranium and Fuel

24 April 2015

Greater_Bilby_(H_Hughes/Australian_Museum)_48The Kintyre uranium project in Western Australia has received environmental approval from the country's federal government.

Heathgate buys out Alliance in Four Mile project


13 July 2015

One of Australia's most prospective low-cost uranium resources is now set to be wholly-owned by its partner and neighbour Heathgate Resources, which is part of US-based General Atomics.

Carley Bore joins Paladin portfolio

Uranium and Fuel

01 June 2015

Paladin Energy is to acquire the Carley Bore uranium project from Energia Minerals, strengthening the company's foothold in Western Australia's Carnarvon Basin uranium province.

South Australia commission starts work

Nuclear Policies

19 March 2015

A first-of-a-kind Royal Commission investigating South Australia's potential participation in the nuclear fuel cycle has formally commenced. Meanwhile Queensland's threat to reinstate a ban on uranium mining has been greeted as an opportunity by Western Australia.