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Australia all set to supply uranium to the UAE

Nuclear Policies

25 November 2015

Australia-UAE agreement finalized - 48Australia has finalized its nuclear cooperation agreement with the United Arab Emirates and will now supply uranium for use in the Middle Eastern country's developing nuclear power program. The announcement today, by the office of Australia's minister for foreign affairs, Julie Bishop, followed news last week that the Australia-India nuclear cooperation agreement had also been completed.

Traditional owners say no to Ranger extension

Uranium and Fuel

15 October 2015

Traditional owners of the land covered by the Ranger uranium project have informed Energy Resources of Australia that they do not support any extension of the authority to mine in the project area. Under the existing authority, mining and processing activities must cease in January 2021.

Cautious approval for Australia-India uranium trade

Nuclear Policies

09 September 2015

An Australian governmental committee has recommended that uranium sales to India should only be allowed to proceed after its concerns about non-proliferation, nuclear regulation and safeguards have been addressed.

India-Australia agreement complete

Nuclear Policies

16 November 2015

Modi_Turnbull_(PM_of_India_)-48The prime ministers of India and Australia have announced the completion of procedures necessary for a bilateral nuclear safeguards agreement between the two countries to enter into force.

Alliance focuses on Chilean uranium

Uranium and Fuel

30 September 2015

Alliance Resources is to put funds from the sale of the Four Mile uranium project in Australia towards exploration in Chile, the company said in its annual report.

Russia sells Australian mining arm to Boss Resources


01 September 2015

Rosatom, the Russian state nuclear corporation, has agreed to sell its Honeymoon uranium project in northern South Australia to Boss Resources.