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First Honeymoon shipment bound for Europe

First Honeymoon shipment bound for Europe

Boss Energy is set to make its first delivery of uranium since restarting the project in South Australia after a decade under care-and-maintenance.

Uranium & Fuel 04 July 2024


Australian opposition outlines its nuclear plans

Australian opposition outlines its nuclear plans

Leaders of the Australian opposition have confirmed that a future Australian Federal Coalition Government would introduce nuclear energy in the country, and announced seven locations where plants could be built.

Nuclear Policies 19 June 2024


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Contract for expansion of Rolls-Royce submarine site

Contract for expansion of Rolls-Royce submarine site

International infrastructure group Balfour Beatty has been selected by Rolls-Royce as its non-fissile construction partner to help expand its Raynesway site in Derby, UK, to meet the growth in demand from the Royal Navy, and as a result of last year's AUKUS announcement.

Corporate 28 May 2024


Large-scale nuclear included in Australian cost report

Large-scale nuclear included in Australian cost report

Large-scale nuclear has been included for the first time in national science agency CSIRO's annual GenCost report, which has included small modular reactors since its inception in 2018.

Energy & Environment 22 May 2024


First drum of uranium from restarted Australian project

First drum of uranium from restarted Australian project

Boss Energy Limited's Honeymoon in-situ leach project in South Australia has produced its first drum of uranium in more than a decade, a major milestone in a commissioning process that will see production ramp up to 2.45 million pounds U3O8 (942 tU) per year. The company also expects first production soon at its Alta Mesa joint venture project in Texas, USA.

Uranium & Fuel 23 April 2024


Rio Tinto to manage Ranger rehabilitation

Rio Tinto to manage Ranger rehabilitation

Energy Resources of Australia has appointed majority owner Rio Tinto to manage the rehabilitation of the former Ranger uranium mine in Australia's Northern Territory. Mining and processing operations at Ranger ceased in January 2021.

Uranium & Fuel 03 April 2024


Chamber calls for Western Australia to overturn uranium ban

Chamber calls for Western Australia to overturn uranium ban

Restarting uranium mining in Western Australia could create up to 9000 jobs and produce uranium worth more than AUD1 billion a year, a 12-month inquiry by the state's Chamber of Commerce and Industry has found. It recommends that the state overturn its ban on uranium mining to unlock significant economic benefits.

Uranium & Fuel 26 March 2024


ERA applies to renew Jabiluka lease

ERA applies to renew Jabiluka lease

Energy Resources of Australia Limited says it has lodged an application to renew the lease in Australia's Northern Territory but says it has no plans to develop the high-grade uranium deposit. The deposit's Mirarr Traditional Owners have said they oppose both the renewal and development of the lease, which is surrounded by the World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park.

Uranium & Fuel 21 March 2024


In Quotes: NexGen Energy's Leigh Curyer on uranium project's potential

In Quotes: NexGen Energy's Leigh Curyer on uranium project's potential

In an interview for the World Nuclear News podcast NexGen Energy CEO and President Leigh Curyer set out the path ahead for what he calls their world-leading project in Canada, and gave his overview of the uranium sector's prospects.

Perspectives 18 March 2024


Australian synchrotron goes solar

Australian synchrotron goes solar

Nearly 6600 square metres of solar panels installed across the rooftops of the ANSTO's Australian Synchrotron will save ANSTO more than two million kWh per year while also reducing its carbon footprint by more than 1680 tonnes of CO2 per year.

Energy & Environment 08 March 2024