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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


ERA updates Ranger rehabilitation costs

ERA updates Ranger rehabilitation costs

The estimated rehabilitation costs for the Ranger Project Area in Australia's Northern Territory have increased from AUD512 million (USD370 million) to AUD808 million, based on preliminary findings from a feasibility study.

Uranium & Fuel 07 December 2018


IAEA team completes review of Australian regulator

IAEA team completes review of Australian regulator

The Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency is committed to strengthening its regulatory framework for nuclear and radiation safety, a mission from the International Atomic Energy Agency has concluded.

Regulation & Safety 20 November 2018


ANSTO to act on medicine production safety culture

ANSTO to act on medicine production safety culture

Australia's nuclear regulator has given the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation 60 days to provide a "full and complete" response to 85 recommendations to improve the safety culture in ANSTO Health's nuclear medicine production facility following an independent expert review.

Regulation & Safety 22 October 2018


MoU for Australian and Vietnamese nuclear organisations

MoU for Australian and Vietnamese nuclear organisations

The Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation and the Vietnam Atomic Energy Agency have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to allow further collaboration between the two organisations.
 

Regulation & Safety 10 October 2018


MCA calls for end to uranium discrimination

MCA calls for end to uranium discrimination

Australia's Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act could be amended to ensure that uranium mining is treated equitably with other commodities, reducing costs and delays  without lessening environmental protection, a new report prepared for the Minerals Council of Australia has found.
 

Uranium & Fuel 08 October 2018