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Australia agrees to supply uranium to Ukraine

Uranium and Fuel

01 April 2016

Australia-Ukraine - March 2016 - 48Julie Bishop, the Australian foreign minister, yesterday signed an agreement with Ukrainian energy and coal industry minister Volodymyr Demchyshyn that clears the way for Australia to export uranium to Ukraine.

Paladin Energy reduces loss, confirms CEO appointment


17 February 2016

Paladin Energy has reported a net loss after tax of $22.9 million for the six months to 31 December 2015, which is a 66% improvement on its loss of $67.2 million a year earlier. As well as announcing its half-year and quarterly results yesterday, the Perth-based, African-focused uranium miner said it had appointed Alexander Molyneux as CEO following his six-month stint as interim head.

Ranger leach tank investigation closed

Regulation and Safety

12 February 2016

The government of Australia's Northern Territory has decided not to prosecute Energy Resources of Australia over the December 2013 failure of a leach tank at the Ranger uranium mine and has closed its investigation into the incident.

Ansto prepares to demonstrate Synroc technology

Waste and Recycling

19 February 2016

Synroc encapsulation can - 48Ahead of the start of construction later this year of a full-scale Synroc waste treatment plant, the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organization (Ansto) is preparing to upscale the technology from a research level to an industrial scale in a pilot plant.

Waste disposal offers opportunity to South Australia

Nuclear Policies

15 February 2016

The storage and disposal of used nuclear fuel from abroad can "deliver substantial economic benefits" to South Australia, the Royal Commission investigating the state's potential participation in the nuclear fuel cycle has tentatively found.

Australian training for Jordan research reactor team

New Nuclear

08 December 2015

JAEC_trainees _at_Ansto_(Ansto)_48Engineers from the Jordan Atomic Energy Commission have received training from the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organization ahead of the start-up of Jordan's first research reactor.