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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.

Australian senator shares nuclear vision

Nuclear Policies

12 March 2015

State senator Sean Edwards is advocating for nuclear energy to become part of South Australia's energy mix, importing and recycling used nuclear fuel to generate energy and revenue for the state.

Alliance turns down Four Mile offer

Corporate

24 February 2015

Alliance Resources has rejected a AUD 57.6 million ($44.7 million) offer from Quasar Resources for its 25% interest in the Four Mile uranium project in South Australia, ahead of announcing an updated exploration target for the prospective Four Mile North East project.

Queensland uranium plans in question

Exploration and Nuclear Fuel

16 March 2015

The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) has called on the government of the Australian state not to rush into a decision on whether to reinstate a ban on uranium mining that was lifted in 2012.

Australia launches waste site search

Waste and Recycling

02 March 2015

Australian landholders have until 5 May to put forward potential sites for a national radioactive waste management facility under a voluntary site nomination process launched by the Australian government.

Wiluna expansion moves forward

Exploration and Nuclear Fuel

23 February 2015

Environmental regulators in Western Australia have approved the environmental scoping document for an extension of Toro Energy's proposed Wiluna uranium project, clearing the way for a public environmental review later this year.