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CNNC Rössing Uranium has announced the suspension of normal mining operations at the Rössing uranium mine in Namibia from 28 March because of a partial lockdown of the Erongo region in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Elsewhere, uranium miners continue to address issues arising from the global pandemic.

Date: Tuesday, 31 March 2020
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Rossing-operations-suspended-in-Namibian-lockdown

It is not too late for Australia to join nuclear power countries in the fight against climate change, writes Tania Constable, CEO of Minerals Council of Australia.

Date: Friday, 25 October 2019
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Viewpoint-Australia-must-review-its-outdated-regul

Australia should repeal its prohibition on nuclear energy regardless of whether it decides to build nuclear power plants, Ziggy Switkowski, a former chairman of the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation, told a federal parliamentary committee yesterday. Switkowski, who led the 2006 Review of Uranium Mining Processing and Nuclear Energy in Australia, was the first to address the committee's inquiry into the prerequisites for nuclear energy in the country.

Date: Saturday, 31 August 2019
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Switkowski-Australia-should-repeal-nuclear-ban

Australia should repeal its prohibition on nuclear energy regardless of whether it decides to build nuclear power plants, Ziggy Switkowski, a former chairman of the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation, told a federal parliamentary committee yesterday. Switkowski, who led the 2006 Review of Uranium Mining Processing and Nuclear Energy in Australia, was the first to address the committee's inquiry into the prerequisites for nuclear energy in the country.

Date: Friday, 30 August 2019
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Switkowski-Australia-should-repeal-nuclear-ban

Energoatom and Cameco have signed a memorandum of cooperation and understanding as part of the Ukrainian nuclear power plant operator's strategy to diversify its nuclear fuel supply. The document was signed yesterday at the uranium producer's headquarters in Saskatoon, Canada.

Date: Tuesday, 27 August 2019
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Ukraine-further-diversifies-fuel-supply-with-Canad

Energoatom and Cameco have signed a memorandum of cooperation and understanding as part of the Ukrainian nuclear power plant operator's strategy to diversify its nuclear fuel supply. The document was signed yesterday at the uranium producer's headquarters in Saskatoon, Canada.

Date: Friday, 23 August 2019
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Ukraine-further-diversifies-fuel-supply-with-Canad

The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) has called on the Australian government to reverse legislation that effectively bans the country from developing a nuclear energy industry. The MCA, which represents the country's exploration, mining and minerals processing industry, has also called for uranium projects to be removed from the definition of "nuclear action" under federal environmental law.

Date: Friday, 01 September 2017
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Australian-organisation-calls-for-end-to-nuclear-b

South Australia Royal Commission into the Nuclear Fuel Cycle recommended, in its 344-page report published on 9 May, that South Australia should "further investigate" the feasibility of the storage and disposal of international used nuclear fuel and intermediate-level waste. The commission said South Australia has the attributes and capabilities to manage and dispose of international used nuclear fuel safely, and it would have a significant inter-generational benefit to the community.

Date: Tuesday, 10 May 2016
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newssouth-australia-considers-international-waste-facility-4888242