Articles Tagged "Australia"

Australia’s Uranium Policies Working Against Clean Energy Future

Some believe the recent uranium mining ban in Queensland and mixed feelings towards the nuclear industry in South Australia are working against Australia's energy potential. Toro Energy's managing director, Dr. Vanessa Guthrie, addressed the matter last week at the Paydirt 2015 South Australian Resources and Energy Investment Conference

Uranium Mining on the Rocks in Queensland

Queensland is no stranger when it comes to banning uranium mining. Though the metal was mined in the state in the 1950s, that ended after the closure of the Mary Kathleen mine in 1982, and uranium mining was eventually prohibited by the state's Labor Party-led government in 1989. That ban ended in 2012 when government leadership switched to the Liberal-National Party, but it looks like it's set to come back in full force.