Iran breaches uranium enrichment limit set under 2015 pact

2019-07-07 13:17

Iran has said it will pursue nuclear talks with European nations in the coming days, and that the US could join if it removes sanctions.

Scientists have figured out the likely source of our solar systems’ gold, uranium and platinum

This single cosmic event gave birth to 0.3% of the Earth’s heaviest elements.

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The bell tolls for uranium mining - activists

2017-10-29 15:39

A bleak market outlook most likely forced Karoo Uranium mining hopefuls Peninsula Energy to withdraw from South Africa, activists believe.

Anti-uranium mining lobby celebrates victory in the Karoo

2016-07-07 09:21

Anti-uranium mining lobbyists have celebrated the announcement by an Australian firm that it is downsizing its mining application by almost 90%.

Uranium in Karoo may be tenfold more than thought

2016-02-15 07:39

A uranium explorer says deposits of the nuclear fuel buried in the semi-arid Karoo region may be 10 times greater than the 25 854 tonne resource it has already found.

Australia to export uranium to India - Rio Tinto

2015-01-12 14:36

Rio Tinto expects to start exporting Australian uranium to India as soon as safeguards are in place to restrict its use to power generation.

Niger, Areva tussle over uranium mining

2014-02-02 15:51

Niger's government and French nuclear giant Areva are engaged in tough talks on the future of uranium mining in the west African country.


Iran's president trolls nuclear deal signatories after breaching uranium stockpile limit: 'If you want to express regret and issue a statement, you can do it now'

2019-07-03 14:18

EU powers on Tuesday said they "regret" Iran's decision to breach its nuclear stockpile limit. Hassan Rouhani also vowed to increase the stockpile.

US plans uranium import probe that may lead to tariffs

2018-07-18 08:03

The Trump administration plans to open an investigation into whether uranium imports are harming national security, a move that could lead to tariffs on foreign shipments of the metal.

Uranium is the dirty underbelly of nuclear - scientist

2016-07-21 12:56

Anti-nuclear sentiment tends to focus on nuclear waste or operational risks, but more focus should be on the “dirty underbelly” of uranium mining, says a science adviser.

Uranium, fossil energy development defies water scarcity

2016-04-12 06:57

Renewable energy flourishes while South Africa leadership pursues risky, costly conventional fuels path.

No uranium spill after mine blaze

2015-02-15 15:20

A fire that broke out at the product recovery plant of the Rio Tinto-owned Rossing Uranium mine in Namibia has not caused a uranium spill.

Areva and Niger's uranium fight

2014-02-05 11:08

When France began mining uranium ore in the desert of northern Niger in the early 1970s, Arlit was a cluster of miners' huts.

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