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Uranium: what the explosion in prices means for the nuclear industry

Beijing News 25 Sep 2021
The bulk of demand is distributed across some 445 nuclear power plants operating in 32 countries, with supply concentrated in a handful of mines. Kazakhstan is easily the largest producer with over 40% of output, followed by Australia (13%) and Namibia (11%). Since most mined ...
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China makes scathing swipe at Australia saying it will become US 'cannon fodder' as Scott ...

The Daily Mail 25 Sep 2021
A Chinese state news outlet published two bizarre cartoons mocking Australia on the eve of a summit of democracies in Washington, claiming the country will become 'cannon fodder' ... The summit will discuss supply of the materials which could be good news for Australian mining as Australia has untapped reserves of the rare earth minerals.
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Fight against Covid rewrites Australia’s idea of freedom

Ekathimerini 25 Sep 2021
In the war against the coronavirus’s delta variant, few if any democracies have demanded as much of their people as Australia ... There are now two Australias. In Perth, offices, pubs and stadiums are crammed and normal as ever – the payoff for a closed-border approach that has made Western Australia an island within an island.
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Iron ore miners lure workers to Outback with resort-style living

Mining Dot Com 24 Sep 2021
Meanwhile, the mining giants are also upping their game ... Still, the bulk of Western Australia’s mining-site workforce is destined to remain tied to their homes and families based hundreds of miles away, and from whom they need to remain physically distanced from for sometimes weeks at a time.
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What Decade of Decline in Bilateral Ties Means for China, Australia

Voa News 24 Sep 2021
Two years later, the glow began to fade with the failure of Chinese aluminum corporation Chinalco’s bid to acquire Australian-based mining giant Rio Tinto, followed by a visit to Australia by an anti-China Uyghur independence movement figure, said Fujian Li, a visiting scholar at Future Directions International, a research institute based in Perth.
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Australia's Covid-19 measures highlight debate over personal liberties

Straits Times 24 Sep 2021
SYDNEY (NYTIMES) - In the war against the coronavirus'�Delta variant, few if any democracies have demanded as much of their people as Australia ... There are now two Australias. In Perth, offices, pubs and stadiums are crammed and normal as ever - the payoff for a closed-border approach that has made Western Australia an island within an island.
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Aussie Construction Workers, Trade Unions Lead COVID Uprising!

Principia Scientific 24 Sep 2021
It appears that we have a bona fide revolution unfolding in the city of Melbourne, Australia! ... Led by construction workers but also joined by other trade unions, people took to the streets of Melbourne en masse Tuesday, shutting down the busiest freeway in all of Australia for a while.
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Rio Tinto ramps up PV at remote mine in Australia

PV Magazine 23 Sep 2021
From pv magazine Australia ... in other remote locations around Australia ... Earlier this year, the miner appointed Perth-based civil contractor NRW Holdings to deliver a 34 MW solar and battery energy storage system at its Gudai-Darri mine in Western Australia’s Pilbara region.
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70 years of global uranium production by country

Mining Dot Com 23 Sep 2021
The Current State of Uranium Mining ... In 2019, Kazakhstan mined more uranium than Canada, Australia, and Namibia combined, making up 42% of global production ... Australia ranked third with just three uranium-producing mines including Olympic Dam, the world’s largest known uranium deposit.
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Australia’s aspiring upstream vanadium flow battery players take steps forward

Energy Storage News 23 Sep 2021
Similarly, on the western side of Australia, a vanadium mine project is being developed by Australian Vanadium (AVL), which also has a subsidiary marketing VRFB systems and recently signed a partnership to license vanadium electrolyte production technology from US Vanadium.
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Lower risk could see cobalt investment shift from DRC to Australia

Mining Weekly 23 Sep 2021
... seeking to avoid human rights and environmental risks associated with cobalt mining in the DRC.
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Iron ore: Why this left-for-dead metal could rocket, and 4 easy ways to buy it

Yahoo Daily News 23 Sep 2021
In addition to the 16 mines Rio operates in Australia, it also has projects in Serbia, Canada, Mongolia, Guinea and the U.S ... Its biggest operation is its iron ore mine in Carajas, Brazil, one of the richest iron deposits in the world, but it also runs a plant in Oman and has various stakes in joint ventures in China.
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Has COVID-19 cost Australia its love for freedom?

Gulf News 23 Sep 2021
In the war against the coronavirus’s delta variant, few if any democracies have demanded as much of their people as Australia ... There are now two Australias. In Perth, offices, pubs and stadiums are crammed and normal as ever - the payoff for a closed-border approach that has made Western Australia an island within an island.
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Former FIFO worker speaks out as mining industry's treatment of women faces scrutiny

Australian Broadcasting Corporation 23 Sep 2021
The treatment of women in Australia’s mining industry is under the spotlight, and one former FIFO worker is opening up about her experience ... .
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Ganfeng may drop bid for Millennial

Shenzhen Daily 23 Sep 2021
GANFENG Lithium Co., which lists shares in Hong Kong and Shenzhen, is unlikely to match a competing offer for Millennial Lithium Corp., according to people familiar with the matter ... The company, which has stakes in mining operations in locations including Argentina, Australia and China, recently made new investments in projects in Mexico and Mali ... .
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