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German Nuclear Fusion Reactor Passes Major Test

In December of 2015, the Institute for Plasma Physics in Germany successfully activated one of the worlds largest nuclear fusion reactors, the Wendelstein 7-X (W 7-X) Stellerator, for the first time. 842 kata lagi

Science

Australian uranium mining companies going down the gurgler?

Writing on the wall for Paladin Energy Ltd, The Motley Fool,  Mike King – December 1, 2016 Uranium miner Paladin Energy Ltd (ASX: PDN) faces the prospect of being unable to repay US$212 million due in April 2017 and being forced into liquidation. 296 kata lagi

AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL

Toro Energy, uranium miner, CEO Vanessa Guthrie chucks away the poisoned uranium chalice

Toro Energy rings in the changes at the top as Dr Vanessa Guthrie departs http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/169921/toro-energy-rings-in-the-changes-at-the-top-as-dr-vanessa-guthrie-departs-169921.html

 05 Dec 2016 Toro Energy (ASX:TOE) has outlined this morning that long-serving managing director, Dr Vanessa Guthrie, will depart the company immediately.  95 kata lagi

Uranium

Cameco plans additional production halts at Cigar Lake, Key Lake this summer

In addition to a six-week production halt at its McArthur River mine, Cameco Corp. plans to stop mining and milling uranium at two other operations in northern Saskatchewan for four weeks over the summer. 433 kata lagi

Saskatoon

Liberal and Labor quietly pass law to protect uranium industry from legal challenges

Major parties push a losing uranium sector to India at great risk http://www.smh.com.au/comment/major-parties-push-a-losing-uranium-sector-to-india-at-great-risk-20161128-gszld4.html  Dave Sweeney , 29 Nov 16 

With little fuss or fanfare, Australia’s two major parties have this week agreed to fly under the radioactive radar and pass an innocuous enough sounding law with some very far reaching implications. 695 kata lagi

AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL

Cameco to shut down McArthur River mine for six weeks this summer

Cameco Corp. is planning to shut down its McArthur River mine in northern Saskatchewan for six weeks this summer, starting during the week of July 2, according to an internal memo obtained by the Saskatoon StarPhoenix. 384 kata lagi

Saskatoon

On shaky ground: Australian uranium and Fukushima

‘There is a clear chain of consequence from a failed nuclear facility on Japan’s East coast to the back of a big yellow truck at an Australian mine-site.’ …

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Japan