Australian news, and some related international items

South Australian Premier STILL touting uranium industry

Progress toward Roxby mining expansion welcomed ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) Mar 31, 2011 Premier Mike Rann says a feasibility study marks a significant step toward expansion of Olympic Dam mining in outback South Australia.

The SA Premier says if all regulatory requirements are met, the board of BHP Billiton could approve the mining expansion project in the first quarter of next year.

BHP Billiton aims to develop a new open pit copper mine and expand gold and uranium mining.It says it is moving forward after completing a supplementary environmental impact statement.

SA Opposition Leader Isobel Redmond says the mining expansion at Roxby Downs is essential for the state’s economy…..Progress toward Roxby mining expansion welcomed – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

March 31, 2011 - Posted by | marketing for nuclear, South Australia |


  1. One assumes that a Premier would be above kickbacks, but what’s that they say about ass-u-me-ing! Oh! and yes the state is clutching for and at straws to be economically viable isn’t it! … Have you SA’s forgotten (or ignored) what happened at Maralinga? Maybe a new Motto is needed, how about? “Visit SA, the Dead State”


    Comment by James Mason | April 1, 2011 | Reply

  2. We need to organise a worldwide anti nuclear protest world wide to send a message that we SAY NO TO NUCLEAR POWER AND associated industry


    Comment by Craig | April 13, 2011 | Reply

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