Article – Nod for second WA uranium mine

by 1 May 2015

24 April 2015 Peter Klinger The West Australian

Cameco and its partner Mitsubishi have received Federal environmental approval to develop the Kintyre uranium mine in the eastern Pilbara.

Although development plans are on hold because of the weak uranium price, Cameco today welcomed the approval from Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt, which followed the sign-off from WA Environment Minister Albert Jacob last month.

Federal approval includes conditions covering radiation, ground and surface water, terrestrial fauna [...]

Article – Rockhampton mayor to speak at Northern Australia Summit

by 1 May 2015

24 April 2015 The Morning Bulletin

ROCKHAMPTON Region Mayor Margaret Strelow will take the stage at the Northern Australia summit in Townsville in July to sell the opportunities that our region offers for agriculture.

“When I was Mayor last time we were part of an inter-government group that did soil tests, studies and investigations to map where the best agricultural land was and those studies were then part of our submission for building Rookwood Weir [...]