Activists from a number of groups attending BHP Billiton’s AGM in Adelaide were very interested to explore the detail surrounding the recent yellow cake accident at Outer Harbour.
NOWPA organised a trip of the facilities – well, organised to the best of our abilities is probably a better description.
Activists attending the BHP Billiton AGM in Adelaide check out yellow cake loading facilities at Outer Harbour
The loading facilities are now completely closed to the public. The best NOWPA could do was to show our interstate visitors the container port from the best vantage point possible and explain its operation.
Some would say secrecy and security have a role to play, but we’d question their use when the same procedures are used to shield matters that are legitimately in the public interest.
A Film by David Bradbury (2011 Frontline Films)
This DVD was made to inform workers and the public about the health issues and the safety concerns for the workers and their families working in Olympic Dam and Roxby Downs. Continue reading
Tina Namow, a long-time Exeter resident, has recently asked what we reckon is an important question. It will be interesting to see if the local Council informs the messenger and its readers about the level of disaster preparedness for the areas through which increasing quantities of yellowcake might be transported. Continue reading
Adelaide based Toro Energy has received approval from the WA Environmental Protection Authority to mine 1200 tonnes of uranium ore from its Wiluna operations , 520 km north of Kalgoorlie and to truck it in 200 litre drums across the Nullarbor to Adelaide. Continue reading
Today’s Indaily reports a change of view by Tom Koutsantonis, South Australia’s Minister for Mineral Resources and Energy
Speaking at the Paydirt 2013 uranium conference in Adelaide Koutsantonis said that while South Australia remained the world’s dominant frontier for uranium mining, uranium may not be the main game. Continue reading
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