Kakadu uranium mine begins operations again

THE uranium mine in the Northern Territory's Kakadu National Park has begun processing operations again, after a toxic spill at the mine.

A statement from Ranger mine operators Energy Resources Australia to the stock exchange on Thursday said the company took a $120 million hit from the stall.

The company stopped operations last year after a leak of acidic and radioactive slurry from pits onsite in December last year.

Federal Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane approved the re-opening of operations on Thursday, after an investigation into the leak.

That report, he said in a statement, gave the all-clear to restart processing uranium, as long as a site visit and second report on operations are provided in two weeks.



O’Dowd and PM targeted in union aged care funding campaign

Premium Content O’Dowd and PM targeted in union aged care funding campaign

The Health Services Union is calling for more aged care funding

‘Not my proudest moment’: Pub brawler sentenced in court

Premium Content ‘Not my proudest moment’: Pub brawler sentenced in court

Nathan Findling kicked his defenceless victim twice

DV offender self-harmed with knife in victim’s kitchen

Premium Content DV offender self-harmed with knife in victim’s kitchen

The man self-harmed with a kitchen knife at the aggrieved’s house.