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Greenland removes ban on uranium mining

Last Updated: Friday, October 25, 2013, 18:54

Greenland`s parliament has voted in favor of removing a 25-year-old ban on uranium mining.

Greenland removes ban on uranium mining

Last Updated: Friday, October 25, 2013, 16:57

Greenland`s parliament has voted in favour of removing a 25-year-old ban on uranium mining, paving the way for an industrial boom that the Arctic island hopes will help it gain independence from former colonial master Denmark.

Australia`s Queensland state lifts ban on uranium mining

Last Updated: Monday, October 22, 2012, 14:40

Uranium has not been mined in Queensland since the closure of the Mary Kathleen mine in the state in 1982.

Australia's Queensland state lifts ban on uranium mining

Last Updated: Monday, October 22, 2012, 13:45

Uranium has not been mined in Queensland since the closure of the Mary Kathleen mine in the state in 1982.

Meghalaya Governor advocates uranium mining

Last Updated: Thursday, September 27, 2012, 19:22

Notwithstanding the tribals’ opposition to mining of uranium in Meghalaya, Governor RS Mooshahary advocated mining of the highly radio-active mineral.

Karnataka: Villagers resist uranium mining project

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 22, 2011, 15:29

UCIL, a Government of India undertaking under the Department of Atomic Energy is engaged in exploratory mining for uranium in the village from 2007.

Iran, Zimbabwe to cooperate on uranium mining: Zimbabwean FM

Last Updated: Thursday, March 03, 2011, 14:16

Zimbabwean Foreign Minister Simbarashe Mumbengegwi said that his country plans to cooperate with Iran on uranium mining.

Russia offers India joint ventures for uranium mining

Last Updated: Sunday, November 21, 2010, 23:30

Russia has offered India to set up joint ventures for uranium mining on its territory and third countries as well as nuclear fuel facilities in the two nations, according to state corporation Rosatom.

Organisations oppose uranium mining in Meghalaya

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 10, 2010, 22:03

Several organisations today said an awareness campaign carried out by Department of Atomic Energy and UCIL was an attempt to "forcefully convince" people about uranium mining in Meghalaya.

Uranium mining may start in Meghalaya by mid-2010

Last Updated: Friday, January 08, 2010, 21:10

Uranium mining in Meghalaya could start within the first half of this year, if differences between the state government and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) opposed to the extraction of the mineral are resolved.

Khasi outfit suspends road blockade against uranium mining

Last Updated: Thursday, October 29, 2009, 15:40

The Khasi Students Union (KSU), a dominant student-youth body, has temporarily suspended its road blockade against uranium mining in Meghalaya after the government invited it for talks, officials said here Thursday.

Lapang extends olive branch to anti-uranium groups

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 28, 2009, 16:06

Faced with growing protests against the proposed uranium mining project in the state, Meghalaya Chief Minister D D Lapang has invited the agitating groups for a dialogue to end the impasse.