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Uranium back on Australia's agenda

When the federal government voted to abandon the ‘three mine’ policy in April 2007, Australia’s uranium sector was ecstatic. Finally explorers and developers would be able to make the most of the land and dollars they had invested and grab a slice of the lucrative market.

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ERA is processing stockpiles to keep costs down at its Ranger uranium deposit in the Northern Territory

While the abolition led to the development of the Honeymoon and Four Mile in-situ leaching mines (ISL) in 2011, the rule change has not been the catalyst many in the sector, and politicians, hoped