Energy Resources Australia Mining News

Controlled Ranger Mine fire is now a conflagaration

Culturally significant areas at risk.

Rio Tinto’s Ranger uranium mine gets green light to resume operations

Authorities say the amount of the radiation workers involved in a spill clean-up had to face was low and of “no consequence” to human health.

One more spill at Rio Tinto uranium mine

The collapse of a leach tank at Australia’s Ranger uranium mine, operated by Rio’s subsidiary Energy Resources of Australia, was the second such incident for the mining giant in less than a week.

A radioactive acid spill at Australia's Ranger Mine

A crane attempted to block the hole, but was toppled when the tank gave way.