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Energy Resources Australia Mining News
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.
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 crane attempted to block the hole, but was toppled when the tank gave way.