Ranger Mine Mining News

Rio Tinto mulls $300M writedown as uranium mine expansion cancelled

Operations ceased at Ranger in 2011 and the underground expansion project was the only hope of future mining at the site.

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.