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Nuclear industry optimistic as mines shutter and costs blow out

Nuclear industry optimistic as mines shutter and costs blow out

All's well in nuclear power, the industry insists, as further delays and cost blowouts hit new reactors.

Nuclear power advocates are running out of fuel

Nuclear power advocates are running out of fuel

Advocates for nuclear energy will tell you that the greenies are holding back project viability, but say nothing about obsolete technology.

Turnbull lifts his game on gas — as a key reform era ends

Turnbull lifts his game on gas — as a key reform era ends

Malcolm Turnbull put some old skills to good use yesterday - but his Snowy Hydro proposal will never happen.

Manufacturing consent for SA’s nuclear program

Manufacturing consent for SA’s nuclear program

The SA government has turned to a "citizen's jury" to manufacture trust in its nuclear policy. But the process is far from independent, writes University of Adelaide politics lecturer Benito Cao.

A decade late, way over budget — yep, that’s nuclear power

A decade late, way over budget — yep, that’s nuclear power

A new nuclear power plant in the UK is already facing budget blowouts and massive delays -- before any work has even started on it, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.

Should South Australia store nuclear waste?

Should South Australia store nuclear waste?

Is a nuclear waste dump in South Australia a good idea? Crikey intern Zara McDonald explains the debate.

Business bites: iron revives … nuclear dives … supermarkets barely survive …

Business bites: iron revives … nuclear dives … supermarkets barely survive …

Nuclear power is feeling the heat world wide. And other business tidbits of the day.

There’s no jobs bonanza to be had from flogging uranium to India

There’s no jobs bonanza to be had from flogging uranium to India

Claims of thousands of jobs to be had from selling uranium to India simply don't stack up.

Business bites: rate rise looms … Air NZ blooms … nuclear power gloom …

Business bites: rate rise looms … Air NZ blooms … nuclear power gloom …

What France's financial meltdowns mean for nuclear power in Australia. And other business tidbits of the day.

Crikey clarifier: why is a royal commission investigating nuclear power?

Crikey clarifier: why is a royal commission investigating nuclear power?

Royal commissions usually investigate events after they've happened, so why is the case for nuclear power being put to a royal commission in South Australia? Crikey intern Rowan Forster reports.