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IN THIS morning’s News Wrap: Appeal against WA uranium mine fails; 'Wonderful' if Adani coal mine went ahead, Orica boss says; Alternative Mining Indaba lays out list of demands.

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Appeal against WA uranium mine fails

The Supreme Court of Western Australia dismissed an appeal against the approval of a uranium mine in central WA, but conservationists have vowed to continue the fight, according to the Australian Financial Review.

Former state environment minister Albert Jacob gave the green light to Cameco's Yeelirrie mine proposal in January last year, 16 days before the pre-election caretaker mode began.

'Wonderful' if Adani coal mine went ahead, Orica boss claims

The boss of explosives maker Orica, Alberto Calderon, has expressed support for the coal industry and the highly controversial Adani mine proposal for the Galilee Basin, saying “I hope it goes ahead,’’ while attending a business lunch in Melbourne, accordin...

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