June 6, 2011

Slow Burn

Uranium investors and nuclear advocates in Australia are hopeful that life has returned to normal. Day by day, Fukushima is fading from the headlines, and every other week it seems the uranium industry holds a conference to provide mutual reassurance that the “sideshow” in Japan, as one uranium executive put it, will not derail the industry’s ambitious expansion plans. As the AUSIMM Conference program earnestly notes “Certainly, the magnitude of the natural disasters in Japan, Australia and New Zealand remind us of the power of Nature. Natural events such as these, while so unfortunate and so tragic in their