Controversial uranium mine approved day before election called

The world's largest uranium producer, Canada's Cameco, wants to develop the mine potentially leading to the clearing of 2,500 hectares of native vegetation, causing environmentalists and traditional owners deep concern.

The town too young to have buried any of its locals

Nestled on hot red sand 563 kilometres from Adelaide, Roxby Downs officially opened in November 1988 to service BHP's Olympic Dam mine. There are currently 300 jobs available in the town, and plans are being made for the next 100 years.