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Powering up Australia’s Nuclear Skills Forum

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In years gone by, Australian manufacturing had the benefit of cheap, abundant energy. This helped companies like BHP to build steel mills and for Boral to produce roof tiles, plasterboard, asphalt, and bricks. However, over the last 10 years, Australia’s high energy costs and declining energy security have impaired the ability of local manufacturers to compete globally.“The cost of energy in Australia has gone through the roof. It is pulling the handbrake on business and cutting the opportunities for the next generation of manufacturers. It is time for the nuclear option,” said Michael Sharpe

See https://www.amgc.org.au/news/powering-up-australias-nuclear-skills-forum/

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