Extraction of uranium ore has been suspended in Shaoxing, Zhejiang province, and an investigation is underway after the radioactive material was found to have been used to construct residential buildings. Photo: www.thepaper.cn

Mining halted over radioactive building material fears in eastern China

Mountain granite used in homes exceeds radiation limits prompting shutdown and investigation of two companies

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Extraction of uranium ore has been suspended in Shaoxing, Zhejiang province, and an investigation is underway after the radioactive material was found to have been used to construct residential buildings. Photo: www.thepaper.cn
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