Report of the national technical planning group on uranium tailings research

draft by Philip A. Lapp Limited.

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Report examines the potential hazard to the environment from uranium tailings.

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StatementPhilip A. Lapp Ltd.
SeriesBoojum Research reports -- R0292.
ContributionsCanada. CANMET Energy Technology Centre.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
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Open LibraryOL22238808M

  The Canadian government funded a 5-year program, the National Uranium Tailings Program (NUTP), in , addressing the long-term environmental impact of uranium tailings. It was followed in by the Reactive Acid Tailings Sulphide Program (RATS), which focused on modeling, prediction, and methodologies to reduce or remediate the long-term Author: Margarete Kalin, William N. Wheeler, Michael P. Sudbury, Bryn Harris. MEND – Design, Construction and Performance Monitoring of Cover Systems for Waste Rock and Tailings PREFACE Acid rock drainage (ARD), also referred to as acid mine drainage (AMD) or acidic drainage (terms used interchangeably throughout this report), is a File Size: 1MB. uranium that were not extracted during the milling process. Uranium mill tailings contain chemical and radioactive material discarded from the mill. Radium (Ra) and thorium (Th), which are the dominant radioactive materials in uranium mill tailings, have long half-lives (1, years respectively). Therefore. Abstract of research paper on Earth and related environmental sciences, author of scientific article — Patitapaban Sahu, Durga Charan Panigrahi, Devi Prasad Mishra. ABSTRACT Purpose This study aims to identify the potential sources of radon exhalation and its measurement in underground uranium mines to control the radiation levels within safe limits and protect miners from radiation hazards.

Uranium: From Exploration to Remediation Uranium production capability tonnes of uranium. 80 60 Existing and . Radiological hazards associated with exposure to Naturally Occurring Radionuclides Materials from gold mine tailings in the province of Gauteng in South Africa were evaluated. A comparison was made with soil samples from a control area. In this study, gamma spectroscopy was used to measure the activity concentrations of these radionuclides in 56 soil samples from the mine tailings and 10 soil Cited by: A number of countries in Africa and central Asia expressed also interest in nuclear energy and are currently planning to initiate uranium mining as well. It is possible to extract and produce uranium applying occupational safety standards that ensure radiation protection of workers and environment (IAEA, ). The current big challenge to Cited by: Establishment of guidelines for the inspection of mining waste facilities, inventory and rehabilitation of step guidance book on planning and prioritising of environmental inspections called “Doing the right Tailings from uranium leaching, which is normally done as an acid leach at elevated temperature with File Size: 1MB.

Use the Radiation Dose Calculator to estimate your yearly dose from sources of ionizing radiation. Calculate your radiation dose > > Radiation Health Effects. Put your risk from radiation exposure in perspective. Communication tools for users of the PAG Manual. Download now >> Radon is a health hazard with a simple solution. Consolidation testing. One-dimensional consolidation (oedometer) testing was conducted on a composite sample of the tailings that was oven dried, homogenized, and mixed with water to form a slurry with a water content, w, of % (a void ratio, e, of ).Slurries prepared at this water content could be readily poured into a sample mould without visible segregation of the particles that Cited by: Key messages — Australia possesses 38 per cent of the world’s total Identified Resources of uranium recoverable at low cost (less than US$40 per kilogram).; According to company reports, Australia’s known uranium deposits currently contain a total of over 2 million tonnes of uranium oxide in in-ground in-situ value of this resource at spot market prices prevailing in June. This Technical Report resource is an historic estimate under NI The historic mineral resource estimate was calculated by the area of influence method, which is a common way for resources in the Uravan Mineral Belt to be estimated. The Sunday Mine Complex Technical Report filed by Western Uranium estimates mineral resources and not reserves.

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Environmental assessment of remedial action at the Shiprock uranium mill tailings site, Shiprock, New Mexico: Volume 1, Text Technical Report This document assesses and compares the environmental impacts of various alternatives for remedial action at the shiprock uranium mill tailings site located on the Navajo Indian Reservation, one mile.

Remediation of uranium production facilities encompasses activities to restore areas including mines, mills, waste management facilities, tailings containment, and land and water resources. At the outset of a remediation programme, the final land use for the site is agreed with the stakeholders.

National Research Council. Uranium Mining in Virginia: Scientific, Technical, Environmental, Human Health and Safety, and Regulatory Aspects of Uranium Mining and Processing in Virginia.

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Effect of alloy additions on the quench-induced texture of alpha-uranium: topical report / (Weldon Spring, Missouri: Mallinckrodt Chemical Works, Uranium Division ; [Springfield, Va.: Available from the Clearinghouse for Federal Scientific and Technical Information, National Bureau of Standards, U.S.

Dept. of Commerce], ), by K. Riggs. Final Report: Report of the Review of Method to Monitor Radon Emissions From Uranium Tailings (Task 6) (PDF) (10 pp, K) NESHAPS, Subpart W, Methodcompliance This document is a review of the current method for radon sampling and analysis to determine if it is current.

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Uranium -just mining and more than just mining From a technical point of view, the challenges and opportunities associated with uranium mining are essentially those of resource mining in general.

Uranium is a major radioactive constituent of spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste. However, its migration behaviour in crystalline rocks is still inadequately understood.

A Strategic Master Plan published last week is set to help accelerate remediation efforts at former uranium mines in Central Asia. With the necessary funding, the highest-priority sites can be remediated in just a few years.

The new plan, developed under the leadership of the IAEA in cooperation with experts from the region and international organizations, provides a framework for carrying out. thorium The world’s inventory of uranium mill tailings amounts to about billion tons as of The predominant reactor type worldwide, the light wa-ter reactor, depends on uranium fuel that is enriched.

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The National Research Council study, funded indirectly by a $ million grant from Virginia Uranium to the Commonwealth, resulted in a report released in December [87] The report identified a range of health and environmental issues and related risks that could result from uranium mining in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

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The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC or the Commission) is amending its regulations to improve decommissioning planning and thereby reduce the likelihood that any current operating facility will become a legacy site.

The amended regulations require licensees to conduct their operations to. A study on optimisation of copper recovery from a Namibian mine tailings using microwave assisted leaching: 3rd Annual Science Research Conference, University of Namibia, NovemberCheikhyoussef, A. & Shirungu, M.

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During the late ’s and early ’s, Mr. Davis was the technical director of a multi-disciplinary project team responsible for the siting, design, licensing, and construction of all uranium mill tailings facilities associated with the expansion/reactivation of five uranium mines in Elliot Lake, Ontario.

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