associated with the early years of uranium mining. Maximising production in the face of rapidly rising demand was the principal goal of uranium mining at the time, with little concern given to properly managing environmental and health impacts. Today, societal expectations and regulation of the industry are directed much more
This publication has been written to assist Member States in the development of their uranium mineral resources. It sets out the basic tenets of best practice in terms of environmental management of uranium mining and processing operations from the viewpoint of both operators and regulators, and is accompanied by a collection of case studies from leading
The GEP offered a variety of recommendations for the sustainable management of former uranium mining sites. The recommendations are divided into six major areas: 1. Institutional perspective and regulatory body: The GEP proposed the establishment of an organization that is dedicated specifically to the affairs of former uranium mining sites. It ...
In accordance to DOE Order 410.2 Management of Nuclear Materials, the Office of Nuclear Energy must assess the impact of a sale or transfer of DOE natural or low enriched uranium on the domestic uranium mining, conversion or enrichment industries consistent with applicable law. To carry out this responsibility, NE 54 closely follows developments in the nuclear fuel
Peter has over 38 years of experience in the uranium exploration and mining business. He has worked in Europe, Canada, Africa and Australia, including work as an exploration geologist and VP Exploration for Urangesellschaft, and joined Cogema/Areva where he worked as senior mine geologist at the Cluff Lake uranium mine and as exploration manager both in Australia and
Chairman CEO. Mr. Williams brings over two decades of mining and finance industry experience to CUR. His diverse background includes roles in senior management and corporate development, equity research, fund management and investment banking in the metals and mining sector with a focus on uranium. As a research analyst at Westwind Partners, Mr.
In Australia all uranium mining and milling operations are undertaken under the Code of Practice and Safety Guide: Radiation Protection and Radioactive Waste Management in Mining and Mineral Processing, which sets strict health standards for radiation and radon gas exposure, for both workers and members of the public.
As used herein, the term uranium mining and processing includes all supporting activities from exploration, to waste management and disposal, site decommissioning, remediation and closure. Principle 1: Adherence to Sustainable Development