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Domestic uranium mining and milling

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works. Subcommittee on Nuclear Regulation.

Domestic uranium mining and milling

hearing before the Subcommittee on Nuclear Regulation of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, Ninety-eighth Congress, first session, August 20, 1983--Riverton, Wyoming.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works. Subcommittee on Nuclear Regulation.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Uranium mines and mining -- Wyoming.,
  • Uranium industry -- Economic aspects -- Wyoming.,
  • Wyoming -- Economic conditions.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesS. hrg -- 98-467.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 88 p. :
    Number of Pages88
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17663139M


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Conventional milling is one of the two primary recovery methods that are currently used to extract uranium from mined ore. A conventional uranium mill is a chemical plant that extracts uranium using the following process: Trucks deliver uranium ore to the mill, where it is crushed into smaller particles before being extracted (or leached).

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Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and Utah's AEC milling facilities were in Salt lake City, Monticello, LaSal, Blanding, and Mexican Hat.

In Steen opened the Uranium Reduction Company, the nation's first large independent uranium mill, in Moab. Sold to Floyd Odlum's Atlas Corporation inthe facility shut down in. Forty years ago the uranium mining industry like the other mining industries was labour-intensive.

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In the early years of uranium mining after World War II, the mining companies often left sites without any clean up after the ore deposits were exhausted: often, in the United States, the mining and milling facilities were not even demolished, not to mention reclamation of the wastes produced; in Canada, uranium mill tailings were often simply.

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G.P.O. mer uranium mining and milling facilities in Kyrghyzstan (Karabalta) will be converted to processing for gold. Although heap leaching and byproduct recovery are fairly discrete and con-trollable operational strategies, in situ leaching requires a more carefully controlled operational.

Uranium concentrate - A yellow or brown powder obtained by the milling of uranium ore, processing of in situ leach mining solutions, or as a byproduct of phosphoric acid production. Uranium deposit - A discrete concentration of uranium. Canada and Australia produce 40 percent of the world's uranium, with the United States only shoveling out around 3 percent [source: Nuclear Energy Institute].Still, investments in uranium exploration and mining have jumped sixfold from to in the States to increase domestic supply [source: Nuclear Energy Institute].Kazakhstan has also become a large producer of.

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