Uranium mining
Uranium mining is the process of extraction of uranium ore from the ground. The worldwide production of uranium in 2012 amounted to 58,394 tonnes. Kazakhstan, Canada, and Australia are the top three p...
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Cash Flowed To Clinton Foundation Amid Russian Uranium Deal
As the Russian atomic energy agency gradually took charge of a company that controls one-fifth of all uranium production capacity in the United States, a stream of cash made its way to the former pres...
Uranium ore deposits
Uranium ore deposits are economically recoverable concentrations of uranium within the Earth's crust. Uranium is one of the more common elements in the Earth's crust, some 40 times more common than si...
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Health effects of radon
Radon (/ˈreɪdɒn/ RAY-don) is a radioactive, colorless, odorless, tasteless noble gas, occurring naturally as the decay product of radium. It is one of the densest substances that remains a gas under n...
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Uranium in the environment
Uranium in the environment refers to the science of the sources, environmental behaviour, and effects of uranium on humans and other animals. Uranium is weakly radioactive and remains so because of it...
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The Navajo People and Uranium Mining
The Navajo People and Uranium Mining (2006) is a non-fiction book edited by Doug Brugge, Timothy Benally, and Esther Yazzie-Lewis; it uses oral histories to tell the stories of Navajo Nation families ...
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Uranium mining in Australia
Radioactive ores were first extracted at Radium Hill in 1906, and Mount Painter in South Australia in the 1930s, to recover radium for medical use. Several hundred kilograms of uranium were also prod...
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Uranium mining in Kakadu National Park
Kakadu National Park, located in the Northern Territory of Australia, possesses within its boundaries a number of large uranium deposits. The uranium is legally owned by the Australian Government, and...
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Uranium mining in Canada
For many years, Canada was the largest exporter of uranium ore in the world and has been a major world producer since demand for uranium developed. In 2009 Kazakhstan took over top spot, relegating C...
Uranium mining in the United States
Uranium mining in the United States produced 4.8 million pounds of uranium concentrate in 2013, the largest amount since 1997. Production came from one conventional uranium mill in Utah, and six in-si...
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Mineral industry of Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan ranks second only to Russia among the countries of the CIS in its quantity of mineral production. It is endowed with large reserves of a wide range of metallic ores, industrial minerals, an...
Mineral industry of Russia
The mineral industry of Russia is one of the world's leading mineral industries and accounts for a large percentage of the Commonwealth of Independent States' production of a range of mineral products...
Oil shale in Estonia
Oil shale (Estonian: põlevkivi) is a strategic energy resource that constitutes about 4% of Estonia's gross domestic product. The oil shale industry in Estonia is one of the most developed in the ...
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List of uranium mines
Uranium production is carried out in about 20 countries around the world, producing a cumulative total of 54,610 tonnes of uranium (tU). The countries where more than 100 tU/year production reported a...
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OAO Svobodny Railroad Car Repair Plant
Svobodnensky car-repair plant is the enterprise for repair of cars for needs of railway transport. It is located in Svobodny, Amur region, Russia.The plant was founded in 1933 under the name Mikhaylo-...
Amur Oblast
Amur Oblast (Russian: Аму́рская о́бласть, Amurskaya oblast; [ɐˈmurskəjə ˈobləsʲtʲ]) is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast), located on the banks of the Amur and Zeya Rivers in the Russian Far...
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Stanley Bowie
Stanley Hay Umphray Bowie FRS (born 24 March 1917, in Bixter, Shetland - died 2008) was a Scottish geologist. He was considered a "world authority on uranium geology and a leader in the field of geoch...
High Plains Uranium
High Plains Uranium, Inc. was a uranium company based in Cheyenne, Wyoming, and was founded in April 2004. It closed its initial public offering in December 2005 and was traded on the Toronto Stock Ex...
Biraco
Biraco is the acronym of Bismuth, Radium, and Cobalt. It was the name of a now-defunct subsidiary company of Union Minière du Haut Katanga (UMHK) and Société Générale de Belgique created to refine th...
Uranium mining by country

Uranium is being mined in the DRC. The uranium for the nuclear bombs which were used to bomb Japan at the end of the Second World War came from this region, known then as the Belgian Congo. The m...
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Russian–Manchu border conflicts
The Sino-Russian border conflicts (1652–1689) were a series of intermittent skirmishes between the Qing dynasty and the Tsardom of Russia in which the latter tried and failed to gain the land north of...
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Bateman Pulsed Column
The Bateman Pulsed Column (BPC) is a solvent extractor used in uranium mining.
Sandra Lahire
Sandra Lahire (1950–2001) was a central figure in the experimental feminist filmmaking that emerged in the UK in the 1970s and 1980s.Lahire studied Philosophy at the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne ...