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Australian news, and some related international items

Can Olympic Dam copper mine be developed without uranium recovery?

 

Dr Gavin M. Mudd Environmental Engineering, Monash University December 2010

“…… – it is eminently reasonable to propose a process flow sheet for Olympic Dam which does not include recovery of the uranium but still allows for copper, gold and silver to be produced.

http://users.monash.edu.au/~gmudd/files/ODam-Cu-only.pdf

 

Of course, a more modern idea is in design.  Designing technologies so that it is practical and relatively easy to RECYCLE copper – C.M. 

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August 24, 2012 - Posted by | business, South Australia, uranium

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