General PhosEnergy process for uranium by-product extraction from phosphate fertiliser production Cameco to invest into technology for uranium extraction from phosphoric acid: On Nov. 9, 2009, Uranium Equities Ltd announced that Cameco invests up to US$ 16.5 million for the continued development and commercialisation of the PhosEnergy Process for the extraction of uranium from phosphoric acid.
Uranium Mining at Grand Canyon: Havasupai Sacred Site & Diné Communities Face Imminent Threat. By Klee Benally | @eelk Grand Canyon, AZ — On October 13, 2016, Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) issued three controversial air quality permits for uranium mines near the Grand Canyon.
The basic fuel for a nuclear power reactor is uranium – a heavy metal able to release abundant concentrated energy. Uranium occurs naturally in the Earth's crust and is mildly radioactive. It is the only element with a naturally-occurring fissile isotope. Depleted uranium is a by-product from ...
Byproduct Material What is meant by byproduct material? The Atomic Energy Act, as revised in 1978 and in 2005 by the Energy Policy Act (EPAct), defines byproduct material in Section 11e.(1) as radioactive material (except special nuclear material) yielded in or made radioactive by exposure to the radiation incident to the process of producing or using special nuclear material.