Artículos con la etiqueta ‘mineria’

The End of Cheap Uranium

Por • 30 jun, 2011 • Category: Ambiente

Historic data from many countries demonstrate that on average no more than 50-70% of the uranium in a deposit could be mined. An analysis of more recent data from Canada and Australia leads to a mining model with an average deposit extraction lifetime of 10+- 2 years. This simple model provides an accurate description of the extractable amount of uranium for the recent mining operations.