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Title: Leaching of heavy metals and radionuclides from uranium tailings
Authors: Ring, RJ
Levins, DM
Cooper, MB
Keywords: Ground water
Radionuclide migration
Sulfur oxides
Issue Date: 25-Aug-1985
Publisher: Institution of Chemical Engineers : Institution of Engineers, Australia : Royal Australian Chemical Institute
Citation: Ring, R. J., Levins, D. M., & Cooper, M. B. (1985). Leaching of heavy metals and radionuclides from uranium tailings. Paper presented to the Thirteenth Australian Chemical Engineering Conference, "Chemeca 85": Innovation in the process and resource industry, Perth, 25-28 August 1985. (pp. 151-156).
Abstract: This paper presents results of accelerated column leaching tests carried out to estimate the long-term release rate of heavy metals and radionuclides from Australian uranium tailings. The effect of limestone and lime treatment before impoundment is examined. A simple model is proposed which can be used, in association with seepage data, to estimate the total quantities of contaminants released over many centuries.
Description: Physical copy held by ANSTO Library at DDC 660.20994/6
ISBN: 0858250292
ISSN: 0813-9482
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