Ranger Uranium Mine. The Ranger uranium mine is surrounded by Kakadu National Park, in the Northern Territory of Australia, 230 km east of Darwin.The orebody was discovered in 1969, and the mine commenced operation in 1980, reaching full production of uranium oxide in 1981.It is operated by Energy Resources of Australia, a 68% subsidiary of Rio Tinto Group.
Ranger (Image: Dr Snafu) Energy Resources of Australia (ERA) has applied to the Australian and Northern Territory governments for approval to establish a heap leach operation at its Ranger uranium mine. A feasibility study into the viability of the project, to treat 10 million tonnes of lowgrade uranium ore per year, will be complete by mid year.
Ranger Uranium Mine progresses closer towards closure. 2 Methods The general strategy for Ranger Uranium Mine, which includes the cultural perspective, is represented in Figure 1. Work has previously been undertaken on two of the major elements of closure, closure criteria and landscaping, and is now commencing on the third, stewardship.
This report is an independent assessment of the rehabilitation and mine closure process to date. It explores some of the concerns and constraints surrounding the rehabilitation and makes recommendations that seek to address these in order to improve the chances of the successful closure and rehabilitation of the Ranger Project Area.
There are three operating uranium mines in Australia, Ranger in NT, Olympic Dam and Beverley in South Australia. A fourth is expected to start operation in 2009: Honeymoon, in South Australia, but a new mine on the Four Mile deposit close to Beverley may be in production before Honeymoon.
Groundwaterclimate relationships, Ranger uranium mine, Australia: 1. , improved confidence about the understanding of the groundwaterclimate relationship at the Ranger uranium project is
A major rehabilitation program is underway at Ranger Uranium Mine in the Northern Territory, where mining ceased in 2012. To meet national and international standards of ecosystem restoration the
Ranger (Northern Territory) > View License violations and reportable events > View deposit info > View Closure of Ranger Pit 3 open pit mine > View Ranger Expansion Project (Ranger 3 Deeps). Rio Tinto to contribute $221 million to funding of Ranger uranium mine closure Rio Tinto said it will subscribe to US$221 million rights shares of Energy Resources of Australia Ltd (ERA), which has
Rio Tinto to pay $221m to fund Ranger uranium mine closure. Forum to sell interest in Fir Island project to Orano. Brazil to restart country''s only uranium mine.
Ranger No. 1 Deposit (Ranger No. 1 Pit), Ranger Mine (Ranger Uranium Mine), Kakadu, West Arnhem Region, Northern Territory, Australia : Worked out open pit, mined 1981 1996
Following an extensive 6 month tender process with the Mine Operators Rio Tinto, Hall Contracting has been awarded the contract for the dredging and reclamation of approximately 26.8 million tonne of uranium tailings. The thorough tender process included on site audits of our Head Office operations and an operational dredging project by ERA staff.
The Ranger uranium mine is loed about 230 km east of Darwin in undulating lowlands of the 2 Alligator Rivers region. The mine site occupies 6.7 k~ within a total project area (mining lease) of 78.6 km • The vegetation of the area is dominated by open eucalypt woodland. The
OREBODY3 APPROVAL AT RANGER URANIUM MINE ''PREMATURE'' SAYS F.O.E. FRIENDS OF THE EARTH PRESS RELEASE 16/5/96 Friends of the Earth have called on the Federal and NT Governments to put the approval and development of Orebody3 at the Ranger uranium mine on hold until the Senate Select Committee on uranium, recently set up in the Senate as an initiative of the
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Project Ranger Uranium Mine ERA. GPA designed a reconfiguration of Energy Resources of Australia''s (ERA) process water pretreatment plant as part of the Ranger Uranium Mine in the Northern Territory. The reconfiguration was to enable the implementation of the high density sludge treatment process. ERA had existing ultrafiltration and
Energy Resources of Australia (ERA) has released its closure plan for the Ranger uranium mine in Australia''s Northern Territory. Under the existing authority from traditional land owners, mining and processing activities at Ranger must cease in January 2021, with final rehabilitation to be completed by January 2026.
Ranger Uranium Mine (RUM) is loed within the 78 km2 Ranger Project Area (RPA), 250 km east of Darwin, in the Alligator Rivers Region of the Northern Territory. The land use values that the Mirarr Traditional Owners apply to the area are a key factor in the planned rehabilitation of
Energy Resources of Australia (ASX:ERA) has published the closure plan for its Ranger mine. The uranium asset, loed in Australia''s Northern Territory, must cease mining and
Ranger Uranium Mine . Between 1989 to 1991 LGMS was employed by Ranger Uranium in the Northern Territory of Australia to lead the design team for preparation of Ranger III upon completion of the Ranger II Pit. The project was completed and accepted by Ranger Management and subsequent years have shown the study was followed closely.
uranium reserves in the region, beginning with the Ranger mine. The Fox The Ranger project area, and the nearby Jabiluka project area are also recognised as Aboriginal land, but are excluded from the national park.6 The The Ranger uranium mine: When opportunity becomes a cost. and .
1. Introduction. The Ranger uranium mine in Australia''s Northern Territory has had a troubled history. For much of its life, and despite the best intentions of many stakeholders, Ranger has been synonymous with accusations of rights violations, mining companies ''riding roughshod'' over First Peoples, Commonwealth government paternalism, the perceived destruction of sensitive ecosystems, and
"We take mine closure very seriously and ensuring ERA is able to fund the closure and rehabilitation of the Ranger Project Area, through participating in this entitlement offer, is a priority
The Ranger uranium mine operates on the lands of the Mirarr Traditional Owners. The mine lease sits within the bounds of the Kakadu National Park and has been in place for over 30 years. In that time there have been over 200 leaks, spills and breaches of licence conditions. The Ranger mine has generated over 30 million tonnes of liquid tailings
16.1. Introduction. Acceptable waste management and the rehabilitation of a uranium mine site are vital requirements for a uranium mining and milling project to be viable (Waggitt, 2007, WNA, 2008).Extensive information is available in the literature on waste management and uranium mine and
Environmental requirements. The Environmental Requirements of the Commonwealth of Australia for the Operations of the Ranger Uranium Mine (Australian Government 1999) stipulate the environmental objectives for the Ranger mine, aiming to ensure that the activities of ERA on the Ranger Project Area do not impact upon the values, attributes and ecosystem health of Kakadu National Park,
The Ranger Uranium mine is loed in Australia''s Northern Territory, approximately 260km east of Darwin. Bordered by the Kakadu National park, the mine was discovered in 1969 and began operations in 1980. It attained full production in 1981. The open pit mine
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