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Challenges of development of regulatory control infrastructure for uranium mining in developing countries (Tanzania) to achieve regulatory compliance

Jun 25, 2014, 5:10 PM
VIC, Poster area (Vienna)

VIC, Poster area


Vienna International Centre, Vienna
Poster Health, safety and environment Poster Session


Mr Abdalah Kileo (Tanzania Atomic Energy Commission)


Managing radiation and waste in uranium mining is of paramount importance for the protection of occupational workers, the public and the environment. Responsibilities of the parties which are involved in the part of the Nuclear Fuel Cycle are outlined in the legistlations and regulations governing the Uranium prospecting, mining and Processing. Tanzania Atomic Energy Commission as the regulator for radiation and atomic energy have developed regulations for exploration, construction, mining, milling, packaging, transport of yellow cake and decommissioning of uranium mine site in Tanzania . This paper outlines the development of these regulations and compares with the international standards. The paper also reviews and analyses gaps and shortcomings for safe uranium mining in United Republic of Tanzania.

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Mr Abdalah Kileo (Tanzania Atomic Energy Commission)


Mr Asa Mwaipopo (Mantra Tanzania ltd (Uranium One)) Mr Dennis Mwalongo (Tanzania Atomic Energy Commission) Prof. Iddi Mkilaha (Tanzania Atomic Energy Commission)

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