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World Nuclear University School of Uranium Production: Eight years' experience

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

VIC, Poster area

Vienna

Vienna International Centre, Vienna
Poster Education and training in the uranium production cycle Poster Session

Speaker

Mr Jan Trojacek (DIAMO State Enterprise)

Description

The World Nuclear University School of Uranium Production was established by DIAMO, state enterprise in 2006 year under the auspices of the World Nuclear University in London in partnership with international nuclear organisations – OECD/NEA and IAEA. Using the expertise and infrastructure of DIAMO, s. e. in conjuction with national and international universities, scientific institutions, regulatory authorities and other individual experts the „School“ covers its misiion with aim to provide world-class training on all aspects of uranium production cycle to equip operators, regulators and executives with the knowledge and expertise needed to provide expanded, environmentaly-sound uranium mining throughout the world. • to educate students on all aspects of uranium production cycle including exploration, planning, development, operation, remediation and closure of uranium production facilities, • to improve the state of the art of uranium exploration, mining and mine remediation through R&D, • to provide a forum for the exchange of information on the latest uranium mining technologies and experiences – best practices. All „School“ activities are opened to all organisations and individuals interested in the tasks of the uranium mining life cycle. On principle there are two main accesses for application: • Direct commercial contract • Felowship or scientific visit based on TC Project between IAEA and counterpart countries or regions Beside these two basic aproaches any other cooperation can be implemeted based on national or multinational activities, workshops or technical meetings. Seventynine participants within the framework of the IAEA technical cooperation projects and 153 participants on commercial contracts, totaly from 18 countries, succesfully passed 27 different training programmes of all Uranium mining life cycle aspects till January 2014.

Primary author

Mr Jan Trojacek (DIAMO State Enterprise)

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