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Decommissioning Data - Asia

(last updated 1 Feb 2013)

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China   flag

Mines · Waste Rock · Heap Leaching Waste · Mill Tailings · In Situ Leach Facilities


Uranium Mines

LocationTypeNo. of ShaftsTotal Production
[t U]
Status
Quzhou
ChenxianUG standby
712 Uranium MineUG closed [ISSUES]
Fuzhou HangjianOP, UG operating
ChongyiOP, UG, HL operating
LantianHL operating
BenxiUG, HL operating
Gansu 792 Uranium Mine closed [ISSUES]
TOTAL  
Type: UG = underground, OP = open pit, HL = heap leaching
* as of end 1996
Source: Uranium 1997, OECD 1998

 

Waste Rock

LocationNo. of HeapsArea
ha
Volume
106 m3
Status
 
TOTAL 
Sources:

 

Heap Leaching Waste

LocationArea
ha
Contents
106 t
Status
Chongyi operating
Lantian operating
Benxi operating
TOTAL 
Sources:

 

Mill Tailings

LocationArea
ha
Contents
106 t
Status
Hengyang standby
Fuzhou Hangjian operating
TOTAL  
Sources:

 

In Situ Leach Facilities

LocationSurface Area
ha
Contam. Groundwater Volume
106 m3
Total Production
[t U]
Status
Tengchong operating
Yining operating
TOTAL 
* as of end 1996
Sources: Uranium 1997, OECD 1998


India   flag

Mines · Waste Rock · Mill Tailings


Uranium Mines

LocationTypeNo. of ShaftsTotal Production
[t U]
Status
JadugudaUG1 operating [ISSUES]
BhatinUG operating
NarwapaharUG1 operating
TuramdihUG operating [ISSUES]
TOTAL 6,859* 
* as of end 1998
Type: UG = underground
Source: Uranium 1999, OECD 2000

 

Waste Rock

LocationNo. of HeapsArea
ha
Contents
106 t
Status
?????
TOTAL 
Sources:

 

Mill Tailings

LocationArea
ha
Contents
106 t
Status
Jaduguda408*** operating [ISSUES]
TOTAL 
*** estimate
Sources: Uranium 1997, OECD 1998; IAEA-TECDOC-918 (1996)


Japan   flag

Mines · Waste Rock · Mill Tailings


Uranium Mines

LocationTypeNo. of ShaftsTotal Production
[t U]
Status
Ningyo-toge87 closed [ISSUES]
TOTAL 87 
Type: UG = underground
Source: Uranium 1999, OECD 2000

 

Waste Rock

LocationNo. of HeapsArea
ha
Volume
106 m3
Status
Ningyo-toge187.70.432 "inactive"
TOTAL 
Sources:

 

Mill Tailings

LocationArea
ha
Contents
106 t
Status
Ningyo-toge12.50.054 "inactive"
TOTAL 
Sources: Uranium 1997, OECD 1998; NEA 2002


Kyrgyzstan   flag

Mines · Waste Rock · Mill Tailings


Uranium Mines

LocationTypeNo. of ShaftsTotal Production
[t U]
Status
Mayli-SayUG closed
Min-KushUG closed
Type: UG = underground
Source: Uranium 1995, OECD 1996; EUR 16885 (1997)

 

Waste Rock

LocationNo. of HeapsArea
ha
Contents
106 t
Status
Mayli-Say15 partially recultivated
Min-Kush1.5
TOTAL 
Sources: EUR 16885 (1997)

 

Mill Tailings

LocationArea
ha
Contents
106 t
Status
Kara Balta25030 closed [DETAILS: AGAT ] · [ISSUES]
Mayli-Say2.3 partially recultivated [DETAILS: G.Schmidt] · [ISSUES]
Min-Kush30 closed
Kadzhi-Say1.080.24 closed · [ISSUES]
TOTAL 
Sources: Uranium 1995, OECD 1996; EUR 16885 (1997); G.Schmidt


Mongolia   flag

Mines · Waste Rock · Heap Leaching Waste · Mill Tailings


Uranium Mines

LocationTypeNo. of ShaftsTotal Production
[t U]
Status
DornodOP, UG, HL standby [ISSUES]
Gurvan-Saihan
TOTAL 535* 
* as of end 1998
Type: OP = open pit, UG = underground
Source: Uranium 1999, OECD 2000

 

Waste Rock

LocationNo. of HeapsArea
ha
Contents
106 t
Status
TOTAL 
Sources:

 

Heap Leaching Waste

LocationNo. of HeapsArea
ha
Contents
106 t
Status
Dornod
TOTAL 
Sources:

 

Mill Tailings

LocationArea
ha
Contents
106 t
Status
TOTAL 
There are no tailings (yet), since all ore has been processed at Krasnokamensk in Russia.
Sources: Uranium 1997, OECD 1998


Pakistan   flag

Mines · Waste Rock · Mill Tailings


Uranium Mines

LocationTypeNo. of ShaftsTotal Production
[t U]
Status
Tumman Leghari [ISSUES]
Baghalchur closed [ISSUES]
Dera Ghazi Khan
Issa Khel, Kubul kel
TOTAL 791* 
* as of end 1998 (OECD estimate)
Type: OP = open pit, UG = underground
Source: Uranium 1999, OECD 2000

 

Waste Rock

LocationNo. of HeapsArea
ha
Contents
106 t
Status
?????
TOTAL 
Sources:

 

Mill Tailings

LocationArea
ha
Contents
106 t
Status
Issa Khel, Kubul kel???
TOTAL 
Sources:


Tajikistan   flag

Mines · Waste Rock · Heap Leaching Waste · Mill Tailings


Uranium Mines

LocationTypeNo. of ShaftsTotal Production
[t U]
Status
Karamazarsky district
AdrasmanUG, HL103 closed
TabosharUG, HL500 remediated [ISSUES]
ChaulyUG, HL4,500 closed
KattasayUG, HL closed
AlatangaUG, HL4,500 closed
TOTAL 20,000 
Type: UG = underground, HL = heap leaching
Source: Uranium 1991, OECD 1992; EUR 16885 (1997); Uranium 2002, OECD 2002

 

Waste Rock

LocationNo. of HeapsArea
ha
Volume
106 m3
Status
Karamazarsky district
?
Sources:

 

Heap Leaching Waste

LocationArea
ha
Contents
106 t
Status
Karamazarsky district
?
Sources:

 

Mill Tailings

LocationArea
ha
Contents
106 t
Status
Khodjent district
Adrasman2.50.4 closed
Taboshar6111 closed [ISSUES]
Chudschand60.35 closed
Chkalovsk183 closed [ISSUES]
Degmay9019.5 closed [ISSUES]
Sources: Heuel-Fabianek (2010)

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