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Uranium Mines – Tummalapalle

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Tummalapalle is part of a large tabular, strata bound and flatly dipping uranium reserve occurring in carbonate host rock in YSR district of Andhra Pradesh. The lodes as well as the parting in between are narrow. A highly mechanised underground mine has been opened up using state of the art technology through three numbers of 9-degree Declines. The central Decline …

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Tummalapalle to put AP on uranium map

Sitting on arguably the world’s largest uranium reserves, Andhra Pradesh will soon join the uranium mining map, with work at Tummalapalle plant set to start in a couple of months. According to Mr N.M. Bahl, head of the Hyderabad office of Uranium Corporation of India Limited (UCIL),

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BARC developed new method to recover low-grade uranium from Tummalapalle

The Bhabha Atomic Research Centre has developed an innovative techno-economically viable process for the recovery of low-grade Uranium (less than 0.2 per cent) from the Tummalapalle ore in YSR district. “The objective of making a techno-economically viable process flowsheet is to reduce the number of stages of unit operations and conservations leachants by regeneration and recycle leading to minimisation of …

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