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- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 30.00
Despite a wealth of investment opportunities, the Russian Federation has attracted relatively little foreign direct investment (FDI) and has experienced large-scale capital flight. This phenomenon results from sectoral restrictions on foreign investment and from important institutional factors which also affect domestic businesses. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 109.00
Analysis of the long-term safety of radioactive waste repositories, using performance assessment and other tools, is required prior to implementation. The initial stage in developing a repository safety assessment is the identification of all factors that may be relevant to the long-term safety of the repository and their combination to form scenarios.... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2004; US$ 60.00
Focusing on the government?s nuclear waste burial program in Carlsbad, New Mexico, Signs of Danger begins the urgent work of finding a new way of thinking about ecological threat in our time. The reflections at the center of this book?on memory, trauma, disaster, representation, and the virtual?offer invaluable insights into the interface of where... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2005; US$ 77.00
Most experts worldwide agree that radioactive waste disposal in engineered facilities, or repositories, located in appropriate formations deep underground, provide a suitable waste management option for protecting humans and the environment now and in the future. more...
- The Institute of Materials. Minerals and Mining 2011; US$ 192.00
This publication represents the proceedings of the international workshop on Sulphur-Assisted Corrosion in Nuclear Waste Disposal Systems (SACNUC2008) which aimed to provide an exchange of information on the influence of sulphur species on the corrosion of metallic barriers. more...
- CRC Press 2004; US$ 275.00
Written by specialists from the mining industry, this collection of over sixty papers from the eleventh annual Tailings and Mine Waste Conference deals with technical capabilities and developments, as well as regulations and environmental concerns. It includes papers on topics such as site characterization, radioactivity and risk and case histories. more...
- CRC Press 2008; US$ 209.95
Tailings and Mine Waste ?08 contains papers from the twelfth annual Tailings and Mine Waste Conference, held by Colorado State University of Fort Collins, Colorado. The purpose of this series of conferences is to provide a forum for discussion and establishment of dialogue among all people in the mining industry and environmental community regarding... more...
- Port Campbell Press 2011; US$ 2.99
Ken and Ron Sillcock grew up on a dairy farm a mile north of Yinnar, Gippsland. With the outbreak of the Second World War, they both enlisted. This volume contains their wartime letters - to each other and back home to their family - and forms a unique, intimate record of their experiences in the armed services. more...
- SME 2002; US$ 99.00
This book documents an important case study on the use of deep sea tailing placement at the Island Copper Mine on Canada?s Vancouver Island. It?s the most extensive study on underwater tailing placement ever conducted. Over the course of 30 years, more than 400 million tons of tailing solids were deposited on the ocean floor with minimal environmental... more...
Using Thermodynamic Sorption Models for Guiding Radioelement Distribution Coefficient (Kd) InvestigationsOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 84.00
A general consensus has been reached among technical experts that high-level radioactive waste can safely be disposed of in deep geological repositories. Safety studies are carried out to evaluate the overall capacity of a particular disposal site to confine waste and minimise radioactive releases. Since the principal way in which radioactive elements... more...