Nuclear Fuel Cycle and Materials Section

Uranium Production Cycle

IAEA Publications on Uranium Production Cycle and Environment


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RedBook (23rd Edition) 2010 Uranium 2009: resources, production and demand, published by the OECD & IAEA.


IAEA NES NF-T-1.2 2010 Best Practice in Environmental Management of Uranium Mining  
IAEA-TECDOC-1629 2009 World Distribution of Uranium Deposits (UDEPO), with Uranium Deposit Classification, 2009 Edition  
IAEA NES NF-T-1.1 2009 Establishment of Uranium Mining and Processing Operations in the Context of Sustainable Development  
IAEA-TECDOC-1613 2009 Nuclear Fuel Cycle Information System: A Directory of Nuclear Fuel Cycle Facilities 2009 Edition  
RedBook (22nd Edition) 2008 Uranium 2007: resources, production and demand, published by the OECD & IAEA.


STI/PUB/1259 2006 The Uranium Production Cycle and Raw Materials for the Nuclear Fuel Cycle – Supply and Demand, Economics, the Environment and Energy Security, Proceedings of an International Symposiom held in Vienna, 20-24 June 2005.
RedBook Retrospective 2006 Red Book Retrospective - A Review of the Uranium Resource Production and Demand from 1965-2003, OECD (only) -
RedBook (21st Edition) 2006 Uranium 2005: resources, production and demand, published by the OECD & IAEA. -
IAEA-TECDOC-1463 2005 Recent Developments in Uranium Exploration, Production and Environmental Issues
IAEA-TECDOC-1425 2005 Recent developments of uranium mining and milling, proceedings of a TCM held in Vienna, June 1999.
IAEA-TECDOC-1428 2005 Guidebook on environmental impact assessment for in situ leach (ISL) mining projects.
RedBook (20th Edition) 2004 Uranium 2003: resources, production and demand, published by the OECD & IAEA. -
IAEA-TECDOC-1403 2004 The Long Term Stabilization of Uranium Mill Tailings.
STI/PUB/1183 2004 Occupational Radiation Protection in the Mining and Processing of Raw Materials, Safety Guide
IAEA-TECDOC-1396 2004 Recent Developments in Uranium Resources and Production with Emphasis on In Situ Leach Mining.
IAEA-TECDOC-1419 2004 Treatment of liquid effluent from uranium mines and mills during and after operation, report of a co-ordinated research project.
IAEA-TECDOC-1363 2003 Guidelines for radioelement mapping using gamma-ray spectrometry data.
Working Material, TC-975 2002 In situ leach uranium mining (proceedings of a Technical Committee Meeting held in Almaty, Kazakhstan, 9-12 Sept. 1996.) -
C&S papers series 10/p 2002 The uranium production cycle and the environment: Proceedings of the international symposium held in Vienna, 2-6 October 2000.
STI/PUB/1146 2002 Monitoring and Surveillance of Residues from the Mining and Milling of Uranium and Thorium
STI/PUB/1134 2002 Management of Radioactive Waste from the Mining and Milling of Ores, Safety Guide
IAEA-TECDOC-1296 2002 Technologies for the treatment of effluents from uranium mines, mills and tailings (proceedings of a technical committee meeting held in Vienna, 1-4 November 1999.)

A joint OECD/IAEA publication 2002 Environmental remediation of uranium production facilities, published by the OECD. -
RedBook (19th Edition) 2002 Uranium 2001: resources, production and demand, published by the OECD & IAEA. -
STI/PUB/1104 2001 Analysis of uranium supply to 2050
IAEA-TECDOC-1239 2001 Manual of acid in situ leach uranium mining technology
IAEA-TECDOC-1244 2001 Impact of new environmental and safety regulations on uranium exploration, mining, milling and management of its waste (Proceedings of a TCM held in Vienna, 14-17 September 1998)
IAEA-TECDOC-1258 2001 Assessment of uranium deposit types and resources - a worldwide perspective (proceedings of a TCM organized by the IAEA and OECD nuclear energy agency, held in Vienna, 10-13 June 1997)
IAEA-TECDOC-1174 2000 Methods of exploitation of different types of uranium deposits
(18th Edition)
2000 Uranium 1999: resources, production and demand, published by the OECD & IAEA. -
A Joint OECD/IAEA Publication 1999 Environmental activities in uranium mining and milling report (published by OECD/NEA) -
IAEA-TECDOC-1088 1999 Technical Options for the Remediation of Contaminated Groundwater
IAEA-TECDOC-1067 1999 Organization and Implementation of a National Regulatory Infrastructure Governing Protection Against Ionizing Radiation and the Safety of Radiation Sources - Interim Report for Comment
STI/DOC/10/393 1999 Nuclear Geophysics and its Applications
IAEA-TECDOC-1033 1998 Critical review of uranium resources and production capability to 2020
IAEA-TECDOC-1035 1998 Classification of uranium reserves/resources
IAEA-TECDOC-1059 1998 Guidebook on good practice in the management of uranium mining and mill operations and the preparation for their closure
(17th Edition)
1998 Uranium 1997: resources, production and demand, published by the OECD & IAEA. -
IAEA-TECDOC-987 1998 Application of Radiation Protection Principles to the Cleanup of Contaminated Areas, Interim Report for Interim Report for Comment
IAEA-TECDOC-982 1998 Planning for Environmental Restoration of Uranium Mining and Milling Sites in Central and Eastern Europe
IAEA-TECDOC-980 1997 Uranium exploration data and techniques applied to the preparation of radioelement maps (Technical Document)
IAEA-TECDOC-979 1997 Environmental impact assessment for uranium mine, mill and in situ leach projects (Technical Document)
IAEA-TECDOC-961 1997 Changes and events in uranium deposit development, exploration, resources, production and the world supply-demand relationship (Technical Document)
IAEA-TECDOC-939 1997 Closeout of Uranium Mines and Mills: A Review of Current Practices
STI/PUB/1021 1996 Guidebook to accompany IAEA map: World distribution of uranium deposits -
Working Material 1996 Computer application in uranium exploration and production-history and current status -
IAEA-TECDOC-865 1996 Planning for Environmental Restoration of Radioactively Contaminated Sites in Central and Eastern Europe, Volume 1: Identification and Characterization of Contaminated Sites -
IAEA-TECDOC-865 1996 Planning for Environmental Restoration of Radioactively Contaminated Sites in Central and Eastern Europe, Volume 2: Planning for Environmental Restoration of Contaminated Sites -
IAEA-TECDOC-865 1996 Planning for Environmental Restoration of Radioactively Contaminated Sites in Central and Eastern Europe, Volume 3: Technologies for, and the Implementation of, environmental restoration of contaminated sites
IAEA-TECDOC-862 1996 Guidebook on the development of regulations for uranium deposit development and production (Technical Document)
Brochure 1996 Uranium production safety assessment team - UPSAT-An international peer review service for uranium production facilities -
IAEA-TECDOC-868 1996 Innovations in uranium exploration, mining and processing techniques, new exploration target areas (Technical Document)
IAEA-TECDOC-878 1996 UPSAT guidelines 1996 edition (Technical Document) -
IAEA-TECDOC-885 1996 Steps for preparing uranium production feasibility studies: A guidebook (Technical Document)
(16th Edition)
1996 Uranium 1995: resources, production and demand, published by the OECD & IAEA. -
IAEA-TECDOC-823 1995 Recent developments in uranium resources and supply (Technical Document) -
IAEA-TECDOC-824 1995 Planning and management of uranium mine and mill closures (Technical Document)
IAEA-TECDOC-827 1995 Application of uranium exploration data and techniques in environmental studies (Technical Document) -
Working Material 1995 Guidebook for the organization and management of earth science data on a personal computer -
STI/PUB/997 1995 World map of uranium deposits folded and rolled -
IAEA-TECDOC-782 1994 Spatial Data Integration for Mineral Exploration, Resource Assessment and Environmental Studies (Technical Document) -
IAEA-TECDOC-744 1994 OSART Guidelines 1994 Edition
STI/DOC/10/362 1994 Decommissioning of facilities for mining and milling of radioactive ores and closeout of residues (Technical Reports Series #362) -
(15th Edition)
1994 Uranium 1993: resources, production and demand, published by the OECD & IAEA. -
IAEA-TECDOC-720 1993 Uranium in situ leaching (Technical Document) -
STI/DOC/10/359 1993 Uranium extraction technology (Technical Reports Series #359)
IAEA-TECDOC-726 1993 Isotopic and Geochemical Precursors of Earthquakes and Volcanic Eruptions (Proceedings of an Advisory Group meeting, Vienna, 9-12 September 1991)
IAEA-TECDOC-650 1992 New developments in uranium exploration, resources, production and demand (Technical Document)
STI/DOC/10/344 1992 Methods for the estimation and economic evaluation of undiscovered uranium endowment and resources - an instruction manual (Technical Reports Series #344) -
STI/DOC/10/341 1992 Analytical techniques in uranium exploration and ore processing (Technical Reports Series #. 341)
STI/DOC/10/335 1992 Current Practices for the Management and Confinement of Uranium Mill Tailings, TRS 335 -
STI/DOC/10/333 1992 Measurement and Calculation of Radon Releases from Uranium Mill Tailings, TRS 333 -
(14th Edition)
1992 Uranium 1991: resources, production and demand, published by the OECD & IAEA. -
STI/PUB/841 1991 Nuclear Techniques in the Exploration and Exploitation of Energy and Mineral Resources -
STI/DOC/10/323 1991 Airborne gamma ray spectrometric surveying (Technical Reports Series #323) -
IAEA-TECDOC-583 1991 Uranium exploration planning and practice (Technical Document)
IAEA-TECDOC-597 1991 Assessment of uranium resources and supply (Technical Document)
IAEA-TECDOC-595 1991 Guidebook on development of projects for uranium mining and ore processing
IAEA-TECDOC-579 1990 Migration and Biological Transfer of Radionuclides from Shallow Land Burial (Final Report of a Co-ordinated Research Programme Sponsored by the IAEA, 1985-1989)
IAEA-TECDOC-578 1990 Technology Transfer of Nuclear Techniques and Nucleonic Control Systems in the Mineral Industry (Report of an Advisory Group Meeting, Bombay, 15-19 January 1990)
STI/DOC/10/309 1990 Construction and use of calibration facilities for radiometric field equipment (Technical Reports Series #309) -
IAEA-TECDOC-566 1990 Use of gamma ray data to define the natural radiation environment (Technical Document)
IAEA-TECDOC-557 1990 Estimation of Radiation Risks at Low Dose (A Report to the Contracting Parties to the Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and Other Matter)
STI/DOC/10/313 1990 Manual on laboratory testing for uranium ore processing (Technical Reports Series #313)
STI/DOC/10/314 1990 Guidebook on design, construction and operation of pilot plants for uranium ore processing (Technical Reports Series #314)
(13th Edition)
1990 Uranium 1989: resources, production and demand, published by the OECD & IAEA. -
IAEA-TECDOC-500 1989 Uranium resources and geology of North America (Technical Document)
STI/PUB/767 1989 Uranium deposits in magmatic and metamorphic rocks (panel proceeding series) -
STI/PUB/775 1989 Metallogenesis of uranium deposits (panel proceeding series) -
IAEA-TECDOC-492 1989 In situ leaching of uranium: Technical, environmental and economic aspects (Technical Document)
IAEA-TECDOC-533 1989 Recovery of uranium from phosphoric acid (Technical Document)
STI/PUB/736 1988 Recognition of uranium provinces (panel proceedings series) -
STI/PUB/794 1988 The Nuclear Fuel Cycle Information System -
STI/PUB/756 1988 Uranium deposits in Asia and the pacific: Geology and exploration (panel proceedings series) -
STI/DOC/10/284 1988 Geochemical exploration for uranium (Technical Reports Series #284) -
IAEA-TECDOC-468 1988 Contractual arrangements for uranium exploration and mining (Technical Document)
IAEA-TECDOC-472 1988 Geological data integration techniques (Technical Document)
IAEA-TECDOC-471 1988 Inturgeo: The international uranium geology information system (Technical Document)
IAEA-TECDOC-484 1988 User's guide for the uranium ore reserve calculation system (URAD) (Technical Document)
IAEA-TECDOC-464 1988 Current Trends in Nuclear Borehole Logging Techniques for Elemental Analysis (proceedings of A Consultants' Meeting, Ottawa, Canada, 2-6 November 1987)
IAEA-TECDOC-459 1988 Nuclear Analytical Techniques for On-line Elemental Analysis in Industry (Proceedings of an Advisory Group Meeting, Espoo, Finland, 1-5 June 1987)
IAEA-TECDOC-447 1988 Radioactive Waste Management Glossary Second Edition
(12th Edition)
1988 Uranium 1988: resources, production and demand, published by the OECD & IAEA. -
IAEA-TECDOC-427 1987 Uranium deposits in proterozoic quartz-pebble conglomerates (Technical Document)
IAEA-TECDOC-420 1987 Advances in Uranium Refining and Conversion (Proceedings of a Technical Committee Meeting, Vienna, 7-10 April 1986)
STI/PUB/738 1987 Development of projects for the production of uranium concentrates (panel proceedings series)
IAEA-TECDOC-361 1986 Vein type uranium deposits (Technical Document)
STI/DOC/10/259 1986 Practical borehole logging procedures for mineral exploration, with emphasis on uranium (Technical Reports Series #259) -
STI/PUB/10/270 1986 Correlation of uranium geology between South America and Africa (with 4 maps) maps alone (Technical Reports Series #270) -
IAEA-TECDOC-395 1986 Long-term uranium supply-demand analyses (Technical Document)
IAEA-TECDOC-370 1986 Environmental Migration of Radium and Other Contaminants Present in Liquid and Solid Wastes from the Mining and Milling of Uranium (Final Report of A Co-ordinated Research Programme)
(10th Edition)
1986 Uranium 1986: resources, production and demand, published by the OECD & IAEA. -
(11th Edition)
1986 Uranium 1986: resources, production and demand, published by the OECD & IAEA. -
IAEA-TECDOC-327 1985 Uranium biogeochemistry: A bibliography and report on the state of the art (Technical Document)
IAEA-TECDOC-328 1985 Geological environments of sandstone-type uranium deposits (Technical Document)
STI/DOC/10/255 1985 Methods for the estimation of uranium ore reserves (Technical Reports Series #255) -
STI/DOC/10/250 1985 The Radiological Impact of Radionuclides Dispersed on a Regional and Global Scale: Methods for Assessment and Their Application, TRS 250 -
STI/PUB/690 1985 Uranium deposits in volcanic rocks (panel proceedings series) -
STI/PUB/689 1985 Advances in uranium ore processing and recovery from non-conventional resources (panel proceedings series)
STI/PUB/641 1984 Geology and metallogenesis of uranium deposits of South America (panel proceedings series) -
STI/DOC/10/238 1984 Manual on the projection of uranium production capability: General guidelines (Technical Reports Series #238) -
IAEA-TECDOC-315 1984 Proterozoic Unconformity and Stratabound uranium deposits (Technical Document)
IAEA-TECDOC-322 1984 Surficial uranium deposits (Technical Document)
IAEA-TECDOC-302 1984 Sediments and Pollution in Waterways - General Considerations
IAEA-TECDOC-301 1984 The Behaviour of Radium in Waterways and Aquifers (Results of a Co-ordinated Research Programme)
STI/PUB/642 1983 Uranium exploration in wet tropical environments (panel proceedings series) -
STI/DOC/10/231 1983 Age, sedimentary environments, and other aspects of sandstone and related host rocks for uranium deposits (Technical Reports Series #231) -
(9th Edition)
1983 Uranium 1983: resources, production and demand, published by the OECD & IAEA. -
IAEA-TECDOC-264 1982 Radioactive Waste Management Glossary – First Edition
STI/PUB/622 1982 Management of Wastes from Uranium Mining and M illing (Albuquerque, 10-14 May 1982) -
STI/PUB/600 1982 Vein type and similar uranium deposits in rocks younger than proterozoic (panel proceedings series) -
STI/PUB/597 1982 Environmental Migration of Long-lived Radionuclides (Knoxville, 27-31 July 1981) -
STI/DOC/10/212 1982 Borehole logging for uranium exploration: A manual (Technical Reports Series #212) -
(8th Edition)
1982 Uranium 1982: resources, production and demand, published by the OECD & IAEA. -
STI/PUB/505 1981 Uranium deposits in Latin America: Geology and exploration (panel proceedings series) -
STI/DOC/10/208 1981 Remote sensing in uranium exploration: Basic guidance (Technical Reports Series #208) -
STI/PUB/584 1981 Uranium exploration case histories (panel proceedings series) -
STI/PUB/524 1980 Uranium evaluation and mining techniques (proceedings series)
STI/PUB/555 1980 Uranium in the pine creek geosyncline (proceedings series) -
STI/DOC/10/197 1980 Elemental Analysis of Biological Materials: Current Problems and Techniques With Special Reference to Trace Elements, TRS No. 197 -
STI/DOC/10/196 1980 Significance of mineralogy in the development of flowsheets for processing uranium ores (Technical Reports Series #196)
STI/PUB/553 1980 Production of yellow cake and uranium fluorides (panel proceedings series)
STI/DOC/10/193 1979 Laboratory Training Manual on the Use of Nuclear Techniques in Animal Research, TRS No. 193 -
STI/DOC/10/186 1979 Gamma-ray surveys in uranium exploration (Technical Reports Series) -
STI/PUB/507 1979 Evaluation of uranium resources (panel proceedings series) -
STI/PUB/509 1979 Uranium deposits in Africa: Geology and exploration (panel proceedings series) -
(7th Edition)
1979 Uranium 1979: resources, production and demand, published by the OECD & IAEA. -
STI/DOC/10/183 1978 Discussions of the uranium geology working groups, IGC, Sydney (Technical Reports Series #183) -
STI/PUB/475 1978 Les réacteurs de fission naturels (natural fission reactors) (panel proceedings series) -
STI/PUB/450 1977 Recognition and evaluation of uraniferous areas (panel proceedings series) -
STI/PUB/464 1977 Nuclear Techniques and Mineral Resources 1977 (proceedings series) -
(6th Edition)
1977 Uranium 1977: resources, production and demand, published by the OECD & IAEA. -
STI/PUB/429 1976 Interpretation of Environmental Isotope and Hydrochemical Data in Groundwater Hydrology (vienna, 27-31 Jan. 1975) -
STI/PUB/425 1976 Nuclear techniques in geochemistry and geophysics (panel proceedings series) -
STI/DOC/10/174 1976 Radiometric reporting methods and calibration in uranium exploration (Technical Reports Series #174) -
STI/PUB/434 1976 Exploration for uranium ore deposits (proceedings series) -
STI/PUB/453 1976 Uranium ore processing (panel proceedings series)
(5th Edition)
1975 Uranium 1975: resources, production and demand, published by the OECD & IAEA. -
STI/PUB/391 1975 Radon in uranium mining (panel proceedings series) -
STI/PUB/405 1975 The Oklo phenomenon (proceedings series) -
STI/PUB/374 1974 Formation of uranium ore deposits (proceedings series) -
STI/DOC/10/158 1974 Recommended instrumentation for uranium and thorium exploration (Technical Reports Series #158) -
STI/PUB/334 1973 Uranium exploration methods (panel proceedings series) -
STI/PUB/279 1971 Nuclear techniques for mineral exploration and exploitation (panel proceedings series) -
STI/PUB/262 1971 The recovery of uranium (panel proceedings series) -
STI/DOC/010/126 1971 Nuclear Well Logging in Hydrology, TRS No. 126 -
STI/PUB/277 1970 Uranium exploration geology (panel proceedings series) -
(4th Edition)
1970 Uranium 1970: resources, production and demand, published by the OECD & IAEA. -
(3rd Edition)
1969 Uranium 1969: resources, production and demand, published by the OECD & IAEA. -
STI/PUB/198 1969 Nuclear techniques and mineral resources (proceedings series) -
STI/PUB/21/31 1968 Geology of uranium and thorium vol. ll (1961-1966) (bibliographical series no. 31) -
(2nd Edition)
1967 Uranium 1967: resources, production and demand, published by the OECD & IAEA. -
STI/PUB/146 1967 Processing of low-grade uranium ores (panel proceedings series)
(1st Edition)
1965 Uranium 1965: resources, production and demand, published by the OECD & IAEA. -
STI/PUB/21/4 1962 Geology of uranium and thorium (bibliographical series no. 4) -


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Last updated: 5 October 2010