SAIMM Uranium 2017 International Conference

The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM) in collaboration with the Canadian Institute for Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM), the Namibian Uranium Institute, and the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) is proud to host the Uranium 2017 International Conference from 11 to 13 September 2017 in Swakopmund, Namibia.

This conference aims to bring together professionals in the uranium industry. A broad range of topics will be discussed, ranging from mining to some of the applications of uranium, and including safety, and post-operations closure and remediation issues. Innovations in the extraction and applications of uranium are constantly being made, and this conference provides a platform for the discussion of advances and for generating new ideas.

Post-conference visits to local operations are planned.

The Uranium 2017 Conference will bring together internationally and locally recognized experts, operating personnel, engineering providers, policy makers, R&D establishments, academia, as well as students, to explore how future uranium extraction technologies can:

  • Assist in sustainable uranium extraction
  • Lower energy costs
  • Minimise the impact on the environment
  • Play an enhanced role in the medical field

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