07.11.12 Completion of the library portal «Rudana» Just published a new textbook (Physicochemical geotechnology / N. Tabachenko, A. Vladiko, O. Khomenko, D. Maltsev – D.: NМU, 2012. – 310 p.). Reviewers were M.S. Сhetveric, Ph.D., senior researcher Fellow, Professor, Head of Department of geomechanical main mining IGTM them. N.S. Polyakov NAS and V.V. Tsarikovskiy, Ph.D., senior researcher employee, department head, underground mining and geomechanics Enterprise «Research Institute of Mining».
А. Koksharov Uranium fever Consumption of uranium in the coming decades will grow rapidly. To ensure long-term needs nuclear power plants, mining companies are actively competing for control of stocks of raw materials. Beginning in 2010 marked the high-profile events in the uranium industry. The Chinese company CNNC, specializing in nuclear energy, in late January announced it would acquire 37 percent stake in the project development of uranium ore in Niger. A week later it announced the purchase of Canadian company Khan Resources, which develops uranium deposits in Mongolia (bypassed, thus, Russia's "Atomredmetzoloto"). In Niger, the beginning of a major project of the French Areva (in the extraction of uranium ore will be invested 1.5 billion dollars).