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[PDF] Uranium mining in Namibia - The mystery behind ‘low level radiation’

Author: H. Shindondola-Mote, LaRRI (Labour Resource & Research Institute), Published on: 1 February 2009

Although the mine owners continue to deny the health risks associated with uranium mining, workers at mines are continuously exposed to some levels of radiation doses...In Namibia general knowledge and awareness about the nuclear industry and its complex impact on humans and the environment is negligible...Namibia therefore needs a clear strategy to evaluate the sustainability, ethics and responsibility of external investment in the extractive sectors. [also refers to Langer Heinrich Uranium (part of Paladin Energy), Husab Extract Resources, Goanikonte Bannerman Resources, Tubas Reptile Uranium Namibia (part of Deep Yellow), UraMin, Areva, Forsys, Korea Electric Power, Renova, Vneshtorgbank]

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Related companies: Korea Electric Power (KEPCO) Orano (formerly Areva) Paladin Energy Rio Tinto Rössing Uranium