2016 Project of the Year Winner

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Lorado Mine Site 60

PMI North Saskatchewan Chapter is pleased to announce the winner of the 2016 Project of the Year award.

The recipients of the award are:

Project Details

Project: SRC Lorado Remediation Project

Project Manager: Dianne Allen, PMP, Saskatchewan Research Council

Project background: The former Lorado Uranium Mill is located 8km from the remote settlement of Uranium City, in northern Saskatchewan. From 1957-1960, ore from surrounding uranium mines was processed to extract uranium. In its short time of operation, the mill left behind the environmental legacy of:

Project objective: The Lorado Remediation Project objective was completion of sustainable remediation to reduce the risks that the site posed to people, wildlife and aquatic life.

Project deliverables:

  1. Consolidation and covering of the uranium mill tailings to reduce downstream impacts and risks to humans and wildlife;
  2. Consolidation and burial of mill infrastructure and debris;
  3. In-situ treatment of Nero Lake water to obtain a neutral pH and reduction of downstream impacts on water quality;
  4. Revegetation of disturbed land areas;
  5. Maximize local sustainable development opportunities.

Management of the Project

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