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Domestic Uranium Production Report - Quarterly

Data for 1st Quarter 2015  |  Release Date: May 20, 2015  |  Next Release Date: August 2015  |   full report

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1st Quarter 2015

U.S. production of uranium concentrate in the first quarter 2015 was 1,154,408 pounds U3O8, up 6% from the previous quarter and down 7% from the first quarter 2014. During the first quarter 2015, U.S. uranium was produced at eight U.S. uranium facilities.

U.S. uranium mill in production (state)

  1. White Mesa Mill (Utah)

U.S. uranium in-situ-leach plants in production (state)

  1. Alta Mesa Project (Texas)
  2. Crow Butte Operation (Nebraska)
  3. Hobson ISR Plant/La Palangana (Texas)
  4. Lost Creek Project (Wyoming)
  5. Nichols Ranch ISR Project (Wyoming)
  6. Smith Ranch-Highland Operation (Wyoming)
  7. Willow Creek Project (Wyoming)

Final 2014 total

U.S. uranium concentrate production totaled 4,891,332 pounds U3O8 in 2014. This amount is 5% higher than the 4,658,842 pounds produced in 2013.

Figure 1. Uranium concentrate production in the United States, 1996 - 1st Quarter 2015
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