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Posted June 23, 2017Today in Energy

U.S. uranium production, prices, and employment all fell in 2016 ›

Production of U.S. uranium concentrate decreased 40% between 2014 and 2016 to 2.9 million pounds U3O8 in 2016, the lowest annual total since 2005. Uranium production has been affected by falling uranium prices, with spot prices falling from $34 per pound (lb) in January 2016 to $18/lb in November, the lowest uranium spot price since May 2004. More


Source: EIA, Annual Energy Review and Domestic Uranium Production Report

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