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Domestic Uranium Production Report - Quarterly

Data for 1st Quarter 2018  |  Release Date: May 9, 2018  |  Next Release Date: August 2018  | full report



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First-Quarter 2018


U.S. production of uranium concentrate in the first quarter of 2018 was 226,780 pounds U3O8, down 64% from the fourth quarter of 2017 and down 50% from the first quarter of 2017. During the first quarter of 2018, uranium was produced at seven U.S. uranium facilities, the same number as in the fourth quarter of 2017.

U.S. uranium mill in production (state)

  1. White Mesa Mill (Utah)

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

  1. Crow Butte Operation (Nebraska)
  2. Lost Creek Project (Wyoming)
  3. Nichols Ranch ISR Project (Wyoming)
  4. Ross CPP (Wyoming)
  5. Smith Ranch-Highland Operation (Wyoming)
  6. Willow Creek Project (Wyoming)

Figure 1. Uranium concentrate production in the United States, 1996 - 1st Quarter 2018

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