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Domestic Uranium Production Report - Quarterly

Data for 3rd Quarter 2018  |  Release Date: November 7, 2018  |  Next Release Date: February 2019  | full report



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Third Quarter 2018


U.S. production of uranium concentrate in the third quarter of 2018 was 528,870 pounds of uranium concentrate (U3O8), up 45% from the second quarter of 2018 but down 18% from the third quarter of 2017. During the third quarter of 2018, U.S. uranium was produced at seven U.S. uranium facilities, the same number as in the second quarter of 2018.

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 - 3rd Quarter 2018
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