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Domestic Uranium Production Report - Quarterly

Data for 4rd Quarter 2017  |  Release Date: February 8, 2018  |  Next Release Date: May 2018  | full report



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4th Quarter 2017


U.S. production of uranium concentrate in the fourth quarter 2017 was 622,987 pounds U3O8, down 3% from the third quarter 2017 and down 14% from the fourth quarter 2016. During the fourth quarter 2017, U.S. uranium was produced at seven U.S. uranium facilities, the same number as in the third quarter 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 - 4th Quarter 2017

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