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Domestic Uranium Production Report - Quarterly

Data for 4th Quarter 2018  |  Release Date: February 6, 2019  |  Next Release Date: May 2019  | full report



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Table 2. Number of uranium mills and plants producing uranium concentrate in the United States
  Uranium concentrate processing facilities  
End of Mills - conventional milling[1] Mills - other operations[2] In-situ leach plants[3] Byproduct recovery plants[4] Total
1996 0 2 5 2 9
1997 0 3 6 2 11
1998 0 2 6 1 9
1999 1 2 4 0 7
2000 1 2 3 0 6
2001 0 1 3 0 4
2002 0 1 2 0 3
2003 0 0 2 0 2
2004 0 0 3 0 3
2005 0 1 3 0 4
2006 0 1 5 0 6
2007 0 1 5 0 6
2008 1 0 6 0 7
2009 0 1 3 0 4
2010 1 0 4 0 5
2011 1 0 5 0 6
2012 1 0 5 0 6
2013 0 1 6 0 7
2014 0 0 7 0 7
2015 0 0 4 0 4
2016 0 1 6 0 7
2017 0 1 6 0 7
4th quarter of 2018 0 1 5 0 6
1. Milling uranium-bearing ore.
2. Not milling ore, but producing uranium concentrate from other (non-ore) materials.
3. Not including in-situ leach plants that only produced uranium concentrate from restoration.
4. Uranium concentrate as a byproduct from phosphate production.
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration: Form EIA-851A and Form EIA-851Q, Domestic Uranium Production Report.