Construction at Cigar Lake is expected to generate about 500 jobs.
After construction and during production, Cigar Lake will have a permanent workforce of about 250 people.
Cameco strives to the greatest extent possible to use residents of the north to staff its operations and this practice continues at Cigar Lake. The mine is being built by northern people, following the pattern set at McArthur River.
These combined project activities will allow Cigar Lake to move to production, bringing the potential of 20 to 30 years of employment and business opportunities.
CIGAR LAKE PROJECT
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