Cameco Annual Report 2011


Blind River refinery

Blind River is the world's largest commercial uranium refinery, refining uranium concentrates from mines around the world into UO3.

Location Ontario, Canada
Ownership 100%
End product UO3
ISO certification ISO 14001 certified
Licensed capacity approved: 18 million kgU as UO3 per year
application: 24 million kgU as UO3 per year
Estimated decommissioning cost $38.6 million (pending regulatory approval)

2011 update


Our Blind River refinery produced 13.5 million kgU of UO3 this year. This ensured that SFL maintained its contractual inventories and Port Hope met its production requirements.

Managing our risks

We manage the risks listed here.