Refining: Blind River

  • Cameco's Blind River Refinery, opened in 1983, is the world’s largest commercial uranium refinery.
  • The end product is uranium trioxide (UO3) powder which is transported to Cameco's Port Hope Conversion Facility. 
  • Cameco operates the ISO 14001 certified facility located in Ontario, Canada. 
Operation(As of December 31, 2016)
100% Cameco ownership
128 people employed
Production(As of December 31, 2016)
Licenced to 2022
24m kgU of licenced production capacity

Environment & Safety

Worker safety, environmental monitoring and proper decommissioning after project completion are of the utmost importance to Cameco.

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