- In the second quarter of 2016, Cameco made the decision to curtail production and defer all wellfield development at our US operations.
- Crow Butte was the first uranium mine in Nebraska - discovered in 1980 and began production in 1991.
- Crow Butte has used the in situ recovery mining method to extract about 11.8 million pounds of uranium.
2018 Q4 Update
US ISR Operations
As a result of our 2016 decision, production at the US operations ceased in 2018 resulting in production of less than 100,000 pounds.
On September 30, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission approved a 10-year renewal of the operating licence for Smith Ranch-Highland. The licence is valid until September 30, 2028.
Environment & Safety
Worker safety, environmental monitoring and proper decommissioning after project completion are of the utmost importance to Cameco.
Reserves & Resources
Our mineral reserves and resources are the foundation of our company and fundamental to our success.
Caution about forward-looking information
This page may contain forward-looking information that is based upon the assumptions and subject to the material risks discussed on page 2 of Cameco's most recent Quarterly MD&A.