Crow Butte

  • 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.
Operation(As of December 31, 2018)

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.

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Environment & Safety

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

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Reserves & Resources

Our mineral reserves and resources are the foundation of our company and fundamental to our success.

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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.