Crow Butte

  • Crow Butte was the first uranium mine in Nebraska - discovered in 1980 and began production in 1991. 
  • Cameco operates the ISO 14001 certified facility. 
  • Crow Butte uses the environment-friendly in situ recovery mining method, like all of Cameco's US operations. 
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Q3 2016 Update


At our US operations, total production was 25% lower for the quarter and 33% lower for the first nine months compared to the same periods in 2015, as a result of the decision to curtail production and defer all wellfield development beginning in May, 2016.

Crow Butte Production

Cameco's Share (millions lbs)

3 months ended
September 30
9 months ended
September 30
2016 2015 Change 2016 2015 Change 2016 Plan
0.1 0.1 - 0.2 0.3 (33%) 0.2

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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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