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. 
Operation(As of December 31, 2016)
100% Cameco ownership
11.8 m lbs U3O8 long term production since 2000

Q2 2017 Update

Production Curtailment

Production remained comparable to the same periods in 2016, as a result of the decision to curtail production and defer all wellfield development at our US operations. Production is expected to continue trending down as the head grade decreases.

Crow Butte Production

Cameco's Share (million lbs)

  3 months ended
June 30
  6 months ended
June 30
2017 2016 Change 2017 2016 Change 2017 Plan
0.1 0.1 -- 0.1 0.1 -- 0.1

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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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