- 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.
Q1 2017 Update
At our US operations, total production was 75% lower for the first quarter compared to 2016 as a result of the decision to curtail production and defer all wellfield development at our US operations. Production is expected to steadily trend down as the head grade decreases.
Crow Butte Production
Cameco's Share (million lbs)
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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.
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