Canada’s uranium production recovers

- March 10th, 2010

World Nuclear News reports Canada’s uranium production has overcome a period of low ore grades and operation problems since 2005.
This level, last seen from Canada in 2005, represents about 22% of world production and places Canada second to Kazakhstan’s 16,400 tU3O8 production, but ahead of Australia’s 9413 tonnes.
 At McArthur River, a change in the licence allowed greater […]

World Nuclear News reports Canada’s uranium production has overcome a period of low ore grades and operation problems since 2005.

This level, last seen from Canada in 2005, represents about 22% of world production and places Canada second to Kazakhstan’s 16,400 tU3O8 production, but ahead of Australia’s 9413 tonnes.

 At McArthur River, a change in the licence allowed greater output, and 8654 tU3O8 was produced. At McClean Lake production recovered to 1637 tonnes, and at Rabbit Lake 1706 tonnes was produced.

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