Kazakhstan overtakes Canada as top uranium producer

- April 14th, 2010

Industrial Fuels & Power reports Kazakhstan has the top position in the uranium producer category.
Canada’s 17-year run as the world’s top uranium producer has come to an end as Kazakhstan boosted its output to 36.5Mlb last year. The Central Asian country now accounts for 28 per cent of global production. “Canada slipped into second place […]

Industrial Fuels & Power reports Kazakhstan has the top position in the uranium producer category.

Canada’s 17-year run as the world’s top uranium producer has come to an end as Kazakhstan boosted its output to 36.5Mlb last year. The Central Asian country now accounts for 28 per cent of global production. “Canada slipped into second place with 2009 production totaling nearly 26.5 million pounds,” or 20 per cent of world output, the Ux Consulting Company said, adding that Canadian production increased 13 per cent during the year.

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