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Rosatom has increased extraction of uranium in the USA in 2017 almost by 70% — Rambler News Service


The Uranium One company belonging to Rosatom in 2017 has increased extraction of uranium in the USA by 69,57% in comparison with an indicator of 2016 - to 39 tons. The general growth of production of the company was abroad 3,7%, the total volume of production has reached 5,102 tons, is reported in the annual report of the state corporation. "Following the results of 2017 the uranium mining enterprises Uranium One have in full executed the annual production program. 5,102 thousand tons of uranium are extracted, at this Uranium One have kept the leading positions on cost of production in the world market", - it is said in the report. So, in Kazakhstan Uranium One has extracted 5,063 thousand tons of uranium that for 3,4%, or na167 tons it is, more, than in 2016. In the USA the enterprise has shown more considerable dynamics of growth – production has increased by 1,7 times, from 23 tons in 2016 to 39 tons in 2017. Uranium One mineral resources, according to estimates according to standards of the international reporting, have made 216,2 thousand tons of uranium for the end of 2017 that on 4,6 tons, or for 2,1% it is, less, than in 2016.

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