How is uranium mined?

Tunnel to the mine
Uranium can be extracted in an open-pit mine, in an underground mine or using a technology called in-situ leaching recovery where the uranium minerals are dissolved in liquid underground, the liquid is pumped to the surface and the uranium is taken out of the solution.

These FAQs focus on activities at a typical underground mine site and includes the milling activities that often take place at the mine site.

Uranium Mine

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