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Uranium Primer - Uranium Extraction Methods

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Uranium is found in mineral deposits worldwide, with over one-half of the world’s uranium production today derived from mines located in Canada, Australia, and Kazakhstan. Uranium-bearing ores are mined by methods similar to those used for other metal ores. The uranium ore is removed from the ground by conventional mining techniques, in-situ recovery method, or as a by-product of other minerals.

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