Table 1: Top ten uranium production mines in 2010

1 January 2000

Source: Energy Resources International
Mine Country Major owner Type Production
McArthur River Canada Cameco underground 19.9
Ranger Australia ERA/Rio Tinto open pit 8.4
Rossing Namibia Rio Tinto open pit 8.0
Kraznokamensk Russia ARMZ underground 7.8
Arlit Niger Somair/ Areva open pit 6.9
Tortkuduk Kazakhstan Katco JV/ Areva ISL 8.7
Olympic Dam Australia BHP Billiton by-product/underground 6.1
Budenovskoye 2 Kazakhstan Karatau JV/Kazatomprom ISL 2.2
South Inkai Kazakhstan Betpak Dala JV/ Uranium One ISL 3.1
Inkai Kazakhstan Inkai JV/Cameco ISL 4.3
Total 75.4

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