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(last updated 9 Mar 2010)

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Mines

Uranium mines - Canada
LocationTypeNo. of ShaftsTotal Production [t U]Status
Northwest Territories
Port Radium abandoned [ISSUES]
Rayrock abandoned [ISSUES]
Saskatchewan
Beaverlodge abandoned [ISSUES]
Gunnar abandoned [ISSUES]
Lorado abandoned [ISSUES]
Nisto abandoned [ISSUES]
Rabbit LakeOP closed [ISSUES]
Cluff Lake closed [ISSUES]
Key LakeOP mine closed; Deilmann pit to receive McArthur River tailings
McArthur RiverUG operating [ISSUES]
McClean LakeOP, UG idle; JEB pit receives tailings
Ontario
Pronto (Rio Algom)UG
Quirke (Rio Algom)UG remediation complete
Denison (Denison)UG
Panel (Rio Algom)UG remediation complete
Can-Met (Denison)
Stanrock (Denison)UG remediation complete
Stanleigh (Rio Algom) remediation in action
BucklesUG remediated
Spanish American (Rio Algom)UG
MillikenUG
Lacnor (Rio Algom)UG remediated
Nordic (Rio Algom)UG remediated
Agnew Lake (ALM-Kerr Addison)UG remediation complete
Bancroft
TOTAL 321,626* 
Type: UG = underground, OP = open pit
* as of end 1998
Sources: Uranium 1999, OECD 2000


Waste Rock

Uranium waste rock deposits - Canada
LocationNo. of HeapsArea
ha
Volume
106 m3
Status
?????
TOTAL 
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Mill Tailings

Uranium Mill Tailings Deposits - Canada
LocationArea
ha
Contents
106 t
Status
Northwest Territories
Port Radium1 soil, rock cover [ISSUES]
Rayrock0.07 soil cover [ISSUES]
Saskatchewan
Beaverlodge5.7 lake disposal [ISSUES]
Gunnar744.1 lake disposal, no reclamation [ISSUES]
Lorado100.36 no reclamation [ISSUES]
Rabbit Lake546 operating [ISSUES] [DECOMM. ISSUES]
Cluff Lake362.5 closed [ISSUES]
Key Lake459.2 original tailings deposit closed
Deilmann pit to receive McArthur River tailings [ISSUES]
McClean Lake disposal in JEB pit operating; also to receive tailings from Midwest and Cigar Lake [ISSUES]
Ontario
Pronto (Rio Algom)2 no reclamation [ISSUES]
Quirke (Rio Algom)19246 flooded [ISSUES]
Denison (Denison)28063.3 [DETAILS: Denison ] [ISSUES]
Panel (Rio Algom)12316 flooded [ISSUES]
Stanrock (Denison)525.7 [DETAILS: Denison ] [ISSUES]
Stanleigh (Rio Algom)20 ? [ISSUES]
Spanish American (Rio Algom)0.4 lake disposal [ISSUES]
Lacnor (Rio Algom)3 revegetated [ISSUES]
Nordic (Rio Algom)1012 revegetated [ISSUES]
Agnew Lake0.4 soil cover [ISSUES]
Bancroft4.4 soil cover [ISSUES]
TOTAL> 202.13 
Sources: TMW'97 p.763; Sudbury'95 V.3 p.1199; IAEA-TECDOC-865 V.1 p.65; IAEA-TECDOC-982 p.35 (1997); Panel (1996)

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