White Mesa Mill


White Mesa Mill

White Mesa Mill

The White Mesa Mill is the only fully-licensed and operating conventional uranium and vanadium mill in the United States.

Licensed capacity of 8+ million pounds of uranium per year

Central to the highest-grade uranium mines and deposits in the United States

Extensive controls in place to ensure protection of air, water, wildlife, and the environment

150 people employed at full operation

A major U.S. producer of high-purity vanadium.


Ownership of Mill


White Mesa’s share of all U.S. uranium production (2011-2015)

Separate circuit to produce high-purity vanadium from certain ores with potential to supply emerging battery technologies

Separate alternate feed circuit to produce uranium from other uranium-bearing materials with grades as high as 75% U3O8

Recent Uranium Production

  • 2015 – 0.3 million lbs.
  • 2014 – 0.9 million lbs.
  • 2013 – 1.0 million lbs.
  • 2012 – 1.3 million lbs.
  • 2011 – 1.0 million lbs.
  • 2010 – 1.1 million lbs.

The White Mesa Mill has a separate circuit for processing alternate feed materials.

Alternate feed materials are other uranium-bearing materials, not derived from conventional ore.

Materials often come from uranium conversion and other metals processing.

Grades as high as 75% U3O8.