White Mesa Mill




The White Mesa Mill is the only fully-licensed and operating conventional uranium 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
  • A key link in the U.S. rare earth supply chain given its ability to remove and recover uranium and manage the radioactive byproducts from rare earth ore


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Ownership of Mill


White Mesa’s share of all U.S. uranium production (2012-2018)

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  • 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

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Recent Uranium Production
  • 2019 – 1.8 million lbs. of V2O5  
  • 2018 – 0.8 million lbs.  
  • 2017 – 1.3 million lbs.  
  • 2016 – 0.7 million lbs.  
  • 2015 – 0.3 million lbs.  
  • 2014 – 0.9 million lbs.  
  • 2013 – 1.0 million lbs.  
  • 2012 – 1.3 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.