McArthur River (Canada)

Uranium Mine

Facilities in McArthur River

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McArthur RiverUranium mine

Federal panel hearings took place as part of a process to review environmental and other implications of the two Canadian mining projects at McArthur River and Cigar Lake in Northern Saskatchewan. The two mines are the largest high-grade uranium deposits in the world.The Cameco Corporation which holds the majority interest in both ventures, says that, if they are approved, commercial production could begin in 1999.