Site Operations and Maintenance U.S. Department of Energy

Staff are on site 7 days per week performing security and maintenance activities. Tailings excavation and conditioning operations run 4 days a week.

In addition to excavating and conditioning mill tailings, the Project has excavated and sorted a portion of the mill building debris that was buried in the southern end of the tailings pile. Some debris has been shipped in containers modified to carry this type of material.

The Moab Project ships two trains a week. In July, the Project added four containers to each trainload for a total 140 containers per train. During the month of August, more than 47,000 tons of tailings were shipped to Crescent Junction for disposal, for a total to date of about 8,783,800 tons shipped.

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