La Hague: recycling used fuel
AREVA's La Hague site provides the first stage in the recycling of used fuel taken from nuclear reactors. It is located 25 kilometers west of Cherbourg (Manche region). It employs over 5000 people, and is the leading industrial center of its kind in the world.
Recycling used fuel
AREVA La Hague provides the first stage in the recycling of used fuel taken from nuclear reactors across the globe.
AREVA La Hague strives to limit the impact of its activity on the environment. The surrounding environment and population are subject to constant monitoring.
In keeping with the sustainable development policy of the group, AREVA La Hague has implemented measures for environment, safety, and health-security.
Dialog with stakeholders
AREVA La Hague participates in local economic development and maintains close relations with local players and economic agencies.
Spread of information
Every year AREVA La Hague publishes reports that give information on its activities and its policy on safety, security, and environmental monitoring openly available.
Built in 1961, the aim of the La Hague plant is to reprocess used fuel from nuclear reactors.
AREVA La Hague meets stringent standards in relation to the environment and management. It holds ISO 9001/14001 and OHSAS 18001 certifications.
Records from the AREVA La Hague site make it possible to find out more about site monitoring, waste management, radioactivity measurements, etc.
AREVA La Hague tours
AREVA La Hague offers an educational sightseeing tour to find out all about the recycling of used fuel and the preservation of the environment.
24 hours in La Hague
As a major player in the nuclear industry, AREVA’s establishment in La Hague processes used fuel originating from the entire world. The site had operations in recycling, personnel protection, and environmental protection filmed over the course of 24 hours. Report.
AREVA La Hague
50444 Beaumont-Hague Cedex - France
Tél. : +33 (0)2 33 02 60 00
Fax : +33 (0)2.33.02.71.42