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The Back End Operations

Two men rigging a TN 85 cask at the NPH destorage facility

The AREVA Back End offers end-of-cycle management solutions for used fuel: recycling, logistics, clean-up and site rehabilitation. Working in Europe and North America, this activity implements technology that meets the group's commitments to sustainable development.

AREVA is at the very forefront of the global back end nuclear fuel cycle
Key figures

AREVA is at the very forefront of the global back end nuclear fuel cycle.

  • 18% of AREVA's consolidated revenue in 2014.
  • 12,325 employees worldwide

Four men preparing a TN 85 cask for loading

The Back End activity offers electricity companies end-of-cycle management solutions for used fuel - a market in which AREVA is the world leader.

News

Transport of vitrified waste to Switzerland

11/30/2016

Transport of vitrified waste to Switzerland

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Arrival of the 14th transport of used nuclear fuel from the Netherlands to AREVA la Hague plant for recycling

11/23/2016

Arrival of the 14th transport of used nuclear fuel from the Netherlands to AREVA la Hague plant for recycling

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AREVA liquid waste treatment plant at the Marcoule facility

The Back End activity concentrates its operations on the end-of-cycle management of used fuel and the rehabilitation of decommissioned nuclear facilities.

Back-end activities around the world

map of Back-end activities around the world

Records present the AREVA striking performances within Aval activities.

used fuel recycling

Working in collaboration with TNS Sofres, AREVA has conducted a survey in seven countries to gain a clearer understanding of perceptions about used nuclear fuel.

AREVA’s transformation