MELOX, world leader in MOX production
The MELOX plant, situated in the regional department of Gard (France), produces MOX fuel assemblies intended to power light-water reactors in different countries. MELOX is the world leader in this market, with more than 1,500 metric tons of heavy metal of MOX fuels produced since the plant started operation.
MELOX: fabrication of MOX fuel
MELOX recycles plutonium recovered during treatment operations on used fuel in the La Hague plant.
The MELOX plant meets stringent standards in relation to the environment and management. It holds ISO 9001/14001 and OHSAS 18001 certifications.
Throughout the year, MELOX teams evaluate the impact of the plant's activity on the environment.
MELOX is part of the group's sustainable development initiative and is committed to respect for the environment and for health and security.
Spread of information
MELOX publishes an annual report on environmental, social, and corporate practice and nuclear safety and radiation protection.
Dialog with stakeholders
MELOX is involved in relations with its stakeholders: local economic development, partnerships with associations and educational institutions, etc.
Founded in the early 1990's, the MELOX plant has continued to develop and expand. Today it works with France, Japan and even Germany.