Overview of the Mining business group
The Mining Business Group is active on every continent, exploring for new deposits, mining and milling uranium ore, and rehabilitating sites at the end of mining operations.
With a market share of close to 16% in 2009, AREVA is the second largest uranium producer in the world. The group has a diversified portfolio of operating mines in Canada, Kazakhstan and Niger as well as projects under development in Africa.
The Mining business group covers exploration, extraction and processing of uranium ore. It subsequently reclaims mining sites once production has finished.
Challenges and perspectives
AREVA is strengthening its position as leader through three aspects: increased production, diversification of mining resources and searching for deposits.
Growing global demand and disappearing secondary resources... The natural uranium market is in line for significant growth.
Discover Mining Activities
Prospecting for, producing and selling uranium, with a commitment to efficient performance and social and environmental responsibility, are the main activities of AREVA’s Mining activity.