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Dulaan Uul, East zone, Mongolia.

AREVA has been based in Mongolia since 1997 and is now represented there by its wholly owned subsidiary AREVA Mongol. The latter's exploration operations are conducted by COGEGOBI. The operating company AREVA Mines LLC will hold and exploit the operating permits.

AREVA began operating in Mongolia in 1997 when it formed a joint venture with Gobigeo, an exploration and drilling company, called COGEGOBI (70% AREVA, 30% Gobigeo).

AREVA Mongol, the parent company

AREVA Mongol LLC is the parent company of the entities in Mongolia. It is headquartered in Ulan Bator, the capital of Mongolia. All of the support functions are centered in this company. Together with its entities, AREVA Mongol employs about 120 people, more than 90% of whom are of Mongolian origin.

COGEGOBI has been a wholly owned subsidiary of AREVA Mongol since 2009. In November 2011, Mitsubishi exercised its option to acquire a 34% equity stake in the company.

COGEGOBI for exploration

COGEGOBI LLC holds all of the uranium exploration permits (22 licenses). All of the exploration functions are centered in COGEGOBI LLC.

AREVA Mines LLC for operation

AREVA Mines LLC (AREVA MONGOL LLC, 66%, MON-ATOM, 34%) will hold the mining permits to be requested by COGEGOBI from the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA).

All mining-related functions will be centered in AREVA Mines LLC.


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