Mining business group
The Mining business group covers exploration, extraction and processing of uranium ore and the reclamation of sites after production has finished. The group holds a broad portfolio of mines in operation (Canada, Kazakhstan and Niger), as well as projects under development (Africa).
AREVA is one of the first largest uranium mining producers in the world, with 8,959 metric tons of uranium* produced in 2014.
- 16% of AREVA’s consolidated revenue in 2014.
- About 4,952** people around the globe.
* Financially consolidated AREVA share to which should be added 510 tons of Uranium corresponding to the AREVA’s share in COMINAK. Due to the changes in the accounting standards, COMINAK has no longer been financially consolidated since the beginning of 2014.
** Global workforce managed by AREVA (regardless of AREVA’s stake in mining joint ventures).
The Mining business group prospects, mines and processes uranium ore. It restores sites after mine closure.
AREVA manages 4 main mining activities: exploration, extraction and processing of uranium ore and the reclamation of sites once production is finished.
Exploration, extraction and processing of uranium ore and site reclamation. Discover more about AREVA's mining activities.
The mining activities of AREVA are based on four main areas: exploration, mining, mining operations and rehabilitation after operation. Present on five continents, discover in these pictures all the mining activities of the group.