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Mining Operations

The Mining activities mission is to discover, develop and operate profitable uranium deposits to ensure our customers’ security of supply.

AREVA, the first largest unanium mining producer
KEY FIGURES

AREVA is one of the first largest uranium mining producers in the world, with 11,186 metric tons of uranium* produced in 2016.

  • 36% of AREVA’s consolidated revenue in 2016.
  • About 4,100** people around the globe.
  • 15 % of the world production.

* Financially consolidated AREVA share to which should be added 447 tons of Uranium corresponding to the AREVA’s share in COMINAK.
** Global workforce managed by AREVA (regardless of AREVA’s stake in mining joint ventures).

Aerial view of the redeveloped open pit mine in Oklo

AREVA prospects, mines and processes uranium ore. It restores sites after mine closure.

News

Kazakhstan: AREVA and KAZATOMPROM sign a strategic agreement

04/10/2017

Kazakhstan: AREVA and KAZATOMPROM sign a strategic agreement

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Publication of 2015 AREVA Mines CSR report

07/26/2016

Publication of 2015 AREVA Mines CSR report

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Underground mine, control room. Akouta. Cominak. Niger

AREVA manages 4 main mining activities: exploration, extraction and processing of uranium ore and the reclamation of sites once production is finished.

World Mines activities

map of World Mines activities
Environmental checks at the redeveloped Braudière site

Exploration, extraction and processing of uranium ore and site remediation. Discover more about AREVA's mining activities.

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Mining activities

The mining activities of AREVA are based on four main areas: exploration, mining, mining operations and remediation. Present on five continents, discover in these pictures all the mining activities of the group.

2015 AREVA Mines CSR Report