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Mining business group

An AREVA employee on the McClean Lake site in Canada

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, the first largest unanium mining producer
KEY FIGURES

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).

Aerial view of the redeveloped open pit mine in Oklo

The Mining business group prospects, mines and processes uranium ore. It restores sites after mine closure.

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07/02/2015

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The Mining Business Group’s Responsible Development Report 2013-2014 goes digital.

11/18/2014

The Mining Business Group’s Responsible Development Report 2013-2014 goes digital.

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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 reclamation. 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 rehabilitation after operation. Present on five continents, discover in these pictures all the mining activities of the group.

2013-2014
AREVA’s transformation