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The Front End Operations

Center line, FBFC, Romans plant

The Front End Operations combines activities associated with the conversion and enrichment of uranium and with the design and fuel production for nuclear reactors. The production capacities of the group, one of the world's leaders in the sector, are undergoing modernization.

AREVA is one of the first actor for front-end activity.
Key figures

 

  • 27% of AREVA's consolidated revenue in 2014
  • 8,080 employees worldwide

Guide tubes for fuel assemblies

The Front End combines the services of conversion and enrichment of uranium along with the design and nuclear fuel production.

News

08/23/2016

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AREVA NP Ugine: accident at a facility

07/14/2016

AREVA NP Ugine: accident at a facility

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Fuel production: tubes leaving the furnace

The Front End activity comprise uranium conversion and enrichment, along with the design and manufacturing of nuclear fuel assemblies.

Front end activities around the world

view of Front end activities around the world
Installation of the smokestack during construction of the Georges Besse II plant

Records present the AREVA striking performances within the Front End.

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Display of the new factory "Georges Besse II"

The Georges Besse II facility will take enrichment activity at AREVA into a new era.

AREVA’s transformation