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NIGER: the first commercial flight lands at Imouraren!

31 janvier 2014

NIGER: the first commercial flight lands at Imouraren!

AREVA Foundation: more than 600 children go to school in Niger with the support of the Secours populaire français

24 january 2014

AREVA Foundation: more than 600 children go to school in Niger with the support of the Secours populaire français

IRHAZER pastoral project officially launched by the Nigerien prime minister

09 january 2014

IRHAZER pastoral project officially launched by the Nigerien prime minister

AREVA gives support to Nigerien athletics federation

08 january 2014

AREVA gives support to Nigerien athletics federation

AREVA renews aid for women’s healthcare

06 january 2014

AREVA renews aid for women’s healthcare

Mining facilities in Niger

Present in Niger for
50 years, AREVA has constructed an enduring partnership with the country. Four companies are currently exploiting Niger’s uranium resources. The group is the operator of these companies and their principal shareholder.

AREVA and Niger, a enduring partnership

AREVA has always been a loyal industrial partner and socially responsible operator in Niger. The group conducts its mining activities with an active policy of risk prevention, impact limitation and environmental protection. AREVA fulfills its corporate citizenship responsibilities by reporting on its activities, encouraging dialogue and cooperation with stakeholders, and helping to improve the lives of the local population.

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Responsible uranium extraction in Niger

AREVA produces 3,000 tons of uranium every year on the Arlit site through the companies COMINAK and SOMAÏR. A look at a desert town where economic activity, revolving round the mines, is accompanied by a concern for the education and health of the population, and environmental protection.

Mining activities
Somaïr open pit mine. Arlit. Niger

With operational excellence as their aim, the multicultural teams of the Mining Business Group locate new resources and exploit deposits all over the world, extract uranium from the ore, and reclaim and monitor the sites when mining has ended. This broad spectrum of know-how makes the mining activity a pillar of AREVA’s integrated business model.

Careers
Analytical laboratory. Somaïr ore processing plant. Niger

AREVA’s human resources policy in Niger, where it is the largest private-sector employer, is actively concerned with its employees’ welfare. The group encourages the occupational development of employees, protects their health and safety, and provides them with good working conditions.