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Irhazer agricultural development project: new agreement signed between AREVA and the State of Niger

July 13th 2015

Irhazer agricultural development project: new agreement signed between AREVA and the State of Niger

Niger: positive outcome for the pilot phase of the Irhazer-Tamesna project

June 12th 2015

Niger: positive outcome for the pilot phase of the Irhazer-Tamesna project

AREVA corporate Foundation and child education in Niger

May 11th 2014

AREVA corporate Foundation and child education in Niger

AREVA offers bursaries for nurse and teacher training in the Agadez region

September 11th 2014

AREVA offers bursaries for nurse and teacher training in the Agadez region

A full program for Safety Days

16 july 2014

A full program for Safety Days

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 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.