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August 29, 2016

AREVA Corporate Foundation: Moctar, cured, returns to his family in Niger

Inauguration of the Uranium Pavilion at the National Museum, a symbol of the long-standing partnership between AREVA and the state of Niger

May 30, 2016

Inauguration of the Uranium Pavilion at the National Museum, a symbol of the long-standing partnership between AREVA and the state of Niger

On November 3-4, the Arlit site welcomed the new Ambassador of France in Niger, Marcel Escure, along with Jacques Peythieu, Executive Senior Vice President of the Mining BL, the Managing Directors of SOMAÏR and COMINAK and a delegation of personalities

November 16th 2015

Niger: the ambassador of France in Niger visits SOMAÏR

Four of them, Balkissa, Mariama, Sarah and Saadatou, are returning to Niger this year with engineering degrees in their pockets to serve their country with their skills

October 2nd 2015

AREVA Corporate Foundation: Nigerien students honored

The 685 km Tahoua – Agadez- Arlit road was opened to traffic in December 1980. It was financed by the mining companies SOMAIR &COMINAK. The latter are devoting 1 % of their annual revenue for its maintenance

September 21st 2015

President of the Republic of Niger launches repair work on sections of the Tahoua-Agadez-Arlit road

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.