societe: Orano

Niger: Orano to restart mining of the Imouraren deposit

Orano is relaunching the Imouraren uranium deposit project in Niger, after a pause of several years. This time, the group is opting for a more environmentally friendly method of extraction, while continuing to preserve the drinking water table.

Former geologist on trial for failure to declare a New Zealand trust

A former Areva geologist is on trial in Paris for failing to declare a New Zealand trust. Claude Caillat, who discovered uranium in Canada in 2005, denies any fraudulent intent. The hearing highlighted the financial practices of the French nuclear giant at the time.

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Departure of MOX to Japan

Two ships carrying MOX, a nuclear fuel, left the port of Cherbourg, in the English Channel, bound for Japan.