Uranium mines

Using mining techniques at the cutting-edge of innovation, Orano draws ore from the earth as offered by each type of deposit: in Canada, where the uranium content is the highest in the world; in Kazakhstan, with the world's largest SRI uranium mine; and in Niger, in the desert region of Air. Committed to a responsible mining approach, Orano operates with respect for the environment and people while contributing to the economic development of the territories and their populations.
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Canada
To secure 20 years of supply to its international clients, Orano Canada explores new uranium-bearing lands as well as re-develops end-of-life sites.
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Kazakhstan
Created in 1997 by Orano and Kazatomprom in Kazakhstan KATCO operates the world’s largest SRI uranium mine.
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Niger
Niger's mining companies Somaïr and Cominak draw value from the country's uranium potential by mining respectively deposits in the desert region of the Aïr.
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