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Melox Plant (France)
Used to produce electricity in France since 1960s, nuclear is a mature and safe energy source. Central to this source of energy is the nuclear fuel, a product with multiple facets.

Did you know 96% of nuclear used fuel can be recycled by sorting its different components? Did you know uranium can be extracted from the ground without digging deep mines? Did you know Orano built the world’s first nuclear used fuel recycling plant, la Hague, in 1966?

Find out more about nuclear fuel and discover some projects carried out by Orano through Our Stories featuring an array of people, places and most advanced technologies.
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