The Innovation Center for Extractive Metallurgy or CIME from Orano Group develops scientific and technical solutions to meet the needs of its customers in the fields of energy, the environment, industrial recycling, health, minerals and ores processing and engineering.

Recognized worldwide with 40 years of experience, the CIME is currently renewing its industrial premises in Bessines-sur-Gartempe, located in Limousin (Center of France). The construction of a new research center has been launched to continue to develop its end-to-end or tailor-made solution, from technical studies to the implementation and commissioning of industrial pilots, in a state-of-the-art environment.


Site of Bessines-sur-Gartempe Site of Bessines-sur-Gartempe, France


Years of experience
10 M€
Annual turnover
30 M€
Invested in the project
> 100
Publications and patents
> 10
Industrial pilots per year
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