Mongolia: Supporting access to the higher education of the local youth
Badrakh Energy, an Orano subsidiary in Mongolia, is supporting students in Dornogobi Province by giving them the opportunity to study at university. This
helps develop the skills and competences of the Province’s youth, and in the
medium term, allows future company specialists in the region to be trained.
Education is one of the priorities for Orano Mining’s community investment.
Following a particularly harsh winter 2007, a livestock reconstitution project was initiated by the Orano subsidiary in Mongolia. The objective is to support herders neighboring the Zuuvch Ovoo project.
In Mongolia, Orano Mining is supporting the NGO FXB to help 100 vulnerable families out of poverty
The project launched by the FXB association in the rural province of Dornogobi in Mongolia aims to lift some 100 families out of extreme poverty by supporting them on the sustainable path to economic independence.
For a number of years, Orano Mining has been supporting the "Les Puits du Désert" [Desert Wells] association in northern Niger who are working to improve access to water for the local population and women condition.
Ecological offsetting: a solution for biodiversity
Orano’s subsidiary in Mongolia is developing a mining project at the Zuuvch Ovoo site in the Gobi Desert. To avoid the loss of biodiversity caused by the construction of the pilot site, Badrakh Energy has opted for ecological offsetting by organizing the planting of saxauls, the iconic trees of the region.
Tailings storage: a recognized expertise for Orano Canada
Orano is committed to implementing the global industry standard on tailings management. In Saskatchewan, the McClean Lake mill has been granted approval to expand to continue to process and store tailings safely.
Our R&D experts working for the environment with the Envir@mines Program
Understanding the evolution of groundwater / aquifers, projecting regulatory changes in our water treatment, working on the environmental footprint of mining waste rock... All these are research and development topics for our Envir@Mines Program experts.
Mining makes way for forests or how Orano is successfully making the most of its land assets in France
How does one go about converting former uranium mines into responsibly and sustainably managed areas of ecological land? This is one of the missions of Orano’s Mine Closure teams. To manage its estate of more than 1,300 hectares of forest land, the group has in particular opted for the deployment of a Simple Management Plan.
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