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Uranium Mining in Niger - Stanford University

2018-4-10  Mining in Niger. Niger is a country struck by poverty, and the fact that nuclear energy is available for the country to extract is a blessing. However, uranium extraction to be used for nuclear energy is taken advantage by foreign powers. Two major uranium-producing mines in Niger account for most of the country's production.

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Niger - Uranium Mining export.gov

2021-8-22  Niger is the fourth largest uranium producer in the world. Since 1968, French mining firm AREVA has been mining uranium deposits in the northwestern city of Arlit, via its subsidiaries Société des Mines de l’Aïr (SOMAIR) and Société des Mines de l’Aïr (COMINAK).

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New Uranium Mining Projects - Niger

2021-4-5  The following companies are performing uranium prospection and/or exploration in Niger: Bayswater Uranium Corporation (planned), Areva NC, Greencastle Resources Ltd. (planned), Forte Energy NL (planned), Southampton Ventures Inc., North Atlantic Resources Ltd., Selier Energy Niger SARL, Anglo-Canadian Uranium Corp. (planned), China National Uranium Corporation (CNUC),

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ACTUAL URANIUM EXPLORATION AND MINING

2014-6-28  Uranium was known as a strategic mineral different from the other minerals till 1993. In 1993, the Niger Government adopted an ordinance in which uranium is considered as an ordinary mineral like others. In 2006, the Niger Government adopted a mining

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Somair – Uranium Mining in Niger

2016-8-8  Akokan and Arlit are the two mining towns of SOMAIR, located in a region known as a uranium extraction area on the southern border of the Sahara desert, west of the Aïr Mountains. This is approximately 1,200 kilometres from Niamey, the capital of Niger

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Uranium in Niger: When a Blessing Becomes a Curse ...

2018-4-19  Uranium mining practices have endangered the health and livelihood of people living in Arlit and Akokan – popularly known as the twin mining towns in Niger. Take for instance of SOMAIR and COMINAK, the two subsidiaries of Areva,

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Orano sees 10 more years for Niger uranium project ...

2020-3-13  France intends to ensure the continuity of uranium production in northern Niger, Nicolas Maes, head of Orano's mining business unit, said following an 11 March audience with Nigerien Prime Minister Birgi Rafini. This will mean ensuring that Orano subsidiary Somaïr can continue operating for as long as possible, or at least until the Imouraren project resumes, he said.

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Issues at Operating Uranium Mines and Mills - Niger

2021-3-31  Following the commissioning in 1975 of the coal power plant in Anu Araren, 1000 km north of Niger's capital, Niamey, to supply electricity to the cities in the north as well as uranium plants, Niger has launched a new coal power plant in the Tahoua region.

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NIGER: GENERATIONAL VAMPIRES URANIUM PART II –

2021-6-24  Hence, the respective government and the mining companies operating therein should adopt a regional and holistic approach to resolve the crisis. When uranium was first discovered in Niger, Areva promised to build a ‘Little Paris’, in the country. After 40 years of mining, Arlit, the city created by Areva, is filled with radiation.

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Uranium Niger - the mines of the Niger desert Orano

Creating the conditions and carrying out actions for the continuity of uranium mining operations in northern Niger is the cornerstone of Orano’s mutually beneficial relationship with Niger. • In 2019, 2,982 tons of uranium produced by the two operating mines.

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Uranium Mining in Niger (Jim Green) Wise International

2021-7-29  Areva and uranium mining in Niger Areva has been mining uranium in Niger for more than 40 years and operates two mines in the north of the country through affiliated companies Somair (Arlit mine) and Cominak (the nearby Akokan mine). Areva is also working to start up a third uranium mine in Niger

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Uranium Mining in the African Continent - Fatih D. Oral

2021-4-12  Last month, French nuclear group Orano's Compagnie minière d'Akokan (COMINAK) uranium mine in Niger closed due to the depletion of the reserves, as the mine's board of directors announced. It was one of the biggest uranium mines in the world, and the mine carried out the last blast on March 25 and ceased production on March 31. Today, uranium has been a significant raw

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Exploration and uranium mining in Niger (Conference)

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Areva in Niger: who is benefiting from the uranium ...

2021-8-23  Niger, one of the poorest countries in the world, and Areva, a world leader in nuclear energy spearheading France's economic diplomacy, have for the past several months been renegotiating the for Nigerien uranium mining contract, which will runs until December 31, 2013.

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Orano sees 10 more years for Niger uranium project ...

2020-3-13  France intends to ensure the continuity of uranium production in northern Niger, Nicolas Maes, head of Orano's mining business unit, said following an 11 March audience with Nigerien Prime Minister Birgi Rafini. This will mean ensuring that Orano subsidiary Somaïr can continue operating for as long as possible, or at least until the Imouraren project resumes, he said.

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Global Atomic Confirms 90% Ownership of Dasa Project

1 天前  We appreciate Niger’s proactive support for mining and uranium mining in particular, which has been a significant part of the country’s economy for 50 years. The Niger Government has supported ...

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Issues at Operating Uranium Mines and Mills - Niger

2021-3-31  General Areva called to order by NGOs over obligations of transparency regarding uranium mining in Niger Non-governmental organizations Oxfam, ONE and Sherpa, analyzed the public statements of six French groups - Total, Areva, EDF, Engie, Eramet and Maurel and Prom - regarding their raw materials extraction activities in 2015 in a report published on Thursday (April 13th).

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Responsible mining

SOMAÏR and COMINAK are the only mining companies in Niger that are ISO 14001 certified for environmental management and protection. Both are compliant with environmental and human protection regulations in effect in Niger and include radiological analyses of air, water, the food chain, and soil in Arlit, Akokan and at the mining sites.

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Russia Launches Uranium Mining Efforts in Niger - The New ...

In April 2009, China issued a $95 million preferential loan to Niger for the purpose of boosting a uranium mining project, and the Nigerien government serves as a 33 percent joint venture partner ...

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Somair – Uranium Mining in Niger

2016-8-8  Akokan and Arlit are the two mining towns of SOMAIR, located in a region known as a uranium extraction area on the southern border of the Sahara desert, west of the Aïr Mountains. This is approximately 1,200 kilometres from Niamey, the capital of Niger

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Uranium Mining In Niger

2020-6-1  It will be the largest mining project ever undertaken in Niger, the largest open pit uranium mine in Africa, and the largest anywhere to use heap leaching on a 42hectare pad. The deposit covers 8 km by 2.5 km and Orano lists 213,700 tonnes of uranium reserves at 0.07U, plus 62,500 tU indicated resources.

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Exploration and uranium mining in Niger (Conference)

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A New Renaissance for Uranium Mining - NXTmine

2021-8-23  The Cominak mine in Niger ceased production on March 31, 2021, removing an additional 2.8 million lbs. of production. Kazakhstan will not step up to fill the gap. Kazakhstan supplies about 40% of the world’s uranium supply but last summer, Kazatomprom, Kazakhstan’s state-owned uranium production company, indicated that it will reduce ...

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Uranium Mining in the African Continent - Fatih D. Oral

2021-4-12  Last month, French nuclear group Orano's Compagnie minière d'Akokan (COMINAK) uranium mine in Niger closed due to the depletion of the reserves, as the mine's board of directors announced. It was one of the biggest uranium mines in the world, and the mine carried out the last blast on March 25 and ceased production on March 31. Today, uranium has been a significant raw

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Uranium from Niger: A key resource of diminishing ...

2016-5-3  URANIUM? Niger is less important to France than it used to be; it re-mains a key partner, but less so than was the case in the past. EDF (Electricité de France), which operates the French nuclear power reactors, has long-term contracts with the industry for supplies of natural uranium from Australia, Canada, Niger, and Kazakhstan.

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Global Atomic Confirms 90% Ownership of Dasa Project

1 天前  We appreciate Niger’s proactive support for mining and uranium mining in particular, which has been a significant part of the country’s economy for 50 years. The Niger Government has supported ...

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CNNC begins trials at uranium mine in Niger

2011-3-24  The operator said earlier that it would increase annual overseas uranium capacity to 5,000 tons within 10 years to secure supplies. Apart from Niger, CNNC is also looking for uranium mining ...

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Niger uranium mine ends operations after 47 years - Sub ...

2021-4-6  Orano Mining holds 59% of Cominak’s capital, with Niger assets mining company Sopamin holding 31% and Enusa of Spain holding 10%. Orano earlier this year acquired Overseas Uranium Resources Development Co (OURD) of Japan’s 25%

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Russia Launches Uranium Mining Efforts in Niger - The New ...

In April 2009, China issued a $95 million preferential loan to Niger for the purpose of boosting a uranium mining project, and the Nigerien government serves as a 33 percent joint venture partner ...

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