Areva signs uranium mining agreements in China

Areva has signed a series of agreements with China National Nuclear Corp. (CNNC) which include the supply of natural uranium from 2012 to 2025.

Luc Oursel, Areva’s CEO, said the agreements strengthen Areva’s mining partnership with CNNC, in particular in the field of uranium supply.

Areva has worked in China for nearly 30 years by supplying uranium, delivering nuclear fuel, servicing existing power plants and constructing new reactors. China is currently home to 26 reactors under construction.

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