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2010-2014 Contrat Industriel AREVA. The Palaeoproterozoic uranium ore deposits of Bangombé and Mikouloungou (Gabon) and their environment in a new sedimentological and tectonical setting. Coord. Michel Guiraud et E. Vennin (Dijon). Contrat Université de

Geology of uranium deposits

 · Uranium deposits formed at nearly all steps of the geological cycle, from high-grade metamorphic conditions (up to 850 C and 5–7 kbar) for the uranothorianite pyroxenite deposits from the Tranomaro area in the southern part of Madagascar, to plutonic, metasomatic, hydrothermal, basinal diagenetic, metamorphic, and volcanic to sedimentary and superficial environments with the calcretes ...

Uranium in Africa

Uranium in Africa. Uranium production is an important part of the African economy, with Niger, Namibia, Libya and South Africa creating up to 18% of the world''s annual production. Many African countries produce uranium or have untapped uranium ore deposits.

Gabon:The impact of Areva''s uranium mining

 · Report - Gabon:The impact of Areva''s uranium miningFor 40 years Comuf, a subsidiary of French nuclear giant Areva, mined uranium in the town of Mounana, in s...

Mounana, Gabon

Uranium deposits were first discovered in southeastern Gabon in 1956 by the French nuclear company COGEMA (now AREVA). Through its local branch COMUF, the company began mining uranium at Mounana (1960–99), Oklo (1970–85), Boyindzi (1980–91) and Mikouloungou (1997–99). The uranium initially produced the core material for the French ...

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Areva: Uranium Mining Operations in Gabon – Facing Finance

 · Areva: Uranium Mining Operations in Gabon. 6. February 2014. 27. May 2014. For 40 years, Comuf, an AREVA subsidiary, mined uranium in Mounana, southern Gabon. Scores of former Gabonese and French miners have consequently died. [1] Nearby …

Uranium Exploration

New deposits are continually being discovered through exploration activities. After 2007 Canadian production is expected to increase further as more new mines come into production. Over 80% of the uranium shipped from Saskatchewan mines goes to non-Canadian markets.

URANIUM INDUSTRY II: A "WHO''S WHO" OF URANIUM …

In each of these countries, Areva/Orano is mining its 13.5 percent share of the world''s uranium on Indigenous lands. By the 1960s, Orano, or its predecessor companies, had begun uranium mining in Niger and had explored other uranium deposits in Africa. In Niger, the company owns 63.4 percent of the Arlit mine, 37 percent of the Somaïr mine ...

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AREVA covers the activities of exploration, extraction and processing of uranium ore, as well as the reclaiming and monitoring of sites after they have been mined. After new uranium deposits have been indentified, the ore is extracted using various methods: open-pit …

Areva uranium deal eyed amid fraud allegations

 · The new development comes soon after Areva''s former boss Anne Lauvergeon filed a legal suit after discovering a confidential report by private investigators on whether her husband, a …

French policy shift leaves Gabon''s Bongo out in the cold | …

 · A spokesman for Areva said the company would "continue to invest in exploration and innovation to find new deposits," but did not address the question of Africa risks.

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The first step in discovering new geological resources is to use the available geological information to identify areas where there is a high chance of finding natural uranium concentrations. Common approaches include satellite or airborne surveys, ground geophysical measurement and …

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 · Deepwater offshore offers the possibility of discovering new provinces. Despite the major investments that need to be made (drilling and project-development costs), the scale of the discoveries and the productivity of the wells make it possible to generate substantial profits that mainly benefit the major companies and a few independent companies who take the exploration risks.

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AREVA Gabon: discovering new deposits - AREVA AREVA Gabon currently operates permits for uranium deposit exploration. ... If sizeable deposits are discovered, ...

Nuclear For The Green World: THE EXPLORATION OF NEW …

 · Niger, where there is a substantial probability of discovering new deposits in the uranium-rich area of Arlit. AREVA filed a number of research permit requests in 2007, 4 of which were granted; Kazakhstan, where start-up of the Muyunkum and Tortkuduk plants took place in 2006 and 2007, and where exploration is ongoing in order to discover fresh resources.

The Geochemistry and Geochronology of the End Deposit …

X The project consists of several U deposits and prospects ( eg . the Kiggavik Main, Centre, and East Zones, Bong, Andrew Lake, and End) X End deposit is estimated to contain 12.3 million kg U @ grade of 0.281% U 3 O 8 X Owned and operated by AREVA

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The new mining code expected by the end of 2013 aims to strike a balance between encouraging new exploration and optimising the state''s take in future mines (see analysis). French uranium giant Areva, through wholly owned Areva Gabon, returned to Gabon in early 2008 to explore for fresh uranium deposits and rare earths.

New Uranium Mining Projects

General, Domestic India to develop 13 new uranium mine projects, increasing production by factor of up to four The Uranium Corporation of India Limited (UCIL) will be taking up 13 uranium mining projects across the country with an outlay of Rs 105.7 billion [US$ 1 ...

Mounana, Gabon

Uranium deposits were first discovered in southeastern Gabon in 1956 by the French nuclear company COGEMA (now AREVA). Through its local branch COMUF, the company began mining uranium at Mounana (1960–99), Oklo (1970–85), Boyindzi …

The first stage in the formation of the uranium deposit …

 · discovering deposits. A petroleum exploration (seismic profile, geophysical exploration) should be considered to find new deposits in the Arlit region. Acknowledgments We would like to thank M. Cuney, R. Michels, C. Gonzales, Nathan Arthur and Sandra . ...

Uranium Resources and Supply

Uranium Resources and Supply by James Cameron and Maurice V. Hansen* Over the next decades the supply of uranium will be a vital factor in the fulfilment of the world''s nuclear power programmes. Forecasts of nuclear power installation, which have only been

AREVA discovers big uranium deposit in Mongolia

 · AREVA Mongol has 28 exploration licenses covering more than 14,100 square kilometres in the East Gobi province of Mongolia. This huge sedimentary basin contains promising uranium deposits well ...

Oil and mining industry of Niger

From the 1950s, Niger has been known to have large uranium deposits in the desert north of the Agadez Region, which is located about 1,000 kilometres (620 mi) northeast of Niamey In 1971, the first mine was opened outside Arlit and operated by SOMAIR, a national company with Areva and the government of Niger as shareholders. ...

Areva, Gabon launch plan to help ill uranium workers | …

 · Gabon and French mining giant Areva have launched a health initiative to treat more than 1,000 former miners who fell ill after working in a uranium mine in the Central African

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• Areva is protected by a stability clause so that an increase in royalties tax under a new 2006 mining l aw did not affect them; • Areva is protected so that if another uranium miner negotiated better terms, Areva would automatically benefit from the same

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AREVA is ranked first in global nuclear power and is active in every industrial activity related to nuclear energy production. The AREVA group has an industrial presence in 43 countries, employs over 46,000 people, and is a non-communicating participant of the

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operated by AREVA and one project under option from JCU and operated by UEX. Since inception, UEX has been successful discovering and advancing uranium resources in the Athabasca Basin. The Company has three -owned uranium deposits in the

IN GABON AND NIGER

New explorations by AREVA are underway, including on-site drilling with little or no change in safety measures. Radioactivity is measured daily by AREVA, but the data are not public.

Gaétan Lefebvre

AREVA. Areva is a French public multinational company which specializes in the production and transmission of nuclear power. The Geological unit in Gabon, is in charge of the exploration and exploitation of new uranium deposits. As part of of the exploration team I took part in the current drilling campaigns and geological mapping projects.

An elemental force: Uranium production in Africa, and …

 · Keywords Areva, COMUF, Gabon, Niger, nuclear exceptionalism, nuclearity, uranium, yellowcake In January 2003, US President George W. Bush declared in his State of the Union address that "the British government has learned that Saddam Hussein recently sought significant quantities of uranium from Africa."

IAEA CLASSIFICATION OF URANIUM DEPOSITS

uranium deposits with 15 main types covering most geological formations Detailed classification with 50 sub-types and classes The UDEPO Database with1532 « deposits », useful tool being improved regularly A new sub-database (UncvDEPO) for

Nuclear For The Green World: THE EXPLORATION OF …

 · Niger, where there is a substantial probability of discovering new deposits in the uranium-rich area of Arlit. AREVA filed a number of research permit requests in 2007, 4 of which were granted; Kazakhstan, where start-up of the Muyunkum and Tortkuduk plants took place in 2006 and 2007, and where exploration is ongoing in order to discover fresh resources.

A History of Exploration for and Discovery of Finland''s …

 · During 1809-1917 when Finland was a Grand Duchy within the Russian Empire, exploration was reorganized and strengthened. New, generally small iron deposits were discovered to supply iron works. Deposits found in the Pitkäranta area were mined for copper, tin, zinc, and iron.

Uranium in Africa

Uranium in Africa (January 2010) z Africa has considerable mineral deposits, including uranium. z Exploration and mine development is proceeding in countries which have not hitherto supplied uranium. z Gabon has been a significant uranium supplier in the past.

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Areva''s large Imouraren uranium mine in Niger is scheduled for commissioning in 2010 and full production in 2012. ... discovering commercial-scale deposits. Given this estimate, it is evident that the govern-ment investments in geoscience through GEM and TGI ...

Spilpunt: Uranium

 · The new development comes soon after Areva''s former boss Anne Lauvergeon filed a legal suit after discovering a confidential report by private investigators on whether her husband, a business consultant, had illegally benefited …

Mining News: Regulators kick-start Kiggavik review

Extensive exploration in the Thelon Basin started after the discovery of high-grade uranium deposits in the Athabasca Basin directly south in northern Saskatchewan. Areva Canada owns interests in at least four uranium mines in Saskatchewan, including the McClean Lake Mine, which won an eight-year extension of its operating license in 2009 from the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission.