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Uranium mines

Using mining techniques at the cutting-edge of innovation, Orano draws ore from the earth as offered by each type of deposit: in Canada, where the uranium content is the highest in the world; in Kazakhstan, with the world's largest SRI uranium mine; and in Niger, in the desert region of Air. Committed to a responsible mining approach, Orano operates with respect for the environment and people while contributing to the economic development of the territories and their populations.
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To secure 20 years of supply to its international clients, Orano Canada explores new uranium-bearing lands as well as re-develops end-of-life sites.
Created in 1997 by Orano and Kazatomprom in Kazakhstan KATCO operates the world’s largest SRI uranium mine.
Niger's mining companies Somaïr and Cominak draw value from the country's uranium potential by mining respectively deposits in the desert region of the Aïr.
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