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AREVA's Front End activities

Fuel manufacturing: tubes leaving the furnace

The Front End activities of the nuclear fuel cycle take place following the mining and processing of the ore. The front end combines the services of uranium conversion and enrichment.

Man alongside fluorine electrolysis cells

The know-how of the Chemistry Operations, front end and back end of the nuclear fuel cycle, allows it to propose services in non-nuclear chemistry.

Construction of the Georges Besse II enrichment plant in October 2008

Enrichment consists of increasing the proportion of uranium-235 found in the natural uranium in order to produce a fuel that can be used in nuclear reactors.


Display of the new factory "Georges Besse II"

The Georges Besse II facility will take enrichment activity at New AREVA into a new era.