Uranium Mining in Niger

November 2013
Chain Reaction;Nov2013, Issue 119, p40
The article reports on the uranium mining industry in Niger, Western Africa. It features nuclear energy company, Areva that has been mining in Niger since 1973 through its affiliates, Somair and Cominak. Topics discussed include the effects of ethnic and regional tensions on Areva's operations as well as its impact on health and the environment.


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