AREVA : Production Fully Resumes At SOMAÏR Business Wire PARIS -- August 7, 2013 Regulatory News : Production of uranium concentrate has resumed at the SOMAÏR mine operated by AREVA (Paris:AREVA) in northern Niger. Production had been interrupted by a terrorist attack on May 23. Ore extraction resumed on May 24, and one of the two processing lines went back into service on June 18. Both processing lines at the site are now operational. Olivier Wantz, a member of the AREVA Executive Board and Senior Executive Vice President of the Mining BG, said “The SOMAÏR and AREVA teams mobilized magnificently to repair the damage caused by this unspeakable act, which cost the life of one of our coworkers. The SOMAÏR site is completely operational today, two months ahead of the provisional timetable.” MORE ABOUT AREVA AREVA supplies advanced technology solutions for power generation with less carbon. Its expertise and unwavering insistence on safety, security, transparency and ethics are setting the standard, and its responsible development is anchored in a process of continuous improvement. Ranked first in the global nuclear power industry, AREVA’s unique integrated offering to utilities covers every stage of the fuel cycle, nuclear reactor design and construction, and operating services. The group is actively developing its activities in renewable energies – wind, bioenergy, solar and energy storage – to become one of the leaders in this sector worldwide. With these two major offers, AREVA’s 47,000 employees are helping to supply ever safer, cleaner and more economical energy to the greatest number of people. Tour AREVA – 1 Place Jean Millier – 92400 COURBEVOIE – France – Tel: +33 (0)1 34 96 00 00 – Fax: +33 (0)1 34 96 00 01 /1 Contact: AREVA Press Office Julien Duperray or Katherine Berezowskyj or Jérôme Rosso or Alexandre Thébault T: +33 (0)1 34 96 12 15 firstname.lastname@example.org or Investors Relations Marie de Scorbiac, T: +33 (0)1 34 96 05 97 email@example.com or Philippine du Repaire, T: +33 (0)1 34 96 11 51 firstname.lastname@example.org
AREVA : Production Fully Resumes At SOMAÏR
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