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Uranium in all its forms

Uranium in all its forms

Starting off as natural, uranium is transformed to be used as fuel in nuclear facilities in order to produce electricity. It is then recycled. Here are Orane and Nium to guide you along its journey!

Orane and Nium: Hello, Everyone! I’m Orane! And I’m Nium! Nice to meet you!

Orane and Nium: Quick question: Have you heard of the nuclear fuel cycle? Let us explain!

In-situ recovery technology (ISR)

It all starts at the mines where low-content uranium is extracted. On leaving the mine, the ore is crushed, ground and chemically treated.

Nium: Cool, I’m turning into gold powder!