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The Front End Business Group

Center line, FBFC, Romans plant

The AREVA Front End business group combines activities associated with the conversion and enrichment of uranium and with the design and fuel production for nuclear reactors. The production capacities of the group, one of the world's leaders in the sector, are undergoing modernization.

AREVA is one of the first actor for front-end activity.
Key figures

 

  • 23.7% of AREVA's consolidated revenue in 2013
  • 8,555 employees worldwide

Guide tubes for fuel assemblies

The Front End combines the services of conversion and enrichment of uranium along with the design and nuclear fuel production.

News

AREVA and EDF sign an agreement to supply fuel to the French nuclear fleet from 2015 to 2021

10/02/2014

AREVA and EDF sign an agreement to supply fuel to the French nuclear fleet from 2015 to 2021

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AREVA Signs Contract to Deliver Fuel Assemblies to the Gösgen Nuclear Power Plant (Switzerland)

07/25/2013

AREVA Signs Contract to Deliver Fuel Assemblies to the Gösgen Nuclear Power Plant (Switzerland)

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Fuel production: tubes leaving the furnace

The activities of the Front End BG comprise uranium conversion and enrichment, along with the design and manufacturing of nuclear fuel assemblies.

Front end activities around the world

view of Front end activities around the world
Installation of the smokestack during construction of the Georges Besse II plant

Records present the AREVA striking performances within the Business Group Amont.

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Display of the new factory "Georges Besse II"

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