Areva Faces Protests In Niger


News: French uranium miner Areva f aced protests from members of the local community in Arlit, Niger on October 12 2013 following concerns about its Cominak and Somair uranium mines, Mineweb reports. Campaigners claim that the local community has failed to benefit from the mining operations and that the company should give the government a bigger stake in the mines. The company has yet to comment on the protest.

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Sector: Mining
Geography: Niger, France