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Orano Wins Major Contract for Supply of Used Fuel Storage Solutions in United States

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February 21, 2018

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Washington, D.C., February 21, 2018

Orano TN, the Orano subsidiary in charge of nuclear logistics, has recently won a contract worth tens of millions of dollars for used nuclear fuel dry storage with a U.S. customer for the period 2018-2025. This latest success exemplifies Orano TN's leading position in the U.S. market.

The contract covers so-called "pool to pad" services for the utility’s entire fleet of reactors. Orano TN's teams will be responsible for transferring used fuel from the reactor pools to Orano TN NUHOMS® dry storage systems already owned by the utility.

Frédéric de Agostini, Senior Executive Vice President of Orano TN said "We are honored to continue our long-term partnership with our customer both in the dry storage of used fuel and in the associated services we offer. The unique experience of our teams and their close relationship with the customer have allowed us to offer a safe and competitive solution to manage its used fuel."

As the market leader in the United States for the number of storage casks loaded on nuclear sites, Orano TN already has executed "pool to pad" services in 23 reactors in the country. Orano TN provides the teams and equipment to carry out these transfers safely, securely and efficiently.

More about Orano USA

Orano USA, a subsidiary of the global company Orano, is a leading technology and services provider for decommissioning shutdown nuclear energy facilities, used fuel management, federal site cleanup and closure, and the sale of uranium, conversion, and enrichment services to the U.S. commercial and federal markets. With its parent company Orano, Orano USA has more than 30 years’ experience in decontaminating and dismantling nuclear facilities, and more than 50 years’ experience securely transporting and storing used nuclear fuel. Prior to January 2018, Orano USA was AREVA Nuclear Materials. Learn more on our website and @Orano_usa.

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