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Employees wearing protection suits are seen during a security... Fotografía de noticiasFinanzas,Francia,Global,Horizontal,Isère,Medidas de seguridad,Oficio,Protección,Sustancia químicaPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPEmployees wearing protection suits are seen during a security exercice in Jarrie, southeastern France inside the Jarrie site of CEZUS, an AREVA group subsidiary and a global leader in the market for nuclear-grade zirconium. Zirconium is a metal used for fuel cladding, among other applications. The CEZUS Jarrie plant site produces zirconium sponge through a series of chemical operations and extractive metallurgy. It also recovers the by-products of zirconium manufacturing , such as hafnium, magnesium and silicon salts and oxides. AFP PHOTO / JEAN-PIERRE CLATOT (Photo credit should read JEAN-PIERRE CLATOT/AFP/Getty Images)