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Framatome tests ATF fuel at US national laboratory
22 June, 2018
New accident tolerant fuel (ATF) developed by France’s Framatome is...
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Silex pulls out of US laser enrichment project
Friday, June 22, 2018 by Sydney-based Silex is seeking to repatriate its Silex laser isotope separation process technology to Australia, after pulling out of plans to acquire a majority stake in GE-Hitachi...

Swedish software for Ukrainian reactors
Monday, June 18, 2018 by Ukrainian nuclear utility Energoatom announced on 14 June that, as part of international technical assistance from Sweden and Norway, it had signed a contract with the Swedish...

Westinghouse fuel for Spain’s Cofrentes
Monday, June 18, 2018 by Westinghouse Electric Company announced on 13 June that it had been awarded a contract to manufacture and deliver boiling water reactor fuel to Iberdrola's Confrentes nuclear power...

India expands its nuclear fuel complex
Friday, June 15, 2018 by India’s Nuclear Fuel Complex (NFC) is expanding its production facilities in Hyderabad and is also setting up a new production facility at Kota in Rajasthan, Times of India reported on...

South Korea to focus on used fuel
Friday, June 08, 2018 by South Korea’s Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction on 3 June signed an agreement with Kepco E&C and the Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute (Kaeri) for cooperation in technology...

Iran steps up nuclear activity within JCPOA limits 
Wednesday, June 06, 2018 by Iran has developed infrastructure to produce electricity at its Natanz facility, Iran's Atomic Energy Organization head Ali Akbar Salehi said on 5 June,

Orano signs contract with Ukraine on fuel reprocessing
Tuesday, June 05, 2018 by France’s Orano (formerly New Areva) and the Ukrainian nuclear utility Energoatom have signed a contract to assess the feasibility of reprocessing used fuel assemblies from Ukraine’s...

Tenex and EDF sign enrichment contract
Thursday, May 31, 2018 by Russia’s Techsnabexport (Tenex), part of state nuclear corporation Rosatom, and Electricite de France (EDF) have signed long-term contracts for enrichment of recovered uranium.

Enusa and Westinghouse co-operate on accident tolerant fuel
Thursday, May 31, 2018 by Spain’s Enusa Industrias Avanzadas (Enusa)and Westinghouse Electric company have signed a Framework Cooperation Agreement (FCA) to collaborate in the development of Westinghouse’s...

EC investigates Romania’s restructuring plan
Monday, May 28, 2018 by The European Commission (EC) on 9 May launched an investigation into whether public support received by Romania's National Uranium Company (Compania Nationala a Uraniului SA -...

US Entergy awards contract for GNF3 fuel
Thursday, May 24, 2018 by US-based Global Nuclear Fuel (GNF) on 22 May announced that it had been awarded a long-term $250m contract by Entergy Nuclear to continue to fuel its boiling water reactors.

USA scraps completion of mox facility
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 by US Energy Secretary Rick Perry has informed Congress that he has effectively ended the project to construct a mixed-oxide (mox) fuel fabrication facility (MFFF) at the Savannah River...

US Centrus signs a long-term contract with Orano
Monday, May 07, 2018 by French uranium mining and nuclear fuel group Orano (previously Areva NC) on 3 May announced that it is to supply US-based Centrus Energy with a substantial long-term supply of...

GNF and Framatome fuel for Swedish reactors
Thursday, May 03, 2018 by US-based Global Nuclear Fuel (GNF) announced on 1 May that GNF ENUSA Nuclear Fuel (GENUSA), a joint venture between Spain’s ENUSA Industrias Avanzadas (ENUSA) and GNF, has been...

Namibia’s Langer Heinrich mine prepares for care and maintenance
Monday, April 30, 2018 by Australia’s Paladin Energy has begun preparations in anticipation of a decision to put Namibia’s Langer Heinrich uranium mine (LHM) under care and maintenance.

New design fuel for Iran’s NPP
Friday, April 27, 2018 by Russian nuclear fuel company TVEL (part of state nuclear corporation Rosatom) plans to transfer Iran’s Bushehr nuclear plant to new TVS-2M fuel in 2020.

US DOE approves three building for Uranium Processing Facility
Thursday, April 12, 2018 by The US Department of Energy (DOE) has approved construction of three main buildings of the $6.5bn Uranium Processing Facility (UPF) project in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. The...

Fuel loading begins at China’s Taishan NPP
Thursday, April 12, 2018 by China General Nuclear Power (CGN has begun loading fuel at the first of two European Pressurised Reactors (EPRs) under construction at the Taishan NPP in China’s Guangdong province....

Two Japanese courts support nuclear
Thursday, March 22, 2018 by Japan’s Saga District Court on 20 March rejected a request by residents to suspend the planned restart of Genkai 3&4 over safety concerns.

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