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VNIINM devises new method of manufacturing spacer grids for MNUP-fuel
01 December, 2020
Russia’s AA Bochvar Research Institute of Inorganic Materials (VNIINM -...
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Parliamentary committee of Australia’s Victoria reports on nuclear power
Monday, November 30, 2020 by The Environment and Planning Committee of the Parliament of Australia’s Victoria Legislative Council on 25 November released its final report following an enquiry into whether...

SCC says tests confirm serviceability of uranium-plutonium nitride fuel
Wednesday, November 18, 2020 by Russia’s Siberian Chemical Combine has produced more than 1000 experimental fuel elements based on mixed uranium-plutonium nitride fuel (MNUP fuel) during its eight years of...

Shine begins commercial sales of lutetium-177
Friday, November 13, 2020 by US-based Shine Medical Technologies announced on 4 Novemberthat its Therapeutics division has made its first commercial sales of lutetium-177 (Lu-177) to multiple customers. There...

BWXT restarts TRISO fuel line
Thursday, November 12, 2020 by US-based BWX Technologies (BWXT) announced that its BWXT Nuclear Operations Group subsidiary has completed its TRIstructural-ISOtropic (TRISO) nuclear fuel line restart project and...

Fuel testing begins for Terrestrial Energy’s molten salt reactor
Thursday, November 12, 2020 by Terrestrial Energy USA and US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) have begun detailed testing of the Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR®) Generation...

Framatome’s 3D-printed fuel elements complete initial trials
Tuesday, November 10, 2020 by France’s Framatome announced that its 3D-printed nuclear fuel elements had completed the first cycle of irradiation in operating conditions at Switzerland's Gösgen nuclear plant.

Kazatomprom’s expectations for 2020 remain unchanged
Friday, November 06, 2020 by Kazakhstan’s National Atomic Company Kazatomprom has announced its operating results for the 3rd quarter and nine months ended 30 September

Iranian parliament approve bill specifying increased uranium enrichment
Thursday, November 05, 2020 by Iran’s parliament on 2 November approved a bill requiring the Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran (AEOI) to produce at least 120kg of 20% enriched uranium a year at its Fordow...

New arrangement to boost supply of Lutetium-177
Monday, November 02, 2020 by Germany’s ITM Medical Isotopes and Canada-based Isogen have signed a formal supply arrangement to provide a reliable supply of lutetium-177 to the world’s health care system...

Rosatom delivers Lutetium-177 to Italy
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 by Rosatom subsidiary V/O Izotop has delivered the radioisotope lutetium-177 to Italy, to one of the leading medical institutions in the Puglia region — the consortium of hospitals...

Rosatom plans waste-free uranium plant
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 by Russia plans to build the world's only uranium plant using waste-free technology, JSC VNIPIpromtechnologii (Engineering Centre of ARMZ Uranium Holding, the Mining Division of...

NNL and JAEA to co-operate on HTGRs
Tuesday, October 20, 2020 by The UK’s National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) and the Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) have announced that their current technical collaboration agreement, signed in 2001, is to...

Tvel completes development of new fuel for Paks nuclear plant
Tuesday, October 13, 2020 by Russian fuel company TVEL has completed a project to develop and validate nuclear fuel modifications for the VVER-440 reactors in operation at the Paks nuclear power plant in Hungary.

US and Russia sign final amendment to uranium suspension agreement
Thursday, October 08, 2020 by The US Department of Commerce (DOC) and Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom on 5 October signed a final amendment to the Agreement Suspending the Antidumping Investigation...

Framatome opens US uranium recovery facility
Thursday, October 08, 2020 by France’s Framatome said on 6 October that it had opened its $20 million uranium recovery facility at its US fuel manufacturing site in Richland, Washington. After nearly three years...

Gryphon Technologies to support development of HALEU propulsion system
Friday, October 02, 2020 by Gryphon Technologies has been awarded a $14 million task order by the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to support the development and demonstration of a High-Assay...

Westinghouse increases fuel supplies to Ukraine
Thursday, October 01, 2020 by Westinghouse Electric Co said on 30 September that it had signed an agreement with nuclear utility Energoatom to increase nuclear fuel supplies for Ukraine's reactors.

Brazil prepares to revive uranium project
Thursday, October 01, 2020 by The project for the exploration of uranium in Brazil’s northeast Ceará province is to be restarted after the Santa Quitéria consortium, comprising Indústrias Nucleares do Brasil (INB)...

Darlington takes step towards producing Mo-99
Friday, September 25, 2020 by Ontario Power Generation (OPG), its subsidiary Laurentis Energy Partners, BWXT ITG Canada Inc. and its affiliates announced they are making "significant progress" towards the...

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