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Used fuel transfer plan to be developed for San Onofre
18 June, 2019
US utility Southern California Edison (SCE) has awarded a 20-month...
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Russia and Slovakia agree to continue co-operation
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 by Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom and the Ministry of Economy of Slovakia on 7 June signed a memorandum on cooperation in the field of peaceful uses of atomic energy.

US DOE selects Centrus subsidiary for HALEU contract
Wednesday, June 05, 2019 by The US Department of Energy (DOE) said on 31 May that it had asked American Centrifuge Operating (a subsidiary of global nuclear fuel provider Centrus Energy) to deploy a high assay...

US DOE supports Lightbridge-Framatome fuel development
Tuesday, June 04, 2019 by US a nuclear fuel technology development company Lightbridge Corporation announced on 30 May that France’s Framatome had received a voucher from the US Department of Energy’s...

Fuel for Belarus NPP unit 2 passes inspection
Friday, May 24, 2019 by The initial loading of nuclear fuel for unit 2 of the Belarus has completed its final inspection, Russian fuel company Tvel (part of state nuclear corporation Rosatom) said on 22 May....

Kazakhstan to begin fuel assembly production
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 by Kazakhstan plans to begin production of nuclear fuel assemblies this year, according to Deputy Minister of Energy Asset Magauov.

NuScale inks MOU with Enfission
Thursday, May 16, 2019 by NuScale Power and Enfission have signed a memorandum of understanding to explore the use of next-generation fuel technology in NuScale small modular reactors.

US Shine begins construction of Mo-99 facility
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 by US Shine Medical Technologies broke ground on 9 May on their first medical isotope production facility in Janesville, Wisconsin.

Holtec begins final testing of Chernobyl used fuel facility
Friday, May 10, 2019 by US-based Holtec International said this week that it is starting final testing of the dry-storage facility for used nuclear fuel at the Chernobyl nuclear plant in Ukraine.

US Calvert Cliffs to trial Framatome accident tolerant fuel
Tuesday, May 07, 2019 by Framatome has signed a contract to supply in February 2021 two fuel assemblies fully equipped with its Enhanced Accident Tolerant Fuel (EATF) to Calvert Cliffs nuclear plant, operated...

Kyrgyzstan bans uranium mining as environmental remediation work begins
Tuesday, May 07, 2019 by Kyrgyzstan's parliament on 2 May voted to ban uranium exploration and mining despite previously issuing licences to foreign companies.

X-energy signs MOU with Japan’s Nuclear Fuel Industries
Tuesday, May 07, 2019 by US-based X-energy has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Nuclear Fuel Industries, Ltd. (NFI) of Japan that establishes a partnership on the supply of tristructural...

UK scientists generate electricity from americium
Monday, May 06, 2019 by A team of scientists led by the UK’s National Nuclear Laboratory, working in partnership with the University of Leicester, have extracted americium from plutonium and used the heat...

Northstar wins financing from Oberland
Friday, April 26, 2019 by US-based NorthStar Medical Technologies of the USA has closed a $100 million financing with Oberland Capital Management.

TVEL contracted to supply fuel to Egypt
Thursday, April 18, 2019 by Russian Fuel Company TVEL (part of state nuclear corporation Rosatom) and the Atomic Energy Organisation of Egypt on 15 April signed a contract for the supply of low enriched uranium...

GNS casks ordered for two German NPPs
Thursday, April 18, 2019 by Germany’s GNS Gesellschaft für Nuklear-Service mbH has received an order to supply 12 CASTOR V/19 transport and storage casks for the removal of used fuel assemblies...

CEZ to test Westinghouse fuel
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 by The Czech power company CEZ said on 4 April that it will load an experimental batch of six fuel assemblies made by Westinghouse Electric Sweden into unit 1 of the Temelin NPP....

Accident tolerant fuel in operation at Vogtle 2
Monday, April 08, 2019 by The first accident tolerant fuel assemblies containing both modified cladding and pellets have been loaded into until 2 of the Vogtle nuclear plant in Georgia, Southern Nuclear...

Belgium’s IBA to supply accelerators to Northstar
Thursday, April 04, 2019 by US-based NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes and Belgium’s Ion Beam Applications (IBA) have signed a contract under which IBA would supply up to eight Rhodotron TT300 HE electron...

China completes testing of Hualong One fuel
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 by China National Nuclear Corp (CNNC) said on 21 March that it had completed development and long-term irradiation testing of a domestic nuclear fuel assembly for pressurised water...

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