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Orano wins nuclear fuel repackaging contract from CEA
11 October, 2019
French nuclear fuel company Orano said on 7 October that it had won a...
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BWXT to restart TRISO fuel production
Thursday, October 03, 2019 by US-based BWX Technologies (BWXT) announced on 2 October that it is in the process of restarting its TRISO (TRIstructural-ISOtropic) nuclear fuel production line at its Lynchburg,...

Lightbridge demonstrates SMR fuel fabrication
Tuesday, October 01, 2019 by US-based Lightbridge Corporation and Enfission, a joint venture between Lightbridge and Framatome, have demonstrated the manufacturing process and fabrication of Lightbridge...

China begins delivery of Hualong One fuel
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 by China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) said on 12 September that it had begun shipping Chinese-made CF3 fuel assemblies for unit 5 of the Fuqing nuclear plant in Fujian province,...

Westinghouse accident tolerant fuel installed at Byron 2
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 by US-based Westinghouse Electric Company and Exelon Generation Company have completed a first-of-a-kind installation of EnCore Fuel, Westinghouse's accident-tolerant fuel solution, at...

France to develop uranium mining in Uzbekistan
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 by France’s Orano on 4 September signed a partnership agreement with Uzbekistan's State Committee for Geology and Mineral Resources (GoscomGeo) to develop uranium mining activities in...

Russia’s Tvel to supply fuel for Bangladesh nuclear plant
Thursday, August 08, 2019 by Russian fuel company Tvel (part of state nuclear corporation Rosatom) has been designated as the single-source supplier of nuclear fuel for both units of Rooppur nuclear power plant...

Russia’s Tvel to supply fuel for Tianwan 7&8
Friday, July 26, 2019 by Russian fuel company Tvel (part of state nuclear corporation Rosatom) has signed a contract for the supply of nuclear fuel for units 7&8 at China’s Tianwan nuclear plant in Jiangsu province.

Vitrification resumes at Japanese reprocessing plant
Monday, July 22, 2019 by The Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) has resumed vitrifying high-level radioactive waste (HLW) at its Tokai Reprocessing Plant, the Japan Atomic Industrial Forum (Jaif) announced on...

Iran loses patience
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 by Iran is enriching uranium to 4.5% fissile purity, above the 3.67% limit set by the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)...

Russia supplies fuel for China’s fast reactor
Thursday, July 11, 2019 by Russian fuel company Tvel (part of state nuclear corporation Rosatom) has supplied fuel for China’s Experimental Fast Reactor (CEFR).

Tvel to undertake research in Czech Republic
Wednesday, July 03, 2019 by Russia’s fuel company Tvel (a subsidiary of state nuclear corporation Rosatom) has signed a cooperation agreement with the Czech research centre Řež (CVŘ - Centrum výzkumu Řež)...

Dummy fuel delivered to Leningrad II -2
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 by The delivery of dummy fuel assemblies (TVS simulators) for unit 2 of Russia’s Leningrad II nuclear plant is underway, nuclear utility Rosenergoatom (part of state nuclear...

Used fuel transfer plan to be developed for San Onofre
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 by US utility Southern California Edison (SCE) has awarded a 20-month contract to consultancy company North Wind to develop a strategic plan to assess the feasibility of relocating...

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.

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