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China localises production of fuel for AP1000 reactors
19 May, 2022
China Nuclear Baotou Nuclear Fuel Components Co, part of China...
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Russian scientific institutes test SMR fuel rods
Tuesday, May 17, 2022 by Russian scientific institutes will begin testing fuel rods for small modular reactors (SMRs), according to Rosatom. The Luch Scientific Production Association in Podolsk has supplied...

Dukovany NPP to change fuel suppliers
Friday, May 13, 2022 by The decision to secure fuel supplies from companies other than Russia’s TVEL for the Czech Republic’s Dukovany NPP in the Třebíč region is expected in the coming months, Dana...

Vattenfall signs nuclear fuel supply deals with Westinghouse and Framatome
Thursday, May 05, 2022 by Swedish state-owned utility Vattenfall has secured a deal with Westinghouse Electric and Framatome for the long-term supply of nuclear fuel to its five nuclear reactors at the...

IAEA focuses on fast reactors
Monday, April 25, 2022 by IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi, opening a recent International Conference on Fast Reactors and Related Fuel Cycles: Sustainable Clean Energy for the Future (FR22) in...

Hungary receives Russian nuclear fuel by air
Monday, April 11, 2022 by Hungary received the first shipment of nuclear fuel for the Paks nuclear power plant from by air from Russia on 6 April, after the war in Ukraine made rail transport impossible,...

Orano to transfer used fuel to storage at Diablo Canyon
Monday, April 11, 2022 by Orano's TN Americas was selected by Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) to offload and transfer all used nuclear fuel and Greater than Class C waste into interim onsite dry storage...

Holtec completes waste storage at Oyster Creek and Pilgrim
Saturday, April 09, 2022 by US Holtec International announced on 4 April that, following the defueling of the Oyster Creek and Pilgrim NPP used fuel pools, both facilities’ high-level waste parts have been...

X-energy’s TRISO-X selects Oak Ridge Horizon Centre for fuel fabrication facility
Thursday, April 07, 2022 by US-based TRISO-X, a wholly owned subsidiary of X-energy, has selected the Horizon Centre Industrial Park in Oak Ridge, Tennessee as the site for its commercial advanced nuclear...

Technical University of Munich reduces waste from Tc-99m production
Wednesday, April 06, 2022 by A study at the research neutron source Heinz Maier-Leibnitz (FRM II) of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has shown how radioactive waste generated during the production...

NNSA remove plutonium from IAEA Nuclear Material Laboratory
Tuesday, April 05, 2022 by The US Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) has announced the removal of plutonium from the International Atomic Energy Agency’s Office of...

Framatome reports industry-first underwater fuel weld
Monday, April 04, 2022 by Framatome announced that it had recently implemented an industry-first encapsulation technique that prepares damaged fuel rods for dry storage while shielded underwater.

Uranium legacy sites remediated in Kyrgyz Republic
Wednesday, March 30, 2022 by The completion of remediation works at the former uranium legacy sites in Shekaftar and Min-Kush, in the Kyrgyz Republic, “brings a major environmental benefit for Central Asia’s...

US DOE to fund recycling of used nuclear fuel
Thursday, March 17, 2022 by The US Department of Energy (DOE) on 16 March announced up to $48 million in funding for a new Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) programme that will support the...

Brazil’s INB and Eletronuclear sign a new contract for the supply of nuclear fuel
Thursday, March 17, 2022 by Indústrias Nucleares do Brasil (INB) said on 11 March that INB and nuclear utility Eletronuclear had signed a contract on 25 February for the supply of fuel elements for five...

SCK CEN to expand facilities to accommodate RECUMO project
Wednesday, March 09, 2022 by Belgian research centre SCK CEN said that it has obtained all necessary permits to expand an existing nuclear facility on its site in order to carry out the RECUMO project to...

BWXT contracted to manufacture US naval nuclear reactor components and fuel
Monday, February 28, 2022 by US-based BWX Technologies announced that the US Naval Nuclear Propulsion Programme had exercised contract options totalling approximately $1 billion for manufacturing naval...

Eletronuclear begins transferring used fuels from Angra 1 to storage
Thursday, February 24, 2022 by Brazil’s nuclear utility, Eletronuclear has begun transferring used fuels from unit 1 of the Angra nuclear power plant to the Complementary Dry Fuel Storage Unit (UAS).

IAEA says nuclear is vital for space missions
Wednesday, February 23, 2022 by Experts at an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) webinar “Atoms for Space: Nuclear Systems for Space Exploration”, agreed that nuclear technology will continue to play a vital...

India orders transport casks from Holtec for Kudankulam
Tuesday, February 22, 2022 by US-based Holtec International announced that its India based subsidiary in Pune, Holtec Asia, had received an order for two transport casks from Nuclear Power Corporation of India...

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