Related Topic: Uranium Enrichment

Centrus to prepare Oak Ridge facility for demolition

Centrus to prepare Oak Ridge facility for demolition

Centrus Energy Corp has been awarded a USD15 million work authorisation by the US Department of Energy for decontamination and decommissioning to prepare the K-1600 facility in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, for demolition.

Waste & Recycling 03 October 2018


USA awards HEU downblending contract

USA awards HEU downblending contract

Nuclear Fuel Services Inc, a subsidiary of BWX Technologies Inc, has been awarded the largest single downblending contract in its history.

Uranium & Fuel 01 October 2018


IAEA and Russia agree on transit for LEU Bank

IAEA and Russia agree on transit for LEU Bank

The International Atomic Energy Agency and Russian nuclear fuel manufacturer Tenex have signed a contract for the transport of low-enriched uranium and equipment through Russian territory to and from the IAEA LEU Bank.

Uranium & Fuel 18 September 2018


Brazil increases uranium enrichment capacity

Brazil increases uranium enrichment capacity

Brazil's uranium enrichment capacity has increased by 25% following the inauguration of the seventh cascade of centrifuges at the Resende enrichment plant, Industrias Nucleares do Brasil has announced.

Uranium & Fuel 31 August 2018


NRC clears centrifuge plant decommissioning plan

NRC clears centrifuge plant decommissioning plan

The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission has completed its final environmental assessment of the decommissioning plan for Centrus Energy Corporation's Lead Centrifuge Facility in Piketon, Ohio, with a finding of No Significant Impact.

Waste & Recycling 15 August 2018


Urenco to enrich reprocessed uranium

Urenco to enrich reprocessed uranium

Urenco is to provide enrichment services to EDF to support the recycling of uranium recovered from used nuclear fuel in French nuclear reactors under a new contract announced yesterday.

Uranium & Fuel 05 July 2018


Daher to apply for NRC transport package certification

Daher to apply for NRC transport package certification

Daher says the  DN30 PSP flask offers a long-term, reliable solution for the transport of enriched uranium product and reprocessed uranium.

Regulation & Safety 02 July 2018


Silex Systems out of GLE restructure

Silex Systems out of GLE restructure

Silex Systems Limited has abandoned its acquisition of a majority stake in GE-Hitachi Global Laser Enrichment, saying there are too many risks associated with GLE's business case which includes the construction of a commercial enrichment plant in the USA. It also intends to terminate GLE's exclusive licence for the SILEX laser enrichment technology.

Uranium & Fuel 13 June 2018


Centrus secures SWU from Orano

Centrus secures SWU from Orano

US enriched uranium supplier Centrus Energy Corporation has signed a long-term agreement with French company Orano to provide it with separative work units from 2020.

Corporate 04 May 2018


Pipe robot aids enrichment plant decommissioning

Pipe robot aids enrichment plant decommissioning

RadPiper_launch_(CMU)-48A pair of autonomous robots, developed by Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute to characterise uranium deposits in process pipes, could save tens of millions of dollars in decommissioning costs at the USA's former gaseous diffusion enrichment plants.

Waste & Recycling 22 March 2018