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Entergy orders Framatome accident-tolerant fuel rods

Entergy orders Framatome accident-tolerant fuel rods

Framatome is to supply and install chromium-coated fuel rods into unit 1 of Entergy's Arkansas Nuclear One nuclear power plant. The contract marks the first use of the accident tolerant fuel.

Uranium & Fuel 20 September 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


Orano launches new conversion facility

Orano launches new conversion facility

A ceremony has been held to inaugurate the new Philippe Coste uranium conversion plant at Orano's Tricastin site in southern France.

Uranium & Fuel 11 September 2018


Innovation is key to industry's resilience, says Westinghouse

Innovation is key to industry's resilience, says Westinghouse

Westinghouse Electric Company is starting the next phase in its long history with one key message: The nuclear industry, which has always provided safe, clean and reliable energy, needs innovation now more than ever before.

Corporate 07 September 2018


Challenges and changes at Kazatomprom

Challenges and changes at Kazatomprom

NAC Kazatomprom has changed its strategy to be more responsive to prevailing market conditions, CEO Galymzhan Pirmatov told delegates attending the World Nuclear Association Symposium 2018 in London today.

Corporate 06 September 2018


UF6 transport package designs head for approvals

UF6 transport package designs head for approvals

Daher has applied for certification for its DN30 package to US regulators, while China Nuclear New Energy Nuclear Industry Engineering Co Ltd's XN740 UF6 transport package has completed a 9 metre drop test.

Regulation & Safety 04 September 2018


Completion of fuel loading at Tianwan 4

Completion of fuel loading at Tianwan 4

The process of loading of all 163 fuel assemblies into the core of unit 4 at China's Tianwan nuclear power plant has been completed. The Russian-supplied VVER-1000 is scheduled to begin operating by the end of this year.

New Nuclear 03 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


Fuel loading under way at fourth Tianwan unit

Fuel loading under way at fourth Tianwan unit

The loading of fuel into the core of unit 4 at the Tianwan nuclear power plant in China's Jiangsu province has begun ahead of its start-up, Russian state nuclear company Rosatom has announced. The Russian-supplied VVER-1000 is scheduled to begin operating by the end of this year.

New Nuclear 28 August 2018


NNL, Wood contracted for nuclear fuel research

NNL, Wood contracted for nuclear fuel research

The UK's National Nuclear Laboratory and the Wood Group have been awarded a three-year contract to carry out a key research project on fuels for advanced nuclear reactors.

Uranium & Fuel 10 August 2018