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TVEL outlines innovation in nuclear fuel

TVEL outlines innovation in nuclear fuel

TVEL, the nuclear fuel subsidiary of Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom, is working on a 'dual-component' approach to closing the nuclear fuel cycle, as well as accident-tolerant fuel and innovations in fuel for VVER units.

Uranium & Fuel 30 April 2019


Kansai awaits MOX return for Takahama 3 and 4

Kansai awaits MOX return for Takahama 3 and 4

Kansai Electric Power Company will receive a shipment of MOX fuel assemblies in 2020, according to a report in Asahi Shimbun. They would be used at Takahama 3 and 4, which are among the nine reactors operating in Japan. Mixed oxide fuel, or MOX, is nuclear fuel made from reprocessed plutonium and uranium.

Waste & Recycling 02 April 2019


NRC terminates US MOX plant authorisation

NRC terminates US MOX plant authorisation

The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission has granted a request by CB&I Areva MOX Services to terminate the construction authorisation for the partially built mixed-oxide fuel fabrication facility at Savannah River in South Carolina.
 

Waste & Recycling 13 February 2019


TVEL to supply fuel for China's fast-neutron reactor

TVEL to supply fuel for China's fast-neutron reactor

TVEL and CNLY have signed a contract for the supply of nuclear fuel for the CFR-600 sodium-cooled pool-type fast-neutron nuclear reactor under construction in Xiapu County, in China's Fujian province.

Uranium & Fuel 10 January 2019


Russia starts batch production of MOX fuel assemblies

Russia starts batch production of MOX fuel assemblies

Russian nuclear fuel manufacturer TVEL has launched the batch production of mixed uranium-plutonium oxide fuel assemblies for the BN-800 fast neutron reactor.

Uranium & Fuel 13 December 2018


Orano prepares Fugen ATR fuel for reprocessing

Orano prepares Fugen ATR fuel for reprocessing

Orano has been contracted to carry out preparatory work for the transport of 731 used fuel assemblies from the Fugen experimental Advanced Thermal Reactor (ATR) in Japan to France for reprocessing.

Waste & Recycling 16 November 2018


US MOX facility contract terminated

US MOX facility contract terminated

The National Nuclear Security Administration has issued a contract termination notice to the consortium building the mixed-oxide fuel fabrication facility at the Savannah River Site.

Uranium & Fuel 23 October 2018


Perry scraps completion of US MOX facility

Perry scraps completion of US MOX facility

MFFF - January 2016 - 48US Energy Secretary Rick Perry has written to Congress informing it that he has effectively ended the project to construct a mixed-oxide (MOX) fuel fabrication facility at the Savannah River Site in South Carolina. The facility, about 70% complete, was intended to dispose of 34 tonnes of weapons-grade plutonium by turning it into fuel for commercial nuclear reactors.

Uranium & Fuel 16 May 2018


Court rules against bid to halt Ohma construction

Court rules against bid to halt Ohma construction

A Japanese court today rejected a lawsuit seeking to stop construction and subsequent operation of Japan Electric Power Development Corp's (J-Power's) Ohma nuclear power plant, being built in Aomori Prefecture.

Regulation & Safety 19 March 2018


MHI, JNFL complete acquisition of Orano stakes

MHI, JNFL complete acquisition of Orano stakes

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and Japan Nuclear Fuel Limited (JNFL) have both completed their investment of some EUR250 million (USD307 million) to acquire 5% stakes in Orano, the former Areva nuclear fuel cycle activities.

Corporate 27 February 2018