Uranium & Fuel

Uranium & Fuel
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


Contract for recycled fuel for Chinese Candus

Contract for recycled fuel for Chinese Candus

Canada's SNC-Lavalin is to supply its 37M Natural Uranium Equivalent fuel - a mixture of depleted and recycled uranium - to units 1 and 2 of the Qinshan Phase III nuclear power plant in China's Zhejiang province.

Uranium & Fuel 08 August 2018


CEZ to test use of Westinghouse fuel at Temelin-1

CEZ to test use of Westinghouse fuel at Temelin-1

Czech utility ČEZ plans to test six Westinghouse fuel rods in unit 1 of the Temelín nuclear power plant as it seeks to diversify its fuel supply. Russia’s TVEL is currently the sole supplier of nuclear fuel to Temelín and Dukovany.

Uranium & Fuel 03 August 2018


Cameco shutdown extended indefinitely

Cameco shutdown extended indefinitely

Cameco is extending the suspension of production at McArthur River and Key Lake "for an indeterminate duration", CEO Tim Gitzel has announced. The operations have been out of production since January.

Uranium & Fuel 26 July 2018


High temperature reactors for energy-neutral mineral extraction

High temperature reactors for energy-neutral mineral extraction

High temperature gas cooled reactors have the potential to make the recovery of uranium from unconventional ores energy neutral, a four-year multinational IAEA research project has found.

Uranium & Fuel 24 July 2018


US government to investigate uranium imports

US government to investigate uranium imports

The US nuclear energy industry has warned that a suggested quota on imports would have a significant financial impact on the country's reactor operators.

Uranium & Fuel 19 July 2018


Yellow Cake makes first uranium purchase

Yellow Cake makes first uranium purchase

Kazakh uranium producer NAC Kazatomprom has made its first delivery to London-based Yellow Cake plc under a long-term contract between the two companies. The sale follows Yellow Cake's floatation on the London Stock Exchange.

Uranium & Fuel 09 July 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


Boss launches Honeymoon restart strategy

Boss launches Honeymoon restart strategy

Boss Resources has launched a three-phase restart strategy for the Honeymoon uranium project in South Australia. The company said it has today it has de-risked the project commercially and technically.

Uranium & Fuel 03 July 2018


IAEA emphasises vital role of uranium

IAEA emphasises vital role of uranium

It is important that this vital resource is mined, produced and managed sustainably, International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Yukiya Amano said this week.

Uranium & Fuel 27 June 2018