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Obama seeks to terminate MOX project at Savannah River

10 February 2016

MFFF - January 2016 - 48US President Barack Obama wants to scrap the Department of Energy's project at the Savannah River Site in South Carolina that was designed to take plutonium no longer needed for nuclear weapons and turn it into fuel for commercial nuclear reactors.

Niger uranium project receives mining permit

01 February 2016

Madaouela_drilling_(GoviEx)_48Niger has approved GoviEx's mining permit application for the Madaouela 1 tenement area, the company announced today. The approval means that the project is now fully permitted for construction and production.

Rosgeologia identifies 'promising' U deposits in North-West Russia

27 January 2016

Rosgeologia, the Russian state-run geological exploration services company, has identified "promising" uranium deposits in the North-West Federal District of Russia. The announcement yesterday followed completion of a survey of the Kuol-Panayarvinskaya area on the border of the Murmansk region and the Republic of Karelia.

Denmark and Greenland confirm uranium agreements

02 February 2016

The governments of Denmark and Greenland have confirmed the signing of a series of agreements last month setting the framework for future cooperation on foreign, defence and security policy issues related to the mining and commercial export of uranium.

Hualong One fuel assembly undergoes irradiation testing

29 January 2016

Hualong One fuel irradiation - 48A prototype fuel assembly for use in China's Hualong One reactor design has completed the first fuel cycle irradiation test. Construction of three Hualong One units has already begun in China.

Denmark and Greenland reach uranium export agreement

20 January 2016

An agreement has been reached between Denmark and Greenland on how they will cooperate on foreign, defence and security policy issues related to the mining and commercial export of uranium from Greenland.

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