Exploration and Nuclear Fuel rss

Fuel cycle roundup #24

16 April 2014

• Nichols Ranch in operation
• Four Mile ready to go
• Resource figures for Cebolleta
• NRC licence for Dewey-Burdock
• Texas project starts permitting

Celebrations at US centrifuge plant

10 April 2014

Urenco_USA_April_2014_(Urenco)_48The second phase of the Urenco USA uranium enrichment plant is now fully operational, with the plant working at a capacity of 3.7 million separative work units (SWU).

Fuel cycle roundup #23

04 April 2014

• Duke to sell surplus fuel
• Uranium One in Kazakh litigation
• Early end for conversion agreement
• Forte acquires Slovak assets
• Rare earths MoU for Greenland

More Westinghouse fuel for Ukraine

11 April 2014

South Ukraine NPP 48Ukraine's national electricity utility Energoatom has extended its nuclear fuel supply contract with Westinghouse through to 2020. The country primarily sources its nuclear fuel from Russia.

Construction of nitride fuel plant underway

08 April 2014

Construction has started of a pilot plant for the production of fuel for the experimental lead-cooled BREST-300 fast reactor to be built at the Siberian Chemical Combine in Russia.

Fuel cycle roundup #22

20 March 2014

• Karoo expands resources
• Denison to acquire partner
• Black Range out of Utah mill deal
• Rio Tinto out of Vulcan