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Russian sulfuric acid plant expanded

19 September 2014

Sulfuric acid plant - PIMCU - 48The Priargunsky Industrial Mining and Chemical Union has completed a scheduled upgrade of its sulfuric acid plant, increasing its capacity by 25%.

Learning from the market

12 September 2014

Jeff_Combs_(WNA)_48Fundamental changes in the nature of uranium supply, demand and the market itself over the last ten years may have largely gone unrecognized, but the market of 2014 is in a better position to support nuclear energy growth than it was a decade ago according to Ux Consulting Company's Jeff Combs.

Red Book looks to continued growth

10 September 2014

With an increase of over 7% in the world's identified uranium resources over the past two years, the resource base is more than enough to meet the needs of nuclear sector that is set to grow for the foreseeable future, according to the latest edition of the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) and the International Atomic Energy Agency's (IAEA)'s flagship publication.

HTGR fuel production equipment in place

19 September 2014

HTR fuel ball pressing equipment - 48The installation of equipment has been completed at a pilot production line in Baotou in Inner Mongolia for fuel elements for China's Shidaowan HTR-PM, a high-temperature gas-cooled reactor (HTGR) demonstration project.

Future-forward for front end companies

11 September 2014

Front-end fuel cycle companies are ready, willing and able to provide the services needed to ensure a secure supply of nuclear fuel for a growing nuclear generation sector, and are looking to a future with innovative safety-assured fuel designs.

Nichols Ranch ships first uranium

03 September 2014

Nichols Ranch 48Uranerz Energy has announced the first delivery of uranium oxide from its Nichols Ranch in-situ leach mine in Wyoming, which began operating in April.