Uranium and Fuel rss

Study shows robust economics for Triple R

04 September 2015

PLS_summer_2014_(Fission)_48The Triple R uranium deposit at Patterson Lake South in Canada could produce an estimated 100.8 million pounds U3O8 (38,770 tU) over a 14-year mine life, according to the summary results of a preliminary economic assessment released by Fission Uranium.

IAEA and Kazakhstan agree to create nuclear fuel bank

27 August 2015

IAEA LEU Bank agreement signing 48The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and Kazakhstan today signed an agreement to set up a low-enriched uranium fuel 'bank' in Oskemen, Kazakhstan.

UK invests in advanced nuclear fuel research

07 August 2015

Grants totalling £2.5 million ($3.9 million) have been awarded by the UK government to the National Nuclear Laboratory and the University of Manchester for the development of accident tolerant nuclear fuels.

Kazatomprom to transport uranium to North America through China

02 September 2015

Kazakhstan and China have agreed to the procurement of temporary storage services of natural uranium concentrates in China and transit through China to the western ports of the USA and Canada.

Russia tests fuel assemblies for BN-800 fast reactor

20 August 2015

Russia's Mining and Chemical Combine said today that its mixed-oxide fuel fabrication facility has completed tests on putting together the first nuclear fuel assemblies for the BN-800 fast neutron reactor. The BN-800 is unit 4 at the Beloyarsk nuclear power plant in the Sverdlovsk district.

Legal challenge to Virginia uranium ban

06 August 2015

A group of companies has filed a lawsuit against the Commonwealth of Virginia seeking to overturn the state's 33-year-old uranium mining moratorium.

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