Uranium and Fuel rss

Final line under US-Russia HEU deal

28 May 2015

President Barack Obama has drawn a line under the completed Megatons to Megawatts program by terminating a state of national emergency.

Greenland feasibility study complete

26 May 2015

Greenland Minerals and Energy Ltd (GMEL) has completed a feasibility study for the Kvanefjeld uranium and rare earths project and plans to start the permitting process by the end of 2015.

US utilities endorse novel nuclear fuel

19 May 2015

A group of US electric utilities has formally expressed interest in Lightbridge Corporation's novel metallic fuel design to the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

Cigar Lake goes commercial

26 May 2015

Cigar_Lake_2014_(Cameco)_48The Cigar Lake uranium project in northern Saskatchewan is now officially in commercial operation, Cameco has announced.

Russian parliament outlines state support for U mining

22 May 2015

The agrarian committee of Russia's Federation Council has approved measures aimed at providing state incentives to the country's uranium mining industry, Atomredmetzoloto (ARMZ), the uranium mining arm of state nuclear corporation Rosatom, said yesterday. The Federation Council is the upper chamber of the Federal Assembly, the upper house of the Russian parliament.

Kazakhstan signs IAEA 'fuel bank' agreement

14 May 2015

The government of Kazakhstan has approved a draft agreement with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on establishing a low-enriched uranium 'fuel bank' in Kazakhstan.

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