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Russia, Myanmar reaffirm nuclear cooperation

New Nuclear

26 March 2015

Russia and Myanmar have agreed to cooperate in nuclear energy, Rosatom said today, during the first of a two-day working visit to the Southeast Asian country by its deputy director general Nikolay Spassky.

Urenco expansion poses no environmental impact, says US NRC

Exploration and Nuclear Fuel

19 March 2015

The US Nuclear Regulation Commission (NRC) has found no significant environmental impact from a proposed expansion of capacity for the Urenco USA uranium enrichment facility with the flexibility to use depleted uranium feedstock.

New completion dates for Summer

New Nuclear

16 March 2015

VC Summer construction site - Dec 2014 48South Carolina Electric & Gas (SCE&G) now plans to complete the two AP1000 reactors under construction at VC Summer in South Carolina in 2019 and 2020 amid rises in capital costs. These costs have, however, been partly offset by favourable financial conditions, the company said.

Russia and Jordan agree $10 billion construction project

New Nuclear

25 March 2015

Russia and Jordan have signed an intergovernmental agreement on cooperation in the construction and operation of the Middle Eastern country's first nuclear power plant. The document was signed yesterday by Sergey Kirienko, Rosatom director general and Khaled Toukan, chairman of the Jordan Atomic Energy Commission.

USA’s uranium processing facility achieves site readiness

Exploration and Nuclear Fuel

17 March 2015

The Uranium Processing Facility project in Tennessee has celebrated its first major milestone with the completion of site readiness work, the National Nuclear Security Administration has said.

Chinese reactors approach commercial operation

New Nuclear

13 March 2015

Two new Chinese nuclear power units - Yangjiang 2 and Ningde 3 - have moved closer to commissioning by being connected to the grid and achieving first criticality, respectively.