Non proliferation rss

Canada, UK extend nuclear energy cooperation

Nuclear Policies

29 June 2015

Canada-UK - June 2015 - 48Canada and the UK have today signed a memorandum of understanding on enhancing cooperation in the field of civil nuclear energy.

Final line under US-Russia HEU deal

Uranium and Fuel

28 May 2015

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

Jamaica set to convert research reactor to LEU

Regulation and Safety

08 April 2015

The Caribbean's only research reactor will be converted from highly enriched uranium (HEU) to low enriched uranium (LEU) fuel later this year, the International Atomic Energy Agency said. The change will decrease proliferation risks while doubling the reactor's utilization capacity.

IAEA approves 'fuel bank' agreements

Uranium and Fuel

12 June 2015

LEU_cylinders_(D_Calma/IAEA)_48The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Board of Governors has approved two agreements enabling the agency to move to full-scale implementation of its proposed low-enriched uranium (LEU) 'fuel bank' in Kazakhstan.

South Korea wins revisions to nuclear treaty with USA

Nuclear Policies

22 April 2015

South Korea may one day be able to enrich uranium to produce non-weapons grade nuclear fuel under a deal reached with the USA yesterday. The agreement also ensures that the USA will provide South Korea with a stable supply of fuel for its nuclear reactors.

Pathway agreed to reach Iran resolution

Nuclear Policies

07 April 2015

A framework agreement has been reached between Iran and the P5+1 group of six world powers in restricting Iran's nuclear program to peaceful uses only. The agreement was brokered after extended talks in Lausanne, Switzerland.