Nuclear fuel rss

Europe launches its Energy Union

Nuclear Policies

25 February 2015

The 28 member states of the European Union are to integrate their markets and increase security of supply under a policy set known as the Energy Union. Investments of €200 billion per year are expected over the nest decade.

Taipower launches overseas reprocessing tender

Waste and Recycling

19 February 2015

Taiwan Power Co (Taipower) has launched a tender for a contract worth up to TWD 11.26 billion ($356 million) for the shipment and reprocessing of used nuclear fuel abroad.

Fuel loading at second Yangjiang unit

New Nuclear

30 January 2015

Yangjiang 2 fuel loading 48The loading of fuel assemblies into the reactor core of unit 2 at the Yangjiang plant in China's Guangdong province is underway in preparation for startup.

TVEL sending secondary neutron sources to Temelin in April

Exploration and Nuclear Fuel

20 February 2015

TVEL, the Russian nuclear fuel manufacturer, plans to export the first batch of nuclear fuel elements with secondary neutron sources to the Temelin nuclear power plant in the Czech Republic in April.

Requirements set out for hardening French facilities

Regulation and Safety

03 February 2015

The French nuclear safety regulator has specified additional post-Fukushima safety measures to be taken at the country's fuel cycle and research facilities.

Australia and Kazakhstan report uranium production

Exploration and Nuclear Fuel

27 January 2015

Olympic_Dam_uranium_(BHP_Billiton)_48Last year saw Australia's uranium production reach its lowest point since 1998 while Kazakhstan maintained its position as the world's largest uranium producer.