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Russian parliament outlines state support for U mining

Uranium and Fuel

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.

Energoatom rejects media reports about South Ukraine 2 licence

Regulation and Safety

19 May 2015

Energoatom, Ukraine's nuclear power plant operator, has drawn attention to misreporting by some Ukrainian media that have claimed the country's regulator does not intend to renew the operating licence of unit 2 of the South Ukraine nuclear power plant.

Kazakhstan signs IAEA 'fuel bank' agreement

Uranium and Fuel

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.

US utilities endorse novel nuclear fuel

Uranium and 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.

Fuel loading completed at Fuqing 2

New Nuclear

18 May 2015

Fuqing 2 core - 48 (CNNC)The loading of fuel assemblies into the reactor core of unit 2 at the Fuqing plant in China's Fujian province has been completed in preparation for startup.

GNF launches next-generation fuel

Uranium and Fuel

14 May 2015

CORRECTED: GNF3_assembly_(GNF)_48Global Nuclear Fuel (GNF) has made its next-generation GNF3 boiling water reactor (BWR) fuel assembly available to customers for the first time.