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Fuel supply contracts signed for Swedish reactors

Uranium and Fuel

02 May 2018

Ringhals 3 and 4 - 48Swedish utility Vattenfall has signed contracts - the values of which have not been disclosed - for the supply of fuel assemblies for units at the Forsmark and Ringhals nuclear power plants. France's Framatome is to supply fuel for Forsmark 3 and Ringhals 3 and 4, while US-Spanish joint venture GNF Enusa will produce fuel for Forsmark 1 and 2.

IAEA assesses waste management in France and Spain

Waste and Recycling

09 February 2018

France has demonstrated a comprehensive commitment to safety with a responsible approach to the management of used nuclear fuel and radioactive waste, a mission from the International Atomic Energy Agency has concluded. Preparations are under way for missions to Spain later this year.

Spanish, Moroccan regulators enhance cooperation

Regulation and Safety

17 January 2018

CSN-AMSSNuR - January 2018 - 48Spain's Nuclear Safety Council and the Moroccan Nuclear and Radiological Safety and Security Agency have signed a memorandum of understanding on increased collaboration.

Contract awarded for Vandellós 1 engineering support

Waste and Recycling

22 February 2018

Vandellos 1 - 48Westinghouse and EDF will provide engineering services for the dismantling of unit 1 of the Vandellós nuclear power plant under a contract awarded by Spanish decommissioning and waste management firm Enresa.

Countdown to Salamanca construction

Uranium and Fuel

25 January 2018

Salamanca_infrastructure_(Berkeley)_48Berkeley Energia is finalising arrangements for the start of construction at the Salamanca uranium mine in Spain, the company said in its latest quarterly report published on 23 January. With full funding in place, Berkeley is undertaking detailed final reviews and has selected Sanchez y Lago as its preferred mining contractor.

Salamanca uranium project fully financed

Uranium and Fuel

31 August 2017

Salamanca_road_construction_(Berkeley)-48The Sultanate of Oman is to become a long-term strategic investor in Berkeley Energia through an investment agreement worth up to $120 million. The investment means that the Salamanca uranium project in western Spain is now fully funded and can proceed to production.