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Final demolition at US uranium enrichment complex

Waste and Recycling

01 September 2016

K-27_final_demolition_(DOE-Oakridge)-48The last of five buildings making up the US Department of Energy's former Oak Ridge Gaseous Diffusion Plant has been demolished, completing a ten-year program to remove all the former uranium enrichment buildings at the East Tennessee site.

Urenco signs Ukrainian contract

Uranium and Fuel

18 August 2016

Haeberle_Nedashkovskyi_Aug2016_(Energoatom)-48 Urenco is to supply uranium enrichment to Ukraine under a contract signed today by the Anglo-Dutch company and Ukrainian national nuclear company Energoatom.

Brazil to export enriched uranium

Uranium and Fuel

21 June 2016

Industrias Nucleares do Brasil (INB) is to export its first enriched uranium under a contract signed with Argentine state company Combustibles Nuclear Argentinos SA (Conuar). The agreement will see the export of four tonnes of uranium dioxide powder for use in the first fuel load for the Carem modular reactor.

Urenco records first-half net loss, qualifies Brexit impact

Corporate

25 August 2016

Urenco has today reported a net loss of €8.5 million ($9.6 million) as a result of adverse exchange rate movements and significant weakening of pound sterling in its financial results for the half year ending 30 June 2016. The net loss compares with a net gain in the same period of 2015 of €166 million.

Kazakh-Chinese talks build on cooperation agreements

Corporate

18 July 2016

The heads of Kazakh uranium producer KazAtomProm and China's CITIC Group have met to discuss attracting investment to the Central Asian country's nuclear energy sector. Askar Zhumagaliyev and Chang Zhenming met as part of the working visit to China of Kazakhstan's first deputy prime minister, Bakytzhan Sagintayev.

Milestone for US enrichment plant cleanup

Waste and Recycling

21 April 2016

Portsmouth_compressor_removal_(Teeters-BWXT)-48The final piece of process gas equipment has been removed from one of three former process buildings at the former Portsmouth gaseous diffusion uranium enrichment plant in Ohio, USA.