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Russia set to build SMR nuclear power plant in Uzbekistan

Russia set to build SMR nuclear power plant in Uzbekistan

An agreement between Uzbekistan and Russia will see a six-unit small modular reactor nuclear power plant built in the Jizzakh region of Uzbekistan, with construction work due to begin as early as this summer.

New Nuclear 28 May 2024


Agreements, declarations mark Macron visits to Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan

Agreements, declarations mark Macron visits to Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan

France and Kazakhstan have pledged cooperation on minerals and the nuclear fuel cycle, while in Uzbekistan there was agreement to raise the level of bilateral relations, during official visits by President Emmanuel Macron this week. The French president was accompanied by a large delegation including representatives from French industry.

Nuclear Policies 03 November 2023


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Clean-up work begins at Uzbek legacy uranium sites

Clean-up work begins at Uzbek legacy uranium sites

Remediation work at legacy uranium mining sites in Uzbekistan is under way, bolstered by a EUR9 million (USD11 million) grant from the Environmental Remediation Account for Central Asia set up on the initiative of the European Union and managed by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

Uranium & Fuel 13 September 2023


IAEA completes siting review for Uzbekistan

IAEA completes siting review for Uzbekistan

An International Atomic Energy Agency team of experts has concluded a five-day Site and External Events Design mission to Uzbekistan, which plans to build its first nuclear power plant in the southeast of the country.

Regulation & Safety 30 January 2023


Orano to support Uzbek uranium expansion plans

Orano to support Uzbek uranium expansion plans

A newly signed tripartite agreement broadens the scope of the collaboration between Orano Mining and its Uzbek partners and lays the foundations for the development of new uranium mines in Uzbekistan.

Uranium & Fuel 28 November 2022


Cleanup of two Uzbek sites to start in early-2023

Cleanup of two Uzbek sites to start in early-2023

Environmental remediation of former uranium mining sites at Yangiabad and Charkesar in Uzbekistan is set to begin following the signing of a EUR7 million (USD7 million) grant agreement between the Environmental Remediation Account for Central Asia and the Uzbek government.

Uranium & Fuel 05 September 2022


Rosatom and Uzbekistan sign MoU on nuclear infrastructure development

Rosatom and Uzbekistan sign MoU on nuclear infrastructure development

The Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Rosenergoatom, Rosatom Training Academy and the Agency for Nuclear Power Engineering Development at the Ministry of Energy in Uzbekistan.

New Nuclear 14 July 2022


President calls for Uzbek exploration programme

President calls for Uzbek exploration programme

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has instructed Uzbekistan to develop a four-year uranium exploration programme, as well as transforming state mining company Navoi and training suitably qualified personnel for the country's minerals sector.

Uranium & Fuel 23 May 2022


Clean-up set to start at Uzbek legacy uranium sites

Clean-up set to start at Uzbek legacy uranium sites

Preparations for the environmental remediation of former uranium mining sites at Yangiabad and Charkesar are set to begin following the signing of a EUR2.0 million (USD2.3 million) grant agreement between the Environmental Remediation Account for Central Asia and the government of Uzbekistan.

Uranium & Fuel 25 October 2021


More funding needed to complete Central Asian remediation

More funding needed to complete Central Asian remediation

A renewed call has been made for additional donor funding in order to tackle the most urgent problems caused by radioactive and toxic waste at legacy uranium sites in Central Asia, with the International Atomic Energy Agency estimating an additional EUR40 million (USD47 million) is required. The call came as all parties directly involved in the project signed a revised Strategic Master Plan.

Uranium & Fuel 22 September 2021