Uranium & Fuel

Uranium & Fuel
Clean Core prepares for testing of innovative fuel

Clean Core prepares for testing of innovative fuel

Nuclear fuel innovation company Clean Core Thorium Energy has signed a new strategic partnership agreement with the US Department of Energy which details next steps for irradiation testing and qualification of its Advanced Nuclear Energy for Enriched Life fuel in Idaho National Laboratory's Advanced Test Reactor.

Uranium & Fuel 15 June 2022


UEC to double resources through UEX acquisition

UEC to double resources through UEX acquisition

Texas-based Uranium Energy Corp has agreed to acquire Canadian company UEX Corporation to create a combined, diversified portfolio of uranium production and development assets.
 

Uranium & Fuel 14 June 2022


Boss Energy to restart production at Honeymoon

Boss Energy to restart production at Honeymoon

The board of Boss Energy Limited has approved the final investment decision for the development of the Honeymoon in-situ leach uranium project in South Australia. The Perth-based company said it will now accelerate engineering, procurement and construction, with production set for the final quarter of 2023.

Uranium & Fuel 01 June 2022


Energoatom borrows USD51 million to buy extra Westinghouse fuel

Energoatom borrows USD51 million to buy extra Westinghouse fuel

Ukraine's Energoatom has taken a UAH1.5 billion (USD51 million) loan from Ukrgasbank to buy more nuclear fuel from Westinghouse. It follows the energy giant's decision to stop using Russian fuel earlier this year.

Uranium & Fuel 01 June 2022


US brokers and traders increase uranium inventories

US brokers and traders increase uranium inventories

The "vast majority" of uranium delivered in the USA in 2021 was of foreign origin, according to the US Energy Information Administration. Uranium inventory held by US brokers and traders has grown for the second consecutive year, and has almost tripled since 2019.

Uranium & Fuel 30 May 2022


Chinese researchers seek to expand uranium resources

Chinese researchers seek to expand uranium resources

A demonstration project for the deep underground exploration of hydrothermal uranium deposits in southern China recently passed a national acceptance check. Meanwhile, Chinese researchers have developed an innovative method of pre-enriching uranium in seawater by membrane filtration.

Uranium & Fuel 26 May 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


Jordan announces uranium production

Jordan announces uranium production

The Jordan Uranium Mining Company has announced the production of 20 kg of yellowcake from 160 tonnes of uranium ore at a newly operational processing facility.

Uranium & Fuel 13 May 2022


Idemitsu exits Cigar Lake joint venture

Idemitsu exits Cigar Lake joint venture

Cameco and Orano announced they have reached agreement with Idemitsu Canada Resources Ltd to acquire Idemitsu's 7.875% stake in the Cigar Lake Joint Venture, owner of the Cigar Lake uranium mine in northern Saskatchewan, Canada.

Uranium & Fuel 11 May 2022


Kazakh research reactor restarts after conversion to LEU

Kazakh research reactor restarts after conversion to LEU

The IVG.1M research reactor in Kurchatov, Kazakhstan, has been restarted following the completion of a project to convert it from using highly enriched uranium fuel to low-enriched uranium fuel, the country's National Nuclear Centre announced.

Uranium & Fuel 11 May 2022