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Rosatom delivers Lutetium-177 to Italy
27 October, 2020
Rosatom subsidiary V/O Izotop has delivered the radioisotope lutetium-177...
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Rosatom plans waste-free uranium plant
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 by Russia plans to build the world's only uranium plant using waste-free technology, JSC VNIPIpromtechnologii (Engineering Centre of ARMZ Uranium Holding, the Mining Division of...

NNL and JAEA to co-operate on HTGRs
Tuesday, October 20, 2020 by The UK’s National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) and the Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) have announced that their current technical collaboration agreement, signed in 2001, is to...

Tvel completes development of new fuel for Paks nuclear plant
Tuesday, October 13, 2020 by Russian fuel company TVEL has completed a project to develop and validate nuclear fuel modifications for the VVER-440 reactors in operation at the Paks nuclear power plant in Hungary.

US and Russia sign final amendment to uranium suspension agreement
Thursday, October 08, 2020 by The US Department of Commerce (DOC) and Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom on 5 October signed a final amendment to the Agreement Suspending the Antidumping Investigation...

Framatome opens US uranium recovery facility
Thursday, October 08, 2020 by France’s Framatome said on 6 October that it had opened its $20 million uranium recovery facility at its US fuel manufacturing site in Richland, Washington. After nearly three years...

Gryphon Technologies to support development of HALEU propulsion system
Friday, October 02, 2020 by Gryphon Technologies has been awarded a $14 million task order by the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to support the development and demonstration of a High-Assay...

Westinghouse increases fuel supplies to Ukraine
Thursday, October 01, 2020 by Westinghouse Electric Co said on 30 September that it had signed an agreement with nuclear utility Energoatom to increase nuclear fuel supplies for Ukraine's reactors.

Brazil prepares to revive uranium project
Thursday, October 01, 2020 by The project for the exploration of uranium in Brazil’s northeast Ceará province is to be restarted after the Santa Quitéria consortium, comprising Indústrias Nucleares do Brasil (INB)...

Darlington takes step towards producing Mo-99
Friday, September 25, 2020 by Ontario Power Generation (OPG), its subsidiary Laurentis Energy Partners, BWXT ITG Canada Inc. and its affiliates announced they are making "significant progress" towards the...

US and Kazakhstan continue with HEU elimination programme
Friday, September 25, 2020 by The US Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) said on 22 September that the last remaining batch of unirradiated highly enriched uranium (HEU)...

New used fuel facility being completed at Russia’s Mayak
Monday, September 21, 2020 by The Moscow-based Central Design and Technological Institute (TSPI) has developed documentation for the construction of a complex for storage and preparation of used nuclear fuel at...

TerraPower and Centrus to co-operate on HALEU fuel
Thursday, September 17, 2020 by US-based TerraPower announced on 15 September that its plans to team up with Centrus Energy Corp to establish commercial-scale, domestic production capabilities for...

Tvel supplies fuel for Hungary’s research reactor
Wednesday, September 16, 2020 by Russian nuclear fuel company Tvel (part of Rosatom) has supplied Hungary with nuclear fuel for the Budapest Research Reactor (BRR) under a contract with the Energy Research Institute...

Westinghouse EnCore Fuel loaded at Belgium’s Doel 4
Thursday, September 10, 2020 by Westinghouse Electric Company and Spain’s ENUSA Industrias Avanzadas (ENUSA) announced on the installation of EnCore Fuel at unit 4 of Engie Electrabel's Doel nuclear power plant in Belgium.

Iran building advanced facilities in Natanz
Thursday, September 10, 2020 by The Head of the Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran (AEOI), Ali Akbar Salehi, said on 8 September that Iran is constructing more advanced nuclear facilities in Natanz.

USNC opens SMR fuel facility in USA
Thursday, September 03, 2020 by US-based Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation (USNC) has established a new facility in Salt Lake City to support the development of the company's proprietary Fully Ceramic...

Kazatomprom sees some positive prospects
Monday, August 31, 2020 by Kazakhstan’s National Atomic Company Kazatomprom has announced its consolidated financial results for the first half-year ended 30 June 2020.

Japan’s Rokkasho reprocessing plant postponed again
Thursday, August 27, 2020 by Japan Nuclear Fuel Limited (JNFL) has announced that it will again postpone the scheduled completion of Rokkasho nuclear fuel reprocessing plant.

Rosatom to fabricate REMIX fuel at Siberian Chemical Combine
Wednesday, August 26, 2020 by The Investment Committee of Russia's Rosatom has approved a project to modernise the experimental shop-floor for nuclear fuel fabrication at the Siberian Chemical Combine (SCC),...

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