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Oklo seeks licence for fuel recycling facility
27 January, 2023
US-based Oklo has submitted a Licensing Project Plan (LPP) to the...
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Licence renewal for Cameco Fuel Manufacturing
Tuesday, January 24, 2023 by The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) has granted a 20-year renewal of its Fuel Facility Operating Licence to Cameco Fuel Manufacturing (CFM) at Port Hope in Ontario. This...

Enusa and Westinghouse formalise VVER-440 fuel collaboration
Friday, January 20, 2023 by Spain’s Enusa Industrias Avanzadas and Westinghouse Electric Sweden AB have formalised a cooperation agreement regarding the manufacture of VVER-440 fuel. Under this agreement,...

Fuel delivery completed for Belarus NPP unit 1
Friday, January 20, 2023 by Russian fuel company TVEL (part of Rosatom) has delivered fresh fuel to the Belarus NPP ready for partial refuelling during the 2023 scheduled maintenance outage. The fuel...

US and Japan to test fast reactor fuels
Wednesday, January 18, 2023 by The US and Japan are undertaking a joint project to perform transient tests on fast reactor fuels. The experiments are part of a four-year cost-shared facility sharing initiative...

More delays for Japan’s nuclear fuel reprocessing plant
Wednesday, January 04, 2023 by The completion of Japan’s nuclear fuel reprocessing plant in Aomori Prefecture will be delayed by two years, according to senior officials with Japan Nuclear Fuel Ltd (JNFL), operator...

UK announces nuclear fuel fund
Wednesday, January 04, 2023 by The UK Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has announced a GBP75 million ($90m) Nuclear Fuel Fund to provide more options for UK nuclear operators to...

Hungary receives nuclear fuel delivery from Russia
Tuesday, January 03, 2023 by Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs & Trade Péter Szijjártó said in a post on Facebook that another delivery of fuel rods from Russia for the Paks NPP have been delivered by ship...

Russia completes fuel deliveries for China’s CFR-600 fast reactor
Tuesday, January 03, 2023 by Rosatom’s fuel company Tvel has completed all shipments to China scheduled for 2022 as part of the fulfilment of Russian obligations to supply the initial load of fuel for the...

Bulgaria signs nuclear fuel deal with Framatome
Tuesday, January 03, 2023 by Bulgaria’s Kozloduy NPP has signed a 10-year agreement with Framatome - a subsidiary of French energy giant EDF - for the supply of nuclear fuel to Kozloduy's unit 5 reactor from...

Nuclear fuel developed for Russia’s new floating NPPs
Thursday, December 22, 2022 by Rosatom has completed development of nuclear fuel for the RITM-200S reactor facility designed for the Modernised Floating Power Units (MPEP) project. These installations will supply...

Energy Fuels and Peninsula Energy contracted to supply US Uranium Reserve
Wednesday, December 21, 2022 by US uranium producer Energy Fuels, and Strata Energy - a subsidiary of Australia-based Peninsula Energy - have been awarded contracts to sell natural uranium concentrates (U3O8) to the...

US NRC accepts TRISO-X’s application for fuel fabrication facility
Tuesday, December 20, 2022 by The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has accepted an application from X-Energy Reactor Company subsidiary, TRISO-X, for a fuel fabrication facility which will use...

Iran welcomes increase in uranium enrichment capacity
Tuesday, December 20, 2022 by Iran’s capacity to enrich uranium has doubled since Iran began its nuclear development programme, the Head of the Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran (AEOI) Mohammad Eslami has told...

Westinghouse receives UK grant to develop uranium conversion
Friday, December 16, 2022 by ​​​​​​​US-based Westinghouse has received a Direct Award Grant from the UK Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) to explore the development of Uranium...

Lightbridge strengthens partnership with Idaho National Laboratory
Friday, December 16, 2022 by US nuclear fuel developer Lightbridge Corporation has announced that it has entered into landmark agreements with Idaho National Laboratory (INL), in collaboration with the US...

New fuel tested for Russia’s BN-1200 fast reactor
Friday, December 16, 2022 by Experimental fuel assemblies containing mixed dense nitride uranium-plutonium fuel (MNUP-fuel) intended for Russia’s planned BN-1200M sodium-cooled fast reactor are to be tested in...

Kairos Power to produce fuel for Hermes demonstration reactor
Tuesday, December 13, 2022 by US-based Kairos Power has signed an agreement to produce TRISO fuel pebbles for the Hermes demonstration reactor at Los Alamos National Laboratory’s (LANL’s) Low Enriched Fuel...

BWXT starts production of TRISO fuel for US microreactor
Tuesday, December 13, 2022 by BWX Technologies (BWXT) has celebrated the landmark production of TRISO nuclear fuel that will power the first microreactor built and operated in the USA. The event was attended...

Kazakhstan delivers first fuel assemblies to China
Friday, December 09, 2022 by Kazakhstan’s national atomic company, Kazatomprom, has announced that the first batch of AFA 3G TM fuel assemblies has been delivered to China from its Ulba-FA LLP plant. Kazatomprom...

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