Board approves Ranger restart
The board of Energy Resources of Australia (ERA) has approved plans to restart operations at the Ranger processing plant, halted since the failure of a leach tank in December 2013. Regulatory approvals will be required before the plant can restart.
Korean stator contract for Areva
Areva has been awarded a contract by Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power for the supply and replacement of six stators at units 3 and 4 of the Kori nuclear power plant. The components will be manufactured at Areva's Jeumont facility in northern France. Delivery of the stators will begin in June 2015 with installation to be completed in 2018.
CNFC eyes Western markets
China Nuclear Fuel Corp (CNFC) has engaged New York Nuclear Corp (NYNCO) to broker its uranium enrichment services to US and European nuclear utilities. CNFC, a subsidiary of China National Nuclear Corp (CNNC), has been supplying uranium enrichment services to China's nuclear program for more than 50 years and operates an enrichment plant in Lanzhou in central Gansu province.