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LEU fuel en route to Nigerian research reactor

LEU fuel en route to Nigerian research reactor

China has begun the shipment of low-enriched uranium fuel for use in the Nigeria Research Reactor-1 , a Chinese-supplied Miniature Neutron Source Reactor that currently uses high-enriched uranium fuel.

Regulation & Safety 19 October 2018


Russia clear to remove used fuel from Lepse cargo ship

Russia clear to remove used fuel from Lepse cargo ship

The removal of used nuclear fuel from the Lepse floating technical base can now begin thanks to the erection of a special protective cover at the Nerpa shipyard in Snezhnogorsk in the Murmansk region of Russia.

Waste & Recycling 16 October 2018


Russia loads fuel into floating power plant

Russia loads fuel into floating power plant

Russia yesterday completed loading fuel into the two reactors of its first floating nuclear power plant, Akademik Lomonosov.

New Nuclear 03 October 2018


Restarted US reactor completes first fuel test

Restarted US reactor completes first fuel test

The Transient Reactor Test Facility at the US Department of Energy's Idaho National Laboratory has completed its first fuelled experiment since resuming operations after a 23-year hiatus.

Uranium & Fuel 21 September 2018


Entergy orders Framatome accident-tolerant fuel rods

Entergy orders Framatome accident-tolerant fuel rods

Framatome is to supply and install chromium-coated fuel rods into unit 1 of Entergy's Arkansas Nuclear One nuclear power plant. The contract marks the first use of the accident tolerant fuel in the unit.

Uranium & Fuel 20 September 2018


IAEA and Russia agree on transit for LEU Bank

IAEA and Russia agree on transit for LEU Bank

The International Atomic Energy Agency and Russian nuclear fuel manufacturer Tenex have signed a contract for the transport of low-enriched uranium and equipment through Russian territory to and from the IAEA LEU Bank.

Uranium & Fuel 18 September 2018


Orano launches new conversion facility

Orano launches new conversion facility

A ceremony has been held to inaugurate the new Philippe Coste uranium conversion plant at Orano's Tricastin site in southern France.

Uranium & Fuel 11 September 2018


Innovation is key to industry's resilience, says Westinghouse

Innovation is key to industry's resilience, says Westinghouse

Westinghouse Electric Company is starting the next phase in its long history with one key message: The nuclear industry, which has always provided safe, clean and reliable energy, needs innovation now more than ever before.

Corporate 07 September 2018


Challenges and changes at Kazatomprom

Challenges and changes at Kazatomprom

NAC Kazatomprom has changed its strategy to be more responsive to prevailing market conditions, CEO Galymzhan Pirmatov told delegates attending the World Nuclear Association Symposium 2018 in London today.

Corporate 06 September 2018


UF6 transport package designs head for approvals

UF6 transport package designs head for approvals

Daher has applied for certification for its DN30 package to US regulators, while China Nuclear New Energy Nuclear Industry Engineering Co Ltd's XN740 UF6 transport package has completed a 9 metre drop test.

Regulation & Safety 04 September 2018