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NNL, Wood contracted for nuclear fuel research

NNL, Wood contracted for nuclear fuel research

The UK's National Nuclear Laboratory and the Wood Group have been awarded a three-year contract to carry out a key research project on fuels for advanced nuclear reactors.

Uranium & Fuel 10 August 2018


Haiyang AP1000s reach commissioning milestones

Haiyang AP1000s reach commissioning milestones

Milestones in the commissioning of the AP1000s under construction at the Haiyang nuclear power plant in China's Shandong province were met on 8 August. Unit 1 achieved first criticality, while fuel loading started at unit 2.

New Nuclear 09 August 2018


Contract for recycled fuel for Chinese Candus

Contract for recycled fuel for Chinese Candus

Canada's SNC-Lavalin is to supply its 37M Natural Uranium Equivalent fuel - a mixture of depleted and recycled uranium - to units 1 and 2 of the Qinshan Phase III nuclear power plant in China's Zhejiang province.

Uranium & Fuel 08 August 2018


CEZ to test use of Westinghouse fuel at Temelin-1

CEZ to test use of Westinghouse fuel at Temelin-1

Czech utility ČEZ plans to test six Westinghouse fuel rods in unit 1 of the Temelín nuclear power plant as it seeks to diversify its fuel supply. Russia’s TVEL is currently the sole supplier of nuclear fuel to Temelín and Dukovany.

Uranium & Fuel 03 August 2018


Wolf Creek selects Orano for dry storage services

Wolf Creek selects Orano for dry storage services

Orano TN will design, construct and commission an interim used fuel storage facility at the Wolf Creek nuclear power plant in Kansas, USA, under a contract signed with the plant's operator.

Waste & Recycling 03 August 2018


Vermont Yankee used fuel transfer complete

Vermont Yankee used fuel transfer complete

The transfer of all the used fuel from the storage pool at Entergy Corporation's shut-down Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant to an on-site dry storage facility has been completed.

Waste & Recycling 03 August 2018


L3 MAPPS, Terrestrial team for IMSR simulation

L3 MAPPS, Terrestrial team for IMSR simulation

Canada's L3 MAPPS and Terrestrial Energy have signed an agreement to develop real-time simulation for Terrestrial's Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR). Terrestrial aims to commercialise the modular reactor design.

New Nuclear 20 July 2018


Urenco to enrich reprocessed uranium

Urenco to enrich reprocessed uranium

Urenco is to provide enrichment services to EDF to support the recycling of uranium recovered from used nuclear fuel in French nuclear reactors under a new contract announced yesterday.

Uranium & Fuel 05 July 2018


UK presents Sector Deal for nuclear

UK presents Sector Deal for nuclear

The UK's nuclear industry has unanimously welcomed the Sector Deal, which Business and Energy Secretary Greg Clark outlined at the nuclear-licensed Trawsfynydd site in North Wales.

Nuclear Policies 28 June 2018


IAEA emphasises vital role of uranium

IAEA emphasises vital role of uranium

It is important that this vital resource is mined, produced and managed sustainably, International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Yukiya Amano said this week.

Uranium & Fuel 27 June 2018