Uranium & Fuel

Uranium & Fuel
Further US grant for Framatome EATFdevelopment

Further US grant for Framatome EATF development

Framatome has received a USD49 million, 28-month grant from the US Department of Energy to accelerate the development and commercialisation of enhanced accident tolerant fuel.

Uranium & Fuel 16 January 2019


Wyoming uranium projects look to the future

Wyoming uranium projects look to the future

The Lost Creek in situ leach uranium project has produced a cumulative 2.7 million pounds U3O8 (1039 tU) since beginning operations in 2013 and could ramp up within six months, Ur-Energy said yesterday. Meanwhile, Uranium Energy Corp has announced a new consolidated mineral resource estimate for the Reno Creek project.

Uranium & Fuel 15 January 2019


TVEL to supply fuel for China's fast-neutron reactor

TVEL to supply fuel for China's fast-neutron reactor

TVEL and CNLY have signed a contract for the supply of nuclear fuel for the CFR-600 sodium-cooled pool-type fast-neutron nuclear reactor under construction in Xiapu County, in China's Fujian province.

Uranium & Fuel 10 January 2019


Anfield Energy expands uranium and vanadium portfolio

Anfield Energy expands uranium and vanadium portfolio

Anfield Energy has signed an agreement to acquire the Charlie in situ leach uranium project in Wyoming from Cotter Corporation, plus the West Slope group of previously producing uranium/vanadium properties in Colorado.

Uranium & Fuel 10 January 2019


Centrus selected for HALEU enrichment project

Centrus selected for HALEU enrichment project

The US Department of Energy has announced plans to award a contract to a subsidiary of Centrus Energy Corp to demonstrate the production of high-assay low enriched uranium. The project will see the deployment of a cascade of 16 AC-100M centrifuges at Piketon, Ohio.

Uranium & Fuel 08 January 2019


Orano commissions new conversion facility

Orano commissions new conversion facility

The new Philippe Coste uranium conversion plant at Orano's Tricastin site in southern France has now been commissioned following the completion of a test programme.

Uranium & Fuel 21 December 2018


Wheeler River moves towards development

Wheeler River moves towards development

Denison Mines Corp has announced its decision to advance the Wheeler River uranium project in Canada's Athabasca Basin. The Wheeler River Joint Venture has approved a CAD10.3 million (USD7.7 million) budget for 2019 to begin work towards developing an in-situ leach operation at the Phoenix deposit.

Uranium & Fuel 20 December 2018


Exploitation licence for Mauritania uranium project

Exploitation licence for Mauritania uranium project

Australian company Aura Energy has been granted an exploitation licence for its Tiris uranium project in Mauritania. The licence is a precursor to full development of the north-west African project.

Uranium & Fuel 18 December 2018


Vimy to progress Australian uranium projects

Vimy to progress Australian uranium projects

Australian uranium company Vimy Resources will use the AUD3.0 million (USD2.2 million) it has raised through a share placement to pursue offtake contracts for its Mulga Rock project and exploration work at Alligator River.

Uranium & Fuel 14 December 2018


Enusa awarded new fuel contract for Spanish PWRs

Enusa awarded new fuel contract for Spanish PWRs

State-owned nuclear fuel manufacturer Enusa Industrias Avanzadas has been awarded a contract to supply 24 reload batches of fuel and associated services by the operators of Spain's five Westinghouse-design pressurised water reactors (PWRs).

Uranium & Fuel 14 December 2018