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Kazakhstan extends links with Ukraine

21 September 2016

Askar Zhumagaliyev, chairman of KazAtomProm, and Igor Nasalik, Ukraine's energy and coal industry minister, have held their second meeting on future cooperation in the nuclear energy sector. The world's biggest uranium producer said in a statement yesterday the meeting focused on production of fuel for Ukrainian nuclear power reactors.

Canyon priority in Energy Fuels' plan

13 September 2016

Energy Fuels will prioritize work at its Canyon mine in Arizona under a revised business plan, which focuses on sustaining the company's production capabilities whilst ensuring it is able to respond quickly to any changes in market conditions.

China and Kazakhstan cement fuel pellet deal

05 September 2016

China-Kazakhstan - September 2016 - 48China and Kazakhstan have taken a step closer to the supply of Kazakh fuel pellets to Chinese companies. The relevant documents enabling such transactions are between Ulba Metallurgical Plant, a subsidiary of Kazakh uranium producer KazAtomProm, and CGNPC-URC, a subsidiary of China General Nuclear.

Uranium suppliers dig in for long haul

16 September 2016

Husab_(Swakop_Uranium)-48Representatives of both long-established and more recent mining operations yesterday debated issues related to the current market situation. They looked at patterns from past market cycles and the measures that producers are taking to position themselves now and in the future.

EPA approval for Wiluna expansion

06 September 2016

The Western Australian Environmental Protection Authority has today recommended for approval Toro Energy's proposal to extend the Wiluna uranium project, the second uranium approval by the regulator within a month.

Production starts on MOX fuel for Takahama unit

02 September 2016

France's Areva has started fabrication of 16 mixed-oxide fuel assemblies for use in unit 4 of the Takahama nuclear power plant, Kansai Electric Power Company announced on 30 August. Although the unit is one of five Japanese reactors to have been restarted, a court injunction has suspended its operation.

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