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Uzbek research reactor fuel shipped to Russia

28 September 2015

The first shipment of highly enriched uranium (HEU) liquid used nuclear fuel from the IIN-3M research reactor in Tashkent for reprocessing in Russia has been completed.

Tepco, CEA agree to information sharing

24 September 2015

CEA-Tepco September 2015 - 48A cooperation agreement has been signed between Japan's Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) and the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) to promote the exchange of information and experience in decommissioning nuclear facilities.

Philippsburg 1 reactor segmentation contract

08 September 2015

Philippsburg plant - 48A consortium led by Westinghouse has been awarded a contract for dismantling the reactor pressure vessel and internals of unit 1 at the Philippsburg nuclear power plant in Germany. The unit shut down in 2011.

Chinese reprocessing plant to start up in 2030

24 September 2015

The construction of a used fuel processing and recycling facility in China is expected to begin in 2020 and be completed by 2030. The facility will be based on French technology.

Holtec plans cooperation with Ukraine's Turboatom

09 September 2015

Holtec International is in talks with Turboatom on the manufacture of equipment for a central used fuel storage facility the US company is contracted to build in Ukraine.

Korean repository officially opens

01 September 2015

Gyeongju repository opening ceremony - 48A ceremony was held on 28 August to mark the official opening of South Korea's underground low- and intermediate-level radioactive waste disposal facility at Gyeongju in North Gyeongsang province.