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NRC confirms cleanup actions at New Mexico site

Uranium and Fuel

13 April 2017

The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission has issued a Confirmatory Order to Homestake Mining Co of California outlining actions to be taken as part of an ongoing groundwater cleanup program at the site of a former uranium mill in New Mexico.

European delegation charts progress in Kyrgyzstan

Uranium and Fuel

04 April 2017

EU-EBRD-Kyrgyz-meeting-(KyrgyzMinistry)-48A joint delegation from the European Union and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has held talks with the government of Kyrgyzstan on addressing the environmental legacy of uranium mining in Central Asia. 

Jordan and Saudi Arabia team up on uranium, SMRs

Nuclear Policies

29 March 2017

Jordan-Saudi Arabia - March 2017 - 48Jordan and Saudi Arabia have signed agreements on cooperation in uranium exploration and carrying out a feasibility study into the construction of two small modular reactors (SMRs) in Jordan.

Areva and KazAtomProm extend uranium cooperation

Uranium and Fuel

10 April 2017

KazAtomProm-Areva_agreement_(KazAtomProm)-48Areva and KazAtomProm have today signed a new strategic agreement to strengthen their cooperation in Kazakhstan's uranium mining sector. The agreement opens new opportunities to develop and enhance their long-standing Katco joint venture.

Rosatom diversifies work in Arctic region

Other News

03 April 2017

ARMZ, Atomflot and VostokCoal have signed an agreement to cooperate in the development of the Russian Arctic region. The document was signed on 29 March by ARMZ director-general Vladimir Verkhovtsev, Atomflot general director Vyacheslav Ruksha and VostokCoal chairman Dmitry Bosov during the International Arctic Forum held last week in Arkhangelsk.

Russia starts developing Vershinnoye deposit

Uranium and Fuel

29 March 2017

ARMZ, the uranium mining subsidiary of Russia's Rosatom, has started developing the Vershinnoye uranium deposit in the Republic of Buryatia, in southern Siberia. ARMZ said in a statement on Rosatom's website the deposit has 4577 tonnes of uranium reserves and that the first production by in situ leaching would be next year by its subsidiary JSC Khiagda.