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IAEA and Kazakhstan agree to create nuclear fuel bank

Uranium and Fuel

27 August 2015

IAEA LEU Bank agreement signing 48The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and Kazakhstan today signed an agreement to set up a low-enriched uranium fuel 'bank' in Oskemen, Kazakhstan.

Russia-Mexico agreement enters into force

Nuclear Policies

11 August 2015

An intergovernmental agreement between Russia and Mexico on cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy has entered into force, Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom announced today. The two countries signed the agreement in December 2013.

Russia-Egypt agreement to be signed within months, says Medvedev

New Nuclear

06 August 2015

Dmitry Medvedev, the Russian prime minister, expects an inter-governmental agreement on the key commercial terms of a project to build Egypt's first nuclear power plant will be ready to sign this autumn.

Amano seeks extra funding to manage Iran agreement

Nuclear Policies

25 August 2015

International Atomic Energy Agency director general Yukiya Amano today sought approval for extra funding of €9.2 million ($10.6 million) per year for the agency's "special arrangement" with Iran, which he stressed "would not serve as a precedent".

Ukraine aims to complete safety upgrade program in 2020

Regulation and Safety

07 August 2015

Energoatom has postponed the completion target date for its program to improve the safety of its nuclear power plants from 2017 to the end of 2020.

EDF agrees to majority stake in Areva's reactor business

Corporate

30 July 2015

EDF has agreed to take a stake of at least 51% in Areva's reactor business, according to a memorandum of understanding signed by the two companies yesterday that sets out the principal terms and conditions of the plan.