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Shootaring Canyon mill sold

Exploration and Nuclear Fuel

18 August 2014

Shootaring Canyon mill 48Anfield Resources is to acquire the Shootaring Canyon uranium mill in Utah plus a portfolio of uranium assets from Uranium One in a deal worth $5 million. A previous agreement to sell the mill to Black Range Minerals for $10 million lapsed earlier this year.

New waste facility for Idaho laboratory

Waste and Recycling

04 August 2014

Conceptual design of INL RH LLW facility 48A new remote-handled low-level waste disposal facility should be in operation at the Idaho National Laboratory by October 2017. A $34 million contract for the facility's design and construction has now been awarded.

North Carolina power agency sells stakes in reactors

Corporate

29 July 2014

Brunswick NPP 48Duke Energy Progress will assume full ownership of the Brunswick and Shearon Harris nuclear power plants as part of a $1.2 billion agreement to buy certain generating assets from North Carolina Eastern Municipal Power Agency.

System tests under way at Watts Bar 2

New Nuclear

13 August 2014

Watts Bar 2 core barrel 250 48Pre-operational system tests have begun at unit 2 of Tennessee Valley Authority's Watts Bar nuclear power plant ahead of its scheduled start-up late next year.

Resources announced for Wyoming project

Exploration and Nuclear Fuel

29 July 2014

Ur-Energy says Shirley Basin has the potential to be its next Wyoming production centre after announcing mineral resources of 8.816 million pounds U3O8 (3391 tU) at the project.

CB&I, CNNC extend cooperation

Corporate

17 July 2014

US energy infrastructure company CB&I has increased its cooperation with the Chinese nuclear industry by signing a memorandum of understanding with China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC). The agreement will see them cooperate on the development of nuclear power plants.