Uranium enrichment rss

Brazil's Angra plant to get domestic fuel

Exploration and Nuclear Fuel

06 November 2014

INB enrichment - 48Industrias Nucleares do Brasil will provide enriched uranium for the first time for unit 1 of the country's sole nuclear power plant. Previously, the Resende plant was entirely engaged with foreign companies.

Learning from the market

Exploration and Nuclear Fuel

12 September 2014

Jeff_Combs_(WNA)_48Fundamental changes in the nature of uranium supply, demand and the market itself over the last ten years may have largely gone unrecognized, but the market of 2014 is in a better position to support nuclear energy growth than it was a decade ago according to Ux Consulting Company's Jeff Combs.

USEC Inc reorganization gets court approval

Corporate

08 September 2014

The bankruptcy court for the District of Delaware has confirmed USEC Inc's plan of reorganization, which becomes effective later in September. USEC will then emerge from Chapter 11 restructuring under the name Centrus Energy Corp.

Paducah deactivation begins

Exploration and Nuclear Fuel

22 October 2014

Paducah_handover_ceremony_(DoE)_48Work to deactivate the former Paducah gaseous diffusion enrichment plant can begin in earnest after Centrus Energy subsidiary United States Enrichment Corporation formally handed back full control of the Kentucky complex to the US Department of Energy (DoE).

Future-forward for front end companies

Exploration and Nuclear Fuel

11 September 2014

Front-end fuel cycle companies are ready, willing and able to provide the services needed to ensure a secure supply of nuclear fuel for a growing nuclear generation sector, and are looking to a future with innovative safety-assured fuel designs.

Iran eliminates 20% enriched uranium inventory

Nuclear Policies

21 July 2014

C_Ashton_MJ_Zarif_(European_Commission)_48An International Atomic Energy Agency report has confirmed that Iran has completed steps to convert its inventory of 20% enriched uranium hexafluoride into forms that are less of a proliferation risk as political leaders agree to a six-month extension of an action plan aimed at curbing Iranian enrichment activities.