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Poland expands cooperation on SMRs and large reactors

Poland expands cooperation on SMRs and large reactors

Polish state-owned energy company Enea SA has signed an agreement with US small modular reactor developer Last Energy to cooperate on the deployment of SMRs, potentially in Poland. Meanwhile, France's EDF has signed further cooperation agreements with Polish companies to support its offer to supply 4 to 6 EPRs in Poland.

New Nuclear 23 June 2022


US brokers and traders increase uranium inventories

US brokers and traders increase uranium inventories

The "vast majority" of uranium delivered in the USA in 2021 was of foreign origin, according to the US Energy Information Administration. Uranium inventory held by US brokers and traders has grown for the second consecutive year, and has almost tripled since 2019.

Uranium & Fuel 30 May 2022


DOE working on its uranium strategy - Granholm

DOE working on its uranium strategy - Granholm

The US Department of Energy is working on a "broad uranium strategy" to ensure a steady supply of uranium to meet national requirements, Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm told the US Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. The strategy work is being led by Kathryn Huff, whose appointment as Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy has now been confirmed by the Senate.

Uranium & Fuel 06 May 2022


Namibian community benefits from Rössing reservoirs

Namibian community benefits from Rössing reservoirs

Six new reservoirs at Rössing Uranium Limited will ease pressure on state-owned water utility NamWater's system and will be able to supply water to a local community as well as enabling mine operations to continue during periods of extended water supply interruptions.

Uranium & Fuel 03 May 2022


New realities for uranium enrichment

New realities for uranium enrichment

Society - and the nuclear industry - are today facing a new reality: the reality of asking ourselves about energy security and energy independence. So said John-Paul Jones, head of commercial and market intelligence at Urenco, at World Nuclear Fuel Cycle 2022.

Waste & Recycling 29 April 2022


Calm approach the right strategy for energy security, says panel

Calm approach the right strategy for energy security, says panel

Policymakers and businesses alike need to take a calm, rational and pragmatic approach to ensure security of energy supply, according to panellists at World Nuclear Fuel Cycle 2022.

Nuclear Policies 28 April 2022


Full-scale production of NuScale SMR to begin

Full-scale production of NuScale SMR to begin

Doosan Enerbility is to begin manufacturing main equipment for NuScale small modular reactors, under a newly signed agreement which marks a milestone for the production of the NuScale Power Module.

New Nuclear 25 April 2022


NuScale collaborates with US forging companies

NuScale collaborates with US forging companies

NuScale Power and the US Reactor Forging Consortium have signed a collaboration agreement to "leverage the existing robust forging supply chain in the USA", to prepare NuScale to deploy its small modular reactor technology to customers worldwide and to support, retain, and expand US manufacturing jobs.

New Nuclear 22 April 2022


Sheffield Forgemasters claim welding breakthrough

Sheffield Forgemasters claim welding breakthrough

Using Electron Beam Welding, the company weld-joined two 200mm-thick, 3-metre diameter vessel sections in UK small modular reactor nuclear grade steel, describing it as a breakthrough in the industrialisation of EBW for thick-section materials.

Corporate 30 March 2022


Johnson looks to boost UK nuclear capacity

Johnson looks to boost UK nuclear capacity

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson hosted a roundtable at Downing Street on 21 March with leaders from the nuclear industry to discuss how to improve domestic energy security and rapidly accelerate nuclear projects in the UK.

Nuclear Policies 22 March 2022