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Components ready for fifth Kudankulam unit

Components ready for fifth Kudankulam unit

Major equipment for India's Kudankulam 5 is complete at the factory of the Russian supplier, Atommash. The reactor pressure vessel was assembled in a trial and the pressuriser passed crucial tests.

New Nuclear 26 January 2023


Korean nuclear suppliers team up for export drive

Korean nuclear suppliers team up for export drive

South Korea's Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy convened a meeting in Seoul with relevant organisations and suppliers to enhance cooperation among members of Team Korea, especially its capacity in nuclear power plant construction.

Corporate 13 January 2023


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UK fusion firm Tokamak signs superconducting tape agreement with Furukawa

UK fusion firm Tokamak signs superconducting tape agreement with Furukawa

Tokamak Energy has signed an agreement with Japan's Furukawa Electric to supply "several hundred kilometres" of specialist high temperature superconducting tape for its ST80-HTS prototype fusion device.

New Nuclear 11 January 2023


US uranium producers announce contracts and production ramp-ups

US uranium producers announce contracts and production ramp-ups

Three more companies - enCore Energy, Ur Energy and Uranium Energy Corp - have been selected to provide domestically produced uranium to the USA's federal strategic uranium reserve. At the same time, Ur Energy has announced a ramp-up of production at its operating Lost Creek mine after expansions to its sales agreements.

Uranium & Fuel 20 December 2022


Kazatomprom completes trans-Caspian uranium delivery

Kazatomprom completes trans-Caspian uranium delivery

Kazakhstan's national atomic company said the delivery of uranium owned by Kazatomprom and by the Inkai joint venture has arrived at a Canadian port.

Uranium & Fuel 20 December 2022


First contracts awarded for US strategic uranium reserve

First contracts awarded for US strategic uranium reserve

Energy Fuels Inc and Peninsula Energy Limited subsidiary Strata Energy Inc have been awarded contracts to supply natural uranium concentrates to establish a federal reserve of domestically produced material. The reserve is intended to be a backup source of supply for US nuclear power plants in the event of a significant market disruption.

Uranium & Fuel 16 December 2022


First reactor vessel for Hinkley Point C completed

First reactor vessel for Hinkley Point C completed

The manufacture of the reactor pressure vessel for the first of two EPR units at the Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant under construction in Somerset, UK, has been completed in France and the large component is ready for delivery to the construction site.

New Nuclear 16 December 2022


HALEU fuel availability delays Natrium reactor project

HALEU fuel availability delays Natrium reactor project

TerraPower has said it expects operation of the Natrium demonstration reactor to be delayed by at least two years because there will not be sufficient commercial capacity to manufacture high-assay low-enriched uranium fuel in time to meet the proposed 2028 in-service date.

New Nuclear 15 December 2022


Westinghouse targets new UK-based uranium conversion capabilities

Westinghouse targets new UK-based uranium conversion capabilities

UK government funding of GBP13 million (USD15.9 million) will be used to help "prepare the necessary design and enabling work to begin new conversion capabilities for the world’s utilities from 2028".

Uranium & Fuel 15 December 2022


First fuel from Ulba-FA fuel delivered to customer

First fuel from Ulba-FA fuel delivered to customer

The first batch of fresh nuclear fuel from the Ulba-FA LLP joint partnership has been delivered to a Chinese nuclear power plant, Kazatomprom has announced. The shipment of AFA 3G ТМ fuel assemblies - equivalent to one reload (a little over 30 tonnes of low-enriched uranium) have been accepted by the end customer, China General Nuclear Power Corporation. 

Uranium & Fuel 08 December 2022