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Cameco promises patience as uranium market realigns

Cameco promises patience as uranium market realigns

It will maintain a balanced and disciplined approach to supply decisions in the early stages of a security of supply-driven market transition, CEO Tim Gitzel said in the Canadian company's quarterly results webinar. The company is on track to restart its Canadian operations but is delaying deliveries from its Kazakh operations until a new shipping route is finalised.

Uranium & Fuel 05 May 2022


Last of legacy TRU waste from SRS arrives at WIPP

Last of legacy TRU waste from SRS arrives at WIPP

The final TRUPACT-III container of legacy transuranic waste from the US Department of Energy's Savannah River Site in South Carolina recently arrived at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in New Mexico for permanent disposal. A total of 239 such shipments have been made since 2011.

Waste & Recycling 05 May 2022


Production of Ikata used fuel casks under way

Production of Ikata used fuel casks under way

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries said it recently started manufacturing casks for the transport and storage of used nuclear fuel for Shikoku Electric Power Company. The utility will use them at an interim dry storage facility at its Ikata nuclear power plant in Japan's Ehime Prefecture.

Waste & Recycling 14 April 2022


Rail transfer landmark for UK waste disposal project

Rail transfer landmark for UK waste disposal project

The first rail transfer of stainless steel drums of waste from the Winfrith Magnox site to Nuclear Waste Services' Low Level Waste Repository site has been completed. The waste's radiation levels have decayed sufficiently for it now to be reclassified as low-level waste.

Waste & Recycling 28 March 2022


Kazatomprom looks beyond geopolitics

Kazatomprom looks beyond geopolitics

Recent geopolitical events have not had a material impact on Kazatomprom's group operations to date, the company said as it announced its 2021 full year results.

Uranium & Fuel 17 March 2022


UK repatriates Australian nuclear waste

UK repatriates Australian nuclear waste

A consignment of intermediate-level radioactive waste has been safely returned to Australia from the Sellafield plant in the UK.

Waste & Recycling 15 March 2022


Framatome receives go-ahead for higher enrichment fuel transport

Framatome receives go-ahead for higher enrichment fuel transport

Framatome has received approval from the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission of a licence amendment allowing its shipping containers to be used to transport fresh nuclear fuel with enrichment above 5%.

Regulation & Safety 24 February 2022


KNF obtains licence for fuel transport container

KNF obtains licence for fuel transport container

Kepco Nuclear Fuel has developed a light-water reactor fuel transport container that meets international requirements with domestic technology.

Regulation & Safety 23 February 2022


Holtec to supply used fuel casks to Kudankulam

Holtec to supply used fuel casks to Kudankulam

Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd has placed an order with Holtec International subsidiary Holtec Asia to supply HI-STAR transport casks to serve away-from-reactor storage for Kudankulam units 1 and 2. NPCIL has also issued a call for tenders for the construction of a used fuel storage facility for Kudankulam units 3 and 4.

Waste & Recycling 17 February 2022


Railcar completes DOE used fuel transport system

Railcar completes DOE used fuel transport system

The US Department of Energy has issued a request for proposals for the fabrication and testing of a prototype eight-axle railcar - known as Fortis - to carry used nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste.
 

Waste & Recycling 27 January 2022