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KHNP, Centrus enhance cooperation in fuel supply

KHNP, Centrus enhance cooperation in fuel supply

Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power has signed a Letter of Intent with US nuclear fuel and services company Centrus Energy to ensure a stable supply of nuclear fuel. It follows the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the two companies in April last year.

Uranium & Fuel 27 February 2024


Cylinder shortages hit Centrus HALEU plans

Cylinder shortages hit Centrus HALEU plans

The US nuclear fuel and services company expects the shortages to be temporary but says it will no longer be able to deliver the anticipated 900 kg of material under the second part of its contract with the US Department of Energy.

Uranium & Fuel 12 February 2024


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Urenco to expand capacity at Dutch facility

Urenco to expand capacity at Dutch facility

Uranium enrichment services provider Urenco has announced plans to increase capacity at its plant in Almelo in the Netherlands by 15% in response to new commitments from customers.

Uranium & Fuel 14 December 2023


Urenco agrees supply deal with Energoatom to 2035

Urenco agrees supply deal with Energoatom to 2035

The contract will see Urenco continuing to supply Ukraine's Energoatom with enriched uranium until 2035, with an option to extend the contract to 2043. 

Uranium & Fuel 30 November 2023


Centrus makes first HALEU delivery

Centrus makes first HALEU delivery

The first delivery of high-assay, low-enriched uranium produced at the American Centrifuge Plant in Piketon, Ohio, to the US Department of Energy marks the end of the first phase of a cost-share contract signed in 2022.
 

Uranium & Fuel 09 November 2023


Urenco to expand UK tails plant

Urenco to expand UK tails plant

Following a "rigorous procurement process", US engineering firm Bechtel has been selected by uranium enrichment services provider Urenco to support the expansion of the Tails Management Facility at its site in Capenhurst, UK.

Waste & Recycling 02 November 2023


Orano to expand capacity of French enrichment plant

Orano to expand capacity of French enrichment plant

The board of directors of Orano has approved an investment of some EUR1.7 billion (USD1.8 billion) to raise the production capacity of the Georges Besse II uranium enrichment plant at the Tricastin site in southern France by more than 30%.

Uranium & Fuel 20 October 2023


Enrichment operations start at US HALEU plant

Enrichment operations start at US HALEU plant

US nuclear fuel and services company Centrus Energy Corp has begun enrichment operations at the American Centrifuge Plant in Piketon, Ohio. The company said it expects to begin withdrawing high-assay low-enriched uranium product later this month.

Uranium & Fuel 12 October 2023


Energoatom sends first batch of Ukrainian-mined uranium to Canada

Energoatom sends first batch of Ukrainian-mined uranium to Canada

The first batch of uranium mined at the Eastern Mining and Enrichment Plant in Ukraine has been sent to Canada where it will be converted into natural uranium hexafluoride as part of the company's agreement with Cameco.

Uranium & Fuel 18 September 2023


Orano gives updates on uranium enrichment plans and Niger situation

Orano gives updates on uranium enrichment plans and Niger situation

Orano has revealed plans to extend enrichment capacity at its Georges Besse II uranium enrichment plant, and has begun the regulatory process to produce HALEU there. Separately, the company has confirmed it is "reorganising" work at its Niger operations to mitigate logistical impacts following the recent coup.

Uranium & Fuel 11 September 2023