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Podcast: Focus on uranium, plus India's nuclear history - and 2023 lookahead

Podcast: Focus on uranium, plus India's nuclear history - and 2023 lookahead

World Nuclear Association Director General Sama Bilbao y León sets out her hopes for the industry in 2023 - and Sprott's John Ciampaglia discusses the uranium market.

Other News 01 January 2023


Energoatom and Urenco discuss enriched uranium supply

Energoatom and Urenco discuss enriched uranium supply

Ukrainian nuclear power operator Energoatom has held talks with Urenco about "increasing the supply of enriched uranium to Westinghouse for the production of nuclear fuel" for its plants in 2024-25.

Uranium & Fuel 20 December 2022


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Centrus Energy, DOE finalise HALEU contract

Centrus Energy, DOE finalise HALEU contract

The first phase of the USD150 million contract will see demonstration production of high-assay low-enriched uranium (HALEU) at Piketon by the end of 2023. Centrus says it could scale up the facility to commercial production capacity, given sufficient funding.

Uranium & Fuel 02 December 2022


US DOE announces funding for HALEU demonstration

US DOE announces funding for HALEU demonstration

The USD150 million cost-shared award will see a Centrus Energy Corp subsidiary demonstrate US ability to produce high-assay low-enriched uranium (HALEU) for advanced reactors, with an enrichment cascade producing up to 20 kg of HALEU in operation by the end of next year.

Uranium & Fuel 11 November 2022


Podcast: Cameco CEO Tim Gitzel on why time is right for Westinghouse deal

Podcast: Cameco CEO Tim Gitzel on why time is right for Westinghouse deal

Tim Gitzel explains the thinking behind the Cameco, Brookfield Renewable and Westinghouse deal - and why he thinks the nuclear industry is up to the challenge of playing a critical role in providing clean energy for generations to come.

Perspectives 01 November 2022


France looks into increasing uranium enrichment capacity

France looks into increasing uranium enrichment capacity

The French National Commission for Public Debate has announced it is relaunching a consultation on the Georges Besse II uranium enrichment plant to consider increasing the plant's capacity from 7.5 to 11 million SWU per year.

Corporate 10 October 2022


Testing complete for laser enrichment module

Testing complete for laser enrichment module

The first full-scale laser system module developed by Silex Systems Ltd for deployment in Global Laser Enrichment's commercial pilot demonstration facility has successfully completed eight months of testing in Australia. The module will now be shipped to the USA for installation at GLE's facility.

Uranium & Fuel 05 September 2022


Robot crawlers used in site 'first' at Paducah enrichment plant

Robot crawlers used in site 'first' at Paducah enrichment plant

Robot technology is being used in preparations for future deactivation and remediation work at the former Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant, sharing lessons learned from other decommissioning projects.

Waste & Recycling 25 August 2022


Inflation Reduction Act makes 'down payment' on HALEU

Inflation Reduction Act makes 'down payment' on HALEU

Centrus and GLE have welcomed the USD700 million support package to develop high-assay low-enriched uranium included in the US Inflation Reduction Act to develop the infrastructure needed to fuel next generation of nuclear reactors.

Uranium & Fuel 23 August 2022


GLE working with US companies to support laser enrichment commercialisation

GLE working with US companies to support laser enrichment commercialisation

Global Laser Enrichment has executed of a non-binding Letter of Intent with Duke Energy Carolinas and Duke Energy Progress to develop areas of mutual interest and cooperation in the nuclear fuel supply chain. It recently executed a similar LOI with Constellation Energy Generation.

Corporate 04 July 2022