Related Topic: Uranium Enrichment

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


Podcast: Urenco’s Boris Schucht on the potential of next gen reactors

Podcast: Urenco’s Boris Schucht on the potential of next gen reactors

Urenco CEO Boris Schucht explains the impact of current world events on the fuel sector and outlines the challenges that need to be overcome to unlock the climate and energy security benefits of new nuclear technologies. Plus John Lindberg on Sweden’s nuclear power sector and the possible impact of the forthcoming elections, and a round-up of the main nuclear news in June.

Perspectives 01 July 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


Certainty of demand key to HALEU supply, says Orano

Certainty of demand key to HALEU supply, says Orano

Ensuring a steady demand for high-assay low-enriched uranium is one of the two main challenges to achieving sustainable production of the material, Orano has said in response to a US Department of Energy request for information.

Uranium & Fuel 15 March 2022


Equipment for deconversion arrives at Zheleznogorsk

Equipment for deconversion arrives at Zheleznogorsk

The first equipment has arrived at a deconversion plant being built by Russia's Rosatom and France's Orano in eastern Siberia. The plant is part of a long-term project to manage and make use of depleted uranium stocks in Russia.

Waste & Recycling 23 December 2021


USA builds HALEU supply chain

USA builds HALEU supply chain

The US Department of Energy is asking the public for its input on plans to create a new programme to assure the availability of high-assay low-enriched uranium fuel - needed for the demonstration and commercial deployment of advanced reactors - in the USA. Meanwhile, Centrus is working with Clean Core Thorium Energy on advanced fuel using HALEU and thorium.

Uranium & Fuel 15 December 2021


Former US enrichment site ready for redevelopment

Former US enrichment site ready for redevelopment

The former Centrifuge Complex site at Oak Ridge in Tennessee is now ready for industrial development. The complex was one of the final collections of buildings to be demolished last year as workers completed the first-ever cleanup of a former uranium enrichment complex. The footprint of the former facility is earmarked for the construction of a proposed regional airport at the East Tennessee Technology Park.

Waste & Recycling 09 September 2021