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Uranium & Fuel
Company reveals plans for new US uranium plant

Company reveals plans for new US uranium plant

UPDATED: Western Uranium & Vanadium has already acquired a site in Utah and begun work on designing and permitting the facility to process uranium, vanadium and cobalt. The new plant will process feed from Western's restarted Sunday Mine Complex.

Uranium & Fuel 24 January 2023


Candu fuel plant relicensed to 2043

Candu fuel plant relicensed to 2043

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission's authorisation of the 20-year renewal of Cameco Fuel Manufacturing's  operating licence for the facility at Port Hope in Ontario also includes an increase to the plant's annual production limit.

Uranium & Fuel 19 January 2023


Enusa and Westinghouse VVER-440 fuel collaboration

Enusa and Westinghouse VVER-440 fuel collaboration

Spain's Enusa says it and Westinghouse Electric Company have formalised their cooperation agreement for the manufacture of VVER-440 fuel.

Uranium & Fuel 18 January 2023


TVEL supplies fuel to Belarusian nuclear plant

TVEL supplies fuel to Belarusian nuclear plant

TVEL delivered nuclear fuel produced by Novosibirsk Chemical Concentrates Plant to the Belarusian nuclear power plant at Ostrovets in accordance with a bilateral contract agreed in 2017 - deliveries of nuclear fuel for the initial loading and the first refueling for each unit were included in the general construction contract.

Uranium & Fuel 18 January 2023


US, Japan work together on fast reactor fuel safety

US, Japan work together on fast reactor fuel safety

A research programme into the safety of fast reactor fuel that has been suspended since the 1990s will resume with tests due to begin at Idaho National Laboratory next month.
 

Uranium & Fuel 17 January 2023


Lance on track for commercial uranium production

Lance on track for commercial uranium production

Preconditioning wellfield flows are already under way at Peninsula Energy's Lance uranium project in Wyoming, and it is on track to resume uranium production in the first quarter of this year.

Uranium & Fuel 10 January 2023


Kozloduy and Framatome sign nuclear fuel agreement

Kozloduy and Framatome sign nuclear fuel agreement

The agreement with France's Framatome follows a deal with US firm Westinghouse and is part of the Bulgarian nuclear power plant's diversification of nuclear fuel supply.

Uranium & Fuel 04 January 2023


Fuel load for Chinese fast reactor dispatched from Russia

Fuel load for Chinese fast reactor dispatched from Russia

Rosatom's TVEL fuel company has dispatched all shipments to China scheduled for 2022 in order to supply the first core loading of the CFR-600 sodium-cooled pool-type fast-neutron reactor at Xiapu in China's Fujian province.

Uranium & Fuel 04 January 2023


UK government opens bidding for nuclear fuel fund

UK government opens bidding for nuclear fuel fund

The UK government has begun accepting bids for up to GBP50 million (USD60 million) funding for projects it hopes will "stimulate a diverse and resilient nuclear fuel market" in the country.

Uranium & Fuel 02 January 2023


Robots to be used in trials for REMIX fuel

Robots to be used in trials for REMIX fuel

Russia's TVEL will begin the first trials of its TVS-5 fuel design in 2023 and manufacture the first assemblies robotically, a conference heard.

Uranium & Fuel 30 December 2022