Archive: Civilian nuclear industry

  1. Sellafield's THORP reprocessing plant shut down
  2. Areva's Eagle Rock Enrichment Facility license withdrawn
  3. India's prototype breeder reactor delayed until at least 2019
  4. 2017 civilian plutonium declarations submitted to IAEA
  5. France believes reprocessing plant in China will begin operations in 2030
  6. Brazil adds centrifuges to its enrichment plant
  7. Japan's new policy on its plutonium stockpile
  8. Status of plutonium management in Japan in 2017
  9. France and China continue to discuss reprocessing plant
  10. Japan approves a plan to decommission Tokai-mura reprocessing plant
  11. Silex pulls out of U.S. laser enrichment projects
  12. Second pilot reprocessing line in Zheleznogorsk
  13. Test run of a new reprocessing plant in Zheleznogorsk
  14. American Centrifuge Lead Cascade Facility to be decommissioned
  15. China adds new enrichment facility at the Hanzhong plant
  16. Diverging recommendations on Sweden's spent nuclear fuel repository
  17. China and France continue negotiations on reprocessing facility
  18. China begins construction of a pilot fast breeder reactor
  19. Rokkasho plant will not start until 2021
  20. More delays in India's breeder reactor program
  21. 2016 civilian plutonium reports submitted to IAEA
  22. Nuclear Safeguards Bill introduced to UK parliament
  23. British pledge to go it alone on safeguards implementation
  24. LEU fuel bank in Kazakhstan is inaugurated
  25. United Kingdom discusses implications of its departure from Euratom treaty
  26. List of U.S. nuclear facilities declared to the IAEA under Additional Protocol
  27. Status of plutonium management in Japan in 2016
  28. Unprecedented evidence of eroded safety culture at La Hague plutonium facility
  29. United Kingdom takes ownership of some Spanish and German plutonium
  30. Georges Besse II enrichment plant reached full capacity
  31. Sellafield's Evaporator D Project - A Lesson for La Hague?
  32. Reprocessing plant at Mayak to begin reprocessing of VVER-1000 fuel
  33. Department of Energy to sell depleted uranium to Global Laser Enrichment
  34. Russia may supply uranium enrichment technology to India
  35. 2015 civilian plutonium reports submitted to IAEA
  36. Japan releases 2015 report on plutonium management
  37. World Nuclear Industry Status Report 2016 released
  38. Brazil to export enriched uranium from Resende to Argentina
  39. United States to supply small amount of HEU to China
  40. Proliferation assessment of third generation laser uranium enrichment technology
  41. Use of plutonium in MOX in the European Union
  42. IAEA fuel bank in Kazakhstan is set to open in September 2017
  43. GE-Hitachi to leave Silex joint venture
  44. American Centrifuge Project shuts down
  45. IPFM Report "Plutonium Separation in Nuclear Power Programs" in Chinese
  46. Argentina inaugurates its Pilcaniyeu enrichment plant (again)
  47. Another delay for the Rokkasho reprocessing plant
  48. Sellafield's ageing THORP plant flunks major foreign fuel reprocessing target
  49. Chinese scholars express concern about Japan's fissile materials
  50. 2014 civilian plutonium (and HEU) reports submitted to IAEA
  51. Russia launches commercial MOX fuel fabrication facility
  52. U.S. Department of Energy shuts down American Centrifuge Plant at Piketon
  53. India announces plans for starting construction of fast reactor fuel reprocessing plant
  54. Kazakhstan and IAEA sign agreement to set up LEU fuel bank
  55. Plutonium disposition in the United Kingdom - Immobilization option re-opened?
  56. Areva continues negotiations to build reprocessing plant in China
  57. United States grants advance consents rights to Korea for overseas reprocessing
  58. Advisory group recommends building dry storage facility in South Korea
  59. IAEA approves the LEU bank in Kazakhstan
  60. Kazakhstan approves an agreement with IAEA to create an LEU reserve
  61. U.S. president submits 123 Agreement with China to Congress
  62. Russia considers postponing construction of the BN-1200 breeder reactor
  63. Alternatives to MOX: a new report by the International Panel on Fissile Materials
  64. Taiwan spent fuel reprocessing tender process suspended
  65. Taiwan tenders spent fuel reprocessing contract
  66. Argentina announced restart of the Pilcaniyeu enrichment plant
  67. Launch of the Rokkasho reprocessing plant is delayed again
  68. Ukraine begins construction of centralized spent fuel storage
  69. Japan submitted its 2013 plutonium report to IAEA
  70. Tokai-mura reprocessing plant head-end to be shut down
  71. Russia's 2013 civilian plutonium declaration
  72. Japan's 2013 plutonium report
  73. Germany's 2013 report on civilian plutonium and HEU
  74. UK civilian plutonium and uranium stocks in 2013
  75. China has not separated any plutonium in 2013
  76. French civilian plutonium and HEU in 2013
  77. India delays launch of PFBR breeder reactor until March 2015
  78. 1,000 tonnes of THORP contracts abandoned since 1994
  79. Euratom safeguards in 2013
  80. UK decision to take over foreign plutonium raises safeguards questions
  81. Dutch reactor operating with MOX fuel for the first time
  82. Russian BN-800 breeder has reached criticality
  83. MOX fuel in Japan: Summary of shipments, use, and storage
  84. An error in Japan's civilian plutonium declarations
  85. Russia reports its 2012 civilian plutonium stock
  86. Japanese-French fast breeder cooperation
  87. Switzerland declares its 2013 plutonium stock
  88. U.S. civilian plutonium holdings in December 2012
  89. New agreement signed to advance Areva reprocessing project in China
  90. Sweden wants to transfer ownership of 834 kg of separated plutonium to the United Kingdom
  91. GLE will apply for license to build laser enrichment facility in Paducah
  92. China calls on Japan to return weapons grade plutonium to the United States
  93. U.K. plutonium re-use policy slammed in House of Commons report
  94. Nuclear train accident in Britain latest of a recent series
  95. United Kingdom remains undecided on plutonium reuse options
  96. Rokkasho reprocessing plant expects to begin operations in October 2014
  97. Japanese breeder Monju control room computer hacked
  98. Russia to return nuclear-powered container ship to service
  99. Consortium established to build European fast reactor demonstrator
  100. Last HEU-LEU program shipment to leave Russia
  101. Areva to produce MOX fuel for the Netherlands
  102. Japan reports its 2012 plutonium stock to IAEA
  103. China's 2012 civilian plutonium declaration
  104. Russia to supply HEU fuel for French research reactor
  105. China is building an indigenous enrichment facility in Hanzhong
  106. Japan's 2012 plutonium management report
  107. France declares its 2012 stocks of civilian plutonium and HEU
  108. Roadmap for ending plutonium separation in Japan
  109. Germany's 2012 civilian plutonium and HEU declaration
  110. China's centrifuges produced first enriched uranium
  111. United Kingdom declares its 2012 civilian plutonium and HEU stocks
  112. Lessons learned from Sellafield MOX Plant
  113. Switzerland's 2012 plutonium holdings
  114. Enrichment plant in Paducah to close
  115. Japan's nuclear regulator to suspend Monju reactor
  116. Areva to build reprocessing plant in China
  117. Rokkasho reprocessing plant unlikely to start before 2014
  118. Civilian plutonium swap increased the amount of UK owned plutonium
  119. Areva launches commercial production at Georges Besse II North enrichment plant
  120. U.S. Department of Energy sets strategy for dealing with spent fuel
  121. Russia declares its 2011 civilian plutonium holdings
  122. Civilian plutonium in Belgium in 2011
  123. United States declares its 2011 non-military plutonium stock
  124. Russia launches HEU production line
  125. Germany declares its 2011 plutonium and HEU stocks
  126. Japan's 2011 civilian plutonium declaration
  127. No changes in China's civilian plutonium in 2011
  128. U.S. regulators issue license to GE-Hitachi for laser enrichment plant
  129. UK civilian plutonium and HEU stocks in 2011
  130. French civilian plutonium and HEU stocks in 2011
  131. Switzerland declares civilian plutonium holdings for 2011
  132. United Kingdom takes ownership of German plutonium in title swap
  133. United Kingdom to explore alternatives to use of MOX in light-water reactors
  134. U.K. Nuclear Decommissioning Authority publishes oxide fuel strategy
  135. Georges Besse enrichment plant ceases production
  136. Kazakhstan offers Ulba as a site for IAEA fuel bank
  137. United Kingdom to look at alternatives to MOX
  138. India's prototype fast breeder reactor (PFBR) to go critical early 2013
  139. Another malfunction at the Rokkasho reprocessing plant
  140. Blue Ribbon Commission released its final report
  141. Russia commissions dry storage facility in Zheleznogorsk
  142. Japan starts operating new centrifuges
  143. Japanese mislead about spent fuel reprocessing costs
  144. Belgian-Chinese MOX deal is put on hold
  145. United Kingdom plans to convert its civilian plutonium to MOX
  146. Some details of India's nuclear program
  147. Russia's civilian plutonium in 2010
  148. Mongolia ends discussions of spent fuel storage
  149. Japan's civilian plutonium holdings in 2010
  150. Belgium declares is 2010 plutonium holdings
  151. France declares its 2010 civilian plutonium and HEU stocks
  152. International Panel on Fissile Materials releases report on management of spent fuel from nuclear power reactors
  153. Switzerland's civilian plutonium in 2010
  154. U.S. non-military plutonium in 2010
  155. United States announces details of the American Assured Fuel Supply
  156. Closure of Sellafield MOX Plant Announced
  157. High-level waste shipments from Sellafield to Japan continue
  158. Draft report of the Blue Ribbon Commission
  159. New Nuclear Suppliers Group guidelines for the export of sensitive technologies
  160. China's experimental fast reactor connected to the grid
  161. Details of the plan to store spent fuel in Mongolia
  162. Japan considers shutting down Monju fast-breeder reactor
  163. Germany plutonium and HEU stocks in 2010
  164. China declares first separated civilian plutonium
  165. United Kingdom declares civilian plutonium and HEU holdings in 2010
  166. Power outage damaged six centrifuges at USEC plant
  167. Conflicting reports about spent fuel disposal in Mongolia
  168. Russia begins shipments of Mo-99 to Iran
  169. Questions raised about safety of the U.S. MOX plant
  170. Rosatom confirms it will not bring foreign-origin spent fuel to Russia
  171. U.S. MOX program wanted relaxed security at the weapon-grade plutonium facility
  172. New Russian-built enrichment plant in China begins operations
  173. Tenex and USEC sign LEU supply contract, discuss enrichment facility in the U.S.
  174. Fire in the spent fuel pool of Unit 4 at Fukushima-I
  175. U.S. plutonium disposition program: Uncertainties of the MOX route
  176. Sellafield radioactive discharges: Breach of international convention in normal operation
  177. Japan shuts down last centrifuge cascade in Rokkasho
  178. Sellafield Product & Residue Store received first batch of plutonium
  179. Plutonium to MOX: "Repeating Mistakes of the Past"
  180. UK Separated Plutonium Management - A New Sellafield MOX Plant?
  181. South Africa considers joining the Angarsk center
  182. Reprocessing in China: Separating fact from fiction
  183. U.S.-Russian 123 agreement enters into force
  184. China declared no civilian plutonium in 2008 and 2009
  185. India starts new unsafeguarded reprocessing plant
  186. Cadarache: Waste drums with plutonium content way off-limit
  187. NRC issues safety report for Savannah River MOX Fuel Fabrication Facility
  188. U.S. non-military plutonium in 2009
  189. Successful hot test of China's pilot reprocessing plant
  190. Monju reactor is unlikely to start until 2014
  191. Areva inaugurates the Georges Besse II enrichment plant
  192. U.S.-Russian 123 agreement on nuclear cooperation passes U.S. Congress
  193. IAEA approves NTI-supported fuel bank
  194. Russia created nuclear fuel reserve
  195. Further delay for India's breeder reactor
  196. Spent fuel of the BN-350 reactor moved to secure storage
  197. Germany declared its 2009 plutonium and HEU holdings
  198. Japanese utilities increase their stake in Georges Besse II enrichment plant
  199. Mongolia to join the International Uranium Enrichment Center
  200. Argentina reopens its Pilcaniyeu uranium enrichment plant
  201. China is believed to operate indigenous enrichment plant
  202. Future supply of tritium for U.S. nuclear weapons in doubt
  203. Belgium authorities and French GDF-Suez set for MOX fuel technology transfer to China
  204. Japan's civilian plutonium stock as of December 2009
  205. Ukraine is a full member of the International Uranium Enrichment Center
  206. Russia will build enrichment plant in China ahead of schedule
  207. Belgium declares its 2009 civilian plutonium stock
  208. Rokkasho plant extracted no plutonium in 2009
  209. Less than 4% of French nuclear fuel "recycled", NGOs calculate
  210. Fuel "recycling" a myth, a French report involuntarily demonstrates
  211. Report: Long-term plans to develop an FBR based plutonium economy in France is not demonstrated
  212. France: Official plan admits problems with management of uranium and plutonium
  213. France's 2009 declaration of civilian plutonium and HEU
  214. Accident at the Monju fast breeder reactor
  215. Another delay for Rokkasho reprocessing plant
  216. Rosatom set to manufacture MOX fuel at Zheleznogorsk
  217. Rosatom may build an enrichment facility in the United States
  218. Third reactor in Japan to use MOX fuel
  219. Los Alamos repackages Russian-origin plutonium-238
  220. United Kingdom's declaration of civilian plutonium and HEU in 2009
  221. Russia's civilian plutonium in 2009
  222. United States and India sign an agreement on reprocessing
  223. China's experimental fast reactor went critical
  224. URENCO begins enrichment in the United States
  225. BN-600 license may be extended to 2025
  226. Plans to expand enrichment at Angarsk put on hold
  227. It's time to give up on breeder reactors
  228. End of reprocessed uranium exports to Russia?
  229. Switzerland's civilian plutonium in 2009
  230. U.K. opens storage facility at Sellafield
  231. U.S.-Russian 123 agreement on nuclear cooperation resubmitted to Congress
  232. Japanese fast breeder reactor Monju restarted after 14-year shutdown
  233. Japanese daily Asahi slams breeder reactors
  234. UK begins return of high-level waste to foreign customers amid uncertainty about its own plutonium
  235. BN-600 fast reactor to operate until 2020
  236. AREVA signs MOX fuel fabrication contract with Japanese utility
  237. IAEA and Russia signed a fuel bank agreement
  238. U.S. civilian plutonium in 2008
  239. USEC began operations of a lead cascade at American Centrifuge Plant
  240. Japan outlines plans for use of plutonium in its 2010 research program
  241. Status of Japan's MOX fuel program
  242. A French documentary on nuclear waste
  243. Poor safety record at Sellafield plutonium facilities
  244. History and status of fast breeder reactor programs worldwide
  245. India's first fast breeder reactor delayed
  246. Civilian plutonium stocks in France 1994-2008
  247. Tritium production and recovery in the United States in FY2011
  248. Blue Ribbon Commission will examine fuel cycle
  249. URENCO outlines expansion plans
  250. Uranium gas leak at enrichment facility in Germany
  251. BN-800 expected to begin operations in 2014
  252. Improvements of the MPC&A system at Mayak
  253. Ellen Tauscher outlines U.S. policies on nuclear fuel cycle
  254. Nuclear cooperation agreement between France and India enters into force
  255. Ukraine is finally joining the Angarsk center
  256. French Prime Minister offers reprocessing technology to China
  257. Repair work completed on waste disposal site at La Hague
  258. French nuclear cooperation with India to cover reprocessing
  259. IAEA approves Russian fuel bank proposal
  260. Large discrepancy in amount of plutonium at shutdown French MOX plant
  261. Euratom Supply Agency 2008 annual report details use of plutonium
  262. Expansion of enrichment capacity in Angarsk
  263. Moscow summit yields little visible progress on nuclear cooperation
  264. Rosatom signs another fuel contract in U.S.
  265. Russia in talks about centrifuge plant in the U.S.?
  266. Russia will sell enrichment services directly to U.S. utilities
  267. Russia ships centrifuges to China
  268. Obama-Medvedev statement notes civil HEU minimization, 123 agreement
  269. Kuwait pledges 10 million to NTI fuel bank
  270. IAEA approves India's additional protocol
  271. The end of Yucca Mountain
  272. Ukraine signs fuel supply contract with TVEL
  273. Iran says it's still interested in Angarsk IUEC
  274. Rosatom floating reactors plans
  275. IAEA reports on Iran and Syria
  276. Russia signs nuclear agreement with Mongolia
  277. Cooperation on shared nuclear waste repository in Europe
  278. Launch of Rokkasho plant delayed
  279. TVEL will supply fuel pellets to India
  280. Ukraine is joining Angarsk center
  281. Areva to supply reactors, fuel, and uranium to India
  282. Financing problems at the American Centrifuge Plant
  283. GLE begins licensing process
  284. Bushehr start date is uncertain
  285. Areva to supply enrichment services to EdF
  286. Large spent fuel repository planned for Krasnoyarsk region
  287. India signs safeguards agreement
  288. MOX fuel shipment to Japan prepared
  289. U.S. Supreme Court rules that enriched uranium is "goods"
  290. Enrichment plant in Resende to begin operations
  291. U.S. withdraws 123 agreement with Russia from Congress
  292. NSG approves nuclear trade with India
  293. Bushehr reactor will not start in 2008
  294. Rosatom plans for Zheleznogorsk
  295. USEC American Centrifuge Plant to cost $3.5 billion
  296. Construction of spent fuel storage facility in Zheleznogorsk to resume
  297. 123 agreement in danger
  298. No centrifuge safeguards in Angarsk
  299. Rosatom took control over nuclear icebreakers
  300. Ukraine considers fuel fabrication
  301. UAE supports NTI fuel bank
  302. MOX fuel controversy
  303. U.S. donates $50 million to fuel bank
  304. Massive subsidy to Rosatom
  305. Mayak plans expansion of reprocessing
  306. Mayak wants to build a MOX fabrication plant
  307. Kudankulam fuel shipments completed
  308. Cameco joins the Silex project
  309. Areva signs contract to build MOX fuel fabrication facility
  310. Russia and China sign enrichment deal
  311. Accelerated downblending: Domenici amendment
  312. U.S.-Russian agreement on nuclear cooperation
  313. AREVA will build an enrichment plant in Idaho
  314. GE-Hitachi plans to build a Silex plant in U.S.
  315. Failure of GNEP strategy
  316. Japan is cautious about Angarsk
  317. Ukraine fuel supply between TVEL and Westinghouse
  318. Ukraine is holding back its spent fuel due to raising cost
  319. Russia will continue supplying centrifuges to China
  320. Russia may build a centrifuge plant in the U.S.?
  321. Ukraine tries to diversify fuel supply
  322. U.S.-Russian agreement on nuclear cooperation stalled
  323. Norway pledges $5 million to a fuel bank
  324. Russian-Indian agreement on Kudankulam
  325. Armenia joins Angarsk center
  326. Angarsk will be under IAEA safeguards
  327. Russia and the United States signed a uranium agreement
  328. Ukraine to create fuel reserve
  329. U.S. and Russia to sign a uranium enrichment deal
  330. Russia delivers fuel for the Bushehr plant in Iran
  331. Ukraine is building spent fuel storage facility
  332. Russia raises the cost of spent fuel takeback
  333. Price of Russian fuel for Ukraine
  334. China wants reprocessing technology from France
  335. Russia begins shipment of fuel to Iran
  336. U.S.-Russian agreement on plutonium disposal