Archive: Civilian nuclear industry

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