Archive: Civilian nuclear industry

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 Areva's Eagle Rock Enrichment Facility license withdrawn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