Archive: Civilian nuclear industry

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