Archive: Civilian nuclear industry

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