Archive: Civilian nuclear industry

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 Areva's Eagle Rock Enrichment Facility license withdrawn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