Archive: Civilian nuclear industry

  1. China started operation of two new enrichment plants in 2023
  2. US Centrus starts production of HALEU
  3. Status of plutonium management in Japan in 2022
  4. URENCO to expand its enrichment capacity in the United States
  5. URENCO plans to expand the Gronau enrichment plant in Germany
  6. Japan's plutonium utilization plan delayed again
  7. 2021 civilian plutonium declarations submitted to the IAEA
  8. Tenth centrifuge cascade is added at the Resende plant
  9. BN-800 reactor is fully loaded with MOX fuel
  10. Troubles with France's plutonium fuel program
  11. Magnox reprocessing plant completed operations
  12. Status of plutonium management in Japan in 2021
  13. United States removed plutonium from the IAEA laboratory
  14. Brazil to install new centrifuges cascades at the Resende plant
  15. United States to send small quantities of fissile materials to the IAEA
  16. Shipment of MOX fuel from France to Japan
  17. 2020 civilian plutonium declarations submitted to the IAEA
  18. Status of plutonium management in Japan in 2020
  19. China starts construction of the second CFR-600 breeder reactor
  20. 2019 civilian plutonium and HEU declarations submitted to the IAEA
  21. Decommissioning the reprocessing plant in West Valley, New York
  22. Status of plutonium management in Japan in 2019
  23. Launch of the Rokkasho reprocessing plant is postponed until 2022
  24. BN-600 operating license extended to 2025, may be extended further
  25. India's prototype breeder reactor is delayed again
  26. Kazakhstan (almost) pulls out of uranium enrichment join venture with Russia
  27. New IPFM report on Britain's Thermal Oxide Reprocessing Plant (THORP)
  28. 2018 civilian plutonium and HEU declarations submitted to the IAEA
  29. Final shipment of LEU arrived at the IAEA fuel bank in Kazakhstan
  30. Russia appears to expand the HEU production line in Zelenogorsk
  31. Japan's uranium enrichment plant in Rokkasho shipped little product since 2012
  32. Status of plutonium management in Japan in 2018
  33. High-assay low-enriched uranium (HALEU) production in the United States
  34. Silex Systems invests in the U.S. enrichment venture after all
  35. IAEA buys uranium for the fuel bank in Kazakhstan
  36. Sellafield's THORP reprocessing plant shut down
  37. Areva's Eagle Rock Enrichment Facility license withdrawn
  38. India's prototype breeder reactor delayed until at least 2019
  39. 2017 civilian plutonium declarations submitted to IAEA
  40. France believes reprocessing plant in China will begin operations in 2030
  41. Brazil adds centrifuges to its enrichment plant
  42. Japan's new policy on its plutonium stockpile
  43. Status of plutonium management in Japan in 2017
  44. France and China continue to discuss reprocessing plant
  45. Japan approves a plan to decommission Tokai-mura reprocessing plant
  46. Silex pulls out of U.S. laser enrichment projects
  47. Second pilot reprocessing line in Zheleznogorsk
  48. Test run of a new reprocessing plant in Zheleznogorsk
  49. American Centrifuge Lead Cascade Facility to be decommissioned
  50. China adds new enrichment facility at the Hanzhong plant
  51. Diverging recommendations on Sweden's spent nuclear fuel repository
  52. China and France continue negotiations on reprocessing facility
  53. China begins construction of a pilot fast breeder reactor
  54. Rokkasho plant will not start until 2021
  55. More delays in India's breeder reactor program
  56. 2016 civilian plutonium reports submitted to IAEA
  57. Nuclear Safeguards Bill introduced to UK parliament
  58. British pledge to go it alone on safeguards implementation
  59. LEU fuel bank in Kazakhstan is inaugurated
  60. United Kingdom discusses implications of its departure from Euratom treaty
  61. List of U.S. nuclear facilities declared to the IAEA under Additional Protocol
  62. Status of plutonium management in Japan in 2016
  63. Unprecedented evidence of eroded safety culture at La Hague plutonium facility
  64. United Kingdom takes ownership of some Spanish and German plutonium
  65. Georges Besse II enrichment plant reached full capacity
  66. Sellafield's Evaporator D Project - A Lesson for La Hague?
  67. Reprocessing plant at Mayak to begin reprocessing of VVER-1000 fuel
  68. Department of Energy to sell depleted uranium to Global Laser Enrichment
  69. Russia may supply uranium enrichment technology to India
  70. 2015 civilian plutonium reports submitted to IAEA
  71. Japan releases 2015 report on plutonium management
  72. World Nuclear Industry Status Report 2016 released
  73. Brazil to export enriched uranium from Resende to Argentina
  74. United States to supply small amount of HEU to China
  75. Proliferation assessment of third generation laser uranium enrichment technology
  76. Use of plutonium in MOX in the European Union
  77. IAEA fuel bank in Kazakhstan is set to open in September 2017
  78. GE-Hitachi to leave Silex joint venture
  79. American Centrifuge Project shuts down
  80. IPFM Report "Plutonium Separation in Nuclear Power Programs" in Chinese
  81. Argentina inaugurates its Pilcaniyeu enrichment plant (again)
  82. Another delay for the Rokkasho reprocessing plant
  83. Sellafield's ageing THORP plant flunks major foreign fuel reprocessing target
  84. Chinese scholars express concern about Japan's fissile materials
  85. 2014 civilian plutonium (and HEU) reports submitted to IAEA
  86. Russia launches commercial MOX fuel fabrication facility
  87. U.S. Department of Energy shuts down American Centrifuge Plant at Piketon
  88. India announces plans for starting construction of fast reactor fuel reprocessing plant
  89. Kazakhstan and IAEA sign agreement to set up LEU fuel bank
  90. Plutonium disposition in the United Kingdom - Immobilization option re-opened?
  91. Areva continues negotiations to build reprocessing plant in China
  92. United States grants advance consents rights to Korea for overseas reprocessing
  93. Advisory group recommends building dry storage facility in South Korea
  94. IAEA approves the LEU bank in Kazakhstan
  95. Kazakhstan approves an agreement with IAEA to create an LEU reserve
  96. U.S. president submits 123 Agreement with China to Congress
  97. Russia considers postponing construction of the BN-1200 breeder reactor
  98. Alternatives to MOX: a new report by the International Panel on Fissile Materials
  99. Taiwan spent fuel reprocessing tender process suspended
  100. Taiwan tenders spent fuel reprocessing contract
  101. Argentina announced restart of the Pilcaniyeu enrichment plant
  102. Launch of the Rokkasho reprocessing plant is delayed again
  103. Ukraine begins construction of centralized spent fuel storage
  104. Japan submitted its 2013 plutonium report to IAEA
  105. Tokai-mura reprocessing plant head-end to be shut down
  106. Russia's 2013 civilian plutonium declaration
  107. Japan's 2013 plutonium report
  108. Germany's 2013 report on civilian plutonium and HEU
  109. UK civilian plutonium and uranium stocks in 2013
  110. China has not separated any plutonium in 2013
  111. French civilian plutonium and HEU in 2013
  112. India delays launch of PFBR breeder reactor until March 2015
  113. 1,000 tonnes of THORP contracts abandoned since 1994
  114. Euratom safeguards in 2013
  115. UK decision to take over foreign plutonium raises safeguards questions
  116. Dutch reactor operating with MOX fuel for the first time
  117. Russian BN-800 breeder has reached criticality
  118. MOX fuel in Japan: Summary of shipments, use, and storage
  119. An error in Japan's civilian plutonium declarations
  120. Russia reports its 2012 civilian plutonium stock
  121. Japanese-French fast breeder cooperation
  122. Switzerland declares its 2013 plutonium stock
  123. U.S. civilian plutonium holdings in December 2012
  124. New agreement signed to advance Areva reprocessing project in China
  125. Sweden wants to transfer ownership of 834 kg of separated plutonium to the United Kingdom
  126. GLE will apply for license to build laser enrichment facility in Paducah
  127. China calls on Japan to return weapons grade plutonium to the United States
  128. U.K. plutonium re-use policy slammed in House of Commons report
  129. Nuclear train accident in Britain latest of a recent series
  130. United Kingdom remains undecided on plutonium reuse options
  131. Rokkasho reprocessing plant expects to begin operations in October 2014
  132. Japanese breeder Monju control room computer hacked
  133. Russia to return nuclear-powered container ship to service
  134. Consortium established to build European fast reactor demonstrator
  135. Last HEU-LEU program shipment to leave Russia
  136. Areva to produce MOX fuel for the Netherlands
  137. Japan reports its 2012 plutonium stock to IAEA
  138. China's 2012 civilian plutonium declaration
  139. Russia to supply HEU fuel for French research reactor
  140. China is building an indigenous enrichment facility in Hanzhong
  141. Japan's 2012 plutonium management report
  142. France declares its 2012 stocks of civilian plutonium and HEU
  143. Roadmap for ending plutonium separation in Japan
  144. Germany's 2012 civilian plutonium and HEU declaration
  145. China's centrifuges produced first enriched uranium
  146. United Kingdom declares its 2012 civilian plutonium and HEU stocks
  147. Lessons learned from Sellafield MOX Plant
  148. Switzerland's 2012 plutonium holdings
  149. Enrichment plant in Paducah to close
  150. Japan's nuclear regulator to suspend Monju reactor
  151. Areva to build reprocessing plant in China
  152. Rokkasho reprocessing plant unlikely to start before 2014
  153. Civilian plutonium swap increased the amount of UK owned plutonium
  154. Areva launches commercial production at Georges Besse II North enrichment plant
  155. U.S. Department of Energy sets strategy for dealing with spent fuel
  156. Russia declares its 2011 civilian plutonium holdings
  157. Civilian plutonium in Belgium in 2011
  158. United States declares its 2011 non-military plutonium stock
  159. Russia launches HEU production line
  160. Germany declares its 2011 plutonium and HEU stocks
  161. Japan's 2011 civilian plutonium declaration
  162. No changes in China's civilian plutonium in 2011
  163. U.S. regulators issue license to GE-Hitachi for laser enrichment plant
  164. UK civilian plutonium and HEU stocks in 2011
  165. French civilian plutonium and HEU stocks in 2011
  166. Switzerland declares civilian plutonium holdings for 2011
  167. United Kingdom takes ownership of German plutonium in title swap
  168. United Kingdom to explore alternatives to use of MOX in light-water reactors
  169. U.K. Nuclear Decommissioning Authority publishes oxide fuel strategy
  170. Georges Besse enrichment plant ceases production
  171. Kazakhstan offers Ulba as a site for IAEA fuel bank
  172. United Kingdom to look at alternatives to MOX
  173. India's prototype fast breeder reactor (PFBR) to go critical early 2013
  174. Another malfunction at the Rokkasho reprocessing plant
  175. Blue Ribbon Commission released its final report
  176. Russia commissions dry storage facility in Zheleznogorsk
  177. Japan starts operating new centrifuges
  178. Japanese mislead about spent fuel reprocessing costs
  179. Belgian-Chinese MOX deal is put on hold
  180. United Kingdom plans to convert its civilian plutonium to MOX
  181. Some details of India's nuclear program
  182. Russia's civilian plutonium in 2010
  183. Mongolia ends discussions of spent fuel storage
  184. Japan's civilian plutonium holdings in 2010
  185. Belgium declares is 2010 plutonium holdings
  186. France declares its 2010 civilian plutonium and HEU stocks
  187. International Panel on Fissile Materials releases report on management of spent fuel from nuclear power reactors
  188. Switzerland's civilian plutonium in 2010
  189. U.S. non-military plutonium in 2010
  190. United States announces details of the American Assured Fuel Supply
  191. Closure of Sellafield MOX Plant Announced
  192. High-level waste shipments from Sellafield to Japan continue
  193. Draft report of the Blue Ribbon Commission
  194. New Nuclear Suppliers Group guidelines for the export of sensitive technologies
  195. China's experimental fast reactor connected to the grid
  196. Details of the plan to store spent fuel in Mongolia
  197. Japan considers shutting down Monju fast-breeder reactor
  198. Germany plutonium and HEU stocks in 2010
  199. China declares first separated civilian plutonium
  200. United Kingdom declares civilian plutonium and HEU holdings in 2010
  201. Power outage damaged six centrifuges at USEC plant
  202. Conflicting reports about spent fuel disposal in Mongolia
  203. Russia begins shipments of Mo-99 to Iran
  204. Questions raised about safety of the U.S. MOX plant
  205. Rosatom confirms it will not bring foreign-origin spent fuel to Russia
  206. U.S. MOX program wanted relaxed security at the weapon-grade plutonium facility
  207. New Russian-built enrichment plant in China begins operations
  208. Tenex and USEC sign LEU supply contract, discuss enrichment facility in the U.S.
  209. Fire in the spent fuel pool of Unit 4 at Fukushima-I
  210. U.S. plutonium disposition program: Uncertainties of the MOX route
  211. Sellafield radioactive discharges: Breach of international convention in normal operation
  212. Japan shuts down last centrifuge cascade in Rokkasho
  213. Sellafield Product & Residue Store received first batch of plutonium
  214. Plutonium to MOX: "Repeating Mistakes of the Past"
  215. UK Separated Plutonium Management - A New Sellafield MOX Plant?
  216. South Africa considers joining the Angarsk center
  217. Reprocessing in China: Separating fact from fiction
  218. U.S.-Russian 123 agreement enters into force
  219. China declared no civilian plutonium in 2008 and 2009
  220. India starts new unsafeguarded reprocessing plant
  221. Cadarache: Waste drums with plutonium content way off-limit
  222. NRC issues safety report for Savannah River MOX Fuel Fabrication Facility
  223. U.S. non-military plutonium in 2009
  224. Successful hot test of China's pilot reprocessing plant
  225. Monju reactor is unlikely to start until 2014
  226. Areva inaugurates the Georges Besse II enrichment plant
  227. U.S.-Russian 123 agreement on nuclear cooperation passes U.S. Congress
  228. IAEA approves NTI-supported fuel bank
  229. Russia created nuclear fuel reserve
  230. Further delay for India's breeder reactor
  231. Spent fuel of the BN-350 reactor moved to secure storage
  232. Germany declared its 2009 plutonium and HEU holdings
  233. Japanese utilities increase their stake in Georges Besse II enrichment plant
  234. Mongolia to join the International Uranium Enrichment Center
  235. Argentina reopens its Pilcaniyeu uranium enrichment plant
  236. China is believed to operate indigenous enrichment plant
  237. Future supply of tritium for U.S. nuclear weapons in doubt
  238. Belgium authorities and French GDF-Suez set for MOX fuel technology transfer to China
  239. Japan's civilian plutonium stock as of December 2009
  240. Ukraine is a full member of the International Uranium Enrichment Center
  241. Russia will build enrichment plant in China ahead of schedule
  242. Belgium declares its 2009 civilian plutonium stock
  243. Rokkasho plant extracted no plutonium in 2009
  244. Less than 4% of French nuclear fuel "recycled", NGOs calculate
  245. Fuel "recycling" a myth, a French report involuntarily demonstrates
  246. Report: Long-term plans to develop an FBR based plutonium economy in France is not demonstrated
  247. France: Official plan admits problems with management of uranium and plutonium
  248. France's 2009 declaration of civilian plutonium and HEU
  249. Accident at the Monju fast breeder reactor
  250. Another delay for Rokkasho reprocessing plant
  251. Rosatom set to manufacture MOX fuel at Zheleznogorsk
  252. Rosatom may build an enrichment facility in the United States
  253. Third reactor in Japan to use MOX fuel
  254. Los Alamos repackages Russian-origin plutonium-238
  255. United Kingdom's declaration of civilian plutonium and HEU in 2009
  256. Russia's civilian plutonium in 2009
  257. United States and India sign an agreement on reprocessing
  258. China's experimental fast reactor went critical
  259. URENCO begins enrichment in the United States
  260. BN-600 license may be extended to 2025
  261. Plans to expand enrichment at Angarsk put on hold
  262. It's time to give up on breeder reactors
  263. End of reprocessed uranium exports to Russia?
  264. Switzerland's civilian plutonium in 2009
  265. U.K. opens storage facility at Sellafield
  266. U.S.-Russian 123 agreement on nuclear cooperation resubmitted to Congress
  267. Japanese fast breeder reactor Monju restarted after 14-year shutdown
  268. Japanese daily Asahi slams breeder reactors
  269. UK begins return of high-level waste to foreign customers amid uncertainty about its own plutonium
  270. BN-600 fast reactor to operate until 2020
  271. AREVA signs MOX fuel fabrication contract with Japanese utility
  272. IAEA and Russia signed a fuel bank agreement
  273. U.S. civilian plutonium in 2008
  274. USEC began operations of a lead cascade at American Centrifuge Plant
  275. Japan outlines plans for use of plutonium in its 2010 research program
  276. Status of Japan's MOX fuel program
  277. A French documentary on nuclear waste
  278. Poor safety record at Sellafield plutonium facilities
  279. History and status of fast breeder reactor programs worldwide
  280. India's first fast breeder reactor delayed
  281. Civilian plutonium stocks in France 1994-2008
  282. Tritium production and recovery in the United States in FY2011
  283. Blue Ribbon Commission will examine fuel cycle
  284. URENCO outlines expansion plans
  285. Uranium gas leak at enrichment facility in Germany
  286. BN-800 expected to begin operations in 2014
  287. Improvements of the MPC&A system at Mayak
  288. Ellen Tauscher outlines U.S. policies on nuclear fuel cycle
  289. Nuclear cooperation agreement between France and India enters into force
  290. Ukraine is finally joining the Angarsk center
  291. French Prime Minister offers reprocessing technology to China
  292. Repair work completed on waste disposal site at La Hague
  293. French nuclear cooperation with India to cover reprocessing
  294. IAEA approves Russian fuel bank proposal
  295. Large discrepancy in amount of plutonium at shutdown French MOX plant
  296. Euratom Supply Agency 2008 annual report details use of plutonium
  297. Expansion of enrichment capacity in Angarsk
  298. Moscow summit yields little visible progress on nuclear cooperation
  299. Rosatom signs another fuel contract in U.S.
  300. Russia in talks about centrifuge plant in the U.S.?
  301. Russia will sell enrichment services directly to U.S. utilities
  302. Russia ships centrifuges to China
  303. Obama-Medvedev statement notes civil HEU minimization, 123 agreement
  304. Kuwait pledges 10 million to NTI fuel bank
  305. IAEA approves India's additional protocol
  306. The end of Yucca Mountain
  307. Ukraine signs fuel supply contract with TVEL
  308. Iran says it's still interested in Angarsk IUEC
  309. Rosatom floating reactors plans
  310. IAEA reports on Iran and Syria
  311. Russia signs nuclear agreement with Mongolia
  312. Cooperation on shared nuclear waste repository in Europe
  313. Launch of Rokkasho plant delayed
  314. TVEL will supply fuel pellets to India
  315. Ukraine is joining Angarsk center
  316. Areva to supply reactors, fuel, and uranium to India
  317. Financing problems at the American Centrifuge Plant
  318. GLE begins licensing process
  319. Bushehr start date is uncertain
  320. Areva to supply enrichment services to EdF
  321. Large spent fuel repository planned for Krasnoyarsk region
  322. India signs safeguards agreement
  323. MOX fuel shipment to Japan prepared
  324. U.S. Supreme Court rules that enriched uranium is "goods"
  325. Enrichment plant in Resende to begin operations
  326. U.S. withdraws 123 agreement with Russia from Congress
  327. NSG approves nuclear trade with India
  328. Bushehr reactor will not start in 2008
  329. Rosatom plans for Zheleznogorsk
  330. USEC American Centrifuge Plant to cost $3.5 billion
  331. Construction of spent fuel storage facility in Zheleznogorsk to resume
  332. 123 agreement in danger
  333. No centrifuge safeguards in Angarsk
  334. Rosatom took control over nuclear icebreakers
  335. Ukraine considers fuel fabrication
  336. UAE supports NTI fuel bank
  337. MOX fuel controversy
  338. U.S. donates $50 million to fuel bank
  339. Massive subsidy to Rosatom
  340. Mayak plans expansion of reprocessing
  341. Mayak wants to build a MOX fabrication plant
  342. Kudankulam fuel shipments completed
  343. Cameco joins the Silex project
  344. Areva signs contract to build MOX fuel fabrication facility
  345. Russia and China sign enrichment deal
  346. Accelerated downblending: Domenici amendment
  347. U.S.-Russian agreement on nuclear cooperation
  348. AREVA will build an enrichment plant in Idaho
  349. GE-Hitachi plans to build a Silex plant in U.S.
  350. Failure of GNEP strategy
  351. Japan is cautious about Angarsk
  352. Ukraine fuel supply between TVEL and Westinghouse
  353. Ukraine is holding back its spent fuel due to raising cost
  354. Russia will continue supplying centrifuges to China
  355. Russia may build a centrifuge plant in the U.S.?
  356. Ukraine tries to diversify fuel supply
  357. U.S.-Russian agreement on nuclear cooperation stalled
  358. Norway pledges $5 million to a fuel bank
  359. Russian-Indian agreement on Kudankulam
  360. Armenia joins Angarsk center
  361. Angarsk will be under IAEA safeguards
  362. Russia and the United States signed a uranium agreement
  363. Ukraine to create fuel reserve
  364. U.S. and Russia to sign a uranium enrichment deal
  365. Russia delivers fuel for the Bushehr plant in Iran
  366. Ukraine is building spent fuel storage facility
  367. Russia raises the cost of spent fuel takeback
  368. Price of Russian fuel for Ukraine
  369. China wants reprocessing technology from France
  370. Russia begins shipment of fuel to Iran
  371. U.S.-Russian agreement on plutonium disposal