Archive: Civilian nuclear industry

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 Areva's Eagle Rock Enrichment Facility license withdrawn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