Archive: Civilian nuclear industry

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 Areva's Eagle Rock Enrichment Facility license withdrawn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