Archive: Civilian nuclear industry

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 Areva's Eagle Rock Enrichment Facility license withdrawn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