Archive: Civilian nuclear industry

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 Areva's Eagle Rock Enrichment Facility license withdrawn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