Archive: Civilian nuclear industry

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 Areva's Eagle Rock Enrichment Facility license withdrawn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