Archive: Civilian nuclear industry

  1. Russian laws prohibit military use of HEU supplied to China
  2. Framatome to produce LEU fuel for Germany's FRM-II reactor
  3. 2022 civilian plutonium declarations submitted to the IAEA
  4. France to produce tritium for nuclear weapons in EDF civilian nuclear reactors
  5. China started operation of two new enrichment plants in 2023
  6. US Centrus starts production of HALEU
  7. Status of plutonium management in Japan in 2022
  8. URENCO to expand its enrichment capacity in the United States
  9. URENCO plans to expand the Gronau enrichment plant in Germany
  10. Japan's plutonium utilization plan delayed again
  11. 2021 civilian plutonium declarations submitted to the IAEA
  12. Tenth centrifuge cascade is added at the Resende plant
  13. BN-800 reactor is fully loaded with MOX fuel
  14. Troubles with France's plutonium fuel program
  15. Magnox reprocessing plant completed operations
  16. Status of plutonium management in Japan in 2021
  17. United States removed plutonium from the IAEA laboratory
  18. Brazil to install new centrifuges cascades at the Resende plant
  19. United States to send small quantities of fissile materials to the IAEA
  20. Shipment of MOX fuel from France to Japan
  21. 2020 civilian plutonium declarations submitted to the IAEA
  22. Status of plutonium management in Japan in 2020
  23. China starts construction of the second CFR-600 breeder reactor
  24. 2019 civilian plutonium and HEU declarations submitted to the IAEA
  25. Decommissioning the reprocessing plant in West Valley, New York
  26. Status of plutonium management in Japan in 2019
  27. Launch of the Rokkasho reprocessing plant is postponed until 2022
  28. BN-600 operating license extended to 2025, may be extended further
  29. India's prototype breeder reactor is delayed again
  30. Kazakhstan (almost) pulls out of uranium enrichment join venture with Russia
  31. New IPFM report on Britain's Thermal Oxide Reprocessing Plant (THORP)
  32. 2018 civilian plutonium and HEU declarations submitted to the IAEA
  33. Final shipment of LEU arrived at the IAEA fuel bank in Kazakhstan
  34. Russia appears to expand the HEU production line in Zelenogorsk
  35. Japan's uranium enrichment plant in Rokkasho shipped little product since 2012
  36. Status of plutonium management in Japan in 2018
  37. High-assay low-enriched uranium (HALEU) production in the United States
  38. Silex Systems invests in the U.S. enrichment venture after all
  39. IAEA buys uranium for the fuel bank in Kazakhstan
  40. Sellafield's THORP reprocessing plant shut down
  41. Areva's Eagle Rock Enrichment Facility license withdrawn
  42. India's prototype breeder reactor delayed until at least 2019
  43. 2017 civilian plutonium declarations submitted to IAEA
  44. France believes reprocessing plant in China will begin operations in 2030
  45. Brazil adds centrifuges to its enrichment plant
  46. Japan's new policy on its plutonium stockpile
  47. Status of plutonium management in Japan in 2017
  48. France and China continue to discuss reprocessing plant
  49. Japan approves a plan to decommission Tokai-mura reprocessing plant
  50. Silex pulls out of U.S. laser enrichment projects
  51. Second pilot reprocessing line in Zheleznogorsk
  52. Test run of a new reprocessing plant in Zheleznogorsk
  53. American Centrifuge Lead Cascade Facility to be decommissioned
  54. China adds new enrichment facility at the Hanzhong plant
  55. Diverging recommendations on Sweden's spent nuclear fuel repository
  56. China and France continue negotiations on reprocessing facility
  57. China begins construction of a pilot fast breeder reactor
  58. Rokkasho plant will not start until 2021
  59. More delays in India's breeder reactor program
  60. 2016 civilian plutonium reports submitted to IAEA
  61. Nuclear Safeguards Bill introduced to UK parliament
  62. British pledge to go it alone on safeguards implementation
  63. LEU fuel bank in Kazakhstan is inaugurated
  64. United Kingdom discusses implications of its departure from Euratom treaty
  65. List of U.S. nuclear facilities declared to the IAEA under Additional Protocol
  66. Status of plutonium management in Japan in 2016
  67. Unprecedented evidence of eroded safety culture at La Hague plutonium facility
  68. United Kingdom takes ownership of some Spanish and German plutonium
  69. Georges Besse II enrichment plant reached full capacity
  70. Sellafield's Evaporator D Project - A Lesson for La Hague?
  71. Reprocessing plant at Mayak to begin reprocessing of VVER-1000 fuel
  72. Department of Energy to sell depleted uranium to Global Laser Enrichment
  73. Russia may supply uranium enrichment technology to India
  74. 2015 civilian plutonium reports submitted to IAEA
  75. Japan releases 2015 report on plutonium management
  76. World Nuclear Industry Status Report 2016 released
  77. Brazil to export enriched uranium from Resende to Argentina
  78. United States to supply small amount of HEU to China
  79. Proliferation assessment of third generation laser uranium enrichment technology
  80. Use of plutonium in MOX in the European Union
  81. IAEA fuel bank in Kazakhstan is set to open in September 2017
  82. GE-Hitachi to leave Silex joint venture
  83. American Centrifuge Project shuts down
  84. IPFM Report "Plutonium Separation in Nuclear Power Programs" in Chinese
  85. Argentina inaugurates its Pilcaniyeu enrichment plant (again)
  86. Another delay for the Rokkasho reprocessing plant
  87. Sellafield's ageing THORP plant flunks major foreign fuel reprocessing target
  88. Chinese scholars express concern about Japan's fissile materials
  89. 2014 civilian plutonium (and HEU) reports submitted to IAEA
  90. Russia launches commercial MOX fuel fabrication facility
  91. U.S. Department of Energy shuts down American Centrifuge Plant at Piketon
  92. India announces plans for starting construction of fast reactor fuel reprocessing plant
  93. Kazakhstan and IAEA sign agreement to set up LEU fuel bank
  94. Plutonium disposition in the United Kingdom - Immobilization option re-opened?
  95. Areva continues negotiations to build reprocessing plant in China
  96. United States grants advance consents rights to Korea for overseas reprocessing
  97. Advisory group recommends building dry storage facility in South Korea
  98. IAEA approves the LEU bank in Kazakhstan
  99. Kazakhstan approves an agreement with IAEA to create an LEU reserve
  100. U.S. president submits 123 Agreement with China to Congress
  101. Russia considers postponing construction of the BN-1200 breeder reactor
  102. Alternatives to MOX: a new report by the International Panel on Fissile Materials
  103. Taiwan spent fuel reprocessing tender process suspended
  104. Taiwan tenders spent fuel reprocessing contract
  105. Argentina announced restart of the Pilcaniyeu enrichment plant
  106. Launch of the Rokkasho reprocessing plant is delayed again
  107. Ukraine begins construction of centralized spent fuel storage
  108. Japan submitted its 2013 plutonium report to IAEA
  109. Tokai-mura reprocessing plant head-end to be shut down
  110. Russia's 2013 civilian plutonium declaration
  111. Japan's 2013 plutonium report
  112. Germany's 2013 report on civilian plutonium and HEU
  113. UK civilian plutonium and uranium stocks in 2013
  114. China has not separated any plutonium in 2013
  115. French civilian plutonium and HEU in 2013
  116. India delays launch of PFBR breeder reactor until March 2015
  117. 1,000 tonnes of THORP contracts abandoned since 1994
  118. Euratom safeguards in 2013
  119. UK decision to take over foreign plutonium raises safeguards questions
  120. Dutch reactor operating with MOX fuel for the first time
  121. Russian BN-800 breeder has reached criticality
  122. MOX fuel in Japan: Summary of shipments, use, and storage
  123. An error in Japan's civilian plutonium declarations
  124. Russia reports its 2012 civilian plutonium stock
  125. Japanese-French fast breeder cooperation
  126. Switzerland declares its 2013 plutonium stock
  127. U.S. civilian plutonium holdings in December 2012
  128. New agreement signed to advance Areva reprocessing project in China
  129. Sweden wants to transfer ownership of 834 kg of separated plutonium to the United Kingdom
  130. GLE will apply for license to build laser enrichment facility in Paducah
  131. China calls on Japan to return weapons grade plutonium to the United States
  132. U.K. plutonium re-use policy slammed in House of Commons report
  133. Nuclear train accident in Britain latest of a recent series
  134. United Kingdom remains undecided on plutonium reuse options
  135. Rokkasho reprocessing plant expects to begin operations in October 2014
  136. Japanese breeder Monju control room computer hacked
  137. Russia to return nuclear-powered container ship to service
  138. Consortium established to build European fast reactor demonstrator
  139. Last HEU-LEU program shipment to leave Russia
  140. Areva to produce MOX fuel for the Netherlands
  141. Japan reports its 2012 plutonium stock to IAEA
  142. China's 2012 civilian plutonium declaration
  143. Russia to supply HEU fuel for French research reactor
  144. China is building an indigenous enrichment facility in Hanzhong
  145. Japan's 2012 plutonium management report
  146. France declares its 2012 stocks of civilian plutonium and HEU
  147. Roadmap for ending plutonium separation in Japan
  148. Germany's 2012 civilian plutonium and HEU declaration
  149. China's centrifuges produced first enriched uranium
  150. United Kingdom declares its 2012 civilian plutonium and HEU stocks
  151. Lessons learned from Sellafield MOX Plant
  152. Switzerland's 2012 plutonium holdings
  153. Enrichment plant in Paducah to close
  154. Japan's nuclear regulator to suspend Monju reactor
  155. Areva to build reprocessing plant in China
  156. Rokkasho reprocessing plant unlikely to start before 2014
  157. Civilian plutonium swap increased the amount of UK owned plutonium
  158. Areva launches commercial production at Georges Besse II North enrichment plant
  159. U.S. Department of Energy sets strategy for dealing with spent fuel
  160. Russia declares its 2011 civilian plutonium holdings
  161. Civilian plutonium in Belgium in 2011
  162. United States declares its 2011 non-military plutonium stock
  163. Russia launches HEU production line
  164. Germany declares its 2011 plutonium and HEU stocks
  165. Japan's 2011 civilian plutonium declaration
  166. No changes in China's civilian plutonium in 2011
  167. U.S. regulators issue license to GE-Hitachi for laser enrichment plant
  168. UK civilian plutonium and HEU stocks in 2011
  169. French civilian plutonium and HEU stocks in 2011
  170. Switzerland declares civilian plutonium holdings for 2011
  171. United Kingdom takes ownership of German plutonium in title swap
  172. United Kingdom to explore alternatives to use of MOX in light-water reactors
  173. U.K. Nuclear Decommissioning Authority publishes oxide fuel strategy
  174. Georges Besse enrichment plant ceases production
  175. Kazakhstan offers Ulba as a site for IAEA fuel bank
  176. United Kingdom to look at alternatives to MOX
  177. India's prototype fast breeder reactor (PFBR) to go critical early 2013
  178. Another malfunction at the Rokkasho reprocessing plant
  179. Blue Ribbon Commission released its final report
  180. Russia commissions dry storage facility in Zheleznogorsk
  181. Japan starts operating new centrifuges
  182. Japanese mislead about spent fuel reprocessing costs
  183. Belgian-Chinese MOX deal is put on hold
  184. United Kingdom plans to convert its civilian plutonium to MOX
  185. Some details of India's nuclear program
  186. Russia's civilian plutonium in 2010
  187. Mongolia ends discussions of spent fuel storage
  188. Japan's civilian plutonium holdings in 2010
  189. Belgium declares is 2010 plutonium holdings
  190. France declares its 2010 civilian plutonium and HEU stocks
  191. International Panel on Fissile Materials releases report on management of spent fuel from nuclear power reactors
  192. Switzerland's civilian plutonium in 2010
  193. U.S. non-military plutonium in 2010
  194. United States announces details of the American Assured Fuel Supply
  195. Closure of Sellafield MOX Plant Announced
  196. High-level waste shipments from Sellafield to Japan continue
  197. Draft report of the Blue Ribbon Commission
  198. New Nuclear Suppliers Group guidelines for the export of sensitive technologies
  199. China's experimental fast reactor connected to the grid
  200. Details of the plan to store spent fuel in Mongolia
  201. Japan considers shutting down Monju fast-breeder reactor
  202. Germany plutonium and HEU stocks in 2010
  203. China declares first separated civilian plutonium
  204. United Kingdom declares civilian plutonium and HEU holdings in 2010
  205. Power outage damaged six centrifuges at USEC plant
  206. Conflicting reports about spent fuel disposal in Mongolia
  207. Russia begins shipments of Mo-99 to Iran
  208. Questions raised about safety of the U.S. MOX plant
  209. Rosatom confirms it will not bring foreign-origin spent fuel to Russia
  210. U.S. MOX program wanted relaxed security at the weapon-grade plutonium facility
  211. New Russian-built enrichment plant in China begins operations
  212. Tenex and USEC sign LEU supply contract, discuss enrichment facility in the U.S.
  213. Fire in the spent fuel pool of Unit 4 at Fukushima-I
  214. U.S. plutonium disposition program: Uncertainties of the MOX route
  215. Sellafield radioactive discharges: Breach of international convention in normal operation
  216. Japan shuts down last centrifuge cascade in Rokkasho
  217. Sellafield Product & Residue Store received first batch of plutonium
  218. Plutonium to MOX: "Repeating Mistakes of the Past"
  219. UK Separated Plutonium Management - A New Sellafield MOX Plant?
  220. South Africa considers joining the Angarsk center
  221. Reprocessing in China: Separating fact from fiction
  222. U.S.-Russian 123 agreement enters into force
  223. China declared no civilian plutonium in 2008 and 2009
  224. India starts new unsafeguarded reprocessing plant
  225. Cadarache: Waste drums with plutonium content way off-limit
  226. NRC issues safety report for Savannah River MOX Fuel Fabrication Facility
  227. U.S. non-military plutonium in 2009
  228. Successful hot test of China's pilot reprocessing plant
  229. Monju reactor is unlikely to start until 2014
  230. Areva inaugurates the Georges Besse II enrichment plant
  231. U.S.-Russian 123 agreement on nuclear cooperation passes U.S. Congress
  232. IAEA approves NTI-supported fuel bank
  233. Russia created nuclear fuel reserve
  234. Further delay for India's breeder reactor
  235. Spent fuel of the BN-350 reactor moved to secure storage
  236. Germany declared its 2009 plutonium and HEU holdings
  237. Japanese utilities increase their stake in Georges Besse II enrichment plant
  238. Mongolia to join the International Uranium Enrichment Center
  239. Argentina reopens its Pilcaniyeu uranium enrichment plant
  240. China is believed to operate indigenous enrichment plant
  241. Future supply of tritium for U.S. nuclear weapons in doubt
  242. Belgium authorities and French GDF-Suez set for MOX fuel technology transfer to China
  243. Japan's civilian plutonium stock as of December 2009
  244. Ukraine is a full member of the International Uranium Enrichment Center
  245. Russia will build enrichment plant in China ahead of schedule
  246. Belgium declares its 2009 civilian plutonium stock
  247. Rokkasho plant extracted no plutonium in 2009
  248. Less than 4% of French nuclear fuel "recycled", NGOs calculate
  249. Fuel "recycling" a myth, a French report involuntarily demonstrates
  250. Report: Long-term plans to develop an FBR based plutonium economy in France is not demonstrated
  251. France: Official plan admits problems with management of uranium and plutonium
  252. France's 2009 declaration of civilian plutonium and HEU
  253. Accident at the Monju fast breeder reactor
  254. Another delay for Rokkasho reprocessing plant
  255. Rosatom set to manufacture MOX fuel at Zheleznogorsk
  256. Rosatom may build an enrichment facility in the United States
  257. Third reactor in Japan to use MOX fuel
  258. Los Alamos repackages Russian-origin plutonium-238
  259. United Kingdom's declaration of civilian plutonium and HEU in 2009
  260. Russia's civilian plutonium in 2009
  261. United States and India sign an agreement on reprocessing
  262. China's experimental fast reactor went critical
  263. URENCO begins enrichment in the United States
  264. BN-600 license may be extended to 2025
  265. Plans to expand enrichment at Angarsk put on hold
  266. It's time to give up on breeder reactors
  267. End of reprocessed uranium exports to Russia?
  268. Switzerland's civilian plutonium in 2009
  269. U.K. opens storage facility at Sellafield
  270. U.S.-Russian 123 agreement on nuclear cooperation resubmitted to Congress
  271. Japanese fast breeder reactor Monju restarted after 14-year shutdown
  272. Japanese daily Asahi slams breeder reactors
  273. UK begins return of high-level waste to foreign customers amid uncertainty about its own plutonium
  274. BN-600 fast reactor to operate until 2020
  275. AREVA signs MOX fuel fabrication contract with Japanese utility
  276. IAEA and Russia signed a fuel bank agreement
  277. U.S. civilian plutonium in 2008
  278. USEC began operations of a lead cascade at American Centrifuge Plant
  279. Japan outlines plans for use of plutonium in its 2010 research program
  280. Status of Japan's MOX fuel program
  281. A French documentary on nuclear waste
  282. Poor safety record at Sellafield plutonium facilities
  283. History and status of fast breeder reactor programs worldwide
  284. India's first fast breeder reactor delayed
  285. Civilian plutonium stocks in France 1994-2008
  286. Tritium production and recovery in the United States in FY2011
  287. Blue Ribbon Commission will examine fuel cycle
  288. URENCO outlines expansion plans
  289. Uranium gas leak at enrichment facility in Germany
  290. BN-800 expected to begin operations in 2014
  291. Improvements of the MPC&A system at Mayak
  292. Ellen Tauscher outlines U.S. policies on nuclear fuel cycle
  293. Nuclear cooperation agreement between France and India enters into force
  294. Ukraine is finally joining the Angarsk center
  295. French Prime Minister offers reprocessing technology to China
  296. Repair work completed on waste disposal site at La Hague
  297. French nuclear cooperation with India to cover reprocessing
  298. IAEA approves Russian fuel bank proposal
  299. Large discrepancy in amount of plutonium at shutdown French MOX plant
  300. Euratom Supply Agency 2008 annual report details use of plutonium
  301. Expansion of enrichment capacity in Angarsk
  302. Moscow summit yields little visible progress on nuclear cooperation
  303. Rosatom signs another fuel contract in U.S.
  304. Russia in talks about centrifuge plant in the U.S.?
  305. Russia will sell enrichment services directly to U.S. utilities
  306. Russia ships centrifuges to China
  307. Obama-Medvedev statement notes civil HEU minimization, 123 agreement
  308. Kuwait pledges 10 million to NTI fuel bank
  309. IAEA approves India's additional protocol
  310. The end of Yucca Mountain
  311. Ukraine signs fuel supply contract with TVEL
  312. Iran says it's still interested in Angarsk IUEC
  313. Rosatom floating reactors plans
  314. IAEA reports on Iran and Syria
  315. Russia signs nuclear agreement with Mongolia
  316. Cooperation on shared nuclear waste repository in Europe
  317. Launch of Rokkasho plant delayed
  318. TVEL will supply fuel pellets to India
  319. Ukraine is joining Angarsk center
  320. Areva to supply reactors, fuel, and uranium to India
  321. Financing problems at the American Centrifuge Plant
  322. GLE begins licensing process
  323. Bushehr start date is uncertain
  324. Areva to supply enrichment services to EdF
  325. Large spent fuel repository planned for Krasnoyarsk region
  326. India signs safeguards agreement
  327. MOX fuel shipment to Japan prepared
  328. U.S. Supreme Court rules that enriched uranium is "goods"
  329. Enrichment plant in Resende to begin operations
  330. U.S. withdraws 123 agreement with Russia from Congress
  331. NSG approves nuclear trade with India
  332. Bushehr reactor will not start in 2008
  333. Rosatom plans for Zheleznogorsk
  334. USEC American Centrifuge Plant to cost $3.5 billion
  335. Construction of spent fuel storage facility in Zheleznogorsk to resume
  336. 123 agreement in danger
  337. No centrifuge safeguards in Angarsk
  338. Rosatom took control over nuclear icebreakers
  339. Ukraine considers fuel fabrication
  340. UAE supports NTI fuel bank
  341. MOX fuel controversy
  342. U.S. donates $50 million to fuel bank
  343. Massive subsidy to Rosatom
  344. Mayak plans expansion of reprocessing
  345. Mayak wants to build a MOX fabrication plant
  346. Kudankulam fuel shipments completed
  347. Cameco joins the Silex project
  348. Areva signs contract to build MOX fuel fabrication facility
  349. Russia and China sign enrichment deal
  350. Accelerated downblending: Domenici amendment
  351. U.S.-Russian agreement on nuclear cooperation
  352. AREVA will build an enrichment plant in Idaho
  353. GE-Hitachi plans to build a Silex plant in U.S.
  354. Failure of GNEP strategy
  355. Japan is cautious about Angarsk
  356. Ukraine fuel supply between TVEL and Westinghouse
  357. Ukraine is holding back its spent fuel due to raising cost
  358. Russia will continue supplying centrifuges to China
  359. Russia may build a centrifuge plant in the U.S.?
  360. Ukraine tries to diversify fuel supply
  361. U.S.-Russian agreement on nuclear cooperation stalled
  362. Norway pledges $5 million to a fuel bank
  363. Russian-Indian agreement on Kudankulam
  364. Armenia joins Angarsk center
  365. Angarsk will be under IAEA safeguards
  366. Russia and the United States signed a uranium agreement
  367. Ukraine to create fuel reserve
  368. U.S. and Russia to sign a uranium enrichment deal
  369. Russia delivers fuel for the Bushehr plant in Iran
  370. Ukraine is building spent fuel storage facility
  371. Russia raises the cost of spent fuel takeback
  372. Price of Russian fuel for Ukraine
  373. China wants reprocessing technology from France
  374. Russia begins shipment of fuel to Iran
  375. U.S.-Russian agreement on plutonium disposal