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Permits in place for Burke Hollow production

Published: Fri, 22 Feb 2019 14:11:29 GMT

Uranium Energy Corp has been issued a radioactive material licence for its Burke Hollow in-situ leach project in Texas, the last of the four major permits needed for uranium extraction.


Increased productivity at Vogtle construction site

Published: Thu, 21 Feb 2019 16:34:01 GMT

"Significant progress" during 2018 with the construction of Vogtle 3 and 4 means Southern Company expects the two AP1000 units to be completed on schedule and to budget, the company said during its fourth quarter results call.


SMR-160 attracts Ukrainian and US attention

Published: Thu, 21 Feb 2019 15:24:51 GMT

Holtec International has made progress with its work on an SMR-160 system through agreements with Energoatom and Exelon Generation announced during the winter meeting of the Holtec Advisory Council for SMR-160, held on 8 February in Jupiter, Florida.


Four US companies chosen for Mo-99 production funding

Published: Thu, 21 Feb 2019 12:56:08 GMT

The US Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration has selected four companies to begin negotiations for potential new cooperative agreement awards for the supply of molybdenum-99 (Mo-99) without using highly enriched uranium.


India, Argentina further cooperation in nuclear energy

Published: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 12:15:05 GMT

India and Argentina have agreed to boost cooperation in the nuclear energy sector with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding on 18 February by India's Global Centre for Nuclear Energy Partnership and Argentina’s National Atomic Energy Commission during Argentine President Mauricio Macri's state visit to Delhi this week.


SMR proposals progress through Canadian process

Published: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 12:59:07 GMT

Two further respondents - StarCore Nuclear and Terrestrial Energy - have advanced to the second stage of Canadian Nuclear Laboratories' process to site a small modular reactor (SMR) demonstration unit at one of its managed campuses.


Russia starts Novovoronezh II-2 fuel loading

Published: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 12:39:26 GMT

Rosenergoatom, the operator subsidiary of Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom, has announced that initial fuel loading started yesterday as planned at unit 2 of the Novovoronezh II nuclear power plant in southwest Russia.


Uranium One gives unchanged outlook for 2019

Published: Tue, 19 Feb 2019 15:51:46 GMT

Uranium One will focus on ensuring that all of its operating uranium mines in Kazakhstan remain at "optimal production" over the next year, it says in its latest quarterly report. Its total attributable production for 2018 was 4383 tU.


Public hearing for Whiteshell licence renewal

Published: Tue, 19 Feb 2019 14:22:26 GMT

The Canadian nuclear regulator has scheduled a public hearing in early October to consider an application from Canadian Nuclear Laboratories to renew its decommissioning licence for the Whiteshell Laboratories site for a further ten years.


Russia's Kola plant completes second WANO review

Published: Tue, 19 Feb 2019 11:55:13 GMT

The Kola nuclear power plant in Russia has completed its second peer review with the World Association of Nuclear Operators. The review was conducted on 11-15 February by WANO's Moscow Centre.