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The presidents of the National Nuclear Energy Commission (CNEN), Francisco Rondinelli, and Eletronuclear, Raul Lycurgo Leite, covered Angra 3's prospects for 2029 completion, domestic fuel supply, the Brazilian Multipurpose Reactor and site selection for the radioactive waste-focused Nuclear Technology Centre (CENTENA) in their talks.

Date: Saturday, 10 February 2024
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Indústrias Nucleares do Brasil (INB) says it has completed the first stage of demolition of buildings at the Unit for Decommissioning of Caldas (UDC) in southern Minas Gerais, which is currently undertaking clean-up of a former uranium mine. Altogether 12 buildings were demolished at the industrial plant comprising 1,900 square metres of disused structures. The cooling tower was the last structure demolished in early September. According to INB, the area where the buildings were located will be restructured using local soil.

Date: Wednesday, 27 September 2023
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According to the Wall Street Journal (WSJ), Saudi Arabia is considering a Chinese proposal to build a NPP. Citing Saudi sources acquainted with the situation, WSJ said China National Nuclear Corp (SNNS) had submitted a bid to construct a nuclear plant in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province, close to the border with Qatar and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Date: Wednesday, 30 August 2023
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Indústrias Nucleares do Brasil (INB) has signed a contract with Amazônia Azul Tecnologias de Defesa (Amazul) to support expansion of the Isotopic Uranium Enrichment Plant at the Nuclear Fuel Factory (FCN - Fábrica de Combustível Nuclear) in Resende. Amazul will provide engineering services for the development of phase two of the plant.

Date: Thursday, 17 August 2023
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The South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa) and Russia's TVEL have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to cooperate in the manufacture of nuclear fuel and its components.

Date: Thursday, 03 August 2023
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Indústrias Nucleares do Brasil (INB) has signed a contract with Amazônia Azul Technologias de Defesa SA (Amazul) to provide engineering services for the second phase of the uranium enrichment plant at INB's nuclear fuel factory in Resende.

Date: Tuesday, 01 August 2023
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Iran has resolved two outstanding inquiries from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) related to the presence of highly enriched uranium (HEU) particles at several sites. The confidential quarterly report by the IAEA, which is routinely leaked to the press, said inspectors no longer had questions on uranium particles found to be enriched to 83.7% at its underground Fordow facility. This had resulted in tension for the past several months although some resolution was achieved in March following a visit to Tehran by IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi. Iran had insisted at that time that those particles were a by-product of its current enrichment as particles can reach higher enrichment levels in fluctuations. “The agency informed Iran that, following its evaluation of the data, the agency had assessed that the information provided was not inconsistent with Iran’s explanation ... and that the agency had no further questions on this matter at this stage,” the report said.

Date: Wednesday, 07 June 2023
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enCore Energy Corp says it plans to restart operations of its newly acquired in-situ leach (ISL) project in 2024, while Energy Fuels Inc plans to invest some of its USD120 million proceedings from the sale into increasing its uranium production and complementary rare earths business.

Date: Saturday, 18 February 2023
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Nuclear Industries of Brazil (Indústrias Nucleares do Brasil - INB) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Instituto de Pesquisas Energéticas e Nucleares (Institute for Energy & Nuclear Research – IPEN to establish a collaborative research platform. The MOU will facilitate and expand research, development and innovation activities. The aim is to synergistically take advantage of the unique skills of both institutions in order to develop greater autonomy of the Brazilian nuclear sector.

Date: Thursday, 02 February 2023
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A subsidiary of Rosatom’s Techsnabexport JSC Internexco GmbH and Brazilian state-owned company Industrias Nucleares do Brasil (INB) have signed a contract to meet 100% of the needs of Brazil’s Angra NPP for the period 2023-2027. The contract was the result of an open international tender that ended in August 2022 and was won by Internexco GmbH.

Date: Friday, 09 December 2022
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