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France and Kazakhstan have pledged cooperation on minerals and the nuclear fuel cycle, while in Uzbekistan there was agreement to raise the level of bilateral relations, during official visits by President Emmanuel Macron this week. The French president was accompanied by a large delegation including representatives from French industry.

Date: Saturday, 04 November 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Agreements,-declarations-mark-Macron-visits-to-Kaz

Remediation work at legacy uranium mining sites in Uzbekistan is under way, supported by a €9m ($11m) grant from the Environmental Remediation Account for Central Asia (ERA) – set up on the initiative of the European Union (EU) and managed by the European Bank for Reconstruction & Development (EBRD).

Date: Thursday, 21 September 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsremediation-begins-at-former-uranium-mining-sites-in-uzbekistan-11160714

Remediation work at legacy uranium mining sites in Uzbekistan is under way, bolstered by a EUR9 million (USD11 million) grant from the Environmental Remediation Account for Central Asia (ERA)­ set up on the initiative of the European Union and managed by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).

Date: Thursday, 14 September 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Clean-up-work-begins-at-Uzbek-legacy-uranium-sites

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts has concluded a five-day mission to Uzbekistan to review safety processes for evaluating the site for its first NPP. The Site & External Events Design Review Service (SEED) mission was carried out at the request of the Uzbek government and hosted by the state agency for the development of nuclear energy, Uzatom.

Date: Wednesday, 01 February 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsiaea-team-reviews-npp-site-evaluation-for-uzbekistan-10558479

An International Atomic Energy Agency team of experts has concluded a five-day Site and External Events Design (SEED) mission to Uzbekistan, which plans to build its first nuclear power plant in the southeast of the country.

Date: Tuesday, 31 January 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/IAEA-completes-siting-review-for-Uzbekistan

A newly signed tripartite agreement broadens the scope of the collaboration between Orano Mining and its Uzbek partners and lays the foundations for the development of new uranium mines in Uzbekistan.

Date: Tuesday, 29 November 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Orano-to-support-Uzbek-uranium-expansion-plans

A tripartite strategic cooperation agreement has been signed by France’s Orano Mining, the Uzbekistan State Committee for Geology and Mineral Resources of the Republic (GosComGeology) and the Uzbek State-owned Enterprise Navoiuranium during the visit of Uzbekistan President Shavkat Mirziyoyev to France. Orano has been present in Uzbekistan since 2019, when it launched a partnership with GosComGeology to develop uranium exploration and mining activities in the Djengeldi area. This led to a joint venture, Nurlikum Mining, which today has around 50 employees.

Date: Saturday, 26 November 2022
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsorano-boosts-co-operation-with-uzbekistan-10384391

Hungary and Uzbekistan are launching a comprehensive nuclear cooperation programme, Péter Szijjártó, Hungary’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade announced after meeting his Uzbek counterpart Vladimir Norov in Budapest earlier this month.

Date: Friday, 07 October 2022
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newshungary-and-uzbekistan-launch-nuclear-cooperation-programme-10064583