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US-based Bechtel has been selected by European enrichment services and fuel cycle company Urenco to support the expansion of its Tails Management Facility (TMF) at the Capenhurst site in the UK. The facility stores low concentration uranium tails for further use, or conversion to a chemically stable form for disposal. Urenco says the TMF will help enable the UK’s nuclear energy security strategy, which includes plans to deliver 24 GWe of new nuclear capacity by 2050, providing about a quarter of the domestic electricity supply. ?

Date: Thursday, 09 November 2023
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Following a "rigorous procurement process", US engineering firm Bechtel has been selected by uranium enrichment services provider Urenco to support the expansion of the Tails Management Facility (TMF) at its site in Capenhurst, UK.

Date: Friday, 03 November 2023
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The US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Environmental Management (EM) has restarted depleted uranium hexafluoride (DUF6) conversion at its improved Portsmouth and Paducah facilities. Both of EM’s conversion plants that recycle DUF6 to safer and more beneficial products are back in business with improved safety and sustainability measures following a COVID-19 operational pause, DOE noted.

Date: Saturday, 29 October 2022
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