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The owners of the Global Laser Enrichment (GLE) joint venture have agreed to double project expenditures in 2024 to accelerate demonstration of the SILEX laser enrichment technology at its Test Loop pilot facility in the USA this year.

Date: Wednesday, 21 February 2024
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/GLE-laser-enrichment-on-track-for-2024-demonstrati

Canada’s Ontario Power Generation (OPG) announced at the World Nuclear Exhibition in Paris that it is partnering with Canada’s Cameco, Urenco USA, France’s Orano and US-based Global Nuclear Fuel-Americas to ensure a fuel supply for the first small modular reactor (SMR) unit of its four-unit Darlington New Nuclear Project.

Date: Saturday, 02 December 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsopg-selects-fuel-suppliers-for-planned-smrs-11338737

Ontario Power Generation has selected suppliers Cameco, Urenco USA, Orano and Global Nuclear Fuel-Americas for the first fuel contracts for its planned small modular reactor (SMR) units at the Darlington New Nuclear Project, while TerraPower and uranium producer Uranium Energy Corp are to work together on the fuel supply chain ahead of the construction of the first-of-a-kind Natrium plant.

Date: Friday, 01 December 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/SMR-fuel-supply-chain-grows-as-agreements-signed

Canada’s Cameco has announced that acquisition of?Westinghouse Electric Company in a strategic partnership with Brookfield Asset Management alongside Brookfield Renewable Partners and institutional partners has been completed. Cameco now owns a 49% interest and Brookfield a 51% in Westinghouse.

Date: Wednesday, 15 November 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newscameco-and-brookfield-complete-acquisition-of-westinghouse-11297387

The renewed licences authorise the company to continue to operate the Key Lake, McArthur River and Rabbit Lake sites. Rabbit Lake's renewed licence is valid until October 2038, and those for Key Lake and McArthur River until October 2043.

Date: Friday, 27 October 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/CNSC-renews-licences-for-Cameco-uranium-operations

Australia's Silex Systems Ltd says it has completed testing of the second full-scale laser system module developed for Global Laser Enrichment's (GLE's) commercial pilot demonstration facility in the USA. The module is now being prepared for shipment to GLE's facility in Wilmington, North Carolina, and should be installed and operational by the end of 2023, subject to transport scheduling. GLE is the exclusive worldwide licensee of the Silex laser technology for uranium enrichment.

Date: Friday, 18 August 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newssilex-to-ship-second-laser-enrichment-module-to-usa-11081043

Testing has been completed of the second full-scale laser system module developed by Australia's Silex Systems Ltd for deployment in Global Laser Enrichment's (GLE's) commercial pilot demonstration facility in the USA. The module is expected to be installed and operational by the end of this year.

Date: Wednesday, 16 August 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Second-laser-enrichment-module-ready-for-shipment

Australia’s Silex Systems has completed a AUD120m ($81m) institutional placement to further develop its uranium enrichment technology. Silex Systems is developing laser separation of chemical isotopes and hopes the equity funding will enable it to accelerate commercialisation of the technology. Silex Systems is based at the Australia Nuclear Science & Technology Organisation (ANSTO) in Lucas Heights, Sydney. It has been collaborating for several years with US-based Global Laser Enrichment (GLE) – a joint venture of Silex and uranium producer Cameco.

Date: Saturday, 04 March 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newssilex-systems-raises-funds-for-uranium-enrichment-10648161