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The first batch of uranium mined at the Eastern Mining and Enrichment Plant in Ukraine has been sent to Canada where it will be converted into natural uranium hexafluoride as part of the company's agreement with Cameco.

Date: Tuesday, 19 September 2023
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In what it describes as an "unplanned event", the company has revised downwards this year's expected production for its Canadian uranium mining operations, citing equipment reliability issues at Cigar Lake and continued uncertainty over planned production at Key Lake as it ramps up after a lengthy period in care and maintenance.

Date: Tuesday, 05 September 2023
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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
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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
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Cameco and Kazatomprom have increased their sales and revenue guidance for 2023 upwards as market fundamentals continue to improve.

Date: Friday, 04 August 2023
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The UK's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has invited comments on the proposed Cameco and Brookfield Renewable Partners acquisition of Westinghouse Electric Company as it considers whether the deal "may be expected to result in a substantial lessening of competition" in the United Kingdom.

Date: Thursday, 03 August 2023
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Urenco has agreed to supply enrichment services to the Kozloduy NPP in Bulgaria. Urenco has become part of a supply chain which includes fuel partners Canada’s Cameco, UK-based Uranium Asset Management (UAM) and US-based Westinghouse. Cameco has signed a 10-year supply contract with Westinghouse to provide sufficient volumes of natural uranium hexafluoride (UF6 – including uranium and conversion services), to support unit 5 at Kozloduy. Urenco’s enrichment facilities in Europe (the UK, the Netherlands and Germany) will use the UF6 from Cameco to supply enriched uranium product (EUP) for fabrication into nuclear fuel rods by Westinghouse. The EUP will be delivered to Westinghouse’s facility at Vasteras in Sweden, which will fabricate fuel for Kozloduy.

Date: Thursday, 27 April 2023
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Ukrainian nuclear utility Energoatom and Canada’s Cameco have signed an agreement finalising implementation of the programme to export all of Ukraine's uranium production for processing in Canada to produce fuel for Ukraine’s NPPs. This came during a visit to Canada by Energoatom President Petro Kotin, who had signed the original contracts in London in March.

Date: Wednesday, 19 April 2023
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