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Unit 2 of the Cruas-Meysse nuclear power plant in south-eastern France was recently restarted with its first full core of recycled uranium fuel. The move marks a major milestone in France's efforts to revive its domestic uranium reprocessing industry.

Date: Saturday, 02 March 2024
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/French-reactor-using-full-core-of-recycled-uranium

Global Laser Enrichment (GLE), jointly owned by Australia’s Silex Systems (51%) and Canada’s Cameco (49%), have approved GLE’s operating plan and budget for calendar year (CY) 2024 that enables the continuation of accelerated activities to commercialise the Silex uranium enrichment technology.

Date: Friday, 23 February 2024
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsgle-to-further-accelerate-commercialisation-of-silex-enrichment-technology-11540478

The UK will be the first European country to launch a high-assay low enriched uranium (HALEU) programme with a £300m ($381m) investment, according to a statement from the Department for Energy Security & Net Zero (DESNZ) and Claire Coutinho, Secretary of State for Energy Security & Net Zero.

Date: Wednesday, 10 January 2024
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsuk-launches-haleu-programme-11422877

UK-based enrichment company Urenco and Ukrainian nuclear utility Energoatom signed a new long-term fuel supply contract during the World Nuclear Exhibition in Paris. According to the document, Urenco will supply Energoatom with enriched uranium until 2035 with an option to renew the contract until 2043.

Date: Saturday, 02 December 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsurenco-signs-long-term-fuel-deal-with-energoatom-11338766

The contract will see Urenco continuing to supply Ukraine's Energoatom with enriched uranium until 2035, with an option to extend the contract to 2043. 

Date: Friday, 01 December 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Urenco-agrees-supply-deal-with-Energoatom-to-2035

The possibility of using nuclear fuel from suppliers other than Russia’s TVEL at the Paks NPP has been legally enshrined in Hungary’s legislation. Members of the national parliament supported an amendment to the nuclear energy strategy proposed by the government. State Secretary at the Ministry of Energy Attila Steiner noted that Paks, Hungary’s only NPP currently uses nuclear fuel supplied by Rosatom enterprises.

Date: Thursday, 30 November 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newshungary-authorises-use-of-diverse-nuclear-fuel-sources-11335610

Substantial uranium spot price improvements have contributed to higher average realised prices, CEO Tim Gitzel said in the company's third-quarter results announcement which also includes updates on the progress of the first shipment of its share of 2023 production from Inkai in Kazakhstan and news of a new senior appointment to head its UK subsidiary.

Date: Thursday, 02 November 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Cameco-increases-2023-revenue-outlook