Nuclear Fuel

  • Defiant Iran plans to speed up nuclear fuel work February 1, 2013

    Vienna: Iran has announced plans to install and operate advanced uranium enrichment machines, in what would be a technological leap allowing it to significantly speed up activity the West fears could be put to developing a nuclear weapon. In a letter to the International Atomic Energy Agency, Tehran said it would...
  • Iran parliamentarians call for nuclear ships July 16, 2012

    Tehran: An Iranian semiofficial news agency says a parliamentary committee has approved a bill requiring the government to design nuclear-powered merchant ships and provide them with nuclear fuel. Iran says it is designing a nuclear submarine. But nuclear-powered ships other than warships are rare and the International Atomic Energy Agency has...
  • Iran to load own nuclear fuel rods in its reactor February 15, 2012

    Tehran: Iran will load domestically made nuclear fuel rods into its Tehran Research Reactor on Wednesday for the first time to keep it running, a senior official told a national news agency. Tehran had announced in January that it had successfully manufactured and tested fuel rods for use in nuclear power...
  • US firms now control UK's nuclear weapons plant December 20, 2008

    London: Britain's government said Friday that a state-owned nuclear group has sold its stake in the company that manages the UK's atomic weapons research center, bringing the facility under the control of US companies. British Nuclear Fuels PLC has sold a one-third share in Britain's AWE Management Ltd to Jacobs Engineering...
  • After 123 agreement, Aussies set to sell Uranium to India July 26, 2007

    New Delhi: According to a report in The Australian newspaper quoting the Federal Resources Minister, Ian MacFarlane, Australia could sell uranium to India. The minister was reported as saying that the National Security Committee of the Cabinet could take a decision soon. Prime Minister John Howard had earlier...