Latest Enriched uranium Stories
EUNICE, N.M., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The URENCO USA uranium enrichment facility, located in Eunice, New Mexico, today received authorization from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) that it may begin accepting operational delivery of uranium hexafluoride feed stock.
WASHINGTON, May 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A declassified Government Accountability Office report entitled "Nuclear Diversion in the U.S.? 13 Years of Contradiction and Confusion" reveals serious flaws hampering investigations into diversions of US weapons grade uranium to Israel.
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho, April 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Isotopes Inc.
MARLOW, United Kingdom, March 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The LES Board of Managers today announced Gregory OD Smith has been named new President and Chief Executive Officer for LES and its URENCO USA uranium enrichment facility outside Eunice, New Mexico. The appointment is effective May 3, 2010.
VANCOUVER, March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - CanAlaska Uranium Ltd.
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Isotopes Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: INIS) announces its planned uranium de-conversion and flourine extraction plant received overwhelming local support at a recent U.S.
American Medical Isotopes Production Act of 2009 will ensure reliable medical isotope supply.
SNM and a coalition of eight other organizations have issued a white paper urging Congress to take steps to maintain adequate supplies of Molybdenum-99 (Mo-99), a radioactive substance that is the basis for a common medical isotope used in more than 80 percent of all nuclear medicine procedures.
Remnants of undeclared synthetic uranium have been identified at a second location by the UN nuclear watchdog, the IAEA, at a reactor in Damascus.
OTTAWA, June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - MDS Nordion, a leading provider of medical isotopes and radiopharmaceuticals, today urged the Government of Canada and Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) to consult with international experts and obtain their assistance toward activating the MAPLE project to address the current shortage of medical isotopes created by the shutdown of the National Research Universal (NRU) reactor at Chalk River, Ontario - and to avoid similar occurrences in the...
Uranium is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol U and atomic number 92. A heavy, silvery-white, toxic, metallic, and naturally-radioactive element, uranium belongs to the actinide series and its isotope 235U is used as the fuel for nuclear reactors and nuclear weapons. Uranium is commonly found in very small amounts in rocks, soil, water, plants, and animals (including humans). Notable characteristics When refined, uranium is a silvery white, weakly radioactive...