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2013-05-13 20:22:30

Researchers produce molybdenum-99 from irradiation of low-enriched uranium solution LOS ALAMOS, N.M., May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Los Alamos National Laboratory announced that for the first time, irradiated uranium fuel has been recycled and reused for molybdenum-99 (Mo-99) production, with virtually no losses in Mo-99 yields or uranium recovery. This demonstrates the viability of the separation process, as well as the potential for environmentally- and...

2013-04-08 16:20:48

The Companies Propose to Form a New Joint Venture In a Proposal to Operate the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant IDAHO FALLS, Idaho, April 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- International Isotopes Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: INIS) and Advanced Process Technology Systems, LLC (APTS) have announced that they have submitted a response to the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) request for Expression of Interest (EOI) for the operation of the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant (PGDP) facilities and...

2012-09-05 06:23:29

Danger Compared to Current Iran-Related Proliferation Concerns, Seen As More Directly Addressable by U.S. WASHINGTON, Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Physicians for Social Responsibility: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is putting U.S. nuclear non-proliferation policy at risk if it decides not to require a formal nuclear proliferation assessment as part of the licensing process for a uranium laser enrichment facility in...

2012-05-18 06:21:47

PITTSBURGH, May 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) today applauded an agreement between the Department of Energy (DOE), Energy Northwest, Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) and U.S. Enrichment Corporation, Inc. (USEC) to keep the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant, which was slated for closure at the end of this month, open for an additional year. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO) Under the...

2012-03-28 02:20:21

KYIV, Ukraine, March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- President Obama complimented Ukraine on the complete removal of highly enriched uranium from its territory. At the recent Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul, South Korea, Obama stated that Ukraine's full removal of the highly enriched uranium indicated the country's "continuing courageous leadership on nuclear security", according to the White House Press Secretary. The two leaders agreed that Ukraine made an important...

2011-08-05 00:00:03

Early Stage Company Receives the Rare Acknowledgement of Patentability on a First Office Action on Two Patents in One Month Ponte Vedra, FL (PRWEB) August 04, 2011 US patents will be granted on two different separation technologies that have been in development by Armington Technologies, LLC's affiliate, Tenoroc, LLC. The US Department of Energy estimates that separation processes represent 40 to 70 percent of both capital and operating costs in industry. They also account for 45 percent...

2011-07-19 06:45:00

PASADENA, Calif., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that it has been awarded a contract by URENCO ChemPlants Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of URENCO Ltd, for project management, design engineering, procurement, construction management and inactive commissioning associated with a new tails management facility (TMF) at URENCO's Capenhurst site in north-west England, United Kingdom. This is a major nuclear/chemical development for...

2011-06-13 17:30:00

WASHINGTON, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two United Steelworkers Union (USW) local union leaders from the Paducah, Ky., and Portsmith, Ohio, nuclear facilities testified today before the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power to advocate for measures that will create and save jobs, while raising revenue for the federal treasury. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO) Testifying were USW Local 550 Vice President Jim H. Key, representing 1,000 union...

2011-02-17 14:10:00

EUNICE, N.M., Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- URENCO USA today announced formation of URENCO USA Energy Services, LLC to provide consulting and advisory services to the nuclear industry. URENCO USA Energy Services will assist the advancement of new nuclear construction projects by sharing the significant body of experience from the licensing, designing, permitting, constructing, and commissioning of the company's uranium enrichment facility in Eunice, NM. URENCO USA Energy Services, LLC...

2010-10-21 00:00:40

MiPod Nuclear Inc. agrees to territorial licensing agreement for Australia and New Zealand with Vector Trading Corporation Pty/Ltd. The license gives Vector Trading Corporation the exclusive rights to manufacture and distribute Mo-99 produced with MiPod's patent pending medical isotope production on demand technology. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) October 20, 2010 MiPod Nuclear Inc. agrees to first territorial license agreement under its plan for worldwide commercial deployment of its medical...