Belgian nuclear plants to no longer use uranium from Russia

The company that operates Belgium’s nuclear power plants Engie Electrabel will not be using any uranium from Russia to keep the Doel 4 reactor in East Flanders and the Tihange 3 reactor in Liège Province running until 2035. Instead Engie Electrabel has signed contracts with western supplies for the uranium that will be needed to …

Uranium Marketing Annual Report

Uranium purchases and prices Owners and operators of U.S. civilian nuclear power reactors (civilian owner/operators, or COOs) purchased a total of 51.6 million pounds U3O8e (equivalent1) of deliveries from U.S. suppliers and foreign suppliers during 2023, at a weighted-average price of $43.80 per pound U3O8e. The 2023 total of 51.6 million pounds U3O8e was 27% …

Domestic Uranium Production Report – Annual

Mining, production, shipments, and sales U.S. uranium mines produced 50,000 pounds of of triuranium octoxide (U3O8), or uranium concentrate in 2023, a significant decrease from the 194,000 pounds produced in 2022 as no production occurred at White Mesa Mill in Utah. The production of uranium concentrate is the first step in the nuclear fuel production …

Barrasso Bill to Ban Russian Uranium to Become Law

Today, U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-WY), ranking member of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources (ENR), spoke on the Senate Floor about his legislation to ban the import of Russian uranium. The legislation, which recently passed the Senate with unanimous support, now heads to the White House to become law. Reclaiming American nuclear energy is …

Ban on Russian uranium helps US build nuclear fuel capacity, official says

The U.S. has been preparing since 2022 for the possibility that Russian President Vladimir Putin would stop selling it nuclear power fuel, and a pending ban on Russian imports will help boost domestic capacity to process uranium fuel, the outgoing top nuclear energy official told Reuters. The U.S. Senate passed legislation on Tuesday that bans the imports …