U.S. Puts New Restrictions on Nuclear Technology Exports to China

The Trump administration announced on Thursday that it would sharply restrict exports of civilian nuclear technology to China that officials claimed was being diverted to power new generations of Chinese submarines, aircraft carriers and floating nuclear power plants. The announcement mixed security warnings with longstanding complaints that Beijing was continuing to steal nuclear-related technology from …

U.S. stresses safety in talks on nuclear power with Saudi Arabia

The United States is close to working with Saudi Arabia on building nuclear power reactors, but talks on tough non-proliferation standards with the kingdom remain a challenge, U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Wednesday. Perry has held talks with several Saudi leaders this year, including King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, on …

Uranium import probe threatens U.S. nuclear power industry

U.S. nuclear power generators urged the federal government against taking action in a dispute over imported uranium, arguing tariffs or quotas would increase costs for the struggling industry and possibly cause some reactors to shut, according to a statement emailed on Wednesday. The U.S. Department of Commerce launched a “Section 232” investigation into uranium imports …

Kazakh President receives Kazatomprom CEO

Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev had today a meeting with Chairman of the Management Board of National Atomic Company Kazatomprom JSC Galymzhan Pirmatov, Kazinform has learned from the press service of Akorda. The President underlined that Kazatomprom is one of the largest national companies in Kazakhstan and holds leading positions in the world nuclear industry. …