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  1. Westinghouse Nuclear Fuel Unit Names Several Executive Positions

    Westinghouse Electric Co. announced several executive transitions in its Nuclear Fuel and Components Manufacturing organization, effective today. Michele DeWitt became interim senior vice president of the organization, which includes the Columbia Fuel Fabrication Facility (CFFF) in South Carolina. Mike Annacone remains the lead of recovery efforts for CFFF’s S-1030 scrubber issue and will report to DeWitt. Once it restarts, Annacone will be appointed site vice president of CFFF and continue reporting to DeWitt. DeWitt joined Westinghouse in 1978 and worked within a variety of functions, including engineering, marketing, project management, as well as quality and strategic operations. She is currently vice president, Global Commercial and Marketing. Prior to her time in the Nuclear Fuel organization, she had operational management leadership experience as vice president, U.S. Fuel Operations. Annacone joined Westinghouse as part of the 2016 CB&I Stone and Webster acquisition, He previously supported recovery from a design basis outage and confirmatory order at Crystal River 3 Nuclear Plant in florida. He also led Brunswick Nuclear Plant’s recovery efforts and was ultimately site vice president. Annacone with at Duke Energy where he led a training probation recovery effort and then went to work at CB&I Stone and Webster as lead in the implementation of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission confirmatory order received there. During the CFFF restart and recovery period, Interim site Vice President Bruce Phillips will maintain his role. Subscribe to Nuclear Power International magazine

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    Mon, 22 Aug 2016

  2. Areva Begins Transfer of Nuclear Fuel Cycle Activities to NewCo.

    Areva SA announced it started transferring its nuclear fuel cycle activities to one of its new subsidiaries.

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    Wed, 31 Aug 2016

  3. NRC Inspection Team Headed to Westinghouse Nuclear Fuel Plant

    The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is sending an augmented inspection team (AIT) to the Westinghouse nuclear fuel fabrication plant in South Carolina to look into an accumulation of an excessive amount of uranium-bearing material.

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    Tue, 2 Aug 2016

  4. NRC Outlines Corrective Actions for Westinghouse Nuclear Fuel Facility

    Nuclear regulators sent a letter to Westinghouse’s fuel fabrication facility in South Carolina outlining corrective actions the company will take before restarting some of the plant’s operations.

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    Tue, 16 Aug 2016

  1. Judge Considers Nuclear Fuel Dispute Between SC, Energy Dept.

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    Thu, 30 Jun 2016

  2. GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy Canada for Sale to BWX Technologies Unit

    GE and Hitachi Ltd. agreed to sell GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy Canada to BWXT Canada, a subsidiary of BWX Technologies Inc.

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    Thu, 18 Aug 2016

  3. Westinghouse Expands Nuclear Fuel Factory in Sweden

    Westinghouse Electric Co. expanded its Nuclear Fuel Factory in Sweden in response to growing fuel supply diversification for VVER-1000 reactors in Europe.

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    Thu, 28 Apr 2016

  4. Public Comment Sought on Application for Swedish Spent Nuclear Fuel Respository

    SKB said its applications to build a spent nuclear fuel repository at Forsmark, as well as an encapsulation facility adjacent to an interim storage facility for spent nuclear fuel in Oskarshamn Municipality, are sufficiently complete for technical scrutiny.

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    Tue, 2 Feb 2016

  5. Westinghouse-led group wins EU backing to diversify nuclear fuel supply

    Westinghouse Electric Company and eight European consortium partners have received 2 million euros in funding to establish the security of supply of nuclear fuel for Russian-designed reactors in the EU. 

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    Mon, 29 Jun 2015

  6. Westinghouse says nuclear fuel performed flawlessly in Ukraine reactor

    Westinghouse Electric said its nuclear fuel “performed flawlessly” at a nuclear power plant in Ukraine despite warnings from Russia.

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    Thu, 5 Mar 2015

  7. Ex-governor of Idaho sues feds seeking info on nuclear fuel proposal

    A former Idaho governor has filed a federal lawsuit seeking to force the U.S. Department of Energy to release information about proposed shipments of spent commercial nuclear fuel

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    Wed, 30 Sep 2015

  8. Nuclear fuel assembly market to exceed $32bn by 2025

    New research from GlobalData indicates that the global market value for nuclear fuel assembly will increase from approximately $22.2bn in 2014 to just under $32.1bn by 2025, representing a Compound Annual Growth Rate of 2.5 per cent.

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    Tue, 14 Apr 2015

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