In Astana today (27 August 2015) the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the Republic of Kazakhstan signed an agreement on the establishment of a low enriched uranium (LEU) bank in Kazakhstan. Read here Tariq Rauf’s analysis published by SIPRI.
OR, HOW I LEARNED TO STOP WORRYING ABOUT CENTRIFUGES AND MEASURE SWU Marianne Nari Fisher & Cervando A. Bañuelos II Ahead of the March deadline for an Iran Deal, international negotiators are back at the table in Vienna to hash out the fine print for an Iranian nuclear program. Undoubtedly, limiting uranium-enriching technology is at the heart… Read More Why we swoon for SWU
On July 7 Atomic Reporters, with the support of Hungary’s IAEA mission, organized a full-day tour of the Paks Nuclear Power Plant (NPP). Eleven Vienna-based journalists representing news organizations from eight different countries took the four hour bus ride to the power plant. We were greeted in the visitors’ center by Geza Pekarik, technical director… Read More Trip Report: Paks Nuclear Power Plant
You would be hard-pressed to find common ground between Iran and the United States, but as Robert Kelley writes, both Markazi Province and South Carolina continue to grapple with the construction of government mandated, over budget and overdue fuel reactors: Iran is facing increasing difficulties completing its IR-40 pressurized heavy water reactor (PHWR) near the… Read More Guns or butter?