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IAEA expert team in Uganda to support country’s uranium production plans
20th May 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

A specialist expert mission of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is currently in Uganda to undertake a review connected with the East African country’s nuclear energy ambitions,... 


A US uranium enrichment plant
US to offer up to $3.4bn for nuclear fuel makers in June
17th May 2024 By: Bloomberg

The US plans to start soliciting bids worth as much as $3.4-billion to buy domestically produced nuclear reactor fuel as soon as next month, according to a government notice. The funding includes... 


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Flamanville 3 European pressurised reactor project, France – update
17th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

EDF teams have started to load the nuclear fuel assemblies into the reactor vessel. 


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Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant project, UK – update
17th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The first of eight steam generators has been delivered to the construction site. 


ANC leader Cyril Ramaphosa
ANC walks political tightrope over coal plant shutdowns
16th May 2024 By: Reuters

In a ward where South Africa's governing African National Congress won handily in local elections three years ago, party campaign worker Poppy Vilakazi has been getting a decidedly frosty reception... 


UK creating regulatory framework for nuclear fusion plants – simpler, easier, than for fission
14th May 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

The UK Government has initiated the consultation process for its proposed policy to regulate the siting of commercial nuclear fusion reactors in England. (Siting policies for Scotland, Wales and... 


Queensland Premier Steven Miles
Queensland Premier says nuclear will cost jobs
14th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Queensland Premier Steven Miles has strongly opposed the Liberal Party’s proposition to introduce nuclear reactors in the northern regions of the state, asserting that such a move is “recipe for a... 


Peninsula expands Lance uranium resource estimate
Peninsula expands Lance uranium resource estimate
13th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed Peninsula Energy has announced qn updated mineral resource estimate (MRE) of 58-million pounds of uranium oxide (U3O8) for the Lance project, in Wyoming. The updated resource estimate is... 


Scatec's Kalkbult solar plant
Opinion: A symphony of solutions – South Africa’s tech-agnostic energy mix
10th May 2024

In this article, renewable energy solutions provider Scatec sub-Saharan Africa project development VP Alberto Gambacorta writes about the need for South Africa to adopt a technology-agnostic and... 


Airlock gate at the Akkuyu NPPAkkuyu Nuclear
Akkuyu nuclear power plant project, Türkiye – update
10th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The first airlock gateway has been installed. 


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Unlocking social and environmental benefits through tailings retreatment
10th May 2024 By: Schalk Burger

The retreatment, or remining, of mine tailings can provide usable land, provide profits for companies and clean the environment by moving the reprocessed tailings to more advanced and well-managed... 


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Unlocking social and environmental benefits through tailings retreatment
10th May 2024 By: Schalk Burger

The retreatment, or remining, of mine tailings can provide usable land, provide profits for companies and clean the environment by moving the reprocessed tailings to more advanced and well-managed... 


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Spherical Tokamak for Energy Production, UK – update
10th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

High-temperature superconducting tapes for use in the project will be tested in a Czech research reactor following the signing of an agreement between the UK Atomic Energy Authority and Research... 


Coal on train
Manook stresses importance of abated coal in energy future of many nations
3rd May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Global coal organisation FutureCoal has suggested that world leaders follow a balanced, pragmatic and responsible approach to energy policy, following an announcement by the Group of Seven (G7)... 


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In the weeds
3rd May 2024 By: Terence Creamer

South Africa has gone some way in starting to reform its electricity industry, which has been failing the country visibly for nearly two decades. As these changes are published, consulted and... 


Kazera nuclear permit delayed over additional requirements
2nd May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Aim-listed Kazera Global has completed all the mechanical commissioning work required for the Whale Head Minerals heavy mineral sands project in Alexander Bay, South Africa, to proceed with final... 


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Thungela announces passing of Thero Setiloane
2nd May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed coal mining company Thungela Resources has announced the passing of Thero Setiloane, who served as an independent nonexecutive director of the company. “His... 


Senate passes Russian uranium import ban, sending Bill to Biden
2nd May 2024 By: Bloomberg

The Senate voted Tuesday evening to approve legislation banning the import of enriched uranium from Russia, sending the measure to the White House which has said it supports efforts to block the... 


UK-Morocco renewable energy link plan gets $10.2m boost
30th April 2024 By: Bloomberg

GE Vernova invested $10.2-million in Xlinks First, the UK company planning a massive renewable power project in Morocco and a 4 000 km undersea cable to deliver the energy to Britain. The... 


White House eyes Russian uranium import ban while house bill stalls
30th April 2024 By: Bloomberg

The Biden administration is considering banning imports of enriched Russian uranium using executive authority as congressional efforts to block the Kremlin’s shipments of the reactor fuel stall,... 


G7 nations to agree on first half of 2030s for coal phase-out
G7 nations to agree on first half of 2030s for coal phase-out
30th April 2024 By: Bloomberg

Group of Seven nations have agreed to target the first half of 2030s to phase out coal, according to the UK’s energy and nuclear minister, a key milestone for some of the world’s most... 


Nuclear associations call on G7 States to strengthen the sector to fight climate change
29th April 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

Eight major international and national nuclear industry associations have urged the Group of Seven (G7) major democratic industrial economies to take steps to further develop nuclear energy... 


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Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant project, UK – update
26th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

GE Steam Power Systems has awarded a contract to provide electrical and instrumentation solutions for the project. 


enCore Energy CEO Paul Goranson
enCore CEO balances ambitious production goals with workforce challenges
24th April 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

As US-based uranium miner enCore Energy charts its path towards significantly ramping up production, the company faces a dual challenge of aggressive expansion and ensuring the retention of key... 


China can't quit coal by 2040, researchers say, despite global climate goals
China can't quit coal by 2040, researchers say, despite global climate goals
23rd April 2024 By: Reuters

China's coal consumption will fall by just one-third by 2040, according to a report by a European consultancy published on Tuesday, threatening climate targets that call for phasing out much of... 


Godolphin takes 100% control of Narraburra rare earths project
19th April 2024 By: Darren Parker

ASX-listed Godolphin Resources has agreed to acquire the remaining 49% interest in the flagship Narraburra rare earths elements (REE) project in New South Wales, Australia, in which it already... 


Gold bars
Gold surges past $2 400 on Middle East conflict concerns
19th April 2024 By: Bloomberg

Gold surged past $2 400 an ounce as concerns over rising tensions between Israel and Iran stoked haven demand. Bullion rose as much as 1.3% and headed for a fifth weekly gain after unverified media... 


Manufacturing support
19th April 2024 By: Riaan de Lange

The Department of Trade, Industry, and Competition (dtic) on April 4 released an information notice extending an invitation to submit a substantiated application for its Manufacturing Support... 


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Salamanca uranium project, Spain – update
19th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Berkeley Energia has reported that it remains committed to the project. 


German coal mines emit much more methane than reported, study says
German coal mines emit much more methane than reported, study says
16th April 2024 By: Bloomberg

German coal mines spew 184 times more methane than what the country reports to the United Nations, according to a new analysis by Ember. The energy think tank used methodology developed by... 


The age of anxiety and turbulence
12th April 2024 By: Saliem Fakir

A range of statements echoed through the chambers of the Munich Security Conference recently, and etched on everyone’s face was anxiousness about how the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (Nato)... 


Berkeley affirms commitment to Salamanca project amid investment dispute
10th April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Uranium project developer Berkeley Energia remains steadfast in its commitment to the Salamanca project and remains open to discussions with Spanish authorities, the company said on Wednesday.... 


UK, US nuclear groups jointly win UK funding to further develop space micro-reactors
8th April 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

UK-based global major power and propulsion systems group Rolls-Royce and US-based major nuclear manufacturing and engineering group BWX Technologies (BWXT) have been awarded funding from the UK... 


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Role of gas in SA’s future energy mix under intense scrutiny
5th April 2024 By: Darren Parker

Given South Africa’s ongoing energy crisis, there remains much debate around whether gas should be included in the future energy mix and, if so, how much. Advocates argue that the fossil fuel is a... 


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Out of step
5th April 2024 By: Terence Creamer

Following wholly inadequate public consultations, stakeholders have submitted their written comments on the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy’s (DMRE’s) draft Integrated Resource Plan.... 


Aritist's rendering of the Natrium reactor
Natrium reactor demonstration project, US – update
5th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Nonnuclear construction is expected to start this year. 


gas pipes leading to gas terminal
Role of gas in SA’s future energy mix under intense scrutiny
5th April 2024 By: Darren Parker

Given South Africa’s ongoing energy crisis, there remains much debate around whether gas should be included in the future energy mix and, if so, how much. Advocates argue that the fossil fuel is a... 


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Barakah nuclear power plant, United Arab Emirates – update
29th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Unit for of the nuclear power plant has been has been successfully connected to the grid. 


Varsity, private firm in partnership to develop protocol for production of radiopharmaceuticals
29th March 2024 By: Irma Venter

Stellenbosch University (SU) and high-tech company Enlightened Isotopes, a subsidiary of ASP Isotopes, have entered into an R8.5-million research partnership to develop a protocol for the... 


NWU partners with IAEA to boost nutrition in Africa
28th March 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

South Africa’s North-West University (NWU) has become the lead host institution for Anglophone African countries in a pan-African initiative launched by the International Atomic Energy Agency... 


Kazakhstan seeks to boost uranium exports to US
Kazakhstan seeks to boost uranium exports to US
27th March 2024 By: Bloomberg

Kazakhstan, the world’s largest uranium miner, is conducting “active work” to boost exports of the metal to US energy companies. The country’s energy ministry said cooperation in the energy sector... 


AEI 2024 Sets the Stage for Africa’s Sustainable Energy Future
AEI 2024 Sets the Stage for Africa’s Sustainable Energy Future
25th March 2024

Africa stands on the brink of an energy transformation that promises to redefine its economic landscape while ensuring no one is left behind in the transition to a low-carbon economy. 


Uranium’s 22% price plunge is bottoming out on nuclear future
Uranium’s 22% price plunge is bottoming out on nuclear future
25th March 2024 By: Bloomberg

Uranium may have lost some sizzle after an electrifying 10-month rally, but analysts and investors aren’t losing faith in the long-term prospects of the nuclear fuel. After a 22% decline over six... 


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