Uranium enrichment services provider Urenco has approved the progression of the Urenco Metals Recycling (UMR) facility project based at its Urenco Nuclear Stewardship subsidiary in Capenhurst, UK. The project will now move into the design phase. The facility, planned to begin operation in 2024, will provide a wide range of metallic treatment services for recycling and disposal. The UMR facility will provide services including size reduction, surface decontamination and metal melting for a range of metal types. Urenco said the facility will serve the needs of the nuclear industry by bringing services to UK sites that can currently only be accessed overseas.
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