EDF revives a recycling sector of its used uranium. The electrician wants to reduce his stocks of reprocessed uranium which increase by 1,000 tons per year. They are six or seven warehouses, aligned on a site of the huge nuclear site of Orano Tricastin (Drôme), in which accumulate some 20,000 tons of reprocessed uranium (URT) from nuclear power plants EDF. A stock that grows every year an additional 1,000 tons since the shutdown, five years ago, the recycling channel of this fuel, but that EDF has decided to relaunch.
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Refocused on the nuclear fuel cycle, the former Areva inaugurates on Monday the uranium conversion plant, Comurhex 2. With a cost doubled compared to initial forecasts.
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