Rosatom Subsidiaries Say Finalized Project On Low-Enriched Uranium For France In 2018

Rosatom Subsidiaries Say Finalized Project on Low-Enriched Uranium for France in 2018

Two subsidiaries of Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom have successfully completed the project of processing nuclear fuel materials of French nuclear company Orano into low-enriched metallic uranium in 2018, a press statement issued on Wednesday said.

MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 26th December, 2018) Two subsidiaries of Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom have successfully completed the project of processing nuclear fuel materials of French nuclear company Orano into low-enriched metallic uranium in 2018, a press statement issued on Wednesday said.

"In 2018 TENEX in partnership with the FSUE Scientific Research Institute SIA "LUCH" has successfully completed the project related to processing of Orano's uranium compositions of different forms and enrichment, and supplied to France the final product of processing in the form of metal uranium enriched to 19.

75%," TENEX said in a statement.

According to the statement, the low-enriched metallic uranium will be used by Orano for production of nuclear fuel for research reactors.

The company added that the successful implementation of the project "forms a practical basis for a long-term mutually beneficial cooperation" between the Rosatom companies and Orano in this area.

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