• Uranium Processing Facility Y-12 National Security Complex

    Learn about Y-12’s new story: the Uranium Processing Facility, one of the largest construction projects in Tennessee history. UPF is an essential part of the National Nuclear Security Administration’s modernization efforts.

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  • Uranium Processing Facility, Oak Ridge, Tennessee - Bechtel

    The Uranium Processing Facility (UPF) is being built at the Y-12 National Security Complex by Consolidated Nuclear Security, a limited liability company of which Bechtel is a majority partner. The facility will be a multi-building, state of the art complex for enriched uranium

  • Y-12 National Security Complex - Wikipedia

    OverviewHistoryFacilities and missionsAnti-nuclear protestsThe Y-12 National Security Complex is a United States Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration facility located in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, near the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. It was built as part of the Manhattan Project for the purpose of enriching uranium for the first atomic bombs. It is considered the birthplace of the atomic bomb. In the years after World War II, it has been operated as a manufacturing facility for nuclear weapons components and related defense purpos
  • uranium processing facility Archives - Oak Ridge Today

    Structural steel installation is under way on the eastern half of the Main Process Building of the Uranium Processing Facility, the Y-12 National Security Complex said Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019.

  • Uranium Processing Facility marks construction milestone ...

    3/14/2019  The Uranium Processing Facility (UPF) at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, achieved another construction milestone in February – “topping off” the final piece of structural frame on the Mechanical Electrical Building (MEB). Crews began erecting structural steel for the 66,000-square-foot MEB in July 2018.

  • Port Hope Uranium Conversion Facility - Canadian Nuclear ...

    Facility InformationLatest CNSC Facility-Specific AnnouncementsDisclosure ProtocolRegulatory ReportingOther Key TopicsLocation: Port Hope, Ontario Licensee: Cameco Corporation Status: Operating Licence issued: March 1, 2017 Licence expires: February 28, 2027 Start of commercial operation: 1935 Cameco Corporation's Port Hope Uranium Conversion Facility is a nuclear substance processing facility licensed to process uranium trioxide (UO3) into both uranium dioxide (UO2) and uranium hexafluoride (UF6). UO2 is used to manufacture fuel for power reactors in Canada, while UF6is exported to companies in other countries f
  • Uranium Processing Facility (Complete) - Factorio Forums

    6/11/2019  Uranium Processing Facility (Complete) Power Plants, Energy Storage and Reliable Energy Supply. All about efficient energy production. Turning parts of your factory off. Reliable and self-repairing energy. 14 posts • Page 1 of 1. vinnief Inserter Posts: 31 Joined: Sat Feb 10, 2018 3:39 am.

  • Press Report Claims Kingdom Has Built Uranium Processing ...

    8/3/2020  The Wall Street Journal has claimed that Saudi Arabia has constructed a facility – with assistance from China – to extract uranium yellowcake from uranium ore, citing western officials with knowledge of the matter. The US newspaper reported that the processing facility, which has not been publicly disclosed, is in Saudi Arabia’s northwest region and is raising concerns from US officials.

  • Russia to build an additional facility to process DUFH ...

    In line with plans to reduce its stockpile of depleted uranium hexafluoride (DUHF), a waste produce to uranium enrichment, enterprises of Russia’s Fuel Company TVEL (part of state nuclear corporation Rosatom) plans to build a new facility for the treatment of DUHF.

  • Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant - Wikipedia

    The Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant (PGDP) is a facility located in McCracken County, Kentucky, near Paducah, Kentucky that produced enriched uranium 1952–2013. It is owned by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The PGDP was the only operating uranium enrichment facility in the United States in the period 2001–2010.

  • Y-12 Uranium Processing Facility - YouTube

    4/27/2011  The Y-12 Uranium Processing Facility (UPF) will provide safe, secure uranium operations for decades to come. Learn more at y12.doe.gov

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  • Saudi Arabia Has Constructed a Uranium Processing Plant

    8/6/2020  Western officials leaked information to the paper that the Kingdom has constructed a facility for extracting uranium yellowcake near al-Ula in the northwest with the help of two Chinese entities.

  • Uranium Processing Facility authorized to start ...

    WASHINGTON – The Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration’s (DOE/NNSA) Uranium Processing Facility (UPF) project has been authorized by Departmental leadership to start construction on the Main Process Building (MPB), Salvage Accountability Building (SAB), and Process Support Facilities (PSF) subprojects.

  • Final Uranium Processing Facility projects approved

    3/27/2018  The Department of Energy has officially given the go-ahead to construct the last three buildings that will make up Y-12 National Security Complex's long-awaited Uranium Processing Facility.

  • Pompeo pressed on claims China is helping build Saudi ...

    8/19/2020  Congressional Democrats have asked the US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, to provide information about China’s alleged role in building a uranium processing facility in Saudi Arabia.

  • Modernizing the Nuclear Security Enterprise: Uranium ...

    3/11/2020  Uranium must be processed to use it in nuclear weapons or reactors. The National Nuclear Security Administration knows its uranium processing facilities are outdated and deteriorating.As part of its overall uranium program, NNSA expects to complete a new processing facility for $6.5 billion by 2025—on budget and on time. In addition, the agency will modernize some, and transition out of ...

  • Highly Enriched Uranium Materials Facility Y-12 National ...

    When the adjacent Uranium Processing Facility is complete and both facilities are operational, they will house most of the operations required to support our nation’s uranium storage and weapons components manufacturing missions.

  • Uranium Processing Facility: When You're in a Hole, Just ...

    9/25/2013  The Uranium Processing Facility at the Y-12 Complex is a construction project that is vastly over budget, behind schedule, and facing serious questions about its ability to contribute to the mission of the National Nuclear Security Administration.

  • $4.6M ASX Micro Cap Launches Uranium Exploration - Near ...

    4/29/2020  Along with its high grades, the properties are located, not only close to a major highway, grid power and local skilled workforce, but also within trucking distance to a fully permitted and operational uranium/vanadium processing mill owned and operated by the ~ CA$250m market capped Energy Fuels (TSE: EFR).

  • Lithium Processing Facility at Y-12 could cost up to $1.65 ...

    1/30/2020  The proposed Lithium Processing Facility at the Y-12 National Security Complex could cost between $955 million and $1.65 billion, and it could be completed in 2031, the

  • Uranium Processing Facility: When You're in a Hole, Just ...

    9/25/2013  The Uranium Processing Facility at the Y-12 Complex is a construction project that is vastly over budget, behind schedule, and facing serious questions about its ability to contribute to the mission of the National Nuclear Security Administration.

  • Uranium Processing Facility is On Track For Completion in ...

    5/10/2018  The Uranium Processing Facility being built at the Y-12 National Security Complex by Consolidated Nuclear Security, a limited liability company, is

  • Modernizing the Nuclear Security Enterprise: Uranium ...

    3/11/2020  Uranium must be processed to use it in nuclear weapons or reactors. The National Nuclear Security Administration knows its uranium processing facilities are outdated and deteriorating.As part of its overall uranium program, NNSA expects to complete a new processing facility for $6.5 billion by 2025—on budget and on time. In addition, the agency will modernize some, and transition out of ...

  • BWXT Uranium Processing Facility - Marit Stiles

    BWXT Uranium Processing Facility BWXT Canada, the company that operates a uranium processing plant at Landsowne and Dupont, has applied to renew their operating license through the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, a federal regulatory agency.

  • The uranium processing fiasco - Bulletin of the Atomic ...

    9/25/2013  This time it’s the Uranium Capabilities Replacement Project, formerly known as the Uranium Processing Facility, at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. The new facility would replace several uranium operations facilities at Y-12, but cost overruns and construction delays—not to mention concerns about the design and ...

  • Regulatory Oversight Report – Uranium and Nuclear ...

    The report also highlights facility public information programs, ratings for all 14 SCAs, reportable events, significant facility modifications, and areas of increased regulatory focus. The report covers the following uranium processing facilities: Blind River Refinery, Port Hope Conversion Facility, Cameco Fuel Manufacturing Inc., and BWXT ...

  • Honeywell Uranium Hexafluoride Processing Facility

    Honeywell Uranium Hexafluoride Processing Facility From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Honeywell Uranium Hexafluoride Processing Facility, a uranium conversion facility, is located 3 km northwest of Metropolis, Illinois. The plant, Honeywell Specialty Chemicals in Metropolis, Illinois, has a nominal capacity of 15,000 tU uranium per year.

  • Plutonium Uranium Extraction Plant (PUREX) - Hanford Site

    8/21/2020  The Plutonium Uranium Extraction Plant was the fifth and final chemical processing facility built at Hanford. Background: The Plutonium Uranium Extraction Plant (PUREX) operated from 1956 to 1972 and 1983 to 1988, to chemically reprocess fuel rods irradiated in Hanford’s reactors.

  • GAO releases reports on NRC recommendations, NNSA's ...

    4/22/2020  Uranium Processing Facility Is on Schedule and Budget, and NNSA Identified Additional Uranium Program Costs NNSA has made progress in the implementation of the 2017 GAO recommendation to enhance the management of uranium program activities, including but not limited to the development of a scope of work, cost estimates, and schedules.

  • China reportedly helped Saudi Arabia build secret nuclear site

    8/5/2020  Chinese companies recently helped Saudi Arabia construct a secret uranium extraction facility, according to a report. The absolute monarchy, and a

  • The uranium processing fiasco - Bulletin of the Atomic ...

    9/25/2013  This time it’s the Uranium Capabilities Replacement Project, formerly known as the Uranium Processing Facility, at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. The new facility would replace several uranium operations facilities at Y-12, but cost overruns and construction delays—not to mention concerns about the design and ...

  • GAO-20-293, MODERNIZING THE NUCLEAR SECURITY

    Uranium Processing Facility Is on Schedule and Budget, and NNSA Identified Additional Uranium Program Costs What GAO Found National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)A supply of documents and officials reported that the new Uranium Processing Facility (UPF)

  • Uranium Processing Natural Resources Canada

    Additional processing at a "conversion" facility, in Canada at Port Hope, Ontario, is required to chemically transform the product to either uranium dioxide, for CANDU reactor fuel, or uranium hexafluoride, the feedstock for enriched light water reactor fuel. Most reactors outside Canada are light water reactors that use enriched uranium fuel.

  • BWXT Uranium Processing Facility - Marit Stiles

    BWXT Uranium Processing Facility BWXT Canada, the company that operates a uranium processing plant at Landsowne and Dupont, has applied to renew their operating license through the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, a federal regulatory agency.

  • B. Keith Price, CSP, CHMM - Environmental Health and ...

    About. Uranium Processing Facility Environmental Health and Safety Management EHS guidance/oversight supporting the construction of the Nations Uranium Processing Facility

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  • USA’s uranium processing facility achieves site readiness ...

    Building 9212 was constructed in 1945 at the end of World War II. It has been central to the history of Y-12 and what is known as the "9212 complex" and has been the centre of highly enriched uranium processing in the USA. The Y-12 National Security Complex is an NNSA facility located in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, near the Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

  • Saudi Arabia constructs facility for extracting uranium ...

    8/5/2020  Kingdom built the facility in its northwest ... “Yellowcake” is a milled form of uranium ore that occurs naturally in Saudi Arabia and is produced by chemically processing uranium ore into a ...

  • Court Vacates Uranium Processing Facility Key Decisions ...

    The 2016 Amended ROD was the first formal statement of NNSA’s plan to separate its single-structure “big box” Uranium Processing Facility design into multiple buildings and to continue using two out-of-compliance facilities for enriched uranium operations for at least twenty more years.

  • Saudi Arabia has built yellowcake uranium processing plant ...

    8/4/2020  Saudi Arabia has built yellowcake uranium processing plant. By SightlineU3O8 Posted in Production U. Posted on August 4, 2020 August 6, 2020. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, with help from China, has built a facility for the extraction of uranium yellowcake, a potential precursor to fuel for a nuclear reactor, in a remote desert location near the ...

  • Uranium Resources Kingsville Dome, Texas

    The Kingsville Dome uranium mine and processing facility were constructed by the Company in 1987, and has an annual production capacity of 800,000 pounds of uranium per year. The plant is designed with two independent resin processing trains and a “yellowcake” (uranium) drying circuit.