Reuters reported the U.N.'s nuclear commission is concerned about the military ramifications of Iran's expanded uranium enrichment production.
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Reuters reported North Korea agreed on Wednesday to stop nuclear tests, uranium enrichment and long-range missile launches and allow an inspection by the IAEA.
Bloomberg reported Iran has produced three times more enriched uranium and refuses to acknowledge international concerns regarding possible nuclear weapons research.
Bloomberg reported Iran will continue to press on with atomic energy research as the United Nations' IAEA visit continues.
Bloomberg reported United Nations' investigations into Iran's uranium enrichment and nuclear research program began on Monday.
Bloomberg reported Iran is prepared to create its own nuclear energy after loading locally made fuel into its nuclear reactor.
Analysis from last November reported that Iran’s total low enriched uranium production was estimated to be almost 5,000 kilograms of low enriched uranium hexafluoride. If it is further enriched to weapons grade, this quantity of low enriched uranium is expected to be enough to make four nuclear weapons.
A conscientious administration of uranium mining and processing is critical within all stages of activities and planning, incorporating decisions from exploration through development, operations and construction, as well as the terminal decommissioning.
The spot market price for uranium climbed almost 3 percent from the previous week, reaching $70.00 per pound as the reports of missed production targets from several producers, including the January 20 Paladin Energy Ltd. announcement, have already exerted upward pressure on the price.
China, a user of nuclear power since 1994, is seeking to build its own brand of atomic technology for export. The benefits should be realized for the uranium industry in the form of rising demand.