uranium oxide


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uranium oxide

[yə′rā·nē·əm ′äk‚sīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
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It will convert the tails into uranium oxide, which is stable and allows long-term storage for up to 100 years prior to either further enrichment or safe disposal of the residual uranium.
The first batch of Saudi trainees to Jordan includes 13 specialists for their expertise in uranium exploration and mining to transfer technology, and train national cadres in the exploration of uranium ore, uranium oxide (yellowcake) production and Feasibility Study.
The specialists will train national cadres in the exploration of uranium ore, uranium oxide (yellowcake) production, the Saudi Press Agency reported.
And then on the territory of the Sughd region, 6 more uranium oxide plants were built.
Through this project, the kingdom invests in uranium ore in the earth's layers, which is estimated to stock 5% of the world's stockpile for the production of uranium oxide, which will also contribute to the rehabilitation of Saudi specialized scientists in the process of exploration and production of uranium, he added.
Argentina helped Israel develop its covert nuclear program by selling the Jewish state dozens of tons of uranium oxide, classified documents published by U.S.
Toro's Wiluna regional resource contains approximately 80.5 million pounds of [U.sub.3][O.sub.8] (as uranium oxide), which the company believes is a sufficient amount of resources to run the planned Wiluna mine for more than 20 years.
The nuclear fission facility located in the unincorporated community of Strickler was powered with a mix of uranium oxide and plutonium oxide, a spent nuclear fuel by-product.
The source also said that producing fuel plates from uranium oxide is being carried out based on the AEOI's plans, but meantime mentioned that the amount of fuel production from uranium oxide will decrease in the coming months.
The Intelligent Mining solution was installed at KazAtomProm's Taukent Mining and Chemical Enterprise, an in-situ operation extracting uranium oxide in South Kazakhstan.
About half of it was dissolved with other enriched uranium to reduce its concentration below 5 percent enrichment and the other half was processed into uranium oxide, making it somewhat more difficult to apply it to a bomb.
When the deal was first extended in July, Iran undertook to move further away from weapons-usable material by converting 25kg of the higher-grade uranium oxide -- a quarter of the total -- into nuclear fuel during the initial four-month extension.