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Natanz - Iran Special Weapons Facilities

He said Iran had started operating new high-performance centrifuges at a nuclear facility in Natanz. ... He said that the uranium ore processing plant should come on line soon in the central city ...

New IAEA Uranium Enrichment Monitor to Verify Iran's ...

Meet the new 24/7 high-tech device that will monitor Iran's uranium enrichment activities at the Natanz Fuel Enrichment Plant, helping to provide the world with assurance that Iran fulfils its nuclear-related commitments.

Gates: 'No doubt' Iranian nuke facility illicit > U.S ...

Iran already has a uranium processing plant in Natanz. Earlier this week at the G-20 summit in Pittsburgh, Obama noted that the Iranians have been covertly constructing a new nuclear-fuel processing plant near Qom. That information and corroborating evidence of the Iranians' actions, he said, have been provided to the International Atomic ...

Iran's New Uranium Production Facility: Because the Rest ...

Taking a page from the North Korean Handbook for Successful International Diplomacy, Iran has recently announced that it is inaugurating a new addition to its Ardakan Yellowcake Production Plant ...

Timeline of Iran's Nuclear Activities | The Iran Primer

Oct. 28- The IAEA reported that Iran was building a new underground centrifuge assembly plant at the Natanz facility after the previous plant was damaged in an explosion in July. Nov. 2 - The world's nuclear watchdog agency reported that Iran had amassed 12 times the enriched uranium permitted by the 2015 nuclear deal.

Iran ramps up uranium enrichment and pressure on Biden ...

Iran announced Monday that it had resumed enrichment of uranium at its underground fuel processing site — a breach of the 2015 nuclear agreement that Tehran insisted was justified by the U.S. withdrawal from the accord, but one that is potentially reversible. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), which monitors Iran's nuclear ...

A History of Iran's Nuclear Program | Iran Watch

Etemad also described Iran's indigenous work on the nuclear fuel cycle in the 1970s, including plans for a new nuclear research center at Isfahan and the exploration of uranium mining and ore processing. The 1979 Iranian revolution halted this work for a number of years.

Iran's Nuclear Capabilities Fast Facts - KESQ

August 9, 2005 – Iran removes the IAEA seals from its Isfahan nuclear processing facility, opening the uranium conversion plant for full operation. IAEA …

Uranium news & latest pictures from Newsweek.com

Former WWII Uranium Processing Plant Falls Into Detroit River ... Energy Organization said Iran could resume its 20 percent uranium enrichment in under two days. ... an onslaught of new uranium ...

Iran's enrichment to high levels at Natanz plant is ...

By Francois Murphy. VIENNA (Reuters) – Iran is expanding its enrichment of uranium beyond the highly enriched threshold of 20% purity at a Natanz plant where it is already enriching to 60%, but the new activity does not involve keeping the product, the U.N nuclear …

Iran to open new uranium enrichment plant - ABC News

Iran is already refining uranium to a fissile purity of 20 per cent, far more than the 3.5 per cent level usually required to power nuclear energy plants, above ground at Natanz.

Iran marks 'National Nuclear Day' with new uranium ...

Two days after nuclear talks with world leaders yielded little progress, Iran announced it has opened a new uranium-processing site to mark "National Nuclear Day."

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.

Iran's Nuclear Shadow | Iran Watch

Iran may also have opened a new uranium ore processing plant close to its Shagand uranium mine in March 1990 and it possibly extended its search for uranium ore into three additional areas. Furthermore, Iran may have also begun to exploit stocks of yellow cake that the Shah had obtained from South Africa in the late 1970s while obtaining ...

Envoy: Iran converting new batch of uranium

Iran has begun processing a new batch of uranium at its Isfahan nuclear plant despite U.S. and European pressure to halt all sensitive nuclear work, a diplomat said on Wednesday.

Iran scaling up uranium production and mining, atomic ...

Iran scaling up uranium production and mining, atomic chief says Ali Akbar Salehi, head of Islamic Republic's Atomic Energy Organization, says country is set to …

Iran makes significant concession to defuse nuclear ...

A draft agreement was finalised yesterday to ship Iran's low-enriched uranium to Russia and France for processing into fuel for its Tehran research reactor.

Iran Announces new reactors, cooperation with Russia

Russia has agreed to help Iran construct two new nuclear reactors in the coming year Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announced on Tuesday, its "National Day of Nuclear …

In league with Iran baiters - Frontline

INDIA once again backed a United States-sponsored resolution at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on November 27 censuring Iran for constructing a new uranium processing plant near Teheran.

New Uranium Mining Projects - Asia

Iran will inaugurate a new uranium ore processing plant in less than a year in Ardakan, central Iran, a top nuclear official said on April 9, 2008. Hossein Faghihian, deputy head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran in charge of nuclear fuel, said the Ardakan Yellowcake Production Plant would open before the end of the current Iranian ...

Iran opens new uranium-processing site | WGHP FOX8

(CNN) — Two days after nuclear talks with world leaders yielded little progress, Iran announced it has opened a new uranium-processing site to mark "National Nuclear Day." The country opened ...

Iran Restarts Production At Uranium Plant, Begins ...

Font Size: Iranian officials announced on Wednesday that they have reopened their uranium processing plant in Isfahan, central Iran. The facility, which has sat dormant since 2009, is a key piece of their atomic program. The facility processes the raw uranium powder, more commonly known as yellowcake, into the refined uranium hexafluoride gas.

Iran announces two new uranium-processing facilities

Iran has announced that it will open two new uranium-processing facilities on Tuesday as Western efforts to convince Tehran to abandon its nuclear program ended in failure last week.

Iran nuclear deal: Israel attacks Iran as talks progress ...

Iran blames Israel for the murder of its top nuclear scientist last year and an attack on one of its uranium enrichment plants in April. Iran's nuclear power plant …

Iran marks 'National Nuclear Day' with new uranium ...

Two days after nuclear negotiations yielded little progress, Iran said it has opened two new uranium-processing sites to mark "National Nuclear Day."

Iran launches advanced uranium enriching machines to mark ...

Premium President Hassan Rouhani reviews Iran's new nuclear achievements during Iran's National Nuclear Energy Day in Tehran (via REUTERS) 1 min …

Iran forges ahead with plutonium project - exiles - NCRI

However, halting work at Arak was not officially part of the suspension of Iran's uranium enrichment program, which could produce bomb-grade uranium, agreed in Paris in November 2004. Tehran withdrew from part of the Paris Agreement last week when it removed U.N. seals and restarted its uranium processing plant at a site near Isfahan last week.

Iran plans new uranium enrichment - The Washington Post

Iran plans new uranium enrichment. ... At high enough levels of processing, enriched uranium is a component of a nuclear bomb. ... [the Natanz enrichment plant], we can announce the …

Ardakan Yellowcake Production Plant - The Nuclear Threat ...

The Yellowcake Production Plant at Ardakan, formerly a pilot-scale facility, processes between 50 and 70 tons of uranium ore per year into yellowcake (U308 or uranium ore concentrate). [1] The plant officially entered service in April 2013. [2] Iran did not initially disclose to the international community its intention to turn the Ardakan ...

Iran to Inaugurate Uranium Ore Plant - Iran Focus

AP: Iran will inaugurate a uranium ore concentrate production plant near the southern port city of Bandar Abbas within a year, Iran's nuclear chief said. Gholamreza Aghazadeh was quoted by state-run radio on Sunday as saying the Bandar Abbas Yellowcake Production Plant would open during the next Iranian calendar year, which begins March 21. Associated […]

'No Doubt' New Iranian Nuke Facility is 'Illicit,' Gates ...

Iran already has a uranium processing plant in Natanz. Earlier this week at the G-20 summit in Pittsburgh, Obama noted that the Iranians have been covertly constructing a new nuclear-fuel processing plant near Qom. That information and corroborating evidence of the Iranians' actions, he said, have been provided to the International Atomic ...