Jan 30, 2019, 8:13 PM
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Salehi: Nuclear industry suffering in absence of yellowcake

Yazd, Jan 30, IRNA - Head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran Ali Akbar Salehi said on Wednesday Nuclear industry will get nowhere in the absence of yellowcake.

Salehi made the remarks during a ceremony held for transfer of yellowcake consignment from Ardakan in Yazd province to Isfahan on Wednesday.

Today yellowcake producing factory in Ardakan went into operation and it is expected to witness high volume of produced Yellow cake next year, he said.

During the past four years the factory was in trial production, he said.

In the past two years when we were on trial production, we produced some 40 tons of yellowcake and presently some 30 tons have been shipped to Isfahan, he said.

Iran is in a very good status in terms of uranium resources, Salehi said.

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