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Statement from Urenco as the UK notifies of intention to withdraw from the European Union

29 March 2017

On 29 March, the UK government invoked Article 50 and notified of their intention to withdraw from the European Union and the EURATOM Treaty. For more than 45 years, Urenco has played an important role as a long term partner to the world’s nuclear energy industry and as a member of the EURATOM Community. Since the UK referendum result, Urenco has put a business continuity plan in place to mitigate potential risks and anticipate any opportunities that emerge from the UK’s exit from the European Union and the EURATOM Community.

In a post-Brexit landscape Urenco will ensure that we sustain normal operations across all our facilities and continue to deliver on our commitments to our customers. Urenco’s unique geographical diversity with enrichment facilities in the UK, Germany the Netherlands and the USA is a key benefit. We remain well positioned to identify growth opportunities, minimise risk and remain a secure, long-term partner to our customers.


About Urenco

Urenco is an international supplier of enrichment services and fuel cycle products with its head office based close to London, UK. With plants in Germany, the Netherlands, the UK and the USA, it operates in a pivotal area of the nuclear fuel supply chain which enables the sustainable generation of electricity for consumers around the world.

Using centrifuge technology designed and developed by Urenco, the Urenco Group provides safe, cost effective and reliable uranium enrichment services for power generation within a framework of high environmental, social and corporate responsibility standards.


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