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Statement from Urenco Deutschland

17 August 2018

On Sunday 12 August, several small unauthorised objects were found at Urenco’s Gronau facility. Urenco immediately launched an internal investigation, advised the nuclear safety authority and informed the police. Urenco is cooperating fully with the police. The police have questioned an employee. We can confirm there was no risk to employees or the safety of the site. As this is an ongoing police investigation we cannot comment further.


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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