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Urenco comment on Oxford Economics/NIA study

04 December 2017

Urenco read with interest the NIA’s release today about civil nuclear's £6.4 billion contribution to the UK economy.

 Martin Pearson, Managing Director, Urenco UK said:

“For more than 45 years we have been proud of our role in supporting the sustainable generation of low carbon electricity through our uranium enrichment services and nuclear fuel cycle products.

“Our UK facility in Cheshire is at the heart of the Northern Powerhouse and employs a highly-skilled workforce from the region, ensuring specialist skills and expertise in the civil nuclear industry remain in the area.”

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About Urenco

Urenco is an international supplier of enrichment services and fuel cycle products with sustainability at the core of its business. Operating in a pivotal area of the nuclear fuel supply chain for 50 years, Urenco facilitates zero carbon electricity generation for consumers around the world.

With its head office near London, UK, Urenco’s global presence ensures diversity and security of supply for customers through enrichment facilities in Germany, the Netherlands, the UK and the USA. Using centrifuge technology designed and developed by Urenco, and through the expertise of our people, the Urenco Group provides safe, cost effective and reliable services; operating within a framework of high environmental, social and governance standards, complementing international safeguards.

Urenco is committed to continued investment in the responsible management of nuclear materials; innovation activities with clear sustainability benefits, such as nuclear medicine, industrial efficiency and research; and nurturing the next generation of scientists and engineers.

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