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World Nuclear News

Korean companies awarded Barakah service agreements

Published: Mon, 24 Jun 2019 13:04:48 GMT

Nawah Energy Company - which will operate the UAE's first nuclear power plant at Barakah - has today signed a long-term maintenance services agreement with Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power, supported by Kepco Plant Service & Engineering. It has also signed a five-year maintenance service agreement with Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction.


UK and China team up on environmental protection

Published: Mon, 24 Jun 2019 13:15:30 GMT

UK-based research and development company Innovative Physics Ltd and China Environmental Protection Company Ltd have signed an agreement on technologies and skills to further improve the safety of nuclear power plants in China and overseas.


Malawi uranium mine sale agreed

Published: Mon, 24 Jun 2019 11:56:07 GMT

Paladin Energy has agreed to sell its 85% interest in the Kayelekera uranium mine in Malawi to Hylea Metals Ltd for AUD5 million  (USD3.5 million) in cash and shares. Paladin says the sale will enable it to focus on optimising and restarting its Langer Heinrich Mine in Namibia.


WIPP upgrades makes progress

Published: Fri, 21 Jun 2019 16:30:56 GMT

Substantial progress is being made in capital improvement projects including the USD288 million Safety Significant Confinement Ventilation System at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant , the USA's only repository for transuranic wastes, according to the US Department of Energy Office of Environmental Management.
 


UK low-carbon power to outstrip fossil fuels this year

Published: Fri, 21 Jun 2019 13:51:32 GMT

National Grid, which owns and operates the electricity transmission network in England and Wales, has forecast that, in 2019, more of Britain's power will be generated from zero-carbon sources than from fossil fuels for the first time since the Industrial Revolution.


Framatome launches new coating technologies

Published: Fri, 21 Jun 2019 13:09:15 GMT

France's Framatome has launched a range of new protective coatings that it says can reduce maintenance costs and extend the operating life of components and equipment used in nuclear power plants. The first application of this technology has been at Dominion Energy's Surry plant in the US state of Virginia.


Oyster Creek licence transfer approved

Published: Fri, 21 Jun 2019 12:52:45 GMT

The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission has approved the transfer of Oyster Creek's licence from Exelon Generation Co to Oyster Creek Environmental Protection, as owner, and Holtec Decommissioning International, as decommissioning operator.
 


IAEA reviews long-term safety of Sweden's Forsmark plant

Published: Fri, 21 Jun 2019 11:32:30 GMT

An International Atomic Energy Agency team of experts yesterday completed a review of long-term operational safety at units 1 and 2 of Sweden's Forsmark nuclear power plant. The team assessed the plant's preparedness, organisation and programmes related to long-term operation against IAEA safety standards.


Test demonstrates business case for Mo-99 production

Published: Fri, 21 Jun 2019 10:03:13 GMT

Wisconsin-based companies Phoenix LLC and Shine Medical Technologies have completed a 132-hour test of the high-flux neutron generator that Shine intends to use in its production of medical radioisotopes.


Weld repairs to delay Flamanville EPR start-up

Published: Thu, 20 Jun 2019 12:16:17 GMT

Eight welds in the main steam transfer pipes that penetrate the two walls of the containment of the Flamanville EPR must be repaired before the reactor is commissioned, France's nuclear safety regulator, the Autorité de Sûreté Nucléaire has told EDF. The utility will assess the decision's impact on the cost and schedule of the project.