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Reprocessing ceases at UK's Thorp plant

Published: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 12:07:02 GMT

Reprocessing operations have ended at the Thermal Oxide Reprocessing Plant (Thorp) at the Sellafield site in the UK after 24 years. The facility will now be used to store used nuclear fuel until the 2070s.


GNF awarded Olkiluoto fuel supply contract

Published: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 15:41:32 GMT

Finnish utility Teollisuuden Voima Oyj has signed a new contract with Global Nuclear Fuel - the value of which has not been disclosed - for the supply of fuel assemblies for its Olkiluoto nuclear power plant.


IAEA reviews Fukushima Daiichi clean-up work

Published: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 14:39:08 GMT

Japan has made significant progress in decommissioning the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, but many challenges remain, a mission by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has concluded.


Report sets radiological baseline for UAE

Published: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 00:49:26 GMT

National nuclear regulator the Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation has released its first annual report on radiological environmental monitoring in the United Arab Emirates, establishing the baseline level of radiation for the UAE.


Investment needed to maintain nuclear's key role, says IEA

Published: Tue, 13 Nov 2018 15:03:07 GMT

A lack of investment in extending the operating periods of existing reactors and the construction of new ones could have "major implications" for the security of electricity supply and achieving environmental targets, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has warned.


Kazatomprom IPO begins

Published: Tue, 13 Nov 2018 14:29:36 GMT

Conditional trading of shares in Kazakh uranium producer NAC Kazatomprom has today begun on the London Stock Exchange. The company is also due to float on the stock exchange of the Astana International Finance Centre.


Cost of US nuclear generation at ten-year low

Published: Mon, 12 Nov 2018 16:46:07 GMT

Average total generating costs for nuclear energy in 2017 in the USA were at their lowest since 2008, according to a study released by the Nuclear Energy Institute.


Climate change demands world 'revisits' nuclear, says UNECE director

Published: Mon, 12 Nov 2018 15:48:02 GMT

The search for solutions to climate change must include discussion of nuclear power, Scott Foster, director of the Sustainable Energy Division of UNECE, told World Nuclear News today.


Channel removal work trialled at Chernobyl

Published: Mon, 12 Nov 2018 15:50:32 GMT

A fuel channel, together with a control and protection system channel, have been removed from the reactor of unit 1 at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine. The work was carried out as part of research into developing a plan for dismantling the three undamaged units at the plant.


Funds pledged for uranium legacy cleanup

Published: Mon, 12 Nov 2018 14:11:24 GMT

The international community has raised additional funds to support efforts to overcome the legacy of uranium mining in Central Asia. Remediation work will start in 2019 at four sites in the Kyrgyz Republic and Uzbekistan.