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4-6 April 2016, Abu Dhabi
The annual World Nuclear Fuel Cycle (WNFC) conference connects companies with cutting-edge information and emerging trends which affect the nuclear industry.
14-16 September 2016, London
Registration will open soon for this year's event. Find out more on the Symposium website.
The annual World Nuclear Fuel Cycle (WNFC) conference connects companies with cutting-edge information and emerging trends.
Applications for the 2016 World Nuclear University Summer Institute close on 12 February.
Applications are invited for the role of Senior Project Manager - Fuel Cycle.
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Published: Tue, 09 Feb 2016 16:34:03 GMT
The Japanese cabinet has approved a bill aimed at "taking measures necessary for the steady implementation of the reprocessing of used nuclear fuel". The bill creates a new entity responsible for reprocessing and introduces a new system for funding it.
Published: Tue, 09 Feb 2016 15:15:25 GMT
Russia's Kurchatov Institute and state nuclear corporation Rosatom have signed a cooperation agreement "to harness synergies in the joint development of promising new technologies and the modernization of existing technology in the nuclear power and energy transport sector".
Published: Mon, 08 Feb 2016 16:42:12 GMT
An EU Council of Ministers working group has recommended the European Atomic Energy Community's (Euratom's) participation in the Generation IV International Forum (GIF) be extended for a further ten years. The final adoption of this decision by the Council of Ministers is expected soon.
Published: Tue, 09 Feb 2016 16:25:59 GMT
UPDATED Cameco has reported resource figures for the Fox Lake uranium deposit for the first time, at the end of a quarter which also saw the company write down CAD 210 million ($151 million) related to its Rabbit Lake operation.
Published: Mon, 08 Feb 2016 16:44:51 GMT
Two Swiss expert groups have today released reports supporting the repository siting proposals put forward by the country's national radioactive waste disposal cooperative Nagra. However, they call for further investigations to be carried out in the Nördlich Lägern region.
Published: Mon, 08 Feb 2016 16:52:12 GMT
India yesterday deposited its instrument of ratification of the Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage with the International Atomic Energy Agency.
Published: Fri, 05 Feb 2016 15:21:55 GMT
The UK's Office for Nuclear Regulation today published a list of events reported to the authority over 14 years and has concluded that "the total number has increased over recent years, but the number of those that are of nuclear safety significance has not".
Published: Mon, 08 Feb 2016 16:53:39 GMT
The Wendelstein 7-X - the world's largest stellarator-type fusion device - started scientific operation yesterday with the production of its first hydrogen plasma, the actual investigation object.
Published: Thu, 04 Feb 2016 14:53:10 GMT
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has approved the expenditure of a further $200 million on the completion of Watts Bar 2, which would bring final spending on the project to a total of up to $4.7 billion.
Published: Thu, 04 Feb 2016 14:48:56 GMT
Swedish utility Vattenfall has announced a loss of SEK19.8 billion ($2.4 billion) in 2015, its third consecutive annual loss. It attributed this partly to continued low electricity prices and unprofitable Swedish nuclear power reactors.