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World Nuclear News

Outer dome installed at Karachi 2

Published: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 13:09:41 GMT

The outer safety dome has been installed on the containment building of unit 2 at the Karachi nuclear power plant in Pakistan. The unit is the first of two Chinese-supplied Hualong One reactors being built at the site.


Supreme Court upholds Virginia uranium mining ban

Published: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 15:11:15 GMT

The US Supreme Court has upheld Virginia's 37-year moratorium on uranium mining, ruling that the state-level prohibition is not pre-empted by the US Atomic Energy Act.
 


Kazatomprom chief warns against US uranium tariffs

Published: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 13:46:22 GMT

Kazatomprom CEO Galymzhan Pirmatov says he is "concerned" that more US reactors would be forced to close if the Trump administration were to introduce tariffs and force utilities to buy at least one-quarter of their uranium from domestic miners, the Financial Times reported yesterday.


Toshiba, AECOM expand decommissioning collaboration

Published: Mon, 17 Jun 2019 11:26:39 GMT

Japan's Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation and AECOM of the USA have agreed to collaborate in providing decommissioning services to nuclear power plants in Japan.


US regulator completes Clinch River site safety review

Published: Mon, 17 Jun 2019 14:35:09 GMT

The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission has published its final safety evaluation report on Tennessee Valley Authority's application for an early site permit for the potential use of a site at Clinch River for two or more small modular reactors. The regulator concluded there are no safety concerns to prevent issuing such a permit.


Armenian regulator must address staff deficit, says IAEA

Published: Mon, 17 Jun 2019 14:22:56 GMT

Armenia has made progress in strengthening its regulatory framework for nuclear and radiation safety but still faces challenges, including a shortage of qualified and experienced staff at its regulatory body, an International Atomic Energy Agency team of experts said today, on completion of an Integrated Regulatory Review Service follow-up mission.


Russia's VVER-TOI reactor certified by European utilities

Published: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 12:15:51 GMT

The Russian-designed VVER-TOI nuclear power reactor design - developed from the VVER-1200 - has been formally certified as compliant by the European Utility Requirements organisation.


North Wind to prepare San Onofre used fuel transfer strategy

Published: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 15:12:23 GMT

Consultancy company North Wind Inc is to develop a strategic plan that will assess the feasibility of relocating used nuclear fuel at the San Onofre nuclear plant to a "commercially reasonable, off-site facility" under a contract awarded by Southern California Edison.


IAEA assesses emergency preparedness in Canada

Published: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 14:00:08 GMT

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts yesterday concluded an 11-day mission to review Canada's preparedness and response arrangements for nuclear and radiological emergencies. An Emergency Preparedness Review is one of the peer reviews offered by the IAEA to strengthen nuclear safety in Member States.


US DOE breaks ground for mega disposal units

Published: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 13:22:13 GMT

Work has begun on two large-scale permanent storage units for decontaminated waste material at the US Department of Energy's Savannah River Site, where one of the so-called "mega units" is already in operation and another is under construction.