Poland plans nuclear - Minister

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Krzysztof Tchórzewski, Minister of Energy, speaks at World Nuclear Spotlight Poland

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World Nuclear News

Poland ready for nuclear energy, says minister

Published: Tue, 20 Nov 2018 22:42:18 GMT

In order to meet increasing energy demand while meeting climate targets, coal-dependent Poland needs to introduce new sources of energy. This, says the country's energy minister, Kryzstof Tchórzewski, opens the opportunity to introduce emissions-free nuclear energy.


Chinese centrifuges ready for commercial use

Published: Wed, 21 Nov 2018 14:51:34 GMT

China's domestic uranium enrichment centrifuges can now be applied to large-scale commercial use after a demonstration project of China National Nuclear Corporation passed national approval on 19 November.


IAEA buys uranium for LEU Bank

Published: Wed, 21 Nov 2018 13:50:32 GMT

The International Atomic Energy Agency  has signed contracts to purchase low-enriched uranium from NAC Kazatomprom and Orano Cycle, paving the way for the establishment of the IAEA LEU Bank in 2019.


Crane technology for nuclear construction projects

Published: Tue, 20 Nov 2018 14:32:35 GMT

Sarens has unveiled the world's largest crane which will be used for all major lifting at Hinkley Point C in Somerset, England. Meanwhile, PaR Systems will make a crane for NuScale's small modular reactor in Idaho, USA.


IAEA team completes review of Australian regulator

Published: Mon, 19 Nov 2018 22:07:24 GMT

The Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency is committed to strengthening its regulatory framework for nuclear and radiation safety, a mission from the International Atomic Energy Agency has concluded.


South Africa to resume radioisotope production

Published: Mon, 19 Nov 2018 16:23:53 GMT

Production can resume at NTP Radioisotopes' Pelindaba facilities after receiving the go-ahead from South Africa's National Nuclear Regulator.
 


UK ratifies Generation IV International Forum agreement

Published: Mon, 19 Nov 2018 16:06:44 GMT

The UK has ratified the Generation IV International Forum framework agreement for international collaboration on research and development of Generation IV nuclear energy systems, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy announced today.


Renewables experience could benefit US SMR deployment

Published: Fri, 16 Nov 2018 14:23:51 GMT

Similar incentives to those used over the last decade to help deploy renewable technologies in the USA could lead to a strong return on investment if used for the deployment of small modular reactors, a new report prepared for the US Department of Energy has found.


Orano prepares Fugen ATR fuel for reprocessing

Published: Fri, 16 Nov 2018 12:57:38 GMT

Orano has been contracted to carry out preparatory work for the transport of 731 used fuel assemblies from the Fugen experimental Advanced Thermal Reactor (ATR) in Japan to France for reprocessing.


UK HPR1000 moves to next design assessment stage

Published: Thu, 15 Nov 2018 13:16:34 GMT

The UK's Office for Nuclear Regulation and the Environment Agency have completed "initial high-level scrutiny" of the UK HPR1000 reactor design. The design now moves onto the third of four stages in the Generic Design Assessment process.