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Published: Mon, 25 Jul 2016 14:41:49 GMT
Nuclear experts from Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power will support operations at the United Arab Emirates' Barakah nuclear power plant through its first decade under an Operating Support Services Agreement signed by KHNP and the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation.
Published: Mon, 25 Jul 2016 15:02:18 GMT
Cold and active commissioning has been completed of the full-scale demonstration GeoMelt In-Container Vitrification plant at the UK's Sellafield site. The first commercial vitrification of radioactive waste was performed last week.
Published: Fri, 22 Jul 2016 15:10:02 GMT
A working group assembled by the Partnership for a Secure America has made recommendations on how non-state sources can help fund the International Atomic Energy Agency's nuclear security and technical cooperation activities.
Published: Fri, 22 Jul 2016 14:53:22 GMT
An operator training simulator developed by the National Research Nuclear University has been launched at the Rostov nuclear power plant in Russia. Rosenergoatom, the nuclear power plant operator subsidiary of state nuclear corporation Rosatom, has given its permission for personnel to be trained using the new equipment.
Published: Thu, 21 Jul 2016 16:00:05 GMT
Czech utility ČEZ has requested the Ministry of Environment carry out an environmental impact assessment (EIA) for the potential construction of two new reactors at the Dukovany nuclear power plant.
Published: Thu, 21 Jul 2016 16:12:31 GMT
Unit 4 of the Ningde nuclear power plant in China's Fujian province has entered commercial operation, plant constructor China Nuclear Industry 23 Construction Company Limited announced today.
Published: Thu, 21 Jul 2016 15:56:48 GMT
The reactor vessel has been installed for unit 3 of the Barakah nuclear power plant under construction in the United Arab Emirates. All four units at the site should be in operation by 2020.
Published: Wed, 20 Jul 2016 15:10:09 GMT
A serviceability certificate for one of the three steam generators installed at unit 2 of the Fessenheim nuclear power plant, currently offline for maintenance, has been suspended by the French nuclear safety regulator. A number of anomalies were discovered last month in the steel of the component's lower shell.
Published: Wed, 20 Jul 2016 14:58:29 GMT
The European Commission has launched an investigation to determine whether the French government's contribution of €4.0 billion ($4.4 billion) towards the financing of the restructuring of Areva meets EU rules on state aid.
Published: Tue, 19 Jul 2016 14:02:55 GMT
EDF Energy has launched a competition aimed at finding new ways of inspecting and monitoring its UK nuclear power plants, offering successful projects up to £10,000 ($13,000) of funding. The competition opened yesterday and the deadline for applications is 28 September. Successful projects are to start in January next year.