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Russia notes progress with fast reactor technology

Published: Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:30:46 GMT

Russia has reached two more milestones in its endeavour to close the nuclear fuel cycle. Mashinostroitelny Zavod (MSZ) - part of Russian nuclear fuel manufacturer TVEL - has completed acceptance tests of components for its ETVS-14 and ETVS-15 experimental fuel assemblies with mixed nitride fuel for the BREST and BN fast neutron reactors. MSZ has also announced the start of research and development work on the technical design of the "absorbent element" of the core of the BREST-OD-300 reactor.


US advanced reactor developers team up

Published: Tue, 23 Aug 2016 14:37:50 GMT

X-energy and Southern Nuclear Operating Company have signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on development and commercialization of their respective advanced reactor designs.


Largest module in place at second Vogtle AP1000

Published: Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:08:26 GMT

Vogtle 4 CA20 module - 48The largest module has been installed at the Vogtle 4 nuclear construction project in the US state of Georgia. Emplacement of the CA20 module marks the heaviest lift at the project so far this year.


Ignalina turbine hall dismantling completed

Published: Tue, 23 Aug 2016 10:24:56 GMT

Ignalina 1 turbine hall - 48Work that began in October 2011 to dismantle the turbine halls of unit 1 of the Ignalina nuclear power plant - or the B9/1 project - has been completed. The dismantled equipment weighs more than 18,000 tonnes and consists mostly of turbines, generators, heat exchangers, pumps, valves and pipes.


Rio Tinto buys into Eclipse uranium project

Published: Mon, 22 Aug 2016 15:21:46 GMT

Rio Tinto will fund up to AUD5 million ($3.8 million) in exploration expenditure to earn a 90% stake in one of Eclipse Metals' uranium projects in Australia's Northern Territory. It will also have right of first refusal over various other Eclipse uranium tenements in the state.


Ikata 3 operating at full power again

Published: Mon, 22 Aug 2016 15:51:14 GMT

Ikata plant - 48Unit 3 of the Ikata nuclear power plant in Japan's Ehime prefecture has reached 100% operating capacity, owner Shikoku Electric Power Company announced today. The unit is the fifth Japanese reactor to resume operation.


BWXT subsidiary to buy GE Hitachi Canada

Published: Mon, 22 Aug 2016 15:21:17 GMT

BWX Technologies Canada is to acquire GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy Canada in a move that will enable it to offer a wider range of technical solutions and services for Candu reactors.


Urenco signs Ukrainian contract

Published: Thu, 18 Aug 2016 15:34:43 GMT

Haeberle_Nedashkovskyi_Aug2016_(Energoatom)-48 Urenco is to supply uranium enrichment to Ukraine under a contract signed today by the Anglo-Dutch company and Ukrainian national nuclear company Energoatom.


Repair job complete at Angra 2 pool

Published: Thu, 18 Aug 2016 15:35:26 GMT

Brazil's fuel cycle company INB has celebrated the successful underwater repair of a damaged fuel rod canister in the storage pool of Angra 2.


IAEA holds first nuclear security school in Egypt

Published: Thu, 18 Aug 2016 14:24:54 GMT

Cairo_security_school_(ENRRA)-48Young professionals from 14 countries attended the first Arabic-language international school on nuclear security held in Cairo, Egypt as part of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) efforts to promote awareness of nuclear security amongst young professionals.