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Indian reactor sets new world record

Published: Tue, 11 Dec 2018 15:52:39 GMT

Kaiga unit 1 has set a new world record for continuous operation of a nuclear power reactor of any type. The pressurised heavy water reactor has now completed 941 unbroken days of operation since 13 May 2016.


European bank loan for Slovak investments

Published: Tue, 11 Dec 2018 14:08:52 GMT

The European Investment Bank has announced a EUR60 million (USD68 million) loan to utility Slovenské Elektrárne to finance investments in nuclear safety at Slovakia's existing Bohunice and Mochovce nuclear power plants.


Major concrete pour at Hinkley Point C

Published: Tue, 11 Dec 2018 13:01:36 GMT

First concrete has been poured for the 'common raft' of Hinkley Point C, on which the reactor building and safety systems will be constructed. The major milestone in the construction was announced by EDF Energy today.


Fuqing 6 reactor pressure vessel in place

Published: Tue, 11 Dec 2018 12:46:58 GMT

The reactor pressure vessel has been installed at Fuqing unit 6, China's second demonstration Hualong One unit, China National Nuclear Corporation announced today.


South African government replaces Necsa board

Published: Mon, 10 Dec 2018 14:27:39 GMT

The South African government has replaced the entire board of the South Africa Nuclear Energy Corporation following alleged failures in its statutory duties including legislative non-compliance, non-adherence to shareholder instructions, financial mismanagement and delays in returning the country's radioisotope manufacturing facility to full functionality.


Nigeria becomes HEU free

Published: Mon, 10 Dec 2018 16:35:08 GMT

The last known highly enriched uranium in Nigeria has been repatriated to China, leaving the African country HEU-free.


Work starts on Kursk II-2 foundation plate

Published: Mon, 10 Dec 2018 15:02:11 GMT

Construction work has started on the foundation plate of the reactor building of unit 2 of the Kursk II nuclear power plant in western Russia. This is the second of the VVER-TOI design nuclear reactors.


Optimisation studies begin at Namibian uranium mine

Published: Fri, 07 Dec 2018 16:44:42 GMT

Paladin Energy is embarking on two studies to optimise its Langer Heinrich uranium mine in Namibia in preparation for a restart decision. The company will also examine the potential recovery of vanadium as a by-product at the mine, which is currently under care and maintenance.


Fusion reactions project attracts UK funding

Published: Fri, 07 Dec 2018 14:54:09 GMT

The UK Atomic Energy Authority and First Light Fusion are collaborating to convert fusion reactions into heat to enable clean power production. The ‘Fusion Island’ project is to be partly funded by a government grant.


ERA updates Ranger rehabilitation costs

Published: Fri, 07 Dec 2018 14:27:25 GMT

The estimated rehabilitation costs for the Ranger Project Area in Australia's Northern Territory have increased from AUD512 million (USD370 million) to AUD808 million, based on preliminary findings from a feasibility study.