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US regulator seeks to improve efficiency

Published: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 11:13:20 GMT

The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission has proposed a reduction in the frequency and scope of inspections at the country's more than 90 nuclear power units to help reduce costs and improve efficiency. In response, the Nuclear Energy Institute said "smarter regulations" can help nuclear plant owners and operators allocate time and resources to areas that most impact safety.


Kalinin and Beloyarsk outages due to non-nuclear faults, says Rosenergoatom

Published: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 13:50:16 GMT

Russia's Rosenergoatom has explained the recent unplanned shutdowns at its Kalinin and Beloyarsk nuclear power plants, which have attracted media interest. Rosenergoatom, which is the nuclear power plant operator subsidiary of state nuclear corporation Rosatom, said both incidents were caused by electrical faults unrelated to the nuclear equipment.


Olkiluoto faces further delay to July 2020

Published: Thu, 18 Jul 2019 14:01:56 GMT

Commissioning of the EPR at Olkiluoto in Finland has been delayed again, this time by six months to July 2020, utility Teollisuuden Voima Oyj said yesterday. The new date was given in an updated schedule for the OL3 EPR unit from the plant supplier Areva-Siemens Consortium.


Rio Tinto completes Rössing sale to China

Published: Thu, 18 Jul 2019 13:40:35 GMT

Rio Tinto has completed the sale of Rössing, the world's longest-running open pit uranium mine, to China National Uranium Corporation Limited for an initial cash payment of USD6.5 million plus a contingent payment of up to USD100 million.


US Senate committee passes bill promoting advanced reactors

Published: Wed, 17 Jul 2019 12:43:20 GMT

A bill supporting advanced nuclear reactors was among 22 pieces of energy-related legislation approved by the US Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee yesterday. 


Canada launches environmental assessment of Micro Modular Reactor

Published: Wed, 17 Jul 2019 11:36:40 GMT

The Canadian government has issued the notice of commencement of an environmental assessment for a small modular reactor project proposed by Global First Power with support from Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation and Ontario Power Generation. The companies described the move as a significant "first" for the Canadian nuclear industry.


US President rejects request for uranium import quota

Published: Tue, 16 Jul 2019 12:13:45 GMT

Uranium imports do not threaten the national security of the USA, President Donald Trump has decided in his response to the Uranium Miners’ Section 232 Petition. He did however call for a "fuller analysis" of national security considerations with respect to the entire nuclear fuel supply chain.


Iran exceeding nuclear deal limits 'not significant', says EU

Published: Tue, 16 Jul 2019 13:36:35 GMT

European signatories to the Iran nuclear deal do not see Tehran's recent moves reducing compliance as significant and do not intend "for now" to trigger the agreement's dispute mechanism, Federica Mogherini, the European Union's High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, said yesterday, following a meeting of the EU's Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels


Foratom spells out benefits of long-term operation

Published: Mon, 15 Jul 2019 13:18:10 GMT

Foratom, the European nuclear trade body, has highlighted the importance of long-term operation of the existing fleet of nuclear power plants in a position paper published on 10 July. Ensuring the LTO of the European nuclear fleet will help Europe achieve its climate goals at an affordable cost, it says.


E3 reaffirm commitment to Iran deal

Published: Mon, 15 Jul 2019 12:47:52 GMT

France, Germany, and the UK - together known as the E3, as the three founding members of the European Union - issued a joint statement yesterday reaffirming their commitment to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. But they said they were "deeply troubled" by recent events in the Gulf and "concerned" over US-Iran relations.