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Fourth Chinese AP1000 connected to grid

Published: Mon, 15 Oct 2018 13:44:15 GMT

The Haiyang 2 AP1000 in China has been connected to the electricity grid. Meanwhile, Sanmen 1 - which last month became the first AP1000 to begin commercial operation - has entered the guarantee period.


International forum shines spotlight on export controls

Published: Mon, 15 Oct 2018 14:40:36 GMT

International experts are meeting in Abu Dhabi to discuss global nuclear non-proliferation and export controls at a four-day workshop hosted by the UAE's nuclear regulator. Meanwhile, China General Nuclear has described a change to US policy on exports to China as inappropriate.


UK plans for Brexit deal-no deal scenarios

Published: Mon, 15 Oct 2018 12:37:10 GMT

The UK government has provided an update on its position regarding Euratom and its policy on climate change in the event it does or does not secure a deal with the European Union on Brexit.


USA announces China export policy

Published: Fri, 12 Oct 2018 15:36:42 GMT

The US Department of Energy has established a new policy framework on civil nuclear cooperation with China, following a government policy review led by the US National Security Council. The policy covers exports of technology, equipment and components, and material to China.


ASN gives go-ahead for Flamanville RPV

Published: Fri, 12 Oct 2018 15:58:33 GMT

France's nuclear safety regulator, the Autorité de Sûreté Nucléaire, has announced its conditional authorisation for EDF to commission and use the Flamanville 3 reactor pressure vessel. The EPR is under construction in Normandy, northern France.


First waste transferred to mega disposal unit at Savannah River

Published: Thu, 11 Oct 2018 16:07:25 GMT

The first transfer of radioactive liquid waste from an underground waste tank to a "mega-volume" facility - Saltstone Disposal Unit 6 - has been completed at the US Department of Energy's Savannah River Site.


NRC centre activated ahead of hurricane

Published: Thu, 11 Oct 2018 14:45:50 GMT

The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission yesterday activated its Atlanta regional incident response centre in anticipation of Hurricane Michael's landfall in the south-eastern USA. Southern Nuclear reduced power at the Farley nuclear power plant in Alabama as a precautionary measure.


NASA officials updated on nuclear thermal propulsion

Published: Wed, 10 Oct 2018 13:22:48 GMT

BWX Technologies, Inc yesterday hosted officials from NASA’s Space Technology Mission Directorate for progress updates and technology demonstrations related to BWXT’s nuclear thermal propulsion programme.


MoU for Australian and Vietnamese nuclear organisations

Published: Tue, 09 Oct 2018 14:29:48 GMT

The Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation and the Vietnam Atomic Energy Agency have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to allow further collaboration between the two organisations.
 


More milestones for Vogtle project

Published: Tue, 09 Oct 2018 15:47:00 GMT

The first reactor coolant pumps have been lifted into place at the Vogtle project, marking another major milestone for the USA's AP1000 construction project.