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IAEA could benefit from non-state funding, says report

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.


Russia launches simulator at Rostov 3

Published: Fri, 22 Jul 2016 14:53:22 GMT

Rostov 3 PMT-3 simulator - 48An 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.


ČEZ requests EIA for new Dukovany units

Published: Thu, 21 Jul 2016 16:00:05 GMT

Dukovany plant - 48Czech 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.


Fourth Ningde unit enters commercial operation

Published: Thu, 21 Jul 2016 16:12:31 GMT

Ningde 3 and 4 - 48Unit 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.


Third Barakah reactor vessel in place

Published: Thu, 21 Jul 2016 15:56:48 GMT

Barakah 3 reactor vessel installed - 48The 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.


Steam generator anomalies to extend Fessenheim 2 outage

Published: Wed, 20 Jul 2016 15:10:09 GMT

Fessenheim (EDF) 72x48A 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.


Europe checks French state aid for Areva restructuring

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.


EDF Energy seeks innovative solutions for AGR fleet

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.


US, Canadian supply chain organizations team up

Published: Tue, 19 Jul 2016 14:30:28 GMT

OCI-USNIC MOU - 48US and Canadian nuclear supply chain organisations have signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation. The US Nuclear Infrastructure Council and the Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries will investigate projects in which their members can collaborate.


Bellefonte auction announced

Published: Mon, 18 Jul 2016 15:07:58 GMT

Bellefonte_(TVA)_48A two-stage auction process is to be used to complete the sale of the Bellefonte nuclear power plant site, the company appointed by the Tennessee Valley Authority to manage the sale has announced. The sale is expected to be completed by October.