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Draft law supports Chinese nuclear exports

Published: Mon, 24 Sep 2018 13:04:38 GMT

A draft atomic energy law that encourages companies to participate in the development of international markets and promote the export of nuclear power, fuel and technology has been opened for public comment by China's Ministry of Justice.


Outages extended at Belgian plants

Published: Mon, 24 Sep 2018 15:09:29 GMT

Scheduled outages at Belgium's Tihange 2 and 3 have been further extended while concrete degradation issues in adjacent non-nuclear buildings are addressed, operator Electrabel has announced.


Permit moves Leningrad II-1 closer to launch

Published: Mon, 24 Sep 2018 13:32:20 GMT

Russian regulator Rostechnadzor has issued a permit for the commissioning of Unit 1 of the Leningrad Phase II nuclear power plant in northwest Russia. Rosatom said the permit confirms the unit is "fully ready for operation".


First AP1000 reactor enters commercial operation

Published: Fri, 21 Sep 2018 13:22:18 GMT

Unit 1 of the Sanmen nuclear power plant in China's Zhejiang province has completed 168 hours of full-power continuous operation. The AP1000 reactor is now deemed to be in commercial operation.


US resilience in face of the storm

Published: Fri, 21 Sep 2018 15:53:19 GMT

Two emergency response centres that store and maintain mobile operational equipment for deployment to US nuclear facilities in times of need were put on standby in preparation for Hurricane Florence, which made landfall in South Carolina earlier this week.


Restarted US reactor completes first fuel test

Published: Fri, 21 Sep 2018 13:27:14 GMT

The Transient Reactor Test Facility at the US Department of Energy's Idaho National Laboratory has completed its first fuelled experiment since resuming operations after a 23-year hiatus.


Operating licence extensions for Olkiluoto units

Published: Thu, 20 Sep 2018 14:51:36 GMT

The Finnish government has approved a 20-year extension to the operating licences of units 1 and 2 at Finnish utility Teollisuuden Voima Oyj's Olkiluoto nuclear power plant.


Paks II building work to start soon, says Russian president

Published: Thu, 20 Sep 2018 14:21:05 GMT

Construction of two new units at the Paks nuclear power plant in Hungary is expected to start soon, Russian President Vladimir Putin said during a press conference in Moscow on 18 September.


Indian cyclotron begins radioisotope operations

Published: Thu, 20 Sep 2018 13:39:13 GMT

India's largest medical cyclotron - Cyclone-30 - is now operational, the country's Department of Atomic Energy announced yesterday. As well as producing medical radioisotopes, it will also have dedicated beamlines for material science and nuclear physics research.
 


Entergy orders Framatome accident-tolerant fuel rods

Published: Thu, 20 Sep 2018 12:17:28 GMT

Framatome is to supply and install chromium-coated fuel rods into unit 1 of Entergy's Arkansas Nuclear One nuclear power plant. The contract marks the first use of the accident tolerant fuel in the unit.