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World Nuclear News

UK HPR1000 moves to next design assessment stage

Published: Thu, 15 Nov 2018 13:16:34 GMT

The UK's Office for Nuclear Regulation and the Environment Agency have completed "initial high-level scrutiny" of the UK HPR1000 reactor design. The design now moves onto the third of four stages in the Generic Design Assessment process.


PRISM selected for US test reactor programme

Published: Thu, 15 Nov 2018 16:21:30 GMT

Idaho National Laboratory has selected GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy's PRISM technology to support the US Department of Energy's Versatile Test Reactor programme. The project is looking at what would be needed to establish a reactor-based fast-spectrum neutron irradiation capability for the USA by 2026.


Japan and USA enhance cooperation in nuclear energy

Published: Thu, 15 Nov 2018 16:09:44 GMT

A memorandum of cooperation has been signed between Japan and the USA to "promote the global leadership role" of the two countries in civil nuclear energy.


Ukraine, USA extend nuclear safety cooperation

Published: Thu, 15 Nov 2018 14:55:49 GMT

Ukraine and the USA have agreed to extend by five years an existing agreement on cooperation in improving nuclear safety and the regulation of civil nuclear facilities in Ukraine.


Reprocessing ceases at UK's Thorp plant

Published: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 12:07:02 GMT

Reprocessing operations have ended at the Thermal Oxide Reprocessing Plant (Thorp) at the Sellafield site in the UK after 24 years. The facility will now be used to store used nuclear fuel until the 2070s.


GNF awarded Olkiluoto fuel supply contract

Published: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 15:41:32 GMT

Finnish utility Teollisuuden Voima Oyj has signed a new contract with Global Nuclear Fuel - the value of which has not been disclosed - for the supply of fuel assemblies for its Olkiluoto nuclear power plant.


IAEA reviews Fukushima Daiichi clean-up work

Published: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 14:39:08 GMT

Japan has made significant progress in decommissioning the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, but many challenges remain, a mission by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has concluded.


Report sets radiological baseline for UAE

Published: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 00:49:26 GMT

National nuclear regulator the Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation has released its first annual report on radiological environmental monitoring in the United Arab Emirates, establishing the baseline level of radiation for the UAE.


Investment needed to maintain nuclear's key role, says IEA

Published: Tue, 13 Nov 2018 15:03:07 GMT

A lack of investment in extending the operating periods of existing reactors and the construction of new ones could have "major implications" for the security of electricity supply and achieving environmental targets, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has warned.


Kazatomprom IPO begins

Published: Tue, 13 Nov 2018 14:29:36 GMT

Conditional trading of shares in Kazakh uranium producer NAC Kazatomprom has today begun on the London Stock Exchange. The company is also due to float on the stock exchange of the Astana International Finance Centre.