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Published: Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:36:57 GMT
Nuclear professionals from across Asia will be able to use new training facilities at a soon-to-be-opened Indian research centre under extended cooperation between India and the International Atomic Energy Agency.
Published: Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:46:20 GMT
Areva NP has recently been awarded three patents for innovations in the fuel operation as well as anticorrosion and maintenance tooling fields. The patents were for innovations developed by Areva employees in the USA.
Published: Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:23:40 GMT
The first cask containing used nuclear fuel from the Sizewell B pressurised water reactor has been placed within the unit's new dry fuel store. The milestone marks the first use of dry used fuel storage technology in the UK.
Published: Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:15:09 GMT
Paladin Energy Limited plans to start arbitration proceedings against CNNC Overseas Uranium Holdings Ltd (CNNC Overseas) amid indications it will seek to acquire Paladin's interest in the Langer Heinrich uranium mine in Namibia. CNNC Overseas bought a 25% joint venture equity stake in Langer Heinrich for $190 million in January 2014.
Published: Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:16:10 GMT
Construction work at Barakah 3 in the United Arab Emirates has passed two milestones with the completion of reactor coolant loop pipe welding and the reactor containment building dome structure. The coolant loop work has set a new industry benchmark for quality in pipe welding.
Published: Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:38:54 GMT
China General Nuclear and the Kenya Nuclear Electricity Board have extended their cooperation in the development of nuclear energy in the African country with the signing of two new agreements.
Published: Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:33:18 GMT
USA-based firms Bechtel and GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) have today announced the formation of an alliance to offer decommissioning and dismantling services for nuclear power plants in Germany and Sweden.
Published: Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:21:53 GMT
Hydraulic pressure testing has been completed on the reactor pressure vessel for the demonstration CAP1400 unit to be built at Shidaowan in China's Shandong province.
Published: Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:00:44 GMT
UK regulators expect to complete the Generic Design Assessment of the AP1000 and the UK Advanced Boiling Water Reactor (UK ABWR) in March and December this year, respectively. They have also reported the start of the GDA of the UK HPR1000, which they expect to complete in 2021.
Published: Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:05:06 GMT
The Euratom Supply Agency, the nuclear watchdog of the European Union, has approved Berkeley Energia's offtake agreement for the sale of the first production from its Salamanca uranium mine under development in Spain. The mine is expected to enter production in late 2018.