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SSDL awarded the ISO 17025 Accreditation in Gulf

16 January 2019

The Secondary Standards Dosimetry Laboratory (SSDL) of The Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (FANR) has been awarded the ISO 17025 Accreditation for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories, the first of its kind in the Gulf region.... Read more...

Nucleoeléctrica obtains the amendment of Embalse Plant

16 January 2019

Recently, Nucleoeléctrica Argentina obtained from the Nuclear Regulatory Authority the amendment to the Operation License of the Embalse Nuclear Power Plant, which authorizes the Removal of Guaranteed Stop and the Reactor's Critical Reaction to reach up to 5% full power.... Read more...

Terrestrial Energy signs on BWXT for IMSR development

15 January 2019

Terrestrial Energy has announced recently that it has signed on BWXT Canada Ltd. (BWXT Canada) for a design services contract to support development of key components in Terrestrial Energy’s Generation IV Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR®) power plant.... Read more...

DOE signs a MoU with UAMPS and INL’s BEA

15 January 2019

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has signed a memorandum of understanding on the use of two of the 12 modules of a demonstration small modular reactor project planned for Idaho National Laboratory (INL).... Read more...

Commissioning of the Philippe Coste plant at Tricastin

14 January 2019

The new Philippe Coste conversion plant located at the Orano Tricastin site (Drôme) has now been successfully commissioned following the completion of its test program. The plant's process equipment was progressively started up so that the complete manufacturing line could be tried out.... Read more...

Demolition of DMTR in Scotland

14 January 2019

Dounreay Materials Test Reactor (DMTR) was the first operational nuclear reactor in Scotland and achieved criticality in 1958. It was built to test the effects of radiation on different materials and operated for 11 years.... Read more...

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