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First AP1000 reactor pump delivered to Vogtle

3 May 2016

Georgia Power has recently declared the latest milestone in the construction of the expansion of Plant Vogtle near Waynesboro, Georgia, the delivery of the first reactor coolant pump for the project. Arriving via truck from Curtiss-Wright Corporation in Cheswick, Pennsylvania, the reactor coolant pump is also the first to be delivered to any U.S.... Read more...

Advanced reactor legislation for bright future

2 May 2016

The recent introduction of the Advanced Nuclear Technology Development Act of 2016 (HR 4979) in Congress is the latest evidence of increased interest among lawmakers in the next generation of nuclear reactor technology.... Read more...

RAIN and KAIF sign MOU

2 May 2016

Rosatom International Network (RAIN), a subsidiary of ROSATOM and Korean Atomic Industrial Forum (KAIF) has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding. The signing ceremony was held at the 2016 Korea Atomic Power (KAP) Annual Conference in Busan.... Read more...

EnergySolutions signs agreement with JAPC

1 May 2016

EnergySolutions, Inc. has recently signed a collaborative agreement with The Japan Atomic Power Company (JAPC) for the decommissioning of commercial light water Nuclear Power Plants in Japan. Ken Robuck, President of EnergySolutions’ Disposal and Decommissioning Business noted, “This is a tremendous opportunity for our company to provide our Decommissioning and Decontamination (D&D) experience and capabilities in Japan.... Read more...

IAEA completes nuclear security review, Malaysia

30 April 2016

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts recently completed a mission to review national nuclear security practices in Malaysia. The IAEA conducted the two-week International Physical Protection Advisory Service (IPPAS) mission at the request of the Government of Malaysia.... Read more...

Tecnatom to maintain Atucha II simulator

30 April 2016

Nucleoeléctrica Argentina S.A. (NA-SA), the operator of the Dr. Néstor Carlos Kirchner (Atucha) nuclear power plant, has recently awarded Tecnatom a contract for a maintenance and technical assistance service covering the full-scope simulator, the interactive graphic simulator of the main control room and the emergency control room for Group II of the plant.... Read more...

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