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ECT completed at Unit 1, Belarusian NPP

The purpose of the ECT is to confirm the integrity of the technical characteristics of the main equipment metal in the reactor compartment after the hot run-in. Eddy current testing of the equipment at...
17 June 2020

Fusion – ITER assembly begins

ITER, the international scientific collaboration, is beginning assembly of the fusion reactor tokamak that will include 12 different essential hardware systems provided by US ITER, which is managed by...
17 June 2020

Terrestrial Energy develop IMSR on a forum by OCNI

Terrestrial Energy executives discussed plans for developing the Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR®) power plant and opportunities for suppliers on a webcast hosted by the Organization of Canadian Nuclear...
16 June 2020

Hinkley Point C achieves major milestone on schedule

Workers building the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station have completed the 49,000-tonne base for the station’s second reactor on schedule. The final concrete pour of 8,991m3 set a new UK record for...
16 June 2020

Darlington team helps Canada meet a major milestone

The Canadian Nuclear Association (CNA) congratulates the entire Ontario Power Generation Darlington refurbishment team on making strides to help Canada meet its carbon-pollution target of net-zero by 2050....
15 June 2020

NRC names Floyd as the Senior Resident Inspector

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has selected Niklas Floyd as the new senior resident inspector at the Indian Point nuclear power plant in Buchanan, N.Y. Floyd joined the NRC in 2010 as a reactor engineer...
15 June 2020

Farmer named a fellow of the American Nuclear Society

Mitch Farmer, a senior nuclear engineer at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, has been named a fellow of the American Nuclear Society (ANS), the organization’s highest honor....
12 June 2020

Holtec designs HI-TRAN 300 heavy load hauler

Holtec International announced that the first HI-TRAN 300, a vertical heavy load hauler designed by Holtec’s Nuclear Power Division (NPD) to serve as the single-failure-proof workhorse for hauling loaded...
12 June 2020

Framatome to provide engineering services to EDF

Framatome signed a framework agreement with EDF in the United Kingdom (U.K.) to provide engineering services to support ongoing nuclear power station operations. Framatome will provide dedicated, in-house...
12 June 2020

IAEA opens a state of the art laboratory facility

The Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Rafael Mariano Grossi, officially opened a state of the art laboratory building named after his predecessor Yukiya Amano. The new...
11 June 2020