News archive

High-voltage tests delivered at the Leningrad NPP

High-voltage generator testing has been successfully delivered at the turbine hall of the Leningrad NPP VVER-1200 2nd power block: the team verified the winding insulation with an alternating potential of 36 kV....
02 June 2020

Tepco prepares to investigate Fukushima Daiichi unit 2

Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) has carried out training in the operation of a submersible remotely operated vehicle (ROV) that will be used to investigate the used fuel pool of unit 2 at the damaged...
01 June 2020

Final module installed for Vogtle Unit 3

The final module for Georgia Power's Vogtle Unit 3, a massive water tank, has been placed atop the containment vessel and shield building roof at the company's Vogtle 3 & 4 nuclear expansion project...
01 June 2020

Jody C. Martin joins NRC as new director

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission announced the selection of Jody C. Martin as Director of the Office of Commission Appellate Adjudication. He most recently served in the position of Acting Assistant General...
29 May 2020

X-energy to irradiate TRISO-X fuel with MIT

X-energy has reached an agreement with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) for the Institute's Nuclear Reactor Laboratory to use its research reactor to irradiate X-energy's TRISO-X fuel. The...
29 May 2020

IFE reveal misconduct in projects at the Halden Reactor

IFE has carried out an external investigation which concludes that misconduct has taken place at some customer projects at the Halden Reactor.IFE takes the matter very seriously and has submitted the ...
29 May 2020

IAEA launches webinars for nuclear facility personnel

The IAEA is launching a series of interactive webinars to strengthen the development and implementation of effective training and qualification programmes for nuclear facility personnel.The first webinar,...
28 May 2020

Framatome to provide GAIA fuel for Holtec’s SMR-160

Framatome is further expanding its presence in the small modular reactor (SMR) market after being awarded a contract to provide fuel for Holtec International’s SMR-160 design. Holtec will use GAIA, Framatome’s...
28 May 2020

CADEX-CBRN designated as IAEA Collaborating Centre

Participants analyzed capabilities for response to criminal or malicious use of radioactive material at the joint training activity, since Spain’s Guardia Civil Explosives Deactivation – Chemical, Biological,...
20 May 2020

IRE supplies a batch of LEU-based Mo-99 for US market

The Institute for radioelements (IRE) announced that the company produced its first commercial Mo-99 Low Enriched Uranium (LEU) batch for the US market. This conversion to LEU represents a key milestone...
20 May 2020