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Rosatom starts life tests of RK3+ for VVER-440 reactors

OKB Gidropress research and experiment facility, an enterprise of Rosatom machinery division Atomenergomash, has started life tests of a mock-up of the third-generation nuclear fuel RK3+ for VVER-440 reactors....
26 June 2020

Fortum with Uniper sign a deal on a dismantling project

Fortum and Uniper Sweden have signed an agreement on a dismantling project at Oskarshamn and Barsebäck nuclear power plants in Sweden. Fortum was awarded the agreement in a competitive bidding process....
26 June 2020

DOE invests USD 65M in NEUP, NEET and NSUF programs

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced more than USD 65M in nuclear energy research, cross-cutting technology development, facility access, and infrastructure awards for 93 advanced nuclear technology...
25 June 2020

UNIDO and IAEA sign agreement to expand cooperation

The Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), LI Yong, and the Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Rafael Mariano Grossi, signed...
25 June 2020

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