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Dickman honor as “Waste Management Symposium Fellow”

Paul Dickman, at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, has been named a Waste Management Symposium Fellow for 2020, the highest achievement awards given out at the Waste Management...
22 April 2020

DOE announces USD 32M for BETHE projects

The U.S. Department of Energy announced the winners of USD 32M in funding for 15 projects as part of the Breakthroughs Enabling THermonuclear-fusion Energy (BETHE) program. These projects will work to...
22 April 2020

MAST Upgrade hits key milestone on way to operation

A key stage in the commissioning of the UK’s fusion device MAST Upgrade was reached last month with the first magnetic field produced inside the machine. Before going into operation, all the machine’s...
21 April 2020

Bilfinger expands its business relationship with NNB

Bilfinger is expanding its successful business relationship with NNB, a subsidiary of French energy group EDF. The industrial services provider was awarded the contract for the design of components for...
21 April 2020

Framatome to deliver reactor protection system at Kursk

Framatome was awarded a contract to deliver the reactor protection system for units 1 and 2 at the Kursk Nuclear Power Plant II in Russia. The contract includes planning, designing, manufacturing and ...
20 April 2020

UT and TVA to develop advanced nuclear reactors

A partnership between the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) will help prioritize the development of one or more advanced reactors at TVA’s 935-acre Clinch River...
20 April 2020

Decommissioning IIN-3M reactor at Uzbekistan's RTC

Decommissioning the IIN-3M reactor at Uzbekistan’s Radiation and Technological Complex (RTC) began in 2015 and ended in 2019. The objective of decommissioning is to remove all sources of radioactivity,...
17 April 2020

A reactor vessel inspection technology at Kalinin NPP

The reactor vessel metal and the in-vessel devices have been inspected at the Kalinin NPP 1st power block using a modular delivery manipulator and television guidance system. This device enables all types...
17 April 2020

VTT and Fortum to decommission a VTT’s FIR 1 reactor

VTT and Fortum have agreed on a partnership to decommission VTT’s FIR 1 research reactor and nuclear power plant construction materials laboratory in Otaniemi, Espoo. The agreement gives VTT access to...
17 April 2020

NRC approves license transfer for Crystal River 3 NPP

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has approved the license transfer for the Crystal River 3 nuclear power plant from Duke Energy Florida to ADP CR3, enabling active decommissioning of the former nuclear...
16 April 2020