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BWXT wins contract to expand TRISO fuel production

BWXT wins contract to expand TRISO fuel production

BWXT wins contract US-based BWX Technologies (BWXT) announced on 1 July that its Nuclear Operations Group subsidiary has been awarded a competitively bid contract by the Idaho National Laboratory (INL)...
02 July 2020

DMRE publishes RFI for 2,500 MW nuclear build programme

The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy has published the Request For Information (RFI) in respect of the commencement of preparations for a nuclear build programme to the extent of 2,500 MW. Given...
01 July 2020

Framatome's I&C passes the final SAT at the Doel NPP

Framatome’s digital instrumentation and control (I&C) systems at the Doel nuclear power plant in Belgium passed the final site acceptance test (SAT). This important milestone marks the completion of...
01 July 2020

FANR held a virtual tabletop exercise with ADAFSA

The Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (FANR) recently held a virtual tabletop exercise with the Abu Dhabi Agriculture and Food Safety Authority (ADAFSA) simulating their response within the 300...
30 June 2020

NRC accepts Combined License application from Oklo

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has accepted for review a Combined License application from Oklo Power LLC. to build and operate the company’s Aurora reactor at the Idaho National Laboratory site in Idaho....
30 June 2020

Holtec signs a deal with Commonwealth of Massachusetts

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts and Holtec have amicably and productively come to an agreement on all key issues related to the safe decommissioning of the shuttered Pilgrim nuclear plant. This agreement...
29 June 2020

AMRC and M-SParc boost clean energy in North Wales

 new partnership between the Nuclear AMRC and M-SParc will help support clean energy innovation in North Wales.The Menai Science Park (M-SParc) on the Isle of Anglesey is part of Bangor University,...
29 June 2020

Rapp recognized as a fellow of American Nuclear Society

Juergen Rapp, a distinguished R&D staff scientist in Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Fusion Energy Division in the Nuclear Science and Engineering Directorate, has been named a fellow of the American...
26 June 2020

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