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Sheffield team lead projects to modernize nuclear power

Nuclear power is considered to be the key resource in the future of clean energy generation in the UK. To ensure that the next generation of nuclear power plants can run safely, engineers at the University...
15 May 2020

RWM select Jacobs to study the release of radioactivity

Jacobs was selected by Radioactive Waste Management Ltd (RWM), a subsidiary of the U.K. Government's Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, to study the release of radioactivity from irradiated graphite sampled...
15 May 2020

Westinghouse install 3D plugging device in Byron Unit 1

Westinghouse Electric Company announced that a 3D-printed thimble plugging device was successfully installed in Exelon’s Byron Unit 1 nuclear plant during their spring refueling outage. It is a first-of-a-kind...
14 May 2020

Arkansas Nuclear One Unit 2 NPP returns to service

Entergy’s Arkansas Nuclear One Unit 2 nuclear power plant returned to service following a successful scheduled refueling and maintenance outage. While Unit 2 was in its scheduled outage, Unit 1 continued...
06 May 2020

Ansaldo provides a robot for Caorso decommissioning

Ansaldo Nuclear has designed and supplied a robot for the removal of 2000 drums of radioactive waste stored in hard-to-access areas within two temporary storage buildings at Italy's shut down Caorso nuclear...
06 May 2020

ARC Canada extends its membership with COG

ARC Nuclear Canada, Inc. (ARC Canada) announced that it is extending its membership with the CANDU Owners Group (COG), Vendor Participant Program. ARC Canada sees the benefit of collaborating in mutually...
05 May 2020

CNL collaborate with Moltex Energy on SMR fuel research

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) announced that it has entered into a collaboration agreement with Moltex Energy. Funded through CNL’s Canadian Nuclear Research Initiative (CNRI), the agreement includes...
05 May 2020

Sandy Knowles receives UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship

University of Birmingham materials scientist Sandy Knowles has been awarded a UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship. Sandy’s project ‘Bcc-superalloys: Engineering Resilience to Extreme Environments’ will develop...
04 May 2020

BWXT continues TRISO restart activities with kernel

BWX Technologies, Inc. announced that its TRISO nuclear fuel manufacturing restart activities are continuing to progress ahead of schedule. Most recently, BWXT has demonstrated the capability to form and...
04 May 2020

Brouillette unveils Nuclear Fuel Working Group Strategy

U.S. Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette announced the Nuclear Fuel Working Group’s Strategy to Restore American Nuclear Energy Leadership, a direct outcome from the efforts of the United States Nuclear...
01 May 2020