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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

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