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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

KHNP to support Canadian decommissioning projects

Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP) has signed a contract with Canadian nuclear engineering firm Kinectrics to provide decommissioning engineering support, building on a memorandum of understanding...
16 April 2020

OPG completes Darlington Unit 2 Project construction

Ontario Power Generation (OPG), along with its project partners and vendors, has now completed construction on Darlington Nuclear Generating Station’s Unit 2 reactor. The unit will now begin the restart...
08 April 2020

Eletronuclear selects Tesis+ to upgrade Angra 2 NPP

Brazilian nuclear utility Eletronuclear has chosen the Tecnatom’s Tesis+ data acquisition technology for the modernization of the full-scope simulator at unit 2 of the Angra nuclear power plant. Tesis+...
08 April 2020

Fusion team endorse push for pilot power plant in US

Fusion energy community makes a unified statement on priorities in the report for the Department of Energy Policy Advisory Group. The report identifies high-priority scientific needs that can help fill...
07 April 2020

NRC re-appoints Charles Brown

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards has reappointed Charles H. Brown, Jr. Brown is a senior advisor for Electrical Systems at BMT Syntek Technologies, Inc., with...
07 April 2020

EU to recognize nuclear as a strategic industry

FORATOM welcomes the European Commission's goal of ensuring Europe's industry is fit for the ambitions of today and prepared for the realities of tomorrow, as outlined in its Industrial Strategy published...
06 April 2020