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X-energy to irradiate TRISO-X fuel with MIT

X-energy has reached an agreement with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) for the Institute's Nuclear Reactor Laboratory to use its research reactor to irradiate X-energy's TRISO-X fuel. The...
29 May 2020

IFE reveal misconduct in projects at the Halden Reactor

IFE has carried out an external investigation which concludes that misconduct has taken place at some customer projects at the Halden Reactor.IFE takes the matter very seriously and has submitted the ...
29 May 2020

IAEA launches webinars for nuclear facility personnel

The IAEA is launching a series of interactive webinars to strengthen the development and implementation of effective training and qualification programmes for nuclear facility personnel.The first webinar,...
28 May 2020

Framatome to provide GAIA fuel for Holtec’s SMR-160

Framatome is further expanding its presence in the small modular reactor (SMR) market after being awarded a contract to provide fuel for Holtec International’s SMR-160 design. Holtec will use GAIA, Framatome’s...
28 May 2020

CADEX-CBRN designated as IAEA Collaborating Centre

Participants analyzed capabilities for response to criminal or malicious use of radioactive material at the joint training activity, since Spain’s Guardia Civil Explosives Deactivation – Chemical, Biological,...
20 May 2020

IRE supplies a batch of LEU-based Mo-99 for US market

The Institute for radioelements (IRE) announced that the company produced its first commercial Mo-99 Low Enriched Uranium (LEU) batch for the US market. This conversion to LEU represents a key milestone...
20 May 2020

NRC discuss on safety performance of St. Lucie & Turkey

Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff will discuss the 2019 safety performance of the St. Lucie and Turkey Point nuclear power plants during a virtual meeting scheduled for May 19. The NRC Reactor Oversight...
19 May 2020

Delivery of uranium nuclear fuel to Belarusian NPP site

The first batch of low-enriched uranium nuclear fuel has been delivered to the construction site of Belarusian NPP. The Russian-made fuel assemblies are currently being prepared for unloading and inspection....
19 May 2020

CSN approves license renewals for Almaraz 1 and 2 NPPs

Spain's nuclear regulator has said operating licenses can be renewed for the two nuclear reactor units at the Almaraz nuclear power station situated in the region of Cáceres, Spain. The Spanish Nuclear...
18 May 2020

Framatome and TUM develop UMo fuel for research reactor

Framatome and the Technical University of Munich (TUM) began the commercial development of uranium-molybdenum fuel (UMo) for nuclear research reactors. Framatome and TUM will design and install the fuel...
18 May 2020