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Amano underscores technical cooperation

Amano underscores technical cooperation

Yukiya Amano today highlighted the International Atomic Energy Agency’s technical cooperation programme in his speech to the Vienna-based organisation's 62nd General Conference.

Regulation & Safety 17 September 2018


Nuclear industry faces wake-up call, says IAEA's Chudakov

Nuclear industry faces wake-up call, says IAEA's Chudakov

The future of nuclear energy depends on the industry’s readiness to address the seven factors influencing its prospects, the deputy director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency said last week.

Energy & Environment 14 September 2018


Ohma start-up delayed by a further two years

Ohma start-up delayed by a further two years

Completion of the Ohma nuclear power plant, under construction in Japan's Aomori prefecture, will be delayed by a further two years owing to the regulator's ongoing review of enhanced safety measures at the plant.

New Nuclear 05 September 2018


UF6 transport package designs head for approvals

UF6 transport package designs head for approvals

Daher has applied for certification for its DN30 package to US regulators, while China Nuclear New Energy Nuclear Industry Engineering Co Ltd's XN740 UF6 transport package has completed a 9 metre drop test.

Regulation & Safety 04 September 2018


New Brunswick to test emergency plans

New Brunswick to test emergency plans

NB Power and the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organisation are to carry out Synergy Challenge 2018, a full-scale exercise to test the province's readiness to respond to a simulated nuclear emergency at the Point Lepreau nuclear power plant.
 

Regulation & Safety 30 August 2018


First permits issued for Swiss exploratory boreholes

First permits issued for Swiss exploratory boreholes

Switzerland's national radioactive waste disposal cooperative Nagra has been granted permits for carrying out the first three exploratory boreholes in its search for potential sites to host two geological repositories.

Waste & Recycling 21 August 2018


Safety review sought for new Japanese reactor

Safety review sought for new Japanese reactor

Chugoku Electric Power Company has initiated the regulatory process for starting up unit 3 at its Shimane nuclear power plant by applying to the Japanese regulator for a review to assess the 1373 MWe ABWR's compliance with revised safety standards.

Regulation & Safety 10 August 2018


IAEA assesses Saudi nuclear infrastructure development

IAEA assesses Saudi nuclear infrastructure development

The International Atomic Energy Agency has completed a mission to Saudi Arabia to assess its development of the infrastructure required for a nuclear power programme.

Regulation & Safety 31 July 2018


WANO member support missions achieve record

WANO member support missions achieve record

The World Association of Nuclear Operators delivered a record number of member support missions last year. Such missions enable WANO members to assist each other in improving safety or reliability at a plant.

Regulation & Safety 27 July 2018


IAEA reviews Rooppur design safety documentation

IAEA reviews Rooppur design safety documentation

The International Atomic Energy Agency last month completed a peer review of selected parts of the design safety documentation for the Rooppur nuclear power plant under construction in Bangladesh.

Regulation & Safety 26 July 2018