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Swedish regulator supports repository expansion

Swedish regulator supports repository expansion

A permit for the expansion of the existing SFR repository for low- and intermediate-level waste should be granted under the Sweden's Environmental Code, the country's Radiation Safety Authority has recommended to the Land and Environment Court in Stockholm.

Waste & Recycling 18 January 2019


US nuclear innovation act becomes law

US nuclear innovation act becomes law

Bipartisan legislation modernising US nuclear regulation and supporting the establishment of a licensing framework for next-generation advanced reactors has been signed by US President Donald Trump. The Nuclear Energy Innovation and Modernisation Act became law on 14 January.

Nuclear Policies 17 January 2019


IAEA says national strategies needed for regulatory competence

IAEA says national strategies needed for regulatory competence

Establishing a national strategy is essential for the sustainable supply of competent and well-trained regulatory staff who can effectively oversee nuclear safety, the Steering Committee on Regulatory Capacity Building and Knowledge Management, supported by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), has concluded.

Regulation & Safety 03 January 2019


Hunterston B restarts delayed by several weeks

Hunterston B restarts delayed by several weeks

EDF Energy has amended the return-to-service dates for both units at its Hunterston B nuclear power plant in Scotland to allow for the assessment of new seismic analysis and also further modelling work.

Regulation & Safety 21 December 2018


UAE laboratory meets international standard

UAE laboratory meets international standard

The Secondary Standards Dosimetry Laboratory of the UAE's Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation has been awarded the ISO 17025 accreditation for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories, the first of its kind in the Gulf region.

Regulation & Safety 20 December 2018


IAEA team completes Philippines infrastructure review

IAEA team completes Philippines infrastructure review

The International Atomic Energy Agency today concluded an Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review in the  Philippines.

Regulation & Safety 17 December 2018


First Taiwanese reactor to enter decommissioning

First Taiwanese reactor to enter decommissioning

Taiwan Power Company said it plans to decommission unit 1 of its Chinshan nuclear power plant following the expiration of the reactor's operating licence today after 40 years of operation.

Waste & Recycling 05 December 2018


Rosenergoatom completes its first corporate OSART mission

Rosenergoatom completes its first corporate OSART mission

The International Atomic Energy Agency has confirmed Rosenergoatom's commitment to safety, following its successful completion of a corporate Operational Safety Review Team mission yesterday.

Regulation & Safety 28 November 2018


Consent granted for Hinkley nuclear island concrete

Consent granted for Hinkley nuclear island concrete

The UK’s Office for Nuclear Regulation has provided NNB Genco Ltd with consent to commence pouring of concrete for the nuclear island of unit 1 of the Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant.

Regulation & Safety 26 November 2018


Kansai outlines plans for dismantling Ohi units

Kansai outlines plans for dismantling Ohi units

Kansai Electric Power Company has submitted a detailed decommissioning plan to the Nuclear Regulation Authority for units 1 and 2 at its Ohi nuclear power plant in Japan's Fukui Prefecture.

Waste & Recycling 22 November 2018