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South African government replaces Necsa board

South African government replaces Necsa board

The South African government has replaced the entire board of the South Africa Nuclear Energy Corporation following alleged failures in its statutory duties including legislative non-compliance, non-adherence to shareholder instructions, financial mismanagement and delays in returning the country's radioisotope manufacturing facility to full functionality.

Corporate 10 December 2018


Diversity key for UK nuclear workforce strategy

Diversity key for UK nuclear workforce strategy

The UK needs 7000 skilled people to join its nuclear sector every year in order to reach a projected peak demand of 100,600 full-time equivalent workers in 2021, a newly released update to the Nuclear Skills Strategy Group's strategic plan has found.

Nuclear Policies 06 December 2018


MoU to localise Indian nuclear equipment manufacturing

MoU to localise Indian nuclear equipment manufacturing

Holtec International subsidiary Holtec Asia has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the government of Maharashtra to establish a heavy manufacturing facility to support India's planned nuclear generation expansion.

Corporate 27 November 2018


Inventory fuel keeps US research reactors online

Inventory fuel keeps US research reactors online

Lightly irradiated fuel elements that had been in storage at the US Department of Energy's Idaho National Laboratory have been shipped to the University of Texas at Austin, where they will be used to power a research reactor.

Waste & Recycling 22 November 2018


South Africa to resume radioisotope production

South Africa to resume radioisotope production

Production can resume at NTP Radioisotopes' Pelindaba facilities after receiving the go-ahead from South Africa's National Nuclear Regulator.
 

Regulation & Safety 19 November 2018


Canada SMR Roadmap signals 'call to action'

Canada SMR Roadmap signals 'call to action'

Canada is well positioned to become a global leader in the development and deployment of small modular reactor technology, Minister of Natural Resources Amarjeet Sohi said yesterday at the release of a report outlining the potential applications for SMRs in the country.
 

New Nuclear 08 November 2018


Cameco notes market improvements

Cameco notes market improvements

The uranium market is showing a marked improvement compared with a year ago but there is still a long way to go, Cameco CEO Tim Gitzel said on 2 November.

Corporate 05 November 2018


Canadian, Romanian industry groups extend cooperation

Canadian, Romanian industry groups extend cooperation

The Organisation of Canadian Nuclear Industries and the Romanian Atomic Forum have signed a memorandum of understanding renewing their cooperation in the field of nuclear energy.

Corporate 31 October 2018


NEI to review US-China export policy

NEI to review US-China export policy

The US Nuclear Energy Institute is working to determine the impact of the US government's recently announced policy framework for civil nuclear cooperation with China. Careful implementation is critical to mitigate commercial harms, the NEI's Dan Lipman said.

Nuclear Policies 25 October 2018


Kudankulam unit 3 soon to receive steam generators

Kudankulam unit 3 soon to receive steam generators

AEM Technology has shipped four assembled steam generators for unit 3 of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant in India. The equipment was manufactured at the Volgodonsk branch of Atommash.

New Nuclear 23 October 2018