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SEFOR reactor vessel prepares to leave site

SEFOR reactor vessel prepares to leave site

The reactor vessel of the Southwest Experimental Fast Oxide Reactor (SEFOR) in Arkansas, which shut down over 45 years ago, has been placed in a carbon-steel container in preparation of its transport to a disposal site in Nevada.

Waste & Recycling 16 October 2018


MoU for Australian and Vietnamese nuclear organisations

MoU for Australian and Vietnamese nuclear organisations

The Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation and the Vietnam Atomic Energy Agency have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to allow further collaboration between the two organisations.
 

Regulation & Safety 10 October 2018


UK decommissioning research centre opens

UK decommissioning research centre opens

The Centre for Innovative Nuclear Decommissioning Engineering has officially opened in Workington with the aim of innovating and delivering future engineering leaders, supporting the UK's nuclear decommissioning programme in west Cumbria.

Waste & Recycling 05 October 2018


CNL launches Centre for Reactor Sustainability

CNL launches Centre for Reactor Sustainability

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) has launched the Centre for Reactor Sustainability, bringing together its broad research capabilities to support the sustainable, long-term operations of the world's nuclear power reactors.

Corporate 04 October 2018


Canadian organisations to produce medical isotope

Canadian organisations to produce medical isotope

Canadian particle accelerator centre TRIUMF and nuclear science and technology organisation Canadian Nuclear Laboratories have agreed to pursue a strategic partnership around the commercial production of medical radioisotope actinium-225 - nicknamed "the rarest drug on Earth".

Regulation & Safety 28 September 2018


IAEA-led project looks at climate change mitigation

IAEA-led project looks at climate change mitigation

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has partnered with 12 Member States in the development of effective climate change mitigation strategies, including the use of nuclear energy, through a Coordinated Research Project.

Energy & Environment 27 September 2018


Indian cyclotron begins radioisotope operations

Indian cyclotron begins radioisotope operations

India's largest medical cyclotron - Cyclone-30 - is now operational, the country's Department of Atomic Energy announced yesterday. As well as producing medical radioisotopes, it will also have dedicated beamlines for material science and nuclear physics research.
 

Regulation & Safety 20 September 2018


Entergy orders Framatome accident-tolerant fuel rods

Entergy orders Framatome accident-tolerant fuel rods

Framatome is to supply and install chromium-coated fuel rods into unit 1 of Entergy's Arkansas Nuclear One nuclear power plant. The contract marks the first use of the accident tolerant fuel in the unit.

Uranium & Fuel 20 September 2018


US nuclear innovation legislation makes progress

US nuclear innovation legislation makes progress

Bipartisan legislation designed to drive US nuclear innovation including the commercialisation of advanced reactors has gone forward to be signed into law after approval by the House of Representatives. Congress has also approved a USD121 million increase in funding for US nuclear R&D for fiscal 2019.
 

Nuclear Policies 19 September 2018


Norwegian, Belgian research centres enhance cooperation

Norwegian, Belgian research centres enhance cooperation

A framework cooperation agreement has been signed between Norway's Institute for Energy Technology and Belgium's Nuclear Research Centre, through which the two organisations will extend their collaboration on nuclear research and decommissioning.

Corporate 19 September 2018