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Rooppur protocol signed on physical protection scope

Rooppur protocol signed on physical protection scope

Bangladesh and Russia have signed a protocol to amend their 2011 agreement to build the South Asian country’s first nuclear power plant.

New Nuclear 19 September 2018


French EPR engineering simulator to be upgraded

French EPR engineering simulator to be upgraded

Canada-based L3 MAPPS has been awarded a contract by France's Institute for Radiological Protection and Nuclear Safety to upgrade its Flamanville 3 engineering simulator, based on the EPR design.

Corporate 18 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


Innovation is key to industry's resilience, says Westinghouse

Innovation is key to industry's resilience, says Westinghouse

Westinghouse Electric Company is starting the next phase in its long history with one key message: The nuclear industry, which has always provided safe, clean and reliable energy, needs innovation now more than ever before.

Corporate 07 September 2018


Harmony: From initiative to reality

Harmony: From initiative to reality

Nuclear industry leaders today outlined the concrete steps they are taking to help reach the goal of the Harmony initiative - to achieve a 25% share of world electricity production by 2050 through the addition of 1000 GWe of new capacity.

Energy & Environment 06 September 2018


Russia reaches welding milestone with fast neutron reactor

Russia reaches welding milestone with fast neutron reactor

AEM-Technology has announced the completion of key welding work on MBIR - the multipurpose sodium-cooled fast neutron research reactor that is to be installed at the site of the Research Institute of Atomic Reactors.

New Nuclear 31 August 2018


L3 MAPPS, Terrestrial team for IMSR simulation

L3 MAPPS, Terrestrial team for IMSR simulation

Canada's L3 MAPPS and Terrestrial Energy have signed an agreement to develop real-time simulation for Terrestrial's Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR). Terrestrial aims to commercialise the modular reactor design.

New Nuclear 20 July 2018


Funding for US advanced nuclear technology projects

Funding for US advanced nuclear technology projects

The US Department of Energy has selected nine projects to receive almost USD20 million in funding for cost-shared research and development for advanced nuclear technologies.

Nuclear Policies 11 July 2018


China’s Sanmen 2 cleared for fuel loading

China’s Sanmen 2 cleared for fuel loading

Unit 2 of the Sanmen nuclear power plant in China has received regulatory approval for fuel loading, China National Nuclear Corporation announced today. 

New Nuclear 10 July 2018


Rolls-Royce and CTEC to integrate I&C expertise

Rolls-Royce and CTEC to integrate I&C expertise

Rolls-Royce and CTEC have signed an agreement to provide instrumentation and control integrated solutions to the global nuclear market, the British engineering group announced yesterday.

Corporate 27 June 2018