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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


Idaho proposed for HALEU fuel fabrication

Idaho proposed for HALEU fuel fabrication

The US Department of Energy is seeking public comment on a draft environmental assessment for a proposal to fabricate nuclear fuel at Idaho National Laboratory to support US efforts to develop and deploy new reactor technologies.

Uranium & Fuel 02 November 2018


Russian, French firms seek cooperation in additive technologies

Russian, French firms seek cooperation in additive technologies

Russian and French nuclear power companies discussed new business opportunities in additive technologies at a seminar in Moscow this week. The event was coordinated by Rusatom - Additive Technologies (RusAT).

Corporate 31 October 2018


US utility uses drones for nuclear plant inspections

US utility uses drones for nuclear plant inspections

Xcel Energy is using unmanned aircraft to assist in inspections at the company’s nuclear facilities in Minnesota, achieving safety and cost benefits.

Regulation & Safety 29 October 2018


GE secures funding for advanced fuel development

GE secures funding for advanced fuel development

The US Department of Energy has awarded a USD33.7 million project to continue the development of advanced fuel rod technologies to GE's Global Research Center. The new fuel, using the IronClad and ARMOR advanced fuel solutions, will be developed in partnership with three US national laboratories.

Uranium & Fuel 26 October 2018


First neutron generator delivered to Mo-99 facility

First neutron generator delivered to Mo-99 facility

The first production accelerator has been delivered to Shine Medical Technologies' isotope production campus in Janesville, Wisconsin.

Regulation & Safety 19 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


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


NuScale SMR enters first manufacturing phase

NuScale SMR enters first manufacturing phase

NuScale Power has selected BWX Technologies Inc as the first manufacturer of its small modular reactor. This marks the transition to the manufacturing phase and represents major progress in bringing the technology to market, NuScale said yesterday.

New Nuclear 26 September 2018


Restarted US reactor completes first fuel test

Restarted US reactor completes first fuel test

The Transient Reactor Test Facility at the US Department of Energy's Idaho National Laboratory has completed its first fuelled experiment since resuming operations after a 23-year hiatus.

Uranium & Fuel 21 September 2018