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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


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


Centrus and Doosan sign advanced reactor MoU

Centrus and Doosan sign advanced reactor MoU

Centrus Energy and Doosan Heavy Industries and Construction yesterday announced a memorandum of understanding to explore cooperation in supplying the advanced reactor market.

Corporate 18 September 2018


Advanced automation testing facility opens in Canada

Advanced automation testing facility opens in Canada

ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc and Bruce Power have held a ceremony to mark the opening of the Major Component Replacement Integration Facility at ATS' headquarters in Cambridge, Ontario.

Corporate 13 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


Nuclear vital to decarbonisation, finds MIT study

Nuclear vital to decarbonisation, finds MIT study

The challenge of climate change will be more difficult and costly to solve unless nuclear energy is included in the energy mix, according to a newly released study from the Massachussetts Institute of Technology Energy Initiative.

Energy & Environment 03 September 2018


New technology maps plutonium at Sellafield

New technology maps plutonium at Sellafield

New technology for mapping plutonium hotspots is being tested at the Sellafield fuel cycle site in Cumbria, UK. The technology, developed by Cavendish Nuclear, could lead to the faster, safer and cheaper decommissioning of nuclear facilities.

Waste & Recycling 20 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