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New nuclear countries face integrated challenges

New nuclear countries face integrated challenges

Countries embarking on nuclear energy programmes for the first time or expanding their programmes after a long period without construction face integrated challenges, representatives from emerging and expanding nuclear countries have said. These challenges include the development of human resources as well as financial and political considerations.

Nuclear Policies 19 September 2019


Embalse plant returns to service

Embalse plant returns to service

The Embalse nuclear power plant in Argentina resumed commercial operation following a three-year upgrade programme that was completed in January, the country's Ministry of Energy announced on 30 May. Plant operator Nucleoelectrica Argentina has been conducting tests in the four months since first criticality.

Corporate 03 June 2019


India, Argentina further cooperation in nuclear energy

India, Argentina further cooperation in nuclear energy

India and Argentina have agreed to boost cooperation in the nuclear energy sector with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding on 18 February by India's Global Centre for Nuclear Energy Partnership and Argentina’s National Atomic Energy Commission during Argentine President Mauricio Macri's state visit to Delhi this week.

Nuclear Policies 20 February 2019


Embalse plant all set for another 30 years

Embalse plant all set for another 30 years

The Embalse nuclear power plant in Argentina has returned to service for another 30 years of operation following completion of upgrade work, Nucleoel├ęctrica Argentina announced on 4 January.

Corporate 07 January 2019


Argentina, Russia expand nuclear energy cooperation

Argentina, Russia expand nuclear energy cooperation

Russia and Argentina plan to expand their cooperation in the peaceful use of nuclear energy following the signing of a strategic document on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Buenos Aires.

Nuclear Policies 03 December 2018


IAEA reviews long-term safety of Argentinean plant

IAEA reviews long-term safety of Argentinean plant

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts yesterday completed a review of long-term operational safety at Argentina's Atucha I nuclear power plant. The team reviewed the plant's preparedness, organisation and programmes related to long-term operation against IAEA safety standards.

Regulation & Safety 01 November 2018


Argentina, Belgium extend nuclear safety cooperation

Argentina, Belgium extend nuclear safety cooperation

A memorandum of understanding signed between Nucleoel├ęctrica Argentina SA and Belgium's Nuclear Research Centre aims at extending cooperation on nuclear safety.

Regulation & Safety 06 July 2018


Argentina reaches generator milestone for CAREM-25

Argentina reaches generator milestone for CAREM-25

CAREM steam generator - 48The CAREM Project has reached a new milestone in the development of the 12 steam generators for the prototype CAREM-25 in Argentina. More than 700 tubes, each 35 meters long, have been delivered to the site, Combustibles Nucleares Argentinos, announced on 4 May.

New Nuclear 08 May 2018


Atucha 1 operating licence renewed

Atucha 1 operating licence renewed

Atucha 1 - 48Argentina's nuclear regulator has extended the operating licence of the Atucha 1 nuclear power reactor. The licence extension allows the 44-year-old 362 MWe (gross) pressurised heavy water reactor - the first nuclear power plant in Latin America - to operate until 2024.

Regulation & Safety 16 April 2018


Russia to assist Argentina in uranium mining

Russia to assist Argentina in uranium mining

Argentina-Russia - January 2018 - 48Russia and Argentina have signed a memorandum of understanding on uranium exploration and mining in the South American country. Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom is also proposing to supply Argentina with a nuclear power plant.

Uranium & Fuel 24 January 2018