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First Barakah operators receive regulatory certification

First Barakah operators receive regulatory certification

The United Arab Emirates' Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation has officially certified Nawah Energy's first group of operators for the Barakah nuclear power plant. Certification of operators is a key requirement for the issue of the plant's operating licence.

Regulation & Safety 08 July 2019


Korean companies awarded Barakah service agreements

Korean companies awarded Barakah service agreements

Nawah Energy Company - which will operate the UAE's first nuclear power plant at Barakah - has today signed a long-term maintenance services agreement with Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power, supported by Kepco Plant Service & Engineering. It has also signed a five-year maintenance service agreement with Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction.

Corporate 24 June 2019


FANR in final stages of Barakah licensing process

FANR in final stages of Barakah licensing process

The head of the United Arab Emirates Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation, which this week inaugurated a new Emergency Operations Centre, has said it is in the final stages of preparations but not yet ready to issue the operating licence for the Barakah nuclear power plant.

Regulation & Safety 29 March 2019


Spain, UAE plan cooperation in fuel services

Spain, UAE plan cooperation in fuel services

The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation has signed a memorandum of understanding with Enusa Industrias Avanzadas, defining a framework for collaboration and the exchange of information and expertise in the field of nuclear fuel services.

Uranium & Fuel 13 March 2019


South Korea and UAE seek cooperation beyond Barakah

South Korea and UAE seek cooperation beyond Barakah

The leaders of South Korea and the United Arab Emirates have said the two countries will seek opportunities to cooperate in the field of nuclear energy beyond their current collaboration on the Barakah nuclear power plant project. This will include opportunities in third countries.

Nuclear Policies 27 February 2019


UAE laboratory meets international standard

UAE laboratory meets international standard

The Secondary Standards Dosimetry Laboratory of the UAE's Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation has been awarded the ISO 17025 accreditation for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories, the first of its kind in the Gulf region.

Regulation & Safety 20 December 2018


Cold testing complete at Barakah 3

Cold testing complete at Barakah 3

Cold hydrostatic testing has been completed at unit 3 of the United Arab Emirates' four-unit Barakah nuclear power plant, the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation has announced.

New Nuclear 17 December 2018


EDF to assist with Barakah operation and maintenance

EDF to assist with Barakah operation and maintenance

EDF is to provide services to support Nawah Energy Company in the operation and maintenance of the United Arab Emirates' four-unit Barakah nuclear power plant under a long-term framework agreement signed this week.

Corporate 23 November 2018


Report sets radiological baseline for UAE

Report sets radiological baseline for UAE

National nuclear regulator the Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation has released its first annual report on radiological environmental monitoring in the United Arab Emirates, establishing the baseline level of radiation for the UAE.

Regulation & Safety 14 November 2018


International forum shines spotlight on export controls

International forum shines spotlight on export controls

International experts are meeting in Abu Dhabi to discuss global nuclear non-proliferation and export controls at a four-day workshop hosted by the UAE's nuclear regulator. Meanwhile, China General Nuclear has described a change to US policy on exports to China as inappropriate.

Nuclear Policies 15 October 2018