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SEFOR reactor vessel prepares to leave site

SEFOR reactor vessel prepares to leave site

The reactor vessel of the Southwest Experimental Fast Oxide Reactor (SEFOR) in Arkansas, which shut down over 45 years ago, has been placed in a carbon-steel container in preparation of its transport to a disposal site in Nevada.

Waste & Recycling 16 October 2018


MoU for Australian and Vietnamese nuclear organisations

MoU for Australian and Vietnamese nuclear organisations

The Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation and the Vietnam Atomic Energy Agency have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to allow further collaboration between the two organisations.
 

Regulation & Safety 10 October 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


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


Norwegian, Belgian research centres enhance cooperation

Norwegian, Belgian research centres enhance cooperation

A framework cooperation agreement has been signed between Norway's Institute for Energy Technology and Belgium's Nuclear Research Centre, through which the two organisations will extend their collaboration on nuclear research and decommissioning.

Corporate 19 September 2018


India recommissions Apsara research reactor

India recommissions Apsara research reactor

An upgraded version of India's oldest research reactor, Apsara, has been recommissioned, nine years after it was shut down, the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre has announced.

Corporate 12 September 2018


Belgian government approves funding for Myrrha

Belgian government approves funding for Myrrha

Belgium's Council of Ministers has approved EUR558 million (USD646 million) in funding for the Myrrha accelerator-driven research reactor at the Belgian Nuclear Research Centre's site in Mol.

New Nuclear 10 September 2018


Chinese research reactor sets operational record

Chinese research reactor sets operational record

The China Advanced Research Reactor has been operated continuously at high-power for 14 days, setting a new operational record for the 60 MWt light-water tank-in-pool type unit. The reactor has also completed its first batch of irradiation tasks.

Corporate 14 August 2018


Opportunities from Halden closure discussed

Opportunities from Halden closure discussed

The US Department of Energy earlier this month organised a two-day workshop to discuss the collaborative opportunities created by the permanent shutdown of the Halden nuclear fuel and materials testing reactor in Norway.

Corporate 30 July 2018


SNC-Lavalin to decommission research reactor

SNC-Lavalin to decommission research reactor

SNC-Lavalin's Candu Energy Inc is to provide decommissioning services for the Saskatchewan Research Council's (SRC) Slowpoke-2 research reactor, the company announced yesterday.

Waste & Recycling 24 July 2018