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Fuel loading underway at new South Korean reactor

Fuel loading underway at new South Korean reactor

A ceremony has been held to mark the loading of the first fuel into unit 4 at South Korea's Shin Kori nuclear power plant. The country's nuclear regulator gave Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power permission to start up the APR1400 unit on 1 February.

New Nuclear 11 February 2019


Second Korean APR1400 unit cleared for start up

Second Korean APR1400 unit cleared for start up

South Korea's Nuclear Safety and Security Commission today gave Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power permission to begin operation of unit 4 at the Shin Kori nuclear power plant.

New Nuclear 01 February 2019


Wolsong 1 simulator to be repurposed for use at unit 3

Wolsong 1 simulator to be repurposed for use at unit 3

Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power has contracted L3 MAPPS to repurpose the full-scope simulator for unit 1 of its Wolsong nuclear power plant for training operators at Wolsong unit 3. Wolsong 1 is scheduled to be shut down by 2022.

Corporate 17 January 2019


Russia and Korea to cooperate in radwaste management

Russia and Korea to cooperate in radwaste management

Russia’s National Operator for Radioactive Waste Management, Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom and the Korea Radioactive Waste Agency today signed an agreement to cooperate in radioactive waste management.

Waste & Recycling 18 December 2018


KAERI, Tenex discuss cooperation in decommissioning and waste

KAERI, Tenex discuss cooperation in decommissioning and waste

CORRECTED - Russian nuclear fuel cycle company Tenex and the Korean Atomic Energy Research Institute (KAERI) have discussed cooperation on research and development in decommissioning and radioactive waste management technologies.

Waste & Recycling 08 November 2018


Korea expands cooperation with IAEA on radwaste 

Korea expands cooperation with IAEA on radwaste 

The Korea Radioactive Waste Agency has agreed to extend its existing cooperation and practical arrangements with the International Atomic Energy Agency.

Waste & Recycling 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


Korean waste agency forges links with expert group

Korean waste agency forges links with expert group

A memorandum of understanding has been signed by the Korea Radioactive Waste Agency and the Korean Radioactive Waste Society for cooperation in decommissioning and waste management.

Waste & Recycling 05 September 2018


Second meeting for US-Korea High Level Commission

Second meeting for US-Korea High Level Commission

Senior delegates from nuclear energy-related ministries and organisations in South Korea and the USA met on 16 August in Washington DC, in the second plenary meeting of the High Level Bilateral Commission of the two countries.

Nuclear Policies 20 August 2018


Upgrades for Slovakian and Korean simulators

Upgrades for Slovakian and Korean simulators

US company GSE Systems Inc has been awarded two contracts worth a total of USD8 million to update simulators at nuclear power plants at Mochovce in Slovakia and Kori in South Korea.

Corporate 16 August 2018