Nuclear Policies rss

IAEA praises Jordanian progress

18 August 2014

Jordan has made "notable progress" in developing its nuclear infrastructure, a mission led by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has found. The team made several recommendations to the country for developing this further.

Canada and Kazakhstan prospects

15 August 2014

Canada Kazakhstan agreement August 2014 48An agreement to cooperate in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy signed by Canada and Kazakhstan in November has come into force.

Japan, Indonesia team up on HTGR development

05 August 2014

A demonstration high-temperature gas-cooled reactor (HTGR) could be constructed in Indonesia following the signing of a cooperation agreement between Japan and Indonesia on developing such reactors.

Park proposes Northeast Asian nuclear safety group

15 August 2014

Park Geun-hye 15 Aug 2014 48South Korean president Park Geun-hye has proposed establishing a Northeast Asia nuclear safety body with Japan and China. Other countries, she said, would be welcome to participate.

KazAtomProm chief to lead new energy ministry

08 August 2014

KazAtomProm president Vladimir Shkolnik has been appointed head of the country’s new energy ministry, which puts four previously separate government departments under one person’s control.

US nuclear firms urge Ex-Im Bank renewal

30 July 2014

US nuclear power companies argue they will lose business to rivals from other countries, including Russia and China, if Congress decides against reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank.