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Nuclear industry pays respects to EDF victim of Paris attacks

Other News

16 November 2015

Juan Alberto Gonzalez Garrido 94x48Juan Alberto González Garrido, a project manager with EDF, was among the 129 people killed in the attacks in the French capital on 13 November. Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy announced the death of the 29-year-old engineer from Granada, who had been living in Paris for two years.

France, Japan seek deeper nuclear cooperation

Nuclear Policies

07 October 2015

France-Japan - October 2015 - 48The prime ministers of France and Japan attended high-level talks in Tokyo on enhancing nuclear cooperation between the two countries. The talks included cooperation in nuclear safety and research on decommissioning nuclear facilities.

Chinese reprocessing plant to start up in 2030

Waste and Recycling

24 September 2015

The construction of a used fuel processing and recycling facility in China is expected to begin in 2020 and be completed by 2030. The facility will be based on French technology.

MHI prepares bid for stake in Areva's reactor business


06 November 2015

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) said today it will prepare a proposal for taking a minority stake in Areva's reactor business. EDF has already agreed to take a stake of at least 51% in Areva NP, which is also responsible for equipment and fuel manufacturing, as well as services for reactors.

French regulator expects to report soon on EPR 'anomaly'

Regulation and Safety

02 October 2015

Areva's proposed methodology to demonstrate the strength of the reactor vessel of the EPR under construction at Flamanville is "acceptable", according to a letter French nuclear regulator published on its website yesterday. The ASN (Autorité de Sûreté Nucléaire) referred to the recommendations  a group of nuclear pressure equipment specialists (GP ESPN) had made following a meeting with the regulator on 30 September.

Tepco, CEA agree to information sharing

Waste and Recycling

24 September 2015

CEA-Tepco September 2015 - 48A cooperation agreement has been signed between Japan's Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) and the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) to promote the exchange of information and experience in decommissioning nuclear facilities.