Fusion rss

First 'exceptional load' delivered to Iter

New Nuclear

20 January 2015

ITER transformer arrival 48The first of some 250 "exceptional loads" has been delivered to the construction site of the Iter fusion reactor project at Cadarache in southern France. The high-voltage transformer was manufactured in South Korea.

ITER receives first plant components

New Nuclear

05 September 2014

ITER first delivery 48The first plant system components were delivered yesterday to the ITER construction site in Saint Paul-lez-Durance, France. 

UK opens robotics laboratory

New Nuclear

08 August 2014

RACE - Culham 48A new centre for developing technologies for remote handling in extreme conditions has opened at the Culham Science Centre in the UK. A £15.6 million ($26.2 million) purpose-built facility is to be constructed at the site by 2016.

Big dreams for compact fusion reactor

New Nuclear

16 October 2014

Tom_MacGuire_CFR_(Lockheed_Martin)_48Lockheed Martin's Skunk Works technology team has unveiled its concept for a compact fusion reactor that it says offers many advantages over tokamak-based designs and could be developed and deployed within a decade.

Foundation in place for Iter Tokamak

New Nuclear

28 August 2014

ITER Tokamak floor final pour 48The concrete basemat has been completed for the Tokamak complex of the Iter fusion reactor project at Cadarache in southern France.

Contract for Iter remote handling system

New Nuclear

06 June 2014

Remote handling system for ITER divertor 48A contract has been awarded for the supply of a remote handling system for installing, maintaining and recovering components of the international Iter fusion project's Tokamak during its operational life.