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Chinese unit prepares for extended operation

Regulation and Safety

15 June 2017

Qinshan 1 - 48Workers at unit 1 of the Qinshan nuclear power plant in China's Zhejiang province have made significant progress in long-term operational safety, an International Atomic Energy Agency team has concluded. The plant has applied to operate beyond its original 30-year design life.

Bruce B implements OSART recommendations

Regulation and Safety

05 June 2017

Bruce B aerial - 48Canada's Bruce B nuclear power plant has made significant progress in implementing the safety improvement recommendations of a 2015 International Atomic Energy Agency Operational Safety Review Team, a follow-up mission has confirmed.

French research facilities to welcome Jordanians

Corporate

02 June 2017

CEA-JAEC - May 2017 - 48Jordanian researchers will have access to the research reactors and ancillary facilities of the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission following the recent signing of a partnership agreement with the Jordan Atomic Energy Commission.

IAEA fuel 'bank' on course

Nuclear Policies

13 June 2017

Amano_IAEA_Board_June_2017_(D_Calma-IAEA)-48International Atomic Energy Agency director-general Yukiya Amano yesterday updated the agency's board of governors on recent developments including the IAEA's storage facility for low-enriched uranium - known as the LEU Bank - which will be inaugurated on 29 August and should receive its first uranium in 2018.

IAEA welcomes technical cooperation growth

Nuclear Policies

05 June 2017

The International Atomic Energy Agency's Technical Cooperation program has produced another 15 agreements, which were signed during last week's conference to mark the 60th anniversary of the program. IAEA deputy director-general Dazhu Yang said the latest agreements were testimony to the importance of partnerships in the pursuit of development objectives.

IAEA advises on retaining knowledge at Chinese plant

Corporate

01 June 2017

Daya Bay NPP - 48A roadmap for the effective transfer of knowledge from the existing operators of China's Daya Bay nuclear power plant to future operators has been drawn up with the assistance of experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency.