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IAEA helps Nigeria plan for new research reactor

New Nuclear

13 February 2018

A new peer review service has been launched by the International Atomic Energy Agency to assist member states in the development of infrastructure for nuclear research reactors. The first Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review for Research Reactors mission was carried out last week in Nigeria.

Indonesia and IAEA strengthen cooperation

Nuclear Policies

06 February 2018

IAEA-Indonesia - February - 48The International Atomic Energy Agency and Indonesia signed a practical arrangement yesterday to promote nuclear science and technology, and to strengthen technical cooperation among developing countries.

UK regulator clarifies role for Nuclear Safeguards Bill

Regulation and Safety

03 January 2018

The UK's Office for Nuclear Regulation has clarified two points in the impact assessment of the Nuclear Safeguards Bill published last month by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. The clarifications are "part of our ongoing constructive engagement" with BEIS to develop a domestic safeguards regime as part of the UK's exit from the European Atomic Energy Community, the ONR said.

IAEA assesses waste management in France and Spain

Waste and Recycling

09 February 2018

France has demonstrated a comprehensive commitment to safety with a responsible approach to the management of used nuclear fuel and radioactive waste, a mission from the International Atomic Energy Agency has concluded. Preparations are under way for missions to Spain later this year.

UK committee concludes advice on Euratom exit

Nuclear Policies

29 January 2018

The nuclear power industry presents "particular challenges" in the context of Brexit, the House of Lords EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee says in a report published today.

Leningrad operator shows commitment to safety, says IAEA

Regulation and Safety

30 November 2017

Leningrad NPP - 48The operator of the Leningrad Nuclear Power Plant in Russia has demonstrated a commitment to safety and is taking many improvement initiatives, an Operational Safety Review Team team from the International Atomic Energy Agency has concluded.