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Further agreements flow from AtomExpo

Corporate

21 June 2017

More cooperation agreements and contracts have been signed by Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom and its subsidiaries during the IX AtomExpo International Forum it is hosting this week in Moscow. The latest agreements, with Asian and European companies, cover collaboration in a wide range of nuclear-related areas and beyond.

Rosatom signs raft of agreements at annual forum

Corporate

20 June 2017

Rosatom and its subsidiaries yesterday signed agreements with a number of governments, companies and universities during the IX AtomExpo International Forum it is hosting this week in Moscow.

Korea's nuclear phase-out policy takes shape

Nuclear Policies

19 June 2017

Kori 1 closing ceremony - 48South Korean president Moon Jae-in has used the permanent shutdown of Kori unit 1 to outline his intended nuclear energy phase-out policy. He said no new reactors would be planned and existing units will not operate beyond 40 years.

Oskarshamn 1 enters retirement

Corporate

20 June 2017

Oskarshamn 1 - 48Unit 1 of the Oskarshamn nuclear power plant in Sweden has been permanently shut down. A decision not to restart the unit after an operational issue resulted in it closing ten days ahead of schedule.

Leaders urge collective effort to secure nuclear’s future role

Nuclear Policies

20 June 2017

AtomExpo 2017 - opening ceremony - 48The nuclear energy industry needs to work together to secure its future role in the fight against climate change and energy poverty, five of its most prominent leaders said yesterday at the opening ceremony of the IX AtomExpo International Forum in Moscow.

Belgian reactor vessels show no new inclusions

Regulation and Safety

16 June 2017

No new so-called hydrogen 'flakes' have been found in the reactor vessels of Belgium's Tihange 2 and Doel 3, a comparison of inspections carried out recently with those conducted in 2014 has shown. The country's nuclear regulator said there has also been no growth of previously detected flakes.