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China, Korea extend nuclear safety cooperation

Regulation and Safety

30 November 2015

China-South Korean - November 2015 - 48The nuclear regulators of China and South Korea have signed a memorandum of understanding to reinforce their cooperation in nuclear safety.

Russia and Korea extend cooperation in fast research reactor work

New Nuclear

06 November 2015

RIAR-KAERI - November 2015 - 48Russia and Korea have signed a contract to carry out research on experimental fuel rods irradiated in the BOR-60 fast research reactor. Dimitrovgrad, Russia-based RIAR's BOR-60 is the world's only fast research reactor in operation. Commissioned in 1969, BOR-60 is fully contracted till the end of its lifetime in December 2020.

Nuclear regulators sign up for collaboration

Regulation and Safety

17 September 2015

CSNC-ENSI MOU - 48Several international cooperation agreements related to nuclear safety and regulation have been signed this week on the sidelines of the International Atomic Energy Agency's General Conference in Vienna.

VHTR cooling system performance verified

New Nuclear

12 November 2015

VHTR NACEF - 48The passive cooling system of the proposed Very High Temperature Reactor (VHTR) has successfully passed simulation verification tests, the Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute has announced. In addition to producing electricity, the advanced reactor design could also be used to produce hydrogen.

Fuel loading under way at Shin Kori 3

New Nuclear

04 November 2015

Shin Kori units 3 and 4 - 48The loading of fuel into the core of unit 3 at South Korea's Shin Kori plant has begun, plant owner Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power announced today. The unit - featuring the country's first APR-1400 reactor - is expected to enter commercial operation in mid-2016.

Canadian organizations look to Korean opportunities


04 September 2015

Two Canadian organizations are aiming to promote and facilitate increased exchanges between the Korean nuclear power industry and Canadian nuclear suppliers under a newly signed strategic partnership agreement.