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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.

Saudi Arabia and Korea further SMART cooperation

New Nuclear

03 September 2015

KA-CARE and KAERI SMART contracts 48Saudi Arabia and South Korea yesterday signed contracts to support their cooperation in developing SMART reactors.

South Korean reactor enters commercial operation

New Nuclear

24 July 2015

Shin Wolsong units 1 and 2 - 48The completion of all commissioning tests and government approval to operate at full power marks the start of commercial operation at unit 2 of Korea's Shin Wolsong nuclear power plant.

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.

Korean repository officially opens

Waste and Recycling

01 September 2015

Gyeongju repository opening ceremony - 48A ceremony was held on 28 August to mark the official opening of South Korea's underground low- and intermediate-level radioactive waste disposal facility at Gyeongju in North Gyeongsang province.

South Korean energy plan sees two more reactors

Nuclear Policies

22 July 2015

Two further nuclear power reactors are to be constructed and plans for four coal-fired plants have been dropped in the latest 15-year basic energy plan released by the South Korean government today.