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Radiation-detecting drone developed

Regulation and Safety

15 March 2016

Drone with radiation detectors - 48Spanish firm Escuadrone has developed what it claims is the world's first drone equipped with a system for detecting radioactivity. The drone can be used in the management of nuclear-related emergencies, it says.

Spanish-Chinese cooperation on fuel inspection systems

Corporate

03 February 2016

Enusa-Tecnatom-SNPI - 48Enusa and Tecnatom of Spain have agreed to cooperate with China's Suzhou Nuclear Power Research Institute in the field of nuclear fuel inspection systems.

Facility expansion broadens Tecnatom's capabilities

Corporate

08 October 2015

Tecnatom opens plant extension - 48Spanish engineering firm Tecnatom has inaugurated an extension to its facility near Madrid. The new building houses an emergency support centre which will provide support in the event of an accident at a nuclear power plant.

Spain's post-Fukushima safety measures near completion

Regulation and Safety

07 March 2016

Spain's nuclear power plants have almost completed the implementation of additional safety measures introduced in response to the accident at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi plant five years ago, the country's nuclear industry forum Foronuclear has announced.

US, Spanish regulators renew cooperation

Regulation and Safety

22 October 2015

CSN-NRC October 2015 - 48The nuclear regulators of the USA and Spain have renewed a bilateral agreement, originally signed in 1979, on cooperation. Meanwhile, a new director has been appointed to head the Spanish regulator.

Economic benefits of Spain's nuclear industry

Nuclear Policies

22 September 2015

Spain's nuclear industry has a positive impact on the country's economy, according to a report compiled on behalf of Spanish industry group Foro Nuclear.