Supply chain rss

China, Slovakia to cooperate on nuclear fuel cycle

Nuclear Policies

25 November 2015

China-Slovakia November 2015 - 48China and Slovakia will cooperate on developing the nuclear fuel cycle supply chain under a memorandum of understanding signed yesterday between the two countries.

Ukraine's Turboatom to produce Holtec casks

Waste and Recycling

30 October 2015

The technology for the production of dry storage casks for used nuclear fuel will be transferred by Holtec International to Ukraine's Turboatom under a memorandum of understanding signed by the two companies and Ukraine's nuclear power plant operator EnergoAtom.

Main AP1000 pumps pass qualification tests

New Nuclear

29 October 2015

AP1000 reactor coolant pump - 48Final performance testing and post-test inspections have been successfully completed for the reactor coolant pump for the first Westinghouse AP1000 reactor, under construction in China. The first two of four such pumps for Sanmen 1 will now be shipped from the USA to China by the end of the year.

India-Australia agreement complete

Nuclear Policies

16 November 2015

Modi_Turnbull_(PM_of_India_)-48The prime ministers of India and Australia have announced the completion of procedures necessary for a bilateral nuclear safeguards agreement between the two countries to enter into force.

Canadian companies join up for medical isotope development

Regulation and Safety

29 October 2015

Bruce Power and Nordion are to work together to secure the long-term supply of high specific activity cobalt-60 under a memorandum of understanding signed by the two companies.

Ex-Im Bank reauthorised to support American exports


28 October 2015

US industry has applauded the reauthorisation of the Ex-Im Bank, which supports it in selling goods and services abroad and is a pre-requisite for major nuclear exports.