Treaties and agreements rss

Settlement agreed for WIPP incidents

Regulation and Safety

01 May 2015

Some $73 million will be spent on "mutually beneficial and critical projects" in New Mexico by the US Department of Energy and its contractors under an agreement reached with the New Mexico Environment Department. The investments will be in lieu of proposed fines for two incidents at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in February 2014.

Bruce Power, KHNP extend collaboration on Candus


29 April 2015

Wolsong (Konicof) 48Two Candu operators - Canada's Bruce Power and Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power (KHNP) - have signed a memorandum of understanding to extend their cooperation, particularly in areas related to nuclear safety, operational performance and carrying out large projects such as refurbishment.

China helps South Africa develop its nuclear workforce

Nuclear Policies

24 April 2015

China-South Africa April 2015 - 48South Africa has signed two further nuclear energy cooperation agreements with China as part of preparations towards the possible construction of new nuclear power units. The move came as the first group of South African workers began a nuclear power plant training course at a Chinese university, as agreed under an earlier accord.

Plans announced for New Mexico used fuel store

Waste and Recycling

30 April 2015

Holtec International and Eddy-Lea Energy Alliance have announced plans for a consolidated interim used nuclear fuel storage facility in south-eastern New Mexico.

Russia's Rosatom outlines plans for Argentina

New Nuclear

24 April 2015

Russia's Rosatom has released details of an inter-governmental agreement to build Argentina's sixth nuclear power reactor.

Argentina, Russia sign nuclear reactor and fuel deals

Nuclear Policies

23 April 2015

TVEL-NAEC-INVAP April 2015 - 48Russian President Vladimir Putin is to sign an agreement today, during a state visit to Moscow by Argentine President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, that paves the way for Rosatom to build a sixth nuclear reactor in the South American country.