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Canada considers participation in Iter fusion project

New Nuclear

19 April 2018

Canada-Iter - April 2018 - 48Canada has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Iter Organisation to explore how Canada can participate in the project to construct the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor. The fusion reactor - construction of which began in 2010 - is scheduled to achieve first plasma in 2025.

Toshiba sells Westinghouse-related assets in USA

Corporate

06 April 2018

Japan's Toshiba announced today that it has completed the sale to Brookfield of its shareholding in Toshiba Nuclear Energy Holdings (US) Inc - the indirect holding company of Westinghouse Electric Company. The sale is independent of Brookfield's acquisition of Westinghouse and some of its affiliates.

Court approves Westinghouse reorganisation plan

Corporate

28 March 2018

Westinghouse Electric Company's reorganisation plan - including its sale to Brookfield - has been approved by the US Bankruptcy Court. Westinghouse said the court's approval of the plan is a "significant milestone in the company's strategic restructuring".

India, USA to collaborate on neutrino science

Nuclear Policies

17 April 2018

Perry-Basu - April 2018 - 48India and the USA have signed an agreement enabling their scientists to collaborate on the development and construction of different types of neutrino detectors.

UAE and South Korea expand cooperation

Corporate

06 April 2018

Enec-Kepco NF - March 2018 - 48The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation and its joint venture subsidiaries, Nawah Energy Company and Barakah One Company, have signed three agreements with Korean companies. Enec and Korea Electric Power Corporation (Kepco) in October 2016 signed a joint venture agreement that made Kepco a minority shareholder in Nawah and BOC.

UK peers reject Euratom exit plan

Nuclear Policies

21 March 2018

The UK government has been defeated twice in the House of Lords over its plans for nuclear cooperation after its leaves the European Union next year, the BBC has reported. They also backed a plan requiring the UK to report to Parliament regularly on its future arrangements with Euratom.