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US advanced reactor developers team up

New Nuclear

23 August 2016

X-energy and Southern Nuclear Operating Company have signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on development and commercialization of their respective advanced reactor designs.

China and Indonesia to jointly develop HTGR

New Nuclear

04 August 2016

CNEC-Batan agreement on HTGRs - 48China Nuclear Engineering Corporation has signed an agreement with Indonesia's National Atomic Energy Agency to jointly develop a high-temperature gas-cooled reactor in Indonesia.

Enel closes first phase of Slovakian sale

Corporate

29 July 2016

Italian utility Enel yesterday closed the first phase of the process to dispose of its 66% stake in Slovak nuclear power producer Slovenské Elektrárne: the sale of its 50% stake in Slovak Power Holding BV to EP Slovakia BV.

Rio Tinto buys into Eclipse uranium project

Uranium and Fuel

22 August 2016

Rio Tinto will fund up to AUD5 million ($3.8 million) in exploration expenditure to earn a 90% stake in one of Eclipse Metals' uranium projects in Australia's Northern Territory. It will also have right of first refusal over various other Eclipse uranium tenements in the state.

Hitachi-GE to launch nuclear energy course in Malaysia

New Nuclear

04 August 2016

Japan's Hitachi-GE Nuclear Energy has renewed an agreement with two Malaysian universities under which it will conduct a new international human resources development program to train workers for the nuclear power industry.

IAEA enhances cooperation with Russian radiation safety authorities

Regulation and Safety

26 July 2016

IAEA-FMBA practical arrangement - 48The International Atomic Energy Agency has signed agreements with two Russian regulatory authorities to cooperate in enhancing the country's national radiation safety standards and the implementation of international safety standards. The agency signed a similar agreement with Rosatom last year.