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Holtec and GEH team up on advancing SMR-160

New Nuclear

15 February 2018

Holtec International and GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy are to collaborate on accelerating the commercialisation of Holtec's SMR-160 small modular reactor (SMR). Their cooperation will initially include nuclear fuel development and control rod drive mechanisms.

Indonesia and IAEA strengthen cooperation

Nuclear Policies

06 February 2018

IAEA-Indonesia - February - 48The International Atomic Energy Agency and Indonesia signed a practical arrangement yesterday to promote nuclear science and technology, and to strengthen technical cooperation among developing countries.

Framatome 'ideal partner', says Lightbridge CEO

Uranium and Fuel

05 February 2018

Framatome is the best partner for Lightbridge for developing, licensing and commercialising nuclear fuel assemblies based on its technology, the company's president and CEO Seth Grae told World Nuclear News. Speaking shortly after the companies announced their Enfission joint venture, he said they intend Enfission to become a major player in the international nuclear industry.

Russia and Congo to cooperate in nuclear power

Nuclear Policies

14 February 2018

Rosatom-Congo - February 2018 - 48Rosatom and the Ministry of Scientific Research and Technological Innovations of the Republic of Congo have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy.

CTEC, Doosan to cooperate in I&C solutions


06 February 2018

CGN-Doosan - January 2018 - 48China General Nuclear subsidiary China Techenergy Corp recently signed an agreement to cooperate with South Korea's Doosan Heavy Industries and Construction to promote self-developed instrumentation and control products. CTEC has also signed a contract with Doosan to supply SpeedyHold (CTEC’s logic controller), and then Doosan will supply replacement control rod systems to four Korean nuclear power reactors.

UK committee concludes advice on Euratom exit

Nuclear Policies

29 January 2018

The nuclear power industry presents "particular challenges" in the context of Brexit, the House of Lords EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee says in a report published today.