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Japanese nuclear cooperation with UAE

Nuclear Policies

27 February 2014

Al Nayan and Abe, February 2014 (Kantei) 77x48Japan's ongoing commitment to nuclear energy has been underlined by an agreement on cooperation to develop the technology with the United Arab Emirates.

Barakah 2 under way

New Nuclear

28 May 2013

Barakah 2 first concrete, May 2013 77x48Construction officially began today on the UAE's second new nuclear power reactor, at the Barakah site in Abu Dhabi. 

Barakah containment liner assembly starts

New Nuclear

25 March 2013

Barakah 1 containment liner 48Installation has started of the sections of the containment liner plate in the reactor building for unit 1 of the United Arab Emirates' Barakah nuclear power plant.

First domestic steel for Barakah

New Nuclear

16 September 2013

The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation has taken delivery of the first consignment of domestically produced nuclear-quality reinforcing steel for the Barakah nuclear power plant project.

UAE, Japan sign up for nuclear cooperation

Nuclear Policies

02 May 2013

UAE-Japan business forum (WAM)_48A cooperation agreement on the peaceful uses of nuclear energy signed by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Japan clears the way for the transfer of nuclear materials, technology and related items between the two countries.

Survey finds growing support in UAE

Nuclear Policies

19 March 2013

Barakah 1 first concrete 48Public support for nuclear energy in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) continues to grow, according to a nationwide opinion poll. The survey also revealed a shift in the national mindset regarding energy sources.