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L-3 MAPPS to upgrade Fermi 2 simulator

Corporate

28 September 2016

Fermi 2 simulator - 48The full-scope operator training simulator at unit 2 of the Fermi nuclear power plant in Michigan is to be upgraded by Canada-based L-3 MAPPS under contracts signed with operator DTE Energy.

Terrestrial Energy to complete US loan guarantee application

New Nuclear

14 September 2016

IMSR_nuclear_island_2016_(Terrestrial)-48Terrestrial Energy USA has been invited by the US Department of Energy to submit the second part of its application for a US federal loan guarantee to support the licensing and construction of its Integrated Molten Salt Reactor.

Canyon priority in Energy Fuels' plan

Uranium and Fuel

13 September 2016

Energy Fuels will prioritize work at its Canyon mine in Arizona under a revised business plan, which focuses on sustaining the company's production capabilities whilst ensuring it is able to respond quickly to any changes in market conditions.

Recognition sought for nuclear's unique attributes

Nuclear Policies

21 September 2016

High level panel - WNA Sympo 2016 - 48The economics and financing of nuclear power projects and the markets in which they operate was discussed last week by a high level panel at the World Nuclear Association's Annual Symposium. While some countries are investing in new nuclear capacity, some market conditions are forcing the closure of existing reactors, participants said.

Report warns of medical isotopes shortage in USA

Regulation and Safety

14 September 2016

The current supply of molybdenum-99 and technetium-99m is sufficient to meet domestic and global demand, but changes to the supply chain before year-end could lead to severe shortages and impact the delivery of medical care, according to a new report by the USA's National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

USA and India reiterate support for new build

Nuclear Policies

01 September 2016

US-India_Dialogue_Aug_2016_(US_Govt)-48Plans to construct six Westinghouse AP1000s in India have been bolstered by a joint statement issued after a bilateral strategic dialogue yesterday. The two sides also pledged to work towards India's entry into the Nuclear Suppliers Group.