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Hungary, China agree to cooperate in training nuclear staff

Nuclear Policies

28 May 2015

Hungary-China May 2015 - 48Hungary and China have signed a memorandum of understanding to cooperate in education and research and development in the nuclear power sector. Hungary's national development minister Miklós Seszták and the head of China's National Energy Administration Nur Bekri signed the agreement in Budapest on 26 May.

KazAtomProm appoints new chairman

Corporate

07 May 2015

KazAtomProm chairman Askar Zhumagaliyev - 48Askar Zhumagaliyev, Kazakhstan's former deputy minister for investment and development, has been appointed the new chief executive officer of the country's uranium mining company KazAtomProm.

Sudden death of Khan Resources president

Corporate

24 April 2015

Jim Doak, the president of uranium developer Khan Resources, passed away in his hotel room on 24 April, the company announced. The Canadian citizen was staying in Ulaanbataar for meetings with the Mongolian government.

Magnox streamlines UK operations

Corporate

22 May 2015

An organizational restructuring of UK company Magnox Ltd as it streamlines its operating model will lead to a reduction of up to 1600 staff across its UK sites over the period to September 2016.

UK collaboration to promote nuclear careers

New Nuclear

29 April 2015

NI, NSAN and IChemE agreement - April 2015 (Anna Saverimuttu)Three nuclear skills-related organization - the Nuclear Institute, National Skills Academy Nuclear and the Institution of Chemical Engineers - have teamed up to promote careers in the UK's nuclear energy industry.

China helps South Africa develop its nuclear workforce

Nuclear Policies

24 April 2015

China-South Africa April 2015 - 48South Africa has signed two further nuclear energy cooperation agreements with China as part of preparations towards the possible construction of new nuclear power units. The move came as the first group of South African workers began a nuclear power plant training course at a Chinese university, as agreed under an earlier accord.