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IAEA holds first nuclear security school in Egypt

Regulation and Safety

18 August 2016

Cairo_security_school_(ENRRA)-48Young professionals from 14 countries attended the first Arabic-language international school on nuclear security held in Cairo, Egypt as part of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) efforts to promote awareness of nuclear security amongst young professionals.

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.

PG&E to close Diablo Canyon nuclear plant by 2025

Corporate

22 June 2016

Pacific Gas & Electric has outlined plans to close its twin-unit Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant in California, reflecting the US state's "changing energy landscape". PG&E yesterday announced a 'joint proposal' with labour and leading environmental organizations that would increase investment in energy efficiency, renewables and storage beyond current state mandates while phasing out PG&E's production of nuclear power in California.

Horizon funds training facilities for Wylfa Newydd apprentices

New Nuclear

10 August 2016

Engineering Centre at Llangefni campus - 48The UK's Horizon Nuclear Power will provide funding towards the construction of a new Engineering Centre of Excellence at a college on the Isle of Anglesey. The facility will be used for the training of apprentices for Horizon's planned nearby Wylfa Newydd nuclear power plant.

Russia launches simulator at Rostov 3

New Nuclear

22 July 2016

Rostov 3 PMT-3 simulator - 48An operator training simulator developed by the National Research Nuclear University has been launched at the Rostov nuclear power plant in Russia. Rosenergoatom, the nuclear power plant operator subsidiary of state nuclear corporation Rosatom, has given its permission for personnel to be trained using the new equipment.

Eskom trains operators ready for new build

Corporate

10 June 2016

South African nuclear operator Eskom has launched a five-year project to train 100 nuclear plant operators to support the country's current and future nuclear needs.