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Robot developed to assist verification of used fuel

Robot developed to assist verification of used fuel

A floating autonomous robot could soon play a key role in safeguarding used nuclear fuel around the world. The Robotised Cherenkov Viewing Device has been created through a collaboration between Australian national science agency CSIRO's data and digital specialist arm Data61, Hungarian robotics company Datastart and the International Atomic Energy Agency.

Regulation & Safety 24 January 2023


IAEA teams in place at Ukraine's nuclear plants

IAEA teams in place at Ukraine's nuclear plants

The International Atomic Energy Agency's newly-established missions at Ukraine's nuclear power plants are not just symbolic, but signify the presence of internationally renowned experts who "will provide advice and technical support at this very difficult time", IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi said.

Regulation & Safety 19 January 2023


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IAEA Ukraine mission aims to help safety and security

IAEA Ukraine mission aims to help safety and security

International Atomic Energy Agency experts are being permanently stationed at Ukraine's nuclear power plants, and Chernobyl, "to provide assistance in nuclear safety and security" as the Russia-Ukraine war continues.

Regulation & Safety 16 January 2023


IAEA's Grossi and the Pope discuss nuclear issues

IAEA's Grossi and the Pope discuss nuclear issues

International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi said there had been progress on a safety zone at Zaporizhzhia, but added that the "negotiating table has got bigger", with military officials involved. He gave the update in an interview after an audience with Pope Francis in which the two spoke about the peaceful uses of nuclear technology, as well as non-proliferation.

Regulation & Safety 13 January 2023


IAEA launches research reactor HR modelling tool

IAEA launches research reactor HR modelling tool

A new training tool from the International Atomic Energy Agency provides modelling to develop the skilled workforce needed for new research reactor programmes, from planning to operation. The tool was recently piloted in Senegal, which is planning for a research reactor programme.

New Nuclear 09 January 2023


IAEA and Rosatom hold Zaporizhzhia protection zone talks

IAEA and Rosatom hold Zaporizhzhia protection zone talks

Rosatom's director general Alexey Likhachev and International Atomic Energy Agency director general Rafael Mariano Grossi held talks, which the Russian company said showed "significant closeness of positions" on a draft declaration on a safety and protection zone at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant.

Regulation & Safety 22 December 2022


IAEA says Bangladesh committed to nuclear safety

IAEA says Bangladesh committed to nuclear safety

Bangladesh is committed to continuous improvement of nuclear and radiation safety, an International Atomic Energy Agency team of experts has concluded. The Integrated Regulatory Review Service mission team identified areas for possible improvements.

Regulation & Safety 15 December 2022


IAEA to base staff at all Ukraine’s nuclear power plants

IAEA to base staff at all Ukraine’s nuclear power plants

The International Atomic Energy Agency is going to establish a permanent presence at all operating nuclear power plants in Ukraine, as well as at Chernobyl, with the move seen as particularly important "at a time when Ukraine’s energy infrastructure is facing unprecedented challenges as a result of the war and in the middle of winter".

Regulation & Safety 14 December 2022


IAEA sees Finnish commitment to safe radwaste management

IAEA sees Finnish commitment to safe radwaste management

Finland is committed to the safe, secure and sustainable management of radioactive waste as it nears completion of the world's first geological disposal facility for used fuel, an International Atomic Energy Agency team of experts has concluded.

Waste & Recycling 13 December 2022


IAEA sees Swedish commitment to nuclear safety

IAEA sees Swedish commitment to nuclear safety

Sweden has a comprehensive regulatory infrastructure for nuclear and radiation safety and the protection of people and the environment, an International Atomic Energy Agency team of experts has concluded. The Integrated Regulatory Review Service mission team identified areas for possible improvements.

Regulation & Safety 30 November 2022