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Eight truck convoy delivers giant German SANS to Argentina's Neutron Beam Laboratory

Eight truck convoy delivers giant German SANS to Argentina's Neutron Beam Laboratory

The small-angle neutron scattering instrument is 33 metres long when assembled and has been donated by the German Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin institute following the closure of the BER-II reactor in 2019. It will be reassembled and come into operation when Argentina's RA-10 multipurpose research reactor begins operating.

New Nuclear 12 January 2024


CNEA and Nucleoeléctrica sign CAREM SMR agreement

CNEA and Nucleoeléctrica sign CAREM SMR agreement

The National Atomic Energy Commission and Nucleoeléctrica Argentina have signed a framework agreement for technical assistance for the country's CAREM small modular reactor project.

New Nuclear 30 October 2023


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Atucha 1 extension: Environmental impact study submitted

Atucha 1 extension: Environmental impact study submitted

Nucleoeléctrica Argentina has delivered the environmental impact study for the Atucha I extension project which aims to add a further 20 years to the unit's operating life.

Regulation & Safety 26 October 2023


Argentina and Brazil sign MoU on radioisotopes and research

Argentina and Brazil sign MoU on radioisotopes and research

Argentina's National Atomic Energy Commission and Brazil's National Nuclear Energy Commission have signed a memorandum of understanding which they say will strengthen their on-going collaboration in the area of peaceful uses of nuclear technology relating to their planned new research reactors.

Nuclear Policies 09 October 2023


Argentina and France extend nuclear collaboration

Argentina and France extend nuclear collaboration

Argentina's National Atomic Energy Commission and the French Alternative Energies & Atomic Energy Commission have signed a cooperation agreement on the peaceful use of nuclear technology and new energy technologies that expands on one signed in 2010.

Nuclear Policies 28 September 2023


Atucha II returns to service after completing repairs

Atucha II returns to service after completing repairs

Argentina's Atucha II nuclear unit is delivering power again after the successful completion of repairs prompted by the October 2022 inspection discovery that one of the four internal supports of the reactor had detached and moved from its design location.

Regulation & Safety 30 August 2023


Argentina and India continue to develop nuclear cooperation

Argentina and India continue to develop nuclear cooperation

A variety of meetings and tours, including to nuclear fuel producer Combustibles Nucleares Argentino and the site of the RA-10 reactor, have taken place within the framework of the second meeting of India and Argentina's Joint Coordination Committee.

Nuclear Policies 03 August 2023


Argentina's RA-10 research reactor aiming to be operational in 2025

Argentina's RA-10 research reactor aiming to be operational in 2025

The RA-10 multipurpose research reactor is about 80% completed, with civil works to be finished within three months and expectations it will be operating in 2025, Argentina's National Atomic Energy Commission says.

New Nuclear 04 July 2023


Nucleoelectrica sets out plan for Atucha II repair

Nucleoelectrica sets out plan for Atucha II repair

A life-size mock-up of the reactor and special tools have been designed and built ahead of the repair procedure which the operating company hopes will take place next month at Argentina's Atucha II nuclear power unit.

Regulation & Safety 30 May 2023


Second tranche of funding for Atucha investment raised

Second tranche of funding for Atucha investment raised

The fresh fundraising round for the operating extension of Atucha I and construction of a second dry storage facility for used fuel at the nuclear power plant site received offers of USD93 million, 16% more than expected, Nucleoelectrica Argentina said.

Corporate 19 April 2023