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CEZ recruits for its new build plans

CEZ recruits for its new build plans

New build in the Czech Republic will lead the utility ČEZ to almost double its nuclear workforce. The company said its nuclear teams will grow by 2600 over the next ten years.

Corporate 27 January 2023


Viewpoint: The importance of young people in nuclear

Viewpoint: The importance of young people in nuclear

The President of the International Youth Nuclear Congress, Lena Andriolo, on what young people can bring to the nuclear sector.

Perspectives 28 November 2022


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Korea develops underwater cutting training simulator

Korea develops underwater cutting training simulator

The Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials has developed a virtual remote dismantling system for use in teaching the use of lasers and plasma to cut underwater reactor vessel internals during the decommissioning of nuclear power plants.

Waste & Recycling 10 November 2022


Podcast: EU taxonomy vote explained, and leadership in nuclear

Podcast: EU taxonomy vote explained, and leadership in nuclear

The vote favouring nuclear in the EU taxonomy was bigger than expected - Nucleareurope’s Jessica Johnson explains why. Jonathan Cobb crunches the numbers on the nuclear industry and the IAEA’s Lisa Lande discusses leadership and why it is so important in the nuclear sector.

Perspectives 01 August 2022


IAEA bolsters support for nuclear law education

IAEA bolsters support for nuclear law education

Six countries have entered into a partnership with the International Atomic Energy Agency to increase education and professional development opportunities for students and aspiring professionals in international and national nuclear law. IAEA-supported programmes on nuclear law will be held at universities in Argentina, Brazil, Egypt, Jamaica, South Africa and the UAE.

Regulation & Safety 05 May 2022


Hinkley Point C welding training centre opens

Hinkley Point C welding training centre opens

UK Energy Minister Greg Hands has opened one of three new training centres to support the Hinkley Point C project in Somerset. Together with existing facilities and investment into education and skills, the centres will be ready to help local people join the additional 4000 workers needed for the next phase of the plant's construction.

New Nuclear 03 May 2022


Second staff rotation at Chernobyl

Second staff rotation at Chernobyl

The first staff rotation at Ukraine's Chernobyl nuclear power plant in three weeks and only the second since late February when Russian forces seized the site has been carried out. The workers were transported by boat as the plant remains inaccessible by road.

Regulation & Safety 11 April 2022


US, European nuclear workers condemn hostilities and misinformation

US, European nuclear workers condemn hostilities and misinformation

In a joint statement, the European Nuclear Society and the American Nuclear Society call for an end to further hostilities at any nuclear energy facilities in Ukraine and "denounce misinformation spread by any party regarding the safety status of nuclear facilities".

Regulation & Safety 05 April 2022


Ukraine says Russian forces have left Chernobyl

Ukraine says Russian forces have left Chernobyl

Latest updates, 1 April:
• Ukraine says Russian forces, who took control of Chernobyl on 24 February, have left and handed it back to Ukraine
• IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi holds talks in Kaliningrad with Russian officials about nuclear safety in Ukraine
• He says he will head an IAEA "assistance and support mission" mission to Chernobyl "as soon as possible"
• Director general says the IAEA has agreed a safety framework, agreed separately with Ukraine and with Russia
• The World Association of Nuclear Operators has transferred Ukraine’s nuclear operator Energoatom from its Moscow to its Paris centre

Regulation & Safety 01 April 2022


Grossi tells Ukraine nuclear workers: We’re here to support you

Grossi tells Ukraine nuclear workers: We’re here to support you

The director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency has said during a visit to the South Ukraine nuclear power plant that "nothing that happens here will be unnoticed, because the IAEA will be here to support you and say whenever there is a problem".

Regulation & Safety 30 March 2022