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MHI selected to build new Japanese research reactor

MHI selected to build new Japanese research reactor

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has been selected to design, produce and install a new research reactor at the Monju site in a project led by Japan's national nuclear research and development agency.
 

New Nuclear 29 November 2023


MBIR reactor block roof completed

MBIR reactor block roof completed

Construction of Russia's MBIR multipurpose sodium-cooled fast neutron research reactor has reached a fresh milestone with the installation of the building's dome.

New Nuclear 17 October 2023


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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


TRIGA fuel supply resumes after 10-year hiatus

TRIGA fuel supply resumes after 10-year hiatus

The first shipment of research reactor fuel elements under a nine-year contract between the US Department of Energy and TRIGA International has arrived at Pennsylvania State University. Meanwhile, the original developer of the TRIGA research reactor has been awarded a design development services contract in support of a conceptual research reactor design for a new facility at Sandia National Laboratory.

Uranium & Fuel 04 October 2023


US microreactor apparatus begins tests

US microreactor apparatus begins tests

Tests now under way using an electric-powered prototype of the US Department of Energy's MARVEL microreactor will demonstrate the natural circulation that will be a critical part of the reactor's heat removal system.

New Nuclear 25 September 2023


Funding announced for Pallas research reactor

Funding announced for Pallas research reactor

Minister of Health, Welfare and Sport Ernst Kuipers has confirmed full funding has been allocated for the EUR1.68 billion (USD1.79 billion) estimated public investment required for the Pallas research reactor in Petten, the Netherlands.

New Nuclear 22 September 2023


US university builds facility for first-of-a-kind research reactor

US university builds facility for first-of-a-kind research reactor

The Gayle and Max Dillard Science and Engineering Research Center at Abilene Christian University in Texas will host the Nuclear Energy eXperimental Testing Laboratory and a first-of-a-kind advanced reactor facility.

New Nuclear 18 September 2023


Bolivia takes delivery of research reactor vessel

Bolivia takes delivery of research reactor vessel

The vessel of the research reactor that Russia is supplying to Bolivia has arrived at the construction site in El Alto. The Bolivian Nuclear Energy Agency said its arrival marks the project's transition from the construction phase to the equipment assembly phase.

New Nuclear 21 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


Refurb of Polish research reactor approved

Refurb of Polish research reactor approved

Poland's Council of Ministers has adopted a resolution on the modernisation of the MARIA nuclear research reactor, enabling its operation after 2027. The purpose of the modernisation is to ensure the operation of the reactor until at least 2050.

Corporate 22 June 2023