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Naarea and Thorizon team up on molten salt reactors

Naarea and Thorizon team up on molten salt reactors

Naarea of France and Thorizon of the Netherlands have signed a strategic partnership agreement to advance the development of molten salt reactors in Europe.

New Nuclear 12 February 2024


Dutch initiative to boost nuclear workforce

Dutch initiative to boost nuclear workforce

With the Netherlands planning an expansion of its use of nuclear energy, various parties in the Dutch nuclear and education sectors have signed a declaration of intent aimed at boosting vocational education in nuclear technology.

New Nuclear 17 January 2024


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Feasibility study for Korean reactors at Borssele

Feasibility study for Korean reactors at Borssele

Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power has been contracted to conduct a feasibility study into the construction of two Korean-supplied reactors at the Borssele nuclear power plant site in the Netherlands. The contract comes as the South Korean and Dutch governments sign a memorandum of understanding to cooperate on nuclear energy.

New Nuclear 14 December 2023


Urenco to expand capacity at Dutch facility

Urenco to expand capacity at Dutch facility

Uranium enrichment services provider Urenco has announced plans to increase capacity at its plant in Almelo in the Netherlands by 15% in response to new commitments from customers.

Uranium & Fuel 14 December 2023


Contractor selected for Pallas reactor

Contractor selected for Pallas reactor

Following a tender procedure, Spanish construction firm FCC Construcción has been contracted to build the Pallas research reactor at the Energy & Health Campus in Petten, the Netherlands.

New Nuclear 07 December 2023


Collaboration widens for Rolls-Royce SMRs in the Netherlands

Collaboration widens for Rolls-Royce SMRs in the Netherlands

Dutch construction firm BAM Infra Nederland has agreed to collaborate with ULC-Energy and Rolls-Royce SMR on the deployment of a fleet of Rolls-Royce SMRs in the Netherlands.

New Nuclear 08 November 2023


Construction under way of new Dutch radwaste facility

Construction under way of new Dutch radwaste facility

Work has begun on the Multifunctional Storage Building - a new storage building for low and intermediate-level waste - in Nieuwdorp, in the municipality of Borssele, in the Netherlands, the Central Organisation for Radioactive Waste announced.

Waste & Recycling 31 October 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


IAEA team completes Dutch regulatory review

IAEA team completes Dutch regulatory review

The Netherlands has demonstrated its commitment to continuous improvement in 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 19 June 2023


Dutch regulator approves multi-functional storage facility

Dutch regulator approves multi-functional storage facility

The Authority for Nuclear Safety and Radiation Protection has granted the final permit to the Central Organisation for Radioactive Waste for the construction of a new multi-functional storage building for low and intermediate-level waste at its site in Nieuwdorp, in the municipality of Borssele, the Netherlands.

Waste & Recycling 02 June 2023