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Viewpoint: A historic moment for the UAE

Viewpoint: A historic moment for the UAE

Mohamed Al Hammadi, CEO of Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation, describes the significance of the recent start-up of the first nuclear power unit in the Arab world.

Perspectives 10 August 2020


Kazakhstan, UAE plan closer ties in nuclear fuel cycle

Kazakhstan, UAE plan closer ties in nuclear fuel cycle

Galymzhan Pirmatov and Mohamed Al Hammadi (Kazatomprom) 68x48Kazakh uranium producer KazAtomProm and Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation in the peaceful use of nuclear fuel and power generation. The MOU was signed in Astana on 5 September by Galymzhan Pirmatov, CEO of KazAtomProm and Mohamed Al Hammadi, CEO of Enec.

Nuclear Policies 11 September 2017


Completed Barakah 1 awaits permission to load fuel

Completed Barakah 1 awaits permission to load fuel

Barakah 1 dome (Enec) 71x48Initial construction has been completed at the UAE's first power reactor, Barakah 1. The operating company, Nawah Energy Company, must gain approval from national regulators before the final stage of loading fuel and bringing it into service.

New Nuclear 05 May 2017


UAE 'strong' on nuclear security, says IAEA

UAE 'strong' on nuclear security, says IAEA

The United Arab Emirates has undertaken "strong and sustainable" nuclear security activities, an International Atomic Energy Agency team of experts has concluded. The Vienna-based agency carried out a two-week International Physical Protection Advisory Service mission at the UAE government's request.

Regulation & Safety 11 November 2016


Hungary signs cooperation accords with UAE

Hungary signs cooperation accords with UAE

Hungary-UAE March 2016 - 48Hungary has signed agreements with the United Arab Emirates covering nuclear energy and other sectors, the country's foreign ministry announced on 2 March. The documents were signed during Hungarian minister of foreign affairs and trade Péter Szijjártó's two-day visit to Dubai and Abu Dhabi this week.

Nuclear Policies 03 March 2016


Australia all set to supply uranium to the UAE

Australia all set to supply uranium to the UAE

Australia-UAE agreement finalized - 48Australia has finalized its nuclear cooperation agreement with the United Arab Emirates and will now supply uranium for use in the Middle Eastern country's developing nuclear power program. The announcement today, by the office of Australia's minister for foreign affairs, Julie Bishop, followed news last week that the Australia-India nuclear cooperation agreement had also been completed.

Nuclear Policies 25 November 2015


Approval for next UAE nuclear units

Approval for next UAE nuclear units

As regulatory approval is granted for the construction of Barakah units 3 and 4, the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation has stepped up efforts to develop a skilled Emirati workforce to staff the country's growing nuclear sector.

New Nuclear 16 September 2014


Transparency key for UAE

Transparency key for UAE

Al Hammadi WNA Sympo 2014 48Transparency is a key watchword behind the United Arab Emirates' program to build its first nuclear power plant, Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation chief Mohamed Al Hammadi told the World Nuclear Association's 2014 Annual Symposium.

New Nuclear 11 September 2014


Lloyd's joins Lightbridge in the UAE

Lloyd's joins Lightbridge in the UAE

Lightbridge Corporation and Lloyd's Register Energy have won a contract to provide quality assurance, safety and construction inspection services to the Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation in the United Arab Emirates.

Regulation & Safety 11 August 2014