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Keeping it contained
21 June, 2017
Jirí Žd’árek gives an overview of the European research on in-vessel...
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Powering Russia 15 June, 2017 Despite a slowdown in electricity growth, Russia is proceeding with life extension of its existing units as well as construction of advanced designs. By Judith Perera

Russian NPP-2006: a new generation of safety 15 June, 2017 Russia’s latest reactor design has recently started up at the Novovoronezh site. Rosatom introduces the reactor safety systems for the VVER-1200 unit.

Nuclear realpolitik 14 June, 2017 With cheap finance and advanced technology, could Russia solve Britain’s nuclear energy crisis? By Ian Jackson

Checking up on Chashma 09 June, 2017 Modern surveillance and monitoring techniques have been employed at Pakistan’s Chashma nuclear power plant for safety and ageing management. By Muhammad Haroon, Zafar Kazmi, Saleem A. Ansari

Inspection innovation 09 June, 2017 Europe’s Joint Research Centre has helped validate a new method for sampling uranium hexafluoride (UF6), which could be cheaper and safer than the current process used in...

Going with the flow 09 June, 2017 The inspection of service water systems for signs of corrosion, degradation, leakage areas, sediment or debris buildup, and biofouling are an important part of nuclear...

Construction gathers pace 09 June, 2017 At a recent conference on European nuclear power, details on the start of construction at EDF Energy’s £18 billion 3200MW Hinkley Point C power station gave some cause for optimism to...

Tackling legacy contamination 08 June, 2017 Dr Horst Monken-Fernandes* explains how the IAEA is working to help with environmental remediation of legacy sites.

Fukushima today 08 June, 2017 Takafumi Ihara gives an update on the Fukushima decommissioning work and the key challenges including management of contaminated water, and removal of spent fuel.

Can SIAL be big in Japan? 08 June, 2017 At nuclear power plants in Slovakia and the Czech Republic, SIAL has proved its worth as a way of solidifying problematic waste streams. Now it could soon make its debut at Fukushima...

From plans to action 08 June, 2017 IAEA specialist Patrick O’Sullivan* speaks to NEI about the Agency’s work in nuclear decommissioning, D&D strategies around the world and current trends.

Going with the flow 08 June, 2017 The inspection of service water systems for signs of corrosion, degradation, leakage areas, sediment or debris buildup, and biofouling are an important part of nuclear...


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