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Prairie Island: putting CZT on the map
23 March, 2017
New radiation monitoring devices at the Prairie Island nuclear plant in...
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Nuclear cracks are beginning to show 21 March, 2017 Financial problems and technical issues continue to beset companies who want to build new nuclear plants in the UK. Janet Wood and Caroline Peachey summarise the issues.

Dealing with damaged fuel 21 March, 2017 A new process to encapsulate defective fuel rods is being trialled at Doel in Belgium. By Kay Muenchow

Exiting Euratom 21 March, 2017 NEI looks at the impact of Britain’s withdrawal from Euratom, gauging reactions from the nuclear industry.

Nuclear power in the USA 21 March, 2017 President Donald Trump’s first few weeks in office have been a whirlwind of activity. When it comes to nuclear power, there has been some positive momentum with key industry...

In-situ cable condition monitoring 08 March, 2017 Elongation at Break (EAB), measuring the tensile properties of insulation, is the standard technique for determining the remaining useful life of a cable. It is laboratory-based...

The hidden powers of molybdenum 08 March, 2017 Imparting greatly increase corrosion resistance to stainless steel, molybdenum is making an ongoing positive contribution to radioactive waste management around the world. By Alan Hughes

Isotope separation by selective migration 08 March, 2017 Nuclear wastewater is typically quite low in radioactive activity, but almost all of the activity must be removed before disposal. All current processes to remove the activity...

Debating disposal 08 March, 2017 Radwaste management remains a focus of attention and contention. Report by Patrick Reynolds

Getting innovation into decommissioning 03 March, 2017 Decommissioning a nuclear facility is an extremely costly and technically challenging project to undertake. However, advances in technology are leading to new and innovative practices...

LaserSnake: Getting innovation into decommissioning 01 March, 2017 Decommissioning a nuclear facility is an extremely costly and technically challenging project to undertake. However, advances in technology are leading to new and innovative practices...

Hot topic: the future of fusion 09 February, 2017 Ian Chapman, CEO of the UK Atomic Energy Authority, discusses the long running multi-million pound MAST Upgrade project and what he believes it will lead to in coming years.

Slow burn 09 February, 2017 We review the key developments in nuclear fusion over the last 12 months. In addition to progress on the international Iter project, there have been achievements in China, South Korea...


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