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Hot topic: the future of fusion
09 February, 2017
Ian Chapman, CEO of the UK Atomic Energy Authority, discusses the...
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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...

Colossal guardian 09 February, 2017 As the New Safe Confinement over the Chernobyl nuclear power plant reactor building has been skidded, Sotiris Kanaris looks back at the process of construction and installation...

Funding challenges 09 February, 2017 New build funding challenges have seen much debate in recent years, not least the one surrounding the UK’s plans for its nuclear power infrastructure. Patrick Reynolds reports on an...

Steaming ahead 02 February, 2017 Japan starts to push ahead with a steam generator modernisation programme. But as Rumyana Vakarelska reports challenges lie ahead and the regulations faced are complex.

Waste not, want not 02 February, 2017 GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy have developed the sodium-cooled fast reactor PRISM to advanced conceptual design, and the design is ready to start undergoing the regulatory process. Once...

Learning from the future 02 February, 2017 The skills shortage in the nuclear profession is well documented and recruitment practices are slowly adjusting to meet it. However, one of the biggest concerns is the depleting number...

Ukraine’s power game 02 February, 2017 The situation in Eastern Europe has change dramatically in recent months with the political landscape shifting as much as the territorial one. As Rumyana Vakarelska reveals...

Chain reactions 02 February, 2017 Vyacheslav Pershukov, deputy director general of Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom, discusses his, and his organisation’s hopes for the multipurpose fast research reactor and...

En guard 02 February, 2017 Specialising in the design and manufacture of temporary security fencing, Blok N Mesh UK Ltd has developed an on-ground fence system to meet the demanding security requirements of...

The next POWER generation 01 February, 2017 As plans for new nuclear reactors with a design life of 60 years become a reality, how is the industry faring in planning its workforce development for the decades ahead and what are...

PRISM: Waste not, want not 29 January, 2017 GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy have developed the sodium-cooled fast reactor PRISM to advanced conceptual design, and the design is ready to start undergoing the regulatory process. Once...

Route to success 22 January, 2017 Decommissioning a complex experimental nuclear site like Dounreay requires a training strategy that will yield a unique blend of skills. NEI interviewed young people starting...


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