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The power of Brexit
18 January, 2017
The UK’s departure from the European Union is sure to be long and complex,...
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Power for the people 14 December, 2016 The US generates more nuclear power than any other country in the North American region with 99 plants currently operational. In this country focus industry analysis provider...

Project Decom 14 December, 2016 Joe Smetanka, managing director of the Hematite Decommissioning Project for Westinghouse Electric Company, discusses the project, the challenges it posed and how the company worked...

History in the making 14 December, 2016 Now seven decades on from the 1946 Atomic Energy Control Act, Canada’s safety regulator has summed up its work in today’s world, including finishing post-Fukushima actions and major...

Moving forward 14 December, 2016 The transportation of nuclear products has been going on for many years. But as Andrew Tunnicliffe reports it continues to face a variety of challenges today as the world evolves.

Record breaker, but for how long? 14 December, 2016 Avoiding the headlines is the aim for most of us but when they come for the right reasons then it’s not such a bad thing. The UK’s Heysham nuclear power facility made headline news –...

Chain reactions 13 December, 2016 The products and services procured during the build and lifetime of a nuclear plant are many and varied, and highly regulated. Ensuring a trusted and secure supply chain is essential...

Flow of knowledge 13 December, 2016 Water chemistry in nuclear plants is a key area of recent focus in research and discussions internationally reports Patrick Reynolds.

Then and now 13 December, 2016 The IAEA’s latest report on research reactors is focused on the TRIGA type, reviewing their past and future. Patrick Reynolds delves into the report and shares his thoughts.

Russia – a few world firsts 17 November, 2016 In late September the International Atomic Energy Agency held its 60th General Conference in Vienna. Judith Perera attended the event, grabbing time with energy leaders from Russia....

Engaging with BIM 17 November, 2016 The use of BIM is growing in a range of activities in the international nuclear sector as Patrick Reynolds reported in the last edition of NEI. He talks to BIM specialists to find out...

Simulating the future 17 November, 2016 Rumyana Vakarelska discusses how the experience of Fukushima has led the country’s power generators to introduce more training programmes based around simulators and asks whether they...

Shifting landscapes 17 November, 2016 Safety must not just to be maintained, there needs to be a conscious effort to improve it and to learn from the lessons of the past. The Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) reported in 2013...


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