New News information at Nuclear Engineering International New and updated information from News listed on en-us New News information at Nuclear Engineering International India restarts upgraded Apsara research reactor by <br/> <br/> Nine years after Apsara, India’s first and oldest research reactor was shut down, the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) on 10 September launched the Apsara-upgraded (U). Wed, 19 Sep 2018 23:00:00 GMT Framatome to modernise I&C at 32 French reactors by <br/> <br/> Framatome has announced that it will be upgrading the instrumentation & control (I&C) system on EDF's 900MWe reactor fleet in France. Wed, 19 Sep 2018 23:00:00 GMT Tepco to build new seawall at Fukushim by <br/> <br/> Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) has announced that it will build a 600-metre-long seawall to strengthen protection against tsunami at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. Wed, 19 Sep 2018 23:00:00 GMT EDF apprentices to be trained at Bridgwater college by <br/> <br/> Bridgwater & Taunton College, the principal delivery arm of the National College for Nuclear, Southern Hub (NCfN), has signed a five-year contract to train EDF Energy's maintenance apprentices from across the UK. Wed, 19 Sep 2018 14:50:00 GMT Contract signed for Akkuyu NPP automated control systems by <br/> <br/> JSC Rusatom Automated Control Systems (RASU), and JSC Akkuyu Nuklear on 17 September signed a contract for the supply of automated process control systems for four units of the Akkuyu nuclear plant under construction in Turkey. Wed, 19 Sep 2018 13:52:00 GMT Hualong One simulator installed and China’s Fuqing by <br/> <br/> The full-scope simulator for the Chinese-developed Hualong One reactor has been installed for Fuqing 3&6 in Fujian province, China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) announced on 14 September. Wed, 19 Sep 2018 13:47:00 GMT Cavendish Nuclear starts installing waste plant at Berkeley by <br/> <br/> The UK’s Cavendish Nuclear has begun installing a new waste treatment plant to support continued remediation at the site of the Berkeley nuclear plant – the world’s first commercial plant. Wed, 19 Sep 2018 13:42:00 GMT New test facility launched to support Bruce Power refurbishment by <br/> <br/> Canada’s ATS Automation Tooling Systems (ATS) and Bruce Power on 12 September formally launched the opening of the Major Component Replacement (MCR) Integration testing facility at the ATS Cambridge campus. Wed, 19 Sep 2018 13:35:00 GMT US Oyster Creek NPP closes by <br/> <br/> After over 49 years, the single unit Oyster Creek Generating Station in New Jersey, the oldest US commercial nuclear plant, was powered down on 17 September. Mon, 17 Sep 2018 23:00:00 GMT OPPD considers a new decommissioning strategy for Fort Calhoun by <br/> <br/> Omaha Public Power District (OPPD) is considering a "timely, more economical approach" to decommissioning its Fort Calhoun nuclear plant in Nebraska. Mon, 17 Sep 2018 08:55:00 GMT