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Canada focuses on SMRs
19 April, 2018
Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) on 18 April invited small modular...
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USA pushes reactor deal with India
Thursday, April 19, 2018 US Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on 17 April, during a visit to in New Delhi, that Washington is seeking to complete the long-awaited Westinghouse nuclear reactor deal for...

NRG to collaborate on Swedish lead-cooled reactor
Monday, April 16, 2018 Netherlands-based NRG announced on 11 April that it had begun a multi-year collaboration for safety analysis of the SEALER (Swedish Advanced Lead Reactor - a small modular lead...

Waste container erupts at US Idaho site
Monday, April 16, 2018 The US Department of Energy (DOE) said on 12 April that a 55-gallon (208-litre) barrel of radioactive waste had ruptured the previous day at site that includes the Idaho...

New legislation allows New Jersey nuclear plants to continue operating
Monday, April 16, 2018 The US state of New Jersey on 12 April passed legislation to prevent the premature closure its Hope Creek and Salem nuclear power plants.

Rosenergoatom to offer database and documentation support
Thursday, April 12, 2018 Russian nuclear utility, Rosenergoatom (part of state nuclear corporation Rosatom) is offering a new business product to foreign markets providing a service for the formation of...

Rolls-Royce wins modernisation contracts in China
Thursday, April 12, 2018 UK-based Rolls-Royce on 6 April signed a contract to modernise control rod system equipment in 14 of China General Nuclear Power Corporation’s (CGN’s) CPR1000 NPP units in China. It...

Iran reveals nuclear achievements
Thursday, April 12, 2018 Iran on 9 April announced 83 nuclear-related achievements during a ceremony marking the 12th National Nuclear Technology Day. President Hassan Rouhani unveiled five domestic...

Mayak to defuel old Beloyarsk reactors
Thursday, April 12, 2018 Russia’s Production Association Mayak (part of state nuclear corporation Rosatom) has begun the planned removal of used nuclear fuel from two decommissioned AMB reactor units at...

US DOE approves three building for Uranium Processing Facility
Thursday, April 12, 2018 The US Department of Energy (DOE) has approved construction of three main buildings of the $6.5bn Uranium Processing Facility (UPF) project in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. The...

India’s Reliance Infra wins Kudankulam contract
Thursday, April 12, 2018 India’s Reliance Infra on 9 April won an EPC contract worth INR10.81bn ($165.5m) from Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL) related to the construction of units 3 and 4 of...

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