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IAEA and Rosatom to support nuclear infrastructure development
24 April, 2017
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Costs as expected for Finnish repository
Monday, April 24, 2017 Early construction contracts for Finland’s final deep geologic radioactive waste repository indicate costs meet expectations, but commodity price rises remain a long term risk,...

PSEG Nuclear forms partnership with Sargent & Lundy
Sunday, April 23, 2017 PSEG Nuclear and design engineering company Sargent & Lundy LLC on 18 April announced they have entered into an alliance agreement for ongoing engineering services for the US Salem...

US DOE asked to end transfers of uranium to the market
Sunday, April 23, 2017 The Uranium Producers of America (UPA) has called on the US Department of Energy (DOE) to halt transfers of federal excess uranium inventory until the uranium market recovers.

US Maryland University gets new fuel for its research reactor
Thursday, April 20, 2017 The University of Maryland will be able to continue operating its Triga research reactor thanks to the first of several shipments of lightly irradiated fuel from the US Department...

French regulator lists conditions for operation of Le Creusot Forge
Thursday, April 20, 2017 France's nuclear safety authority, Autorité de Sûreté Nucléaire (ASN), has detailed the conditions to be satisfied, before Areva can resume operations at its Le Creusot forge, which...

Hungary appoints minister for Paks II
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 Hungary has appointed János Süli, mayor of the town of Paks, as minister responsible for the supervision of the construction and eventual commissioning of the planned two-unit Paks NPP.

Finland Greens look to nuclear
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 Four Green Party candidates in Finland have retracted a long-standing opposition to nuclear power, noting that the government's “current bio-energy policy is … a disaster for both...

BWXT Canada wins contract at Darlington NPP
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 BWXT Canada has been awarded a $55m contract to supply feeder pipes for the Darlington nuclear power plant in Canada.

More delays for India’s fast reactor
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 India’s Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) told the Deccan Herald on 18 April that the middle of 2018 was now being looked at as a more realistic target for commissioning the...

Russia plans to boost nuclear power generation
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 Russian nuclear utility Rosenergoatom, part of state nuclear corporation Rosatom, plans to increase generation from its nuclear fleet to 201.1TWh in 2017, up from 196.4TWh in 2016...

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