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Iter Robotics Contract signed
Thursday, November 03, 2016 by Fusion for Energy (F4E), the European Union (EU) organisation managing Europe’s contribution to the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (Iter), on 31 October signed a...

US MIT sets new fusion record
Thursday, October 20, 2016 by The Massachusetts Institute of Technology's (MIT’s) Alcator C-Mod tokamak nuclear fusion reactor on 30 September set a new world record for plasma pressure of 2.05 atmospheres. This...

Materials testing for Iter components
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 by NRG at Petten in the Netherlands is preparing to use its high-flux reactor (HFR) to test the operation, integrity and quality of the “first wall” that will shield the nuclear...

ITER costs soar
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 by Construction of the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) in southern France is costing almost four times the original estimate, but the ITER project's new head says...

Slow progress for Iter
Thursday, September 15, 2016 by The organisation overseeing construction of the estimated €15bn (about $16bn) International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (Iter) in southern France has agreed to look at...

EU, Japan and Russia are biggest contributors to Iter
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 by The European Union’s Euratom Community provided the largest share of financing for the estimated €15bn ($16bn) International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (Iter) project in...

ITER contract for South Korea
Friday, July 22, 2016 by South Korea's Hyundai Heavy Industries has won an order worth $101.6m to supply two more vacuum vessel sectors for the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER)...

Iran looks to ITER
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 by Iran and France have agreed to work on an international nuclear fusion project, Behrouz Kamalvandi, spokesman of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), told Fars news agency on...

ITER first plasma delayed by five years
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 by At its meeting in Saint-Paul-lez-Durance in France on June 15-16 Council of the ITER Organisation approved the Resource-Loaded Integrated Schedule of the ITER Project which sets...

Work continues at Iter despite budget problems
Friday, April 15, 2016 by The installation of six water detritiation tanks, part of the water detritiation system at the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (Iter) under construction at Cadarache...

Iter criticised by EU on funding
Wednesday, April 06, 2016 by International nuclear fusion project Iter failed to justify its use of European Union (EU) funding in 2014 to the satisfaction of the EU's Budgetary Control Committee, the...

China claims fusion breakthrough
Tuesday, February 09, 2016 by Scientists at China's Institute of Plasma Physics in Hefei Jiangsu province, reported on 3 February that experiments on their Experimental Advanced Superconducting Tokamak (EAST)...

First hydrogen plasma from German stellarator
Friday, February 05, 2016 by Scientists at Germany's Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics in Greifswald on 4 February generated the first hydrogen plasma at the Wendelstein 7-X stellarator, the world's largest...

More contracts for Iter
Friday, January 22, 2016 by UK-based Amec Foster Wheeler has signed a framework contract to supply maintenance and remote handling services to the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (Iter)...

German fusion device achieves first plasma
Monday, December 14, 2015 by First plasma has been produced at the Wendelstein 7-X, the world's largest stellarator-type fusion device, at Germany's Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics (IPP) in Greifswald....

More progress on Iter
Monday, December 07, 2015 by Fusion for Energy (F4E), the organisation which administers Europe's contribution to the Iter project, said the Japanese Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) has completed the onsite assembly...

Iter gets first part of its bioshield
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 by Workers at the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (Iter) under construction in Cadarache, southern France, took some 15 hours to pour 600 cubic metres of concrete...

Siemens to work on ITER neutral beam injectors
Wednesday, October 14, 2015 by Fusion for Energy, the European Union organisation managing Europe's contribution to ITER says it has started collaborating with Siemens on the development of three High Voltage...

Energid provides software for tokamak inspection robot
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 by Energid Technologies has deployed its Actin software on the Articulated Inspection Arm (AIA) robot, which is being developed by jointly by French and Chinese research institutes...

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