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Slow progress for Iter
Thursday, September 15, 2016 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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...

Amec Foster Wheeler bags ITER robotics contract
Monday, May 11, 2015 The European Domestic Agency, Fusion for Energy has awarded Amec Foster Wheeler a €70 million contact to deliver the Neutral Beam Cell Remote Handling System for the ITER fusion reactor.

Work begins on ITER central solenoid
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 US-based General Atomics has started work to build the 1000t central solenoid for the international ITER fusion project.

Bernard Bigot becomes new ITER director general
Monday, March 09, 2015 The ITER Council has appointed Dr. Bernard Bigot of France as the next Director-General of the ITER Organization.

JET reliability survey underway
Monday, November 10, 2014 UK-based engineering consultancy Idom Merebrook announced it has been awarded a contract to carry out a reliability survey of the support systems for the Joint European Torus at...

ITER walls ready to rise
Wednesday, November 05, 2014 ITER, the international fusion project, has entered a new phase of construction following the completion of the concrete basemat that will support the tokamak complex.

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