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Australian isotopes to compensate for closure of Canadian reactor
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 by Australia said on 11 November that it will increase its capacity to supply more nuclear medicine to local hospitals and to the rest of the world to prevent the closure of the...

NRG demonstrates new in-core expansion measurement technology
Wednesday, November 09, 2016 by The Nuclear Research and Consultancy Group (NRG) in the Netherlands has demonstrated the capability to measure material expansion during irradiation with micrometer accuracy...

Russian fuel qualifies for western research reactor
Wednesday, November 09, 2016 by Nuclear fuel made for the HFR research reactor in Petten, the Netherlands, by Russia’s Novosibirsk Chemical Concentrates Plant (NCCP), part of state nuclear corporation Rosatom’s...

Norway closes its research reactors
Thursday, October 20, 2016 by Norway’s two ageing nuclear research reactors, located in Halden and Kjeller, are to be shut down in what officials said was a “temporary” measure. Magazine Teknisk Ukeblad reported...

Russia’s NIIAR becomes international research centre
Tuesday, October 04, 2016 by The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on 26 September designated the Russian Research Institute of Atomic Reactors (NIIAR as the second International Centre for joint...

Russia’s NIIAR to become international research centre
Monday, August 29, 2016 by Russia and the International Atomic Energy Agency are to sign an agreement recognising the Research Institute of Atomic Reactors (NIIAR) in Dimitrovgrad as an international...

Ten-year anniversary for Australia’s Opal
Thursday, August 18, 2016 by Australia’s Open Pool Australian Light-water (Opal) nuclear research reactor at the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (Ansto), marked its tenth anniversary on...

Bolivia strengthens nuclear co-operation with Russia
Thursday, July 14, 2016 by Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom and the Ministry of Hydrocarbons and Energy of Bolivia on 8 July signed an agreement on the development of the construction project of...

South African research reactor upgraded
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 by South Africa’s Safari-1 nuclear research reactor has undergone a major upgrade supported by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

Kazakh research reactor converted to LEU
Monday, May 30, 2016 by Research reactor VVR-K at Kazakhstan’s Institute of Nuclear Physics of the National Nuclear Centre (INP NNC) has been upgraded and converted to use low enriched uranium (LEU) fuel....

US moves to expand Mo-99 production
Sunday, May 15, 2016 by US NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes has announced plans to quadruple its capacity for production of the medical radioisotope molybdenum-99 (Mo-99) at the University of Missouri...

Russia chooses NIKIET to design Bolivian nuclear centre
Friday, March 11, 2016 by Russia’s NA Dollezhal Research and Development Institute of Power Engineering (NIKIET) will be the designer of the research reactor for the planned Nuclear Research and Technology...

Growing interest in molten salt reactors
Monday, February 29, 2016 by Canada’s Terrestrial Energy said on 25 February that it is submitting its Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR) design to the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) for...

US to build medical isotope facility
Monday, February 29, 2016 by The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has granted a construction permit for a pilot "first-of-a-kind" medical isotope production facility. The licence will allow Shine...

Upgrading completed at Russia's PIK research reactor
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 by Russia's new high flux beam research reactor, PIK, at the BP Konstantinov Petersburg Nuclear Physics Institute (PIYaF), has been transferred to the customer after Titan-2...

France's Cabri Research Reactor achieves criticality
Friday, January 22, 2016 by France's Cabri research reactor at Cadarache has once again achieved criticality after several years of renovation and upgrading as part of the Cabri International Programme (CIP) for...

Tajikistan to refurbish research reactor
Tuesday, January 19, 2016 by Tajikistan's Academy of Sciences has started to implement the governmental programme to refurbish and restart the Argus-FTI research reactor, Academy President Farkhod Rahimi said on...

New projects to boost world Mo-99 production
Wednesday, October 07, 2015 by Construction is under way at the Lucas Heights campus on the Australian national nuclear research and development organisation's (ANSTO's) new, $168m Nuclear Medicine (ANM) plant.

Jamaica becomes HEU free
Tuesday, September 22, 2015 by The US National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) has removed the last 1kg of US-origin highly enriched uranium (HEU) from Jamaica's Slowpoke research reactor and returned...

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