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US GEH signs agreement with Vietnam
US-based GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Vietnam Atomic Energy Agency (VAEA) "aimed at enhancing the agency's understanding...
ECITB takes on new nuclear sector manager
The UK's Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) has appointed Steve Barrett as the new sector manager for nuclear.
New UK nuclear skills collaboration
Three leading players on the nuclear skills landscape have joined forces to sign a new collaborative agreement that promotes the highest standards of professionalism across the...
UK launches nuclear degree apprenticeships
The UK government has announced the roll out of nine new industry-designed Degree Apprenticeships, including one focused on nuclear engineering. The new initiative will lead to...
Rosatom signs training agreement with Hungary
Russia's state atomic energy corporation, Rosatom, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Human Capacities of Hungary to cooperate on personnel training in...
UK industry takes on new recruits
Sellafield Ltd has taken on 170 new apprentices, a record intake for the UK's largest nuclear site. Almost a quarter of the apprentices are female - seven times the national average...
Sellafield leads development of nuclear apprenticeship standards
Following government approval, Sellafield Sites Ltd, supported by the National Skills Academy Nuclear (NSAN) is leading the development of three trailblazer apprenticeship standards...
Less than a week remains to enter the second annual Nuclear Engineering International training awards. The deadline is Monday 15 September.
Nuclear Engineering contributor named ANS fellow
H. M. (Hash) Hashemian, founder of Analysis and Measurement Services Corporation (AMS) in Knoxville, Tennessee, has been granted the highest membership grade of the American Nuclear Society.
L-3 supplies training solution for St Lucie
Florida Power & Light Company has selected L-3 MAPPS to supply a part-task trainer for the St. Lucie nuclear power plant.
Supply chain apprentices tour Sellafield project
Apprentices from Nuclear Engineering Services (NES) and TIS Cumbria Limited (TIS) travelled to Sellafield Site Limited to tour the Magnox Swarf Storage Silos (MSSS) area.
Long-running HEPA filter testing course returns in August
High-efficiency particulate air filtration (HEPA) systems are the last line of defence to keep radioactive material from entering the environment and potentially causing harm to...
International nuclear training awards now accepting entries
The second annual Nuclear Engineering International magazine nuclear training awards is now accepting entries. The awards were launched to recognize excellence in the...
DOE commits $5m for nuclear education
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded over $5 million for 42 undergraduate scholarships and 33 graduate fellowships to students pursuing nuclear science and engineering degrees.
Singapore launches $63m nuclear training programme
The government of Singapore has announced $63 million of funding over the next five years for a Nuclear Safety Research and Education Programme (NSREP).
ENEC inaugurates Barakah training centre
The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has inaugurated its Simulator Training Center (STC) at Barakah in the western region of Abu Dhabi - the site of the UAE's nuclear...
UK celebrates first graduates of the Certificate of Nuclear Professionalism
Four employees of Magnox Ltd, which is responsible for managing ten UK nuclear sites on behalf of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, have been awarded the Certificate of...
Sellafield appoints PM apprentices
Sellafield Ltd, the company responsible for safely decommissioning the UK’s nuclear legacy, has recruited 10 project management apprentices as part of the Association for...
Chinese engineers receive training in nuclear project managment
The engineering division of China's National Nuclear Corp has appointed AREVA to train its teams in the management of major nuclear projects.
NEI magazine Training Awards shortlist released
Twenty-five nuclear training programmes have been shortlisted for the first annual NEI magazine training awards. The shortlisted courses represent some of the best training courses in...