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Chinese research reactor converted to LEU
Wednesday, March 30, 2016 China’s first Miniature Neutron Sources Reactor (MNSR) has passed all tests and has started operating at full power after being modified to use low enriched uranium (LEU) as...

Finland allocates funds for training for Hanhikivi NPP
Monday, February 29, 2016 Finland is to allocate €700,000 ($770,000) to train the potential labour pool to be used in the construction of the Hanhikivi NPP to be build in the north of the country, the Ministry...

Atomic Energy Information Centre opened in Kazakhstan
Monday, December 07, 2015 An Atomic Energy Information Centre (AEIC) has been inaugurated in Astana, Kazakhstan, with financial support from Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom within the framework...

US GEH signs agreement with Vietnam
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 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
Friday, July 10, 2015 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
Thursday, April 30, 2015 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
Thursday, March 19, 2015 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
Friday, February 20, 2015 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
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 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
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 Following government approval, Sellafield Sites Ltd, supported by the National Skills Academy Nuclear (NSAN) is leading the development of three trailblazer apprenticeship standards...

Training awards
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 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
Wednesday, September 03, 2014 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
Friday, August 22, 2014 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
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 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
Friday, July 11, 2014 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
Tuesday, July 01, 2014 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
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 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
Thursday, April 24, 2014 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
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 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
Thursday, January 16, 2014 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...

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