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STEM: strengthening the skills pipeline Nicholas Morris discusses the importance of promoting STEM subjects within the nuclear industry.
The Magnox transformation Valerie Drake, former magnox waste strategy & permissioning manager, discusses the scope for cost reductions at UK magnox and research reactor sites.
Developing UAE’s nuclear workforce Education programmes run by Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation and Nawah Energy Company are supporting human capacity building in the UAE.
European insights into new nuclear Achieving new nuclear construction is one of the ‘great challenges’ in solving climate change, and requires new financial frameworks, Rumyana Vakarelska reports.
Weld repairs at Flamanville 3 The viability of Flamanville 3 steam generators depends on weld repairs. Rumyana Vakarelska reviews repair plans.
Browns Ferry: bigger and better Tennessee Valley Authority has completed a $475 million, multi-year extended power uprate at its Browns Ferry nuclear plant, adding 465MW to the grid, Caroline Peachey reports.
Suppliers leading the way Through the CANDU Owners Group (COG) supplier participant programme (SPP), suppliers have collaborated to develop an internationally-recognised approach to achieve stronger safety...
Best of both worlds The engineering programme at Canada’s Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) combines international best practice with home-grown innovations, Deena Waisberg explains.
Extending the life of Embalse Life extension of Nucleoeléctrica Argentina’s Embalse was completed in 2019. The project was directed by NA-SA, with the assistance of SNC-Lavalin. Tim Freeman and Gustavo Diaz give...
Activity in America NEI reviews recent developments in North and Latin America as it publishes a map of nuclear power plants in the region.
Decarbonisation opportunity Europe’s policymakers and nuclear industry are missing a unique opportunity to tackle the climate emergency. Andrew Fawthrop reports
Reaching a new standard UK-based TSP Engineering has become the first company globally to achieve the ISO 19443 certification.
Making nuclear ‘lean’ Global management consultancy Arthur D. Little asserts that nuclear plants generally do not operate at their technical and economic optimum. The authors say the solution lies in...
Real-time BWR accident simulation Nuclear utilities can achieve a higher standard of containment safety by applying real-time models for severe accident analysis, says Gill Grady.
Top nuclear power stories of 2019 Summary of the top nuclear power stories of 2019, from the startup of the world's first floating nuclear power plant to decommissioning progress at Chernobyl and Fukushima.
Overcoming obsolescence The UK is embarking on a renaissance of its nuclear infrastructure. But for the foreseeable future, the technology of an earlier generation will continue to underpin its civil...
Get your priorities right Managing data transmission in the instrumentation and control system to give priority data directly related to the security function reduces the load on the main channels and improves...
Keep your finger on the Pulse A new partnership hopes to improve both the technologies and the methods used for condition monitoring in nuclear facilities, say Romain Desgeorge and Hash Hashemian.
Loviisa goes virtual Finnish utility Fortum has developed a fully dynamic and interactive virtual reality control room for training operators at Loviisa, Caroline Peachey reports.
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