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Keeping a record Nuclear decommissioning is a complex process involving a range of stakeholders and creating an array of paper, digital and other records that need to be preserved to support...
Virtual simulation for Chinese plant China is using virtual reality and process modelling to create a virtual simulation system to train nuclear power plant operators and managers. By Yang Cheng, Li Ang, Chen Zhi, Min...
SGs dismantled at Mülheim-Kärlich Bilfinger has successfully dismantled two 450t steam generators at Germany’s Mülheim-Kärlich nuclear power plant, marking an important decommissioning milestone
First Light gives it its best shot First Light Fusion believes its new plant design for projectile-based inertial fusion, with a lower frequency of shots, but higher fusion energy yield per shot, could result in...
Aneel and its appeal Researchers at Texas A&M and the US Department of Energy’s Idaho National Laboratory have partnered with Clean Core Thorium Energy to fabricate a proprietary thorium-based nuclear...
Confidence in copper coating A research review by Canada’s Nuclear Waste Management Organization found that copper coating undergoes little corrosion and can maintain its role in containment of nuclear fuel
INPRO: 20 years on Twenty years after it was established, we speak to Brian D. Boyer about the future of the International Project on Innovative Nuclear Reactors and Fuel Cycles (INPRO)
The social costs of plant closure A report from US-based Nuclear Decommissioning Collaborative examines the socioeconomic impacts of decommissioning on nuclear plant host communities
Twin benefits A combined tool for removal of pressure tubes and calandria tubes can help reduce outage duration, cut cost and improve safety in Candu refurbishments
Radionuclide removal using graphene oxide Russian researchers have adapted graphene to improve its ability to remove radionuclides from water
Why close Hinkley Point B early? After nearly 45 years of quietly helping to power Britain, a proactive decision has been taken to move Hinkley Point B into the defuelling phase
Supporting Jordan The European Union has completed a cooperation project to enhance radiation safety and the safe management of radioactive waste in Jordan
U-Battery progress U-Battery’s parallel development in the UK and Canada is hitting milestones toward first-of-a-kind operation in 2028. Jacquie Hoornweg reports
Innovation for sustainable recovery in Europe Could small modular reactors have a role in supporting Europe’s green recovery plans? Rumyana Vakarelska reports
JAWS 2.0 for remote retrieval A new retrieval tool can save nuclear plants outage time, radiation exposure and money, says Bruce Pellegrino
Empowered by fusion Matt Gallimore speaks to NEI about Assystem’s work on nuclear fusion
Nuclear energy and COP26 Tim Yeo reflects on 2020 and looks ahead to COP26 in November 2021
Fusion projects make progress in 2020 China’s HL-2M tokamak fusion reactor in Chengdu, Sichuan Province has finally been commissioned, while South Korea’s K-STAR fusion reactor has broken its own record for plasma...
Nuclear at a crossroads Nuclear Engineering International sits down to interview Sama Bilbao y Leon, the newly appointed director general of the World Nuclear Association, exploring Sama’s background, her...
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