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Nuclear development in Brazil
16 September, 2020
Judith Perera reports on Nuclear Engineering International’s recent...
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Reaching new areas 16 September, 2020 UK companies demonstrate how an innovative robotic solution transforms their capability to locate and sample hard-to-reach nuclear waste

Intelligent approach to improve O&M 10 September, 2020 A US-funded programme is working to develop digital technologies that could improve operations and lower maintenance costs for the next generation of nuclear power plants

JT-60SA: ready to support ITER 09 September, 2020 The world’s largest superconducting tokamak JT-60SA has been completed in Japan and is targeting first plasma later this year

Decommissioning: All in it together 03 September, 2020 Sharing decommissioning best practice between oil and gas, offshore wind and nuclear facilities has yielded promising areas for future work in the UK, Jeremy Gordon reports

Designs heat up in Asia 02 September, 2020 Japan, China and South Korea are all developing high-temperature reactors, while Indonesia has ambitious plans. Judith Perera reports

Helping hand for Fuqing 27 August, 2020 The World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO), is helping two new Hualong One reactors under construction at China’s Fuqing nuclear power plant to achieve a safe and reliable startup

Poland’s plans for nuclear power 26 August, 2020 Poland is planning to have between 6GW and 9GW of nuclear capacity in operation by 2045, replacing coal-fired plants. By Rumyana Vakarelska

Benefits of blockchain for safeguards 20 August, 2020 Does blockchain offer new opportunities for safeguards of nuclear materials? A prototype developed for Stuk, Finland’s nuclear regulator, lays a foundation for improving data...

New, clear vision 19 August, 2020 Nuclear Engineering International talks to José Larios, CEO of the newly-formed Celeros Flow Technology, about the company’s nuclear credentials and what it is like to launch a...

Looking beyond Hinkley Point C 13 August, 2020 Recent reports call for development of both large and small-scale nuclear power plants in the UK, but cost reductions and a new approach to financing will be key.

Pressure vessel removal at Bohunice 12 August, 2020 Slovakia’s nuclear and decommissioning company Javys has completed one of the most complex operations of the Jaslovské Bohunice V1 decommissioning project, removal of the reactor...

Legal framework for nuclear ships 06 August, 2020 Iris Bjelica Vlajić discusses the legal framework and grounds for indemnity for nuclear ships

Optimus: a versatile option 05 August, 2020 NAC International’s new Optimus transport package raises transport packaging standards, while its versatility drives lower costs for shipping a wide range of materials. By Juan Subiry

Data is power 30 July, 2020 The influx of new data technologies collectively known as Industry 4.0 promises to bring innovation to nuclear sites and projects. It is already finding roles that...

Uzbekistan’s energy plans 29 July, 2020 In May, Uzbekistan's Ministry of Energy began drafting a national Low-Carbon Energy Strategy with assistance from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD),...

Dealing with used fuel at Fort Calhoun 22 July, 2020 Orano TN recently completed a two-year dry storage system installation and pool-to-pad campaign at the shutdown Fort Calhoun nuclear plant in the USA.

Battery backup for nuclear power plants 22 July, 2020 Can new power battery technologies provide more backup security at nuclear power plants? Michael Clarke examines the potential.

Lone worker safety in the nuclear industry 16 July, 2020 Naz Dossa explains how the nuclear sector can protect employees as they adjust to new measures following coronavirus

Irradiated graphite: what are the options? 15 July, 2020 Mike Davies, principal consultant in engineering development at Jacobs speaks to NEI about irradiated graphite, treatment options and research

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