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Re-evaluating security for D&D A guide published by the World Institute for Nuclear Security shares best practice on maintaining effective security during nuclear power plant decommissioning
First nuclear unit in Belarus starts up The start up of Ostrovets 1 marks an important milestone for Rosatom and Belarus
Virtual source inspections: what you need to know A global pandemic does not mean industry comes to a halt. Vital sectors, such as power generation, must continue running. David Colegrove, Quality Assurance Manager, Reuter-Stokes,...
The development clock is ticking on Bradwell B The UK’s follow-on nuclear station, potentially a France/China/UK technology and finance hybrid, is on the consenting track. Janet Wood provides an update.
Prospects for small reactors NEI speaks with Hadid M. Subki, Nuclear Engineer, SMR Technology Development, within the IAEA’s Department of Nuclear Energy.
A new model for nuclear new-build Anton Dedusenko, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, JSC Rusatom Energy International (JSC REIN), speaks to NEI
What’s next for ONR? The Office for Nuclear Regulation has stepped up as a UK’s nuclear safeguards regulator post-Brexit, Rumyana Vakarelska reports
Fukushima Ten Years On: Lessons Learned Ian McKinley, Shinichi Nakayama and Susie Hardie consider how recovery has progressed at Fukushima Daiichi and what lessons can be learned for the future
IAEA drone for emergencies A new drone-based technology, developed by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) for use in Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, enables radiological measurements to be done...
Nuclear sector sustainability Frazer-Nash Consultancy’s Rebecca Yates considers how designing for sustainability could help the nuclear industry manage its through-life carbon emissions
Fukushima Ten Years On: A TEPCO perspective Akira Ono describes how the unprecedented challenge of safely decommissioning Fukushima Daiichi is being met.
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
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