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Spotlight on the SonicSMR project UK-based business Laser Additive Solutions Ltd is leading a government- funded innovation project to develop high-quality additive manufacturing techniques for civil nuclear...
Hearings raise a jobs question: nuclear or tourism? Public hearings during the development consent process for Sizewell C have useful lessons for follow-on plants, Janet Wood reports
Chernobyl’s IFS-2 milestone On 26 April 2021, thirty-five years from the day the accident struck Chernobyl, Ukraine made history by opening the site’s interim storage facility (ISF-2) for spent nuclear fuel,...
Upgrading Browns Ferry 2 The latest outage at the Browns Ferry 2 BWR included the largest scope of turbine deck work since original construction, as well as new fuel innovations.
The light at the end of the tunnel In May 2001, the proposal to construct a high-level waste repository at Eurajoki near Finland’s Olkiluoto nuclear plant was approved by lawmakers.
Stator delivery to Darlington Canada’s second-largest nuclear facility is undergoing a major refurbishment so that it can supply clean energy for decades to come. Transport of a vital component relied on using...
Canada’s nuclear path The 40th annual Canadian Nuclear Society conference delivered two clear messages: Canada’s nuclear future is now and there is room for everyone. Jacquie Hoornweg reports
Nuclear power and hydrogen Paul Lalovich and Ed Bodmer discuss the economics and finance of nuclear power and hydrogen cogeneration.
A roadmap to net zero The International Energy Agency has presented a roadmap for the global energy sector to reach net-zero CO2 emissions by 2050. What contribution could nuclear make?
The security of advanced reactors Álvaro Acevedo discusses the security challenges facing advanced reactors and the work being carried out by the World Institute for Nuclear Security.
Finland: designing for disposal Finland’s Posiva is collaborating to utilise modern technologies in the world’s first final disposal facility.
Is fusion moving closer? Insights from an analysis of global fusion patent applications filed. By Andrew Thompson
Laying the groundwork for a UK repository NEI looks at some of Radioactive Waste Management’s research activities, which are supporting preparations for a UK geological disposal facility.
Big changes at Hanford The last couple of years have seen the skyline change at the US Hanford site. The next are likely to see changes underground, as a complex new low-activity waste management system...
Construction on the double Systems engineering is at the heart of the modular construction that will be applied to SMRs, says Andrew Robb and in future a digital twin will keep it current.
Using waste to fuel future reactors David Bradbury, George Elder, David Hebditch and Susan Hewish suggest how today’s nuclear waste can be used as future nuclear fuel and how this could affect management of existing...
Poland bets on nuclear to meet EU climate goals Witold Strzelecki discusses why Poland is looking to nuclear energy to help decarbonise its power system
Stepping into the future Rob Learney explains why the nuclear industry must enter the digital age
Will the US infrastructure plan look to nuclear? New US president Joe Biden has ambitious plans to use massive post-Covid investment to upgrade the country’s crumbling infrastructure and join the rush to low-carbon. Will it be...
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