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Six Russian SMR designs
16 January, 2019
Russian N.A. Dollezhal Research & Development Institute of Power...
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Sweden’s Reactor 1 – then and now 16 January, 2019 In the July 2018 issue, Reactor 1 (R1) in Stockholm was featured on the cover, to illustrate the concept of sustainable decommissioning. This time, Kristina Gillin takes a closer look...

Moving UF6 09 January, 2019 The World Nuclear Transport Institute has been working with its members to develop international nuclear transport solutions for two decades. Here, Marc-Andre Charette, Michael...

Upgrading Apsara 02 January, 2019 Saurav Jha gives an overview of the work to upgrade Asia’s oldest research reactor. Apsara-U resumed operation in September, significantly increasing India’s research and...

Transporting damaged fuel 02 January, 2019 As Germany’s nuclear plants close, damaged spent nuclear fuel must be managed. But it may present an opportunity for dealing with the damaged fuel assemblies more cost-effectively....

Top stories of 2018 19 December, 2018 As we enter 2019, we review some of the key developments of the past 12 months

Waste not, want not 18 December, 2018 The UK’s ability to dispose of Sealed Radioactive Source waste has been something of a concern for many years now. But as Andrew Tunnicliffe finds out, INS has been working on...

The northern neighbours 18 December, 2018 US supply chain sees opportunities in small modular reactors (SMRs), decommissioning and across its north border as the Canadian nuclear industry heats up. Jacquie Hoornweg reports.

Smarter solution 12 December, 2018 The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) is leading work to investigate automated monitoring of plant water chemistry using the latest technologies.

Inside the Candu MCR simulator 12 December, 2018 The Candu MCR simulator continues to be a much-used asset providing valuable hours to experiment, test ideas without real-world risk and learn from simulated malfunctions that would...

Driving change with IMSR 05 December, 2018 Terrestrial Energy’s integral molten salt reactor is redefining what a nuclear plant can do. Simon Irish and David LeBlanc explain.

Canada thinks big about small 05 December, 2018 Canada’s SMR Roadmap, released in early November 2018, charts a path forward for demonstration and deployment of small modular reactors. John Stewart provides a preview...

New ways to split atoms 29 November, 2018 In Canada, nuclear innovation has been happening for decades through research and development. Now, with further technology advances in traditional Candu plants and small...

Dismantling Ignalina 29 November, 2018 Vladimir N. Kuznetsov* speaks to NEI about decommissioning plans for Ignalina.

Managing simulator upgrades 14 November, 2018 As simulator vendors and operating utilities gathered in Birmingham for the European Nuclear Power Plant Simulation Forum (ENPPS) early October, an issue for discussion was...

Analysing activation products 07 November, 2018 German researchers are working on a new method for assessing waste arising from decommissioning of nuclear power plants.

Offering new clear visibility 07 November, 2018 By leveraging the latest innovations in data science, the North American nuclear industry alone could generate $4bn in savings over the next three years.

The cost of abandoning nuclear 01 November, 2018 Two recent reports indicate that unless nuclear energy is meaningfully incorporated into the global mix of low carbon energy technologies, the challenge of climate change will be...

Tracking casks 01 November, 2018 New nuclear countries face challenges designing systems for safe and secure transport of nuclear materials. M. I. Youssef, M. Elzorkany, G. F. Sultan and Hassan F. Morsi, propose...

Decontamination at Biblis A&B 24 October, 2018 A new process was used to achieve decontamination factors of up to 85, with the added benefit of utilising only existing plant systems. Anna Prüllage, Markus Thoma, Laura...


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