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Looking beyond Hinkley Point C
13 August, 2020
Recent reports call for development of both large and small-scale...
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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

Rosatom focuses on the Arctic 09 July, 2020 For 60 years Russian nuclear icebreakers have been escorting ships on the Northern Sea Route in the Arctic Ocean. Development of the region remains a priority for Rosatom, as...

Nuclear power to 2030: key countries 08 July, 2020 Data analytics company, GlobalData, examines the outlook for nuclear power to 2030, with a focus on five key countries

Solid state analogue meters for nuclear plants 02 July, 2020 Solid-state analogue meters could offer an alternative option for instrumentation and control upgrades. Otto Fest explains

Drawing on digital for nuclear safety insights 01 July, 2020 Nearly a decade after the earthquake and tsunami that irreversibly damaged four of Fukushima Daiichi’s nuclear reactors in Japan, China and India are readying themselves for a new era...

Brazil looks to HALEU 24 June, 2020 By increasing its capabilities to produce high-assay low enriched uranium fuel or HALEU, Brazil is hoping to position itself for a leading role in the global nuclear industry. Leonam...

Modernising digital I&C 23 June, 2020 Arnaud Duthou and Romain Desgeorge discuss the key requirements for digital instrumentation and control (I&C) modernisation.

Concrete shaving solution 18 June, 2020 Blastrac has supplied remotely operated concrete floor shaving machines for use at a nuclear power plant in France

Cleaning up Magnox ponds 18 June, 2020 Three of the UK’s Magnox sites have achieved major milestones in their ponds decommissioning programme. Work has been carried out in a challenging radioactive environment to remove...

WANO looks ahead 17 June, 2020 Ingemar Engkvist, chief executive officer of the World Association of Nuclear Operators, and Tom Mitchell, the organisation’s chairman, spoke to NEI about the organisation’s priorities.

EPRI demonstrates autonomous drone 11 June, 2020 An autonomous drone has been used to inspect components and complete dose rate and temperature surveys at the Peach Bottom nuclear plant in the USA.

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