New News information at Nuclear Engineering International New and updated information from News listed on www.neimagazine.com http://www.neimagazine.com/ en-us http://www.neimagazine.com/ New News information at Nuclear Engineering International http://www.neimagazine.com/content/images/logo_big.gif US DOE launches new respiratory protection course http://www.neimagazine.com/news/newsus-doe-launches-new-respiratory-protection-course-9423093 http://www.neimagazine.com/news/newsus-doe-launches-new-respiratory-protection-course-9423093 by <br/> <br/> A new respiratory protection course has been launched at the Hanford Site’s Volpentest Hazardous Materials Management and Emergency Response (HAMMER) Federal Training Centre, US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Environmental Management (EM) announced. Mon, 24 Jan 2022 12:50:00 GMT Sweden’s OKG to sell nuclear-produced hydrogen to external market http://www.neimagazine.com/news/newsswedens-okg-to-sell-nuclear-produced-hydrogen-to-external-market-9422778 http://www.neimagazine.com/news/newsswedens-okg-to-sell-nuclear-produced-hydrogen-to-external-market-9422778 by <br/> <br/> Sweden’s nuclear power company OKG said on 20 January that it is entering the hydrogen market as a producer and supplier and expects first delivery of nuclear-produced hydrogen will be completed in early 2022. Mon, 24 Jan 2022 12:10:00 GMT French regulators says shutdowns should be “carefully weighed” http://www.neimagazine.com/news/newsfrench-regulators-says-shutdowns-should-be-carefully-weighed-9422699 http://www.neimagazine.com/news/newsfrench-regulators-says-shutdowns-should-be-carefully-weighed-9422699 by <br/> <br/> The Chairman of France’s Autorité de Sûreté Nucléaire (ASN), Bernard Doroszczuk said that 2021 revealed "industrial weaknesses" in the nuclear power plant fleet and fuel cycle facilities and underlined the need for greater inclusion of safety requirements in the debates to define energy policy. Mon, 24 Jan 2022 11:49:00 GMT Rosatom signs agreements in Dubai after presenting its SMRs http://www.neimagazine.com/news/newsrosatom-signs-agreements-in-dubai-after-presenting-its-smrs-9422191 http://www.neimagazine.com/news/newsrosatom-signs-agreements-in-dubai-after-presenting-its-smrs-9422191 by <br/> <br/> Rosatom presented a product line of small-capacity nuclear reactors (SMRs) in Dubai on 20 January as part of EXPO 2020. Mon, 24 Jan 2022 09:31:00 GMT Kansai Electric returns unused fuel to UK http://www.neimagazine.com/news/newskansai-electric-returns-unused-fuel-to-uk-9422987 http://www.neimagazine.com/news/newskansai-electric-returns-unused-fuel-to-uk-9422987 by <br/> <br/> Kansai Electric Power Company has returned 40 unused fuel assemblies from unit 2 of its Mihama nuclear power plant in Japan's Fukui Prefecture to the Westinghouse Springfields nuclear fuel fabrication facility in the UK. Mon, 24 Jan 2022 00:00:00 GMT Assystem secures commissioning alliance contract for Hinkley Point C http://www.neimagazine.com/news/newsassystem-secures-commissioning-alliance-contract-for-hinkley-point-c--9422758 http://www.neimagazine.com/news/newsassystem-secures-commissioning-alliance-contract-for-hinkley-point-c--9422758 by <br/> <br/> Engineering company Assystem said it had been appointed as an alliance partner on the new Hinkley Point C Commissioning Alliance. Mon, 24 Jan 2022 00:00:00 GMT Finnish Ministry submits informed conclusion on possible Loviisa life extension http://www.neimagazine.com/news/newsfinnish-ministry-submits-informed-conclusion-on-possible-loviisa-life-extension-9416342 http://www.neimagazine.com/news/newsfinnish-ministry-submits-informed-conclusion-on-possible-loviisa-life-extension-9416342 by <br/> <br/> Finland’s Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment (MEE) on 14 January released its informed conclusion on the environmental impact assessment report of Fortum Power and Heat Oy’s Loviisa nuclear power plant. Thu, 20 Jan 2022 10:22:00 GMT UKAEA awards SNC-Lavalin new contracts for STEP fusion project http://www.neimagazine.com/news/newsukaea-awards-snc-lavalin-new-contracts-for-step-fusion-project-9416326 http://www.neimagazine.com/news/newsukaea-awards-snc-lavalin-new-contracts-for-step-fusion-project-9416326 by <br/> <br/> Canada-based SNC-Lavalin said on 18 January it had been awarded three new contracts by the UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) to continue work on the Spherical Tokamak for Energy Production (STEP) programme to design and build a commercial-scale fusion energy plant. Thu, 20 Jan 2022 10:15:00 GMT Belgian regulator provisionally approves life extension for two reactors http://www.neimagazine.com/news/newsbelgian-regulator-provisionally-approves-life-extension-for-two-reactors-9416245 http://www.neimagazine.com/news/newsbelgian-regulator-provisionally-approves-life-extension-for-two-reactors-9416245 by <br/> <br/> Belgium’s Federal Agency for Nuclear Control (FANC) has provisionally approved life extension for Tihange 3 and Doel 4 if this is necessary to ensure energy security. Thu, 20 Jan 2022 09:53:00 GMT Progress at Turkey's Akkuyu nuclear plant as SGs are delivered http://www.neimagazine.com/news/newsprogress-at-turkeys-akkuyu-nuclear-plant-as-sgs-are-delivered-9416142 http://www.neimagazine.com/news/newsprogress-at-turkeys-akkuyu-nuclear-plant-as-sgs-are-delivered-9416142 by <br/> <br/> Rosatom has installed the fifth tier of the internal containment (VZO) at unit 1 of the Akkuyu nuclear power plant under construction in Turkey, Akkuyu Nuclear said on 17 January. Steam generators have also been delivered for Akkuyu 2. Thu, 20 Jan 2022 09:23:00 GMT