New News information at Nuclear Engineering International New and updated information from News listed on en-us New News information at Nuclear Engineering International Hot testing of Mohovce 3 revealed the need for further modifications by <br/> <br/> Slovak utility Slovenske Elektrarne (SE) said on 12 September that it does not expect technical corrections required by the Slovak Nuclear Regulatory Authority (UJD) to further delay the planned launch of new units at its Mochovce NPP. Wed, 18 Sep 2019 12:52:00 GMT Ansto ceases Mo-99 production to rectify valve problem by <br/> <br/> The Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation said on 13 September that it has four teams working in parallel to rectify a problem with a valve that is affecting the production of molybdenum-99 (Mo-99). A fifth team was in daily contact with international partners to source medicine from overseas, a spokesperson noted. Wed, 18 Sep 2019 12:43:00 GMT Dummy fuel assemblies loaded at Leningrad II unit 2 by <br/> <br/> Unit 2 at Russia’s Leningrad II NPP (LNPP-II) has been fully loaded with 163 dummy fuel assemblies for pre-commissioning testing. Wed, 18 Sep 2019 12:40:00 GMT Chapelcross uses foil coffee bags to contain radwaste by <br/> <br/> The UK Nuclear Decommissioning Authority has revealed that nuclear workers at the Chapelcross NPP site in Scotland have found they can safely seal radioactively contaminated waste into foil coffee bags. Wed, 18 Sep 2019 12:35:00 GMT Cavendish wins Canadian contract by <br/> <br/> UK-based Cavendish Nuclear has secured a contract in Canada to provide consultancy services to support licensing of a used fuel transportation package and assessments for long-term used fuel storage. Tue, 17 Sep 2019 23:00:00 GMT China begins delivery of Hualong One fuel by <br/> <br/> China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) said on 12 September that it had begun shipping Chinese-made CF3 fuel assemblies for unit 5 of the Fuqing nuclear plant in Fujian province, the world’s first Chinese-designed HPR1000 (Hualong One) pressurised water reactor (PWR). Tue, 17 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT Enec and Tenex renew memorandum on fuel cycle management by <br/> <br/> The UAE’s Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (Enec) and Russian nuclear trading company Techsnabexport on 12 September renewed a 2017 memorandum of understanding on exploring potential opportunities for collaboration in nuclear fuel cycle management. Tue, 17 Sep 2019 06:50:00 GMT Russia and Germany to cooperate on radioactive waste management by <br/> <br/> A five-way international scientific cooperation agreement was signed in September by German and Russian organisations engaged in research and development of joint approaches and methods for the treatment of radioactive waste and the final disposal of radioactive waste in deep geological formations. Tue, 17 Sep 2019 06:17:00 GMT US DOE announces funding for nuclear fission and fusion by <br/> <br/> The US Department of Energy (DOE) on 10 September announced funding selectees for multiple domestic advanced nuclear technology projects totalling roughly $15 million in funding. Tue, 17 Sep 2019 06:08:00 GMT Darlington refurbishment on schedule despite delays to work at unit 2 by <br/> <br/> The latest performance update by Canada’s OPG on the refurbishment of the Darlington nuclear plant said final construction work on the unit 2 reactor is underway but the return of the unit to service will be delayed by four months. Tue, 17 Sep 2019 05:59:00 GMT