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Canada’s Bruce Power produces lutetium-177
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 by An international collaboration between Canada’s Bruce Power, Isogen (a Kinectrics and Framatome company), and ITM Isotope Technologies Munich SE (ITM), has announced the first...

Tractebel to lead European space research on radioisotope power systems
Friday, June 24, 2022 by Following a recent contract awarded by the European Space Agency (ESA), Belgium’s Tractebel has been selected to head the consortium of PULSAR, a research and innovation project funded...

US DOE GAIN vouchers awarded to Orano and TerraPower
Friday, June 24, 2022 by The US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Nuclear Energy (NE) has said that the Gateway for Accelerated Innovation in Nuclear (GAIN) initiative had awarded vouchers to Orano...

IAEA completes regulatory review in India
Friday, June 24, 2022 by An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated Regulatory Review Service (IRRS) team has concluded a 12-day mission to India to review progress in India’s implementation...

Maryland coal plant may be repurposed for Xe-100 SMR
Thursday, June 16, 2022 by US-based X-energy and the Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) have teamed up to explore opportunities to create jobs and develop clean, zero-carbon energy within the state of...

Decommissioning research centre to be set up in Russia
Wednesday, June 15, 2022 by Russian fuel company TVEL (part of Rosatom) and the National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU) recently signed a cooperation agreement aimed at the joint development...

KBR and Terrestrial Energy collaborate on green hydrogen and ammonia production
Tuesday, June 14, 2022 by Canada-based Terrestrial Energy has announced on it has signed an agreement with KBR to investigate the application of zero-emission thermal energy for hydrogen and ammonia...

NNL makes breakthrough in production of Lead-212
Tuesday, June 07, 2022 by The UK National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) said on 30 May that it had made a breakthrough for producing the medical radioisotope Lead-212, a key cancer treatment, which is difficult...

KAERI signs nuclear co-operation MOU with Bangladesh
Friday, May 27, 2022 by The Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute announced on 25 May that it had signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission (BAEC) for...

Belgian government awards funding for SMRs
Friday, May 27, 2022 by Belgium’s nuclear research centre, SCK CEN is to research small modular reactors (SMR)s in cooperation with international partners, SCK CEN has said. To this end, it will receive a...

Companies partner to promote microreactor research in Canada
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 by McMaster University, Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation (USNC), and Global First Power (GFP) have announced a new partnership to advance research in small modular reactors (SMRs) for...

Wyoming to Partner with Idaho National Laboratory on advanced energy
Friday, May 13, 2022 by The US State of Wyoming on 4 May signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Batelle Energy Alliance, the operating contractor of the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) to collaborate...

DARPA seeks proposals for nuclear thermal rocket
Thursday, May 12, 2022 by US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is seeking proposals for Phases 2 and 3 of the Demonstration Rocket for Agile Cislunar Operations (DRACO) programme for the...

Argonne National Lab to test liquid metal fast reactors
Thursday, May 12, 2022 by The US Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) said on 10 May that it had added new capabilities to support testing of liquid metal fast reactors. The Thermal Hydraulic Experimental...

OPG and TVA to promote SMR development
Thursday, April 21, 2022 by Two of North America's leading nuclear utilities have unveiled a partnership to develop advanced nuclear technology as an integral part of a clean energy future and creating a...

Kairos launches advanced nuclear development consortium
Thursday, April 21, 2022 by US-based Kairos Power said on 20 April it had assembled leading North American utilities and generating companies to launch an advanced nuclear development consortium named Kairos...

First African Association of Radiopharmacy established
Friday, April 15, 2022 by Specialists from twenty-one countries in Africa have for the first time formed an African Association of Radiopharmacy (AfrAR) to strengthen their capacities and better meet...

SNC-Lavalin to support development of CNL research facility
Friday, March 04, 2022 by Candu Energy has won a mandate to deliver specialised engineering and design services to Eclipse Automation, in support of the development of Canadian Nuclear Laboratories’ new...

CEA, Framatome and Naval Group to study nuclear propulsion
Monday, February 28, 2022 by France’s Atomic Energy Commission (CEA), Framatome and Naval Group have signed a six-year framework agreement for studies and experiments on materials used in nuclear propulsion.

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