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A milestone for Myrrha
24 July, 2020
The Myrrha project at Belgium's Nuclear Research Centre (SCK-CEN)...
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Tender announced to provide fuel for Russia’s PIK reactor
Thursday, July 09, 2020 by Russia’s BP Konstantinova Petersburg Institute of Nuclear Physics has announced a tender for the development of a core design for the PIK research reactor in Gatchina,...

Rosatom seeks foreign partners for MBIR reactor
Monday, June 22, 2020 by Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom is hoping for foreign partners to participate in the project of the world's most powerful multipurpose fast neutron research nuclear...

IAEA concerned about possible radioisotope shortage
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 by The production of radioisotopes used in medicine has continued during the Covid-19 pandemic. But hospitals could face shortages due to bottlenecks in transport and distribution,...

Green light for Pallas reactor
Tuesday, March 17, 2020 by The Netherlands Council of State has given the green light for the amended zoning plan of the municipality of Schagen, opening the way for construction of the Pallas reactor.

Spain’s Ensa installs heat exchangers for Jules Horowitz Reactor
Thursday, January 30, 2020 by Spain’s Equipos Nucleares (Ensa) on 22 January completed the installation of three heat exchangers for the Jules Horowitz Reactor (JHR), under construction at Atomic &...

State funding for Russia’s MBIR reactor
Wednesday, December 18, 2019 by Russian State Development Corporation VEB.RF and Gazprombank will finance construction of the MBIR multipurpose fast neutron research reactor being built in at the Russian Institute...

First contract for Myrrha project
Thursday, November 07, 2019 by Spain’s Empresarios Agrupados and Belgium’s Tractebel on 5 November signed a €7.6 million ($8.4 million) contract to design buildings and utilities for the Myrhha...

Modernisation underway at Russia’s SM research reactor
Thursday, October 24, 2019 by Russia’s Research Institute of Atomic Reactors (NIIAR) in Dimitrovgrad (Ulyanovsk Region) has completed the unloading of core of its SM reactor as part of a modernisation process and...

Italy’s Sogin to decommission the Ispra-1 research reactor
Friday, October 04, 2019 by Italy’s Societa Gestione Impianti Nucleari SpA (Sogin), which is responsible nuclear decommissioning, and the Ispra Joint Research Centre (JRC) have signed the deed for the...

New record for US neutron generator
Friday, October 04, 2019 by US nuclear technology companies Phoenix (focused on near-term fusion applications) and SHINE Medical Technologies (focused on medical isotope production) have achieved a new world...

Saskatchewan Slowpoke reactor ready for decommissioning
Tuesday, October 01, 2019 by Canada’s Saskatchewan Research Council has announced that its Safe Low Power Kritical Experiment (Slowpoke) research reactor has been defuelled in preparation for its decommissioning,...

France cancels ASTRID fast reactor project
Monday, September 02, 2019 by France’s Commissariat a l'energie atomique et aux energies alternatives (CEA - Atomic & Alternative Energies Commission) is abandoning plans to build its prototype fast-breeder for...

Korea’s APR-1400 certified by US NRC
Monday, September 02, 2019 by Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP) on 26 August received a design certificate for its APR-1400 reactor from the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). The certification is valid...

IAEA team assesses Nigerian research reactor safety
Thursday, August 22, 2019 by An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated Safety Assessment for Research Reactors (INSARR) team said the operator of the Nigeria Research Reactor-1 (NIRR-1) has...

US looks to develop fast reactor
Monday, August 12, 2019 by The US Department of Energy (DOE) on 5 August published a Notice of Intent in the Federal Register announcing that the it will develop an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to study...

Northstar completes Mo-99 facility
Friday, July 19, 2019 by US-based NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes has completed construction on its 20,000 square foot molybdenum-99 (Mo-99) processing facility in Beloit, Wisconsin, with equipment...

CNL to refuel Canada’s Slowpoke reactor
Friday, July 12, 2019 by Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) announced it has been awarded an $8.5 million contract by the Government of Canada to refuel the Royal Military College of Canada’s (RMC)...

Norway closes its last research reactor
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 by The Board of Directors of Norway’s Institute for Energy Technology (IFE) has decided to permanently close its JEEP II research reactor at Kjeller.

Algerian research reactor restarts after upgrades
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 by The Es-Salam research reactor at the Birine Nuclear Research Centre in Algeria on 20 February achieved first criticality and stable operation following an upgrade project carried out...

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