Research reactors - Page 1

Stay up to date with the latest Research reactors updates from the global nuclear engineering international industry

Latest Research reactors Update

First concrete poured for Bolivian nuclear centre
29 July, 2021
Bolivian President Luis Alberto Arce Catacora and Rosatom’s First...
> read more

Reactor pressure vessel for Russia’s MBIR to be delivered later this year
Thursday, July 08, 2021 by The reactor pressure vessel (RPV) for the world's most powerful multipurpose research reactor (MBIR) will be shipped to the Rosatom’s Research Institute of Atomic Reactors (NIIAR)...

University of Illinois seeks licence to construct USNC micro-reactor
Thursday, July 01, 2021 by The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) on 28 June submitted a Letter of Intent to the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to apply for a licence to construct a...

Shine to commercialise Lu-177 production
Tuesday, June 22, 2021 by US-based Shine Medical Technologies on 14 June signed a "multiyear" partnership with the University of Missouri Research Reactor (MURR) in Columbia, Missouri, to produce...

MBIR to become focus for regional development in Russia
Monday, June 21, 2021 by The head of Russia’s Ulyanovsk region, Alexey Russkikh, on 17 June took part in a meeting at the operational headquarters for the construction of the MBIR research reactor at the...

Poland gets serious about HTGRs
Monday, May 17, 2021 by Poland’s National Centre for Nuclear Research (NCBJ) and the Ministry of Education and Science (MEiN) on 12 May signed a contract for the implementation of another batch of design...

Framatome to provide a test system for Jules Horowitz Research Reactor
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 by Framatome said on 5 May that it had been selected by the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) to provide a critical test system for the Jules Horowitz...

Rosatom announced tender for molten salt research reactor
Thursday, March 04, 2021 by Russia’s Rosatom on 2 March announced a tender for the development and demonstration of key technological solutions for the creation of a research molten salt reactor with a used...

Russia’s MBIR research reactor scheduled for start up in 2028
Thursday, February 18, 2021 by Rapid progress is being made towards commissioning of the world's most powerful multipurpose research nuclear reactor, Russia’s MBIR, under construction at the research Institute...

NRG and PALLAS to join forces
Tuesday, January 19, 2021 by The NRG Foundation and the Preparation Pallas-reactor Foundation (PALLAS), both based in the Netherlands, announced on 14 January that they intend to join together into a...

US DOE invites public comment on draft EIS for VTR
Friday, January 01, 2021 by The US Department of Energy (DOE) on 21 December invited the public to review and comment on a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for construction of the Versatile Test...

DOE said to prefer INL for Versatile Test Reactor
Monday, November 23, 2020 by The US government has said Idaho is its preferred choice rather than Tennessee for construction of its Versatile Test Reactor (VTR), The Associated Press (AP) reported on 19 November.

Construction resumes at Bolivian nuclear research centre
Tuesday, November 03, 2020 by Work has resumed at Centre for Nuclear Research and Technology (CNIT) under construction in Bolivia, following the landslide election of a new government in October, which will see...

Russia approves modernisation of PIK reactor
Friday, October 02, 2020 by Russia’s Glavgosexpertiza experts have approved the project for the modernisation of the PIK reactor at BP Konstantinov St Petersburg Nuclear Physics Institute (PNPI) in Gatchina, part...

Iraq sets up committee tasked with building a research reactor
Tuesday, September 29, 2020 by Iraq’s Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi has ordered the formation of a committee tasked to build a nuclear research reactor, the Iraqi Radioactive Sources Regulatory Authority...

Bechtel selected for contract talks on US test reactor
Friday, August 28, 2020 by US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Idaho National Laboratory (INL) said on 24 August that Battelle Energy Alliance (BEA) had initiated contract negotiations with a team led by...

Russia’s MBIR research reactor passes expert scrutiny
Friday, August 28, 2020 by Russia’s Federal Autonomous Institution Glavgosexpertiza (Main Department of State Expertise) on 25 August approved the design documentation and the results of the engineering surveys...

IAEA team sees safety improvements at Czech research reactor
Thursday, August 27, 2020 by An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated Safety Assessment for Research Reactors (INSARR) team has concluded an eight-day mission today to assess the safety of the...

A milestone for Myrrha
Friday, July 24, 2020 by The Myrrha project at Belgium's Nuclear Research Centre (SCK-CEN) has achieved an important milestone after researchers succeeded in accelerating a proton beam through the...

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,...

News By Category view all



Privacy Policy
We have updated our privacy policy. In the latest update it explains what cookies are and how we use them on our site. To learn more about cookies and their benefits, please view our privacy policy. Please be aware that parts of this site will not function correctly if you disable cookies. By continuing to use this site, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy unless you have disabled them.