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Robot completes underground survey at Dounreay
05 April, 2022
Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd (DSRL) announced that it is working with...
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New UK robotics hub opens in West Cumbria
Tuesday, April 05, 2022 by A new UK facility has opened in Whitehaven, in Cumbria, as the first network of robotics and artificial intelligence collaboration hubs across the UK.

Partners sought to develop underwater survey robot
Wednesday, September 08, 2021 by Engineering firm Forth, the company leading the creation of the pioneering Autonomous Aquatic Inspection and Intervention (A2I2), is now looking for partners to bring the...

Petrozavodskmash tests 3D scanning system
Wednesday, September 01, 2021 by A three-dimensional scanning system has been tested at the Petrozavodsk branch of Russia’s AEM-Technologies (part of Rosatom’s mechanical engineering division Atomenergomash).

Flyability launches the Elios 2 RAD drone for nuclear inspections
Wednesday, August 11, 2021 by Switzerland’s Flyability on 5 August launched the Elios 2 RAD, an indoor drone equipped with a radiation sensor made specifically for inspections at nuclear stations. “The Elios 2...

Rosatom tests different methods of remote monitoring to improve NPP construction
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 by The development of remote monitoring tools is part of Rosatom’s Unified Digital Strategy, and the operators for implementation of these innovative systems on projects in the...

Russia develops small gas analyser for use on drones
Thursday, July 08, 2021 by The Roskhimzashchita holding of Russia’s state corporation Rostec on 7 July presented at the Innoprom-2021 exhibition the Shmel (Bumblebee) universal air gas analyser intended...

Tvel plans to develop robots for decommissioning
Thursday, June 03, 2021 by Rosatom’s fuel company Tvel said on 2 June that Russia’s Presidential Council for Science and Education will consider Tvel’s plans to create robots for decommissioning nuclear...

Cleaning robot developed for Finland’s Loviisa NPP
Thursday, May 27, 2021 by An inspection and cleaning robot developed by Finnish Jyväskylä University of Applied Sciences (JAMK) and Fortum is facilitating work at Fortum’s Loviisa NPP, Fortum said on 25 May....

Belgian scientists develop drones for radiation monitoring
Thursday, May 20, 2021 by Belgian aeronautical firm Sabca and Belgian nuclear research centre SCK CEN, have developed a technology that enables drones to carry out radiological measurements. The drones will...

Russia develops robotic arm to help repair NPP steam generators
Thursday, May 20, 2021 by The R&D Workshop ASK of Uralatomenergoremont (a subdivision of the branch of Atomenergoremont, specialising in the manufacture of robotic systems) has created a unique robotic arm...

Framatome achieves milestone in developing robotic-assisted handling system for decommissioning
Thursday, May 20, 2021 by France’s Framatome on 18 May announced completion of a key milestone in the development of a robotic-assisted handling system to support decommissioning and waste management for...

Leningrad NPP uses unique robot to repair used fuel pool
Monday, May 17, 2021 by Leningrad NPP said on 14 May that for the first time it had used a robotic system that has no analogues anywhere in the world to diagnose and repair the lining of the walls and the...

UK and Japan to collaborate on new technologies for decommissioning and fusion
Thursday, January 21, 2021 by The UK and Japan have signed a £12 million ($16.3m) research and technology deployment collaboration to help automate nuclear decommissioning and aspects of fusion energy production.

Russian robot helps to dismantle graphite reactors
Thursday, January 14, 2021 by Russia’s Special Design and Technological Bureau of Applied Robotics (SKTB PR) at the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) Technopolis Moscow has developed a mobile robotic complex for...

CNNC develops narrow-gap argon arc welding equipment
Thursday, December 17, 2020 by After two years of work, China has developed narrow-gap argon arc welding equipment for welding the main pipelines of nuclear power plants, China National Nuclear Corporation announced.

UK announces funding for robots, batteries and medical technologies
Monday, September 14, 2020 by The UK Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and UK Research and Innovation have announced £65 million ($84m) to help make the UK the global home for...

Canada looks to robotic solutions
Thursday, July 23, 2020 by Canada’s SNC-Lavalin and Kinova have signed a two-year collaboration agreement to deploy robotic solutions in the nuclear sector.

Russia develops robot linked with virtual reality for high radiation environments
Tuesday, July 07, 2020 by Avtomatika Concern, an affiliate of the Russian state-run corporation Rostec, has developed the Gipnoz (Hypnosis) robotic equipment control system to perform extreme tasks in...

Czech scientists to develop a drone for radiation monitoring
Thursday, April 30, 2020 by Scientists from the Czech Technical University in Prague are planning to develop a drone for radiation monitoring.

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