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Simulator training for Finland’s OL-3
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 by Finland’s Teollisuuden Voima Oyj (TVO) has begun simulator training of operating personnel for the EPR pressurised water reactor under construction at unit 3 of the Olkiluoto NPP (OL-3).

UK launches nuclear skills plan
Tuesday, December 06, 2016 by The UK Nuclear Skills Strategy Group (NSSG) on 1 December launched its Nuclear Skills Strategic Plan to ensure UK nuclear employers can "recruit skilled people at the required rate...

Simulator upgrade for unit 2 of US Fermi NPP
Tuesday, October 04, 2016 by Canada-based L-3 MAPPS is to upgrade the full-scope operator training simulator at unit 2 of the US Fermi NPP in Michigan under contracts signed with operator DTE Energy. Fermi 2 is...

Japan's Hitachi-GE supports nuclear energy training in Malaysia
Tuesday, August 09, 2016 by Japan's Hitachi-GE announced on 4 August that it has renewed an agreement on international human resources development with the National University of Malaysia (UKM) and the...

IAEA signs agreement with STAR NET on Nuclear Education and Training
Tuesday, June 07, 2016 by An agreement was signed on 31 May between the IAEA and the Regional Education and Training Network in Nuclear Technology (STAR-NET) - a network of 13 universities from six countries...

Russia to join Nuclear Management Academy
Saturday, April 23, 2016 by Russia’s National Research Nuclear University (NRNU) MEPhI (Moscow Engineering Physics Institute) will become the first Russian university to launch a MA programme meeting...

Israel recruits new nuclear scientists
Wednesday, March 30, 2016 by Israel’s Council for Higher Education has begun a new programme to recruit seven new nuclear scientists. A budget of ILS7m ($1.8m) has been set aside to find the candidates, who will...

Chinese research reactor converted to LEU
Wednesday, March 30, 2016 by China’s first Miniature Neutron Sources Reactor (MNSR) has passed all tests and has started operating at full power after being modified to use low enriched uranium (LEU) as...

Finland allocates funds for training for Hanhikivi NPP
Monday, February 29, 2016 by Finland is to allocate €700,000 ($770,000) to train the potential labour pool to be used in the construction of the Hanhikivi NPP to be build in the north of the country, the Ministry...

Atomic Energy Information Centre opened in Kazakhstan
Monday, December 07, 2015 by An Atomic Energy Information Centre (AEIC) has been inaugurated in Astana, Kazakhstan, with financial support from Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom within the framework...

US GEH signs agreement with Vietnam
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 by US-based GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Vietnam Atomic Energy Agency (VAEA) "aimed at enhancing the agency's understanding...

ECITB takes on new nuclear sector manager
Friday, July 10, 2015 by The UK's Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) has appointed Steve Barrett as the new sector manager for nuclear.

New UK nuclear skills collaboration
Thursday, April 30, 2015 by Three leading players on the nuclear skills landscape have joined forces to sign a new collaborative agreement that promotes the highest standards of professionalism across the...

UK launches nuclear degree apprenticeships
Thursday, March 19, 2015 by The UK government has announced the roll out of nine new industry-designed Degree Apprenticeships, including one focused on nuclear engineering. The new initiative will lead to...

Rosatom signs training agreement with Hungary
Friday, February 20, 2015 by Russia's state atomic energy corporation, Rosatom, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Human Capacities of Hungary to cooperate on personnel training in...

UK industry takes on new recruits
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 by Sellafield Ltd has taken on 170 new apprentices, a record intake for the UK's largest nuclear site. Almost a quarter of the apprentices are female - seven times the national average...

Sellafield leads development of nuclear apprenticeship standards
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 by Following government approval, Sellafield Sites Ltd, supported by the National Skills Academy Nuclear (NSAN) is leading the development of three trailblazer apprenticeship standards...

Training awards
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 by Less than a week remains to enter the second annual Nuclear Engineering International training awards. The deadline is Monday 15 September.

Nuclear Engineering contributor named ANS fellow
Wednesday, September 03, 2014 by H. M. (Hash) Hashemian, founder of Analysis and Measurement Services Corporation (AMS) in Knoxville, Tennessee, has been granted the highest membership grade of the American Nuclear Society.

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