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Nuclear reactors at sea
29 November, 2000
Decommissioning nuclear powered submarines and ships should not be regarded as a legacy. It will become more widespread and must be done routinely as part of our way of life. By Gulian Crommelin, retired captain of the Royal Netherlands Navy

Born again
29 September, 2000
Ontario Power Generation (previously Ontario Hydro) had its work cut out when it announced a recovery programme in 1997 that was to “address the major deficiencies in its nuclear operations”. Competition legislation had startled the company into a clean-sweep of ailing management, safety and maintenance systems at its Pickering, Darlington and Bruce plants that was to cost C$1.7 billion and take three years.

The debate continues to centre on dose.
30 August, 2000

Debate centres on dose
30 June, 2000
The spotlight at Waste Management 2000 was on low doses and the economic effect of regulation

1999 load factors analysed by NSSS vendors
30 May, 2000
The NEI tables of nuclear plant load factors to the end of December 1999 were published in the May 2000 issue. In this article, a further analysis of performance is presented for the principal nuclear unit vendors.

The 64 000 byte question
01 April, 2000
The main plant computer at Hinkley Point B had operated reliably for more than 25 years, but obsolescence was becoming a real problem. British Energy had to find a suitable replacement – and planned to complete the changeover while the plant was operating at full load.

Age Concern
01 April, 2000
Operating and maintaining ageing nuclear power plants with life expectancies of up to 40 years presents a number of challenges to the I&C engineer.

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