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Gas-fired plant for Indian Point
30 November, 2001

30 October, 2001

The curious case of the expanding standpipe
28 September, 2001
In this month’s feature former CEGB employee Jessica James tells NEI about a cautionary tale of a minor transgression in the past that came back to haunt Hinkley Point A – at great expense – many years later.

Preparing Hinkley Point B for a seismic event
28 September, 2001
The latest seismic upgrade work at Hinkley Point B has reached the final stage.

Russian spent fuel bill agreed by Duma
30 July, 2001

Spent fuel bill agreed
02 July, 2001
Russia's State Duma (lower house) adopted three bills lifting restrictions on the import of spent nuclear fuel (SNF) at a third and final reading on 6 June.

Past, present and future
29 June, 2001
In this month’s feature retired nuclear engineer Stanley Thompson tells NEI why, based on his experience and knowledge of the industry, nuclear power should not be a part of the future.

Spent fuel bill agreed
29 June, 2001

Russian parliament agrees to spent fuel imports
30 May, 2001
It had been thought that the decision on whether or not Russia would accept spent nuclear fuel would not be made quickly. This proved to be wrong.

2000 load factors analysed by NSSS vendors
30 May, 2001
The NEI tables of nuclear plant load factors to the end of December 2000 were published in the May 2001 issue. In this article, a further analysis of performance is presented for the principal nuclear unit vendors.

Signs of a new beginning
30 May, 2001
A review of the main events in the nuclear industry worldwide since June 2000.

Past, present and future
30 March, 2001
Following on from last month’s article in this series, another young engineer describes the outlook for the industry. Mark E Hardwidge, on the verge of completing a Masters degree at the University of Illinois, says that the start of his career will coincide with a nuclear power renaissance.

Dounreay site restoration plan
29 January, 2001
UKAEA has publically presented plans for the restoration of the Dounreay site. UKAEA hopes that this article will lead to comments.

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