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Essential transport
14 November, 2003
Regulations for transport of radioactive material do not become operationally effective until they are implemented by the entities they apply to. Accordingly, there is a synergy between the regulator and the regulated. By Lorne Green

Confusion over Thorp closure
01 October, 2003

Educating the world
01 October, 2003
The World Nuclear University was launched at last month's World Nuclear Association annual symposium. Will the new virtual enterprise be able to help revive the nuclear industry?

LES to set up plant in New Mexico
01 October, 2003

Framework for the future
01 October, 2003
In 2002, the Electric Power Research Institute decided to examine the challenges facing the US electric power sector. The 'Electricity Sector Framework for the Future' study outlined a more vital, robust sector and how it could be realised.

25 years of Fugen ATR
01 October, 2003
On 29 March 2003, the Fugen heavy water moderated, boiling light water cooled, pressure tube type reactor shut down after 25 years of operation. By Toshiyuki Furubayashi, Takashi Iijima, Susumu Shibuya and Tsuyoshi Okawa

Qualification of inspection for SCC
03 August, 2003
Inspection using non-destructive testing (NDT) methods should be able to detect, characterise and size any defects before they grow to sizes of structural concern. However, the combination of complex morphology and material properties presents significant challenges for NDT. By Will Daniels, Peter Roscoe, David Tice, Chris Waites and Christopher Udell

Long-term repacking
03 July, 2003
The active waste retrieval programme at Harwell is a collection of projects for the supply of equipment and facilities for the retrieval, repackaging, cementation and storage of intermediate-level waste (ILW). UKAEA is seeking to add a waste encapsulation and treatment plant to fully immobilise waste prior to a decision being made on construction of a national ILW repository.

The climate for change
03 June, 2003
EPRI has assessed the potential use, on a competitive economic basis, of next-generation advanced nuclear reactors under a range of possible regulatory and market conditions. By Ted Marston and Chris Wood

The detection agency
01 February, 2003
In his report to the United Nations of January 27, Mohamed ElBaradei, director general of the IAEA, said that two months of continuous inspections across Iraq had not revealed any evidence of prohibited nuclear activity. By Jonathan Thomson

UK's nuclear debate
01 February, 2003
A bill that would allow the UK government to take over British Energy was passed by 314 to 167 votes in its second reading on 27 January. In a four-hour debate, members of parliament discussed the reasons for the nuclear company's failure and the future of nuclear power in the UK. We highlight here some points made by the MPs.

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