Nuclear professionals from across Asia will be able to use new training facilities at a soon-to-be-opened Indian research centre under extended cooperation between India and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
Construction work at Barakah 3 in the United Arab Emirates has passed two milestones with the completion of reactor coolant loop (RCL) pipe welding and the reactor containment building dome (RCB) structure. The coolant loop work has set a new industry benchmark for quality in pipe welding.
The first cask containing used nuclear fuel from the Sizewell B pressurised water reactor has been placed within the unit's new dry fuel store. The milestone marks the first use of dry used fuel storage technology in the UK.
China General Nuclear (CGN) and the Kenya Nuclear Electricity Board (KNEB) have extended their cooperation in the development of nuclear energy in the African country with the signing of two new agreements.
The European Commission has approved Belgian plans to support the long-term operation of three nuclear reactors after finding measures to compensate operators Engie-Electrabel and EDF Belgium are in line with European Union (EU) rules on state aid.
X-energy yesterday announced the start of work on the conceptual design of its Xe-100 high temperature gas-cooled pebble bed modular reactor, following a review of the company's readiness by an external panel of industry experts.
Unit 4 of the Yangjiang nuclear power plant in China's Guangdong province has completed commissioning tests and now meets the conditions for entering commercial operation, China General Nuclear (CGN) announced yesterday.
The operator of the Olkiluoto nuclear power plant on Finland's southwestern coast has demonstrated a strong commitment to safety, an expert team from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has concluded. However, the mission made recommendations to Teollisuuden Voima Oyj (TVO) to reinforce some safety measures.