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Russian academic consortium set up to develop new nuclear technologies
20 January, 2021
Nine Russian scientific institutes, centres and universities have united...
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New contracts for GSE's Nuclear Industry Training and Consulting
Wednesday, January 20, 2021 by US-based GSE Systems announced that its Nuclear Industry Training and Consulting (NITC) group has won three contracts with a combined value of $8.7 million to provide specialised...

WM2021 goes virtual
Wednesday, January 20, 2021 by The 47th annual conference presented by Waste Management Symposia (WMS), will be a fully virtual experience. Taking place March 8 – 12, WM2021 provides an opportunity to celebrate...

Russian scientists develop a supersorbent for radioactive iodine
Wednesday, January 20, 2021 by Scientists at Russia’s DI Mendeleev University of Chemical Technology (MUCTR) have developed a new technology for the manufacture of a sorbent for the elusive form of radioactive iodine...

Shearwater Energy and NuScale plan UK hybrid wind-SMR energy project
Tuesday, January 19, 2021 by UK-based clean energy company Shearwater Energy Ltd is developing a wind-SMR (small modular reactor) and hydrogen production hybrid energy project in North Wales.

NRG and PALLAS to join forces
Tuesday, January 19, 2021 by The NRG Foundation and the Preparation Pallas-reactor Foundation (PALLAS), both based in the Netherlands, announced on 14 January that they intend to join together into a...

Russian equipment accepted for Japan’s JT-60SA tokamak
Tuesday, January 19, 2021 by Equipment for Japan’s JT-60SA tokamak manufactured by Russia’s DV Efremov Scientific Research Institute of Electrophysical Apparatus (NIIEFA) passed acceptance tests at the tokamak...

Resolve Optics expands range of non-browning zoom lens
Monday, January 18, 2021 by Resolve Optics has announced a new Model 192-001 non-browning 6x zoom lens, which offers high performance over an extended 24-144mm focal length range making it perfect for...

Specialised used fuel processing facility to be built at Russia’s Mayak
Monday, January 18, 2021 by Russia’s Production Association Mayak has signed a contract with the Mining and Chemical Combine (MCC) at Zheleznogorsk for the construction of a complex for the management of...

Repatriation of HEU from Canada to USA
Monday, January 18, 2021 by The US Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) and Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) have announced the completion of a multi-year campaign...

More investment for General Fusion
Monday, January 18, 2021 by Canada-based General Fusion on 14 January announced the close of financing from new investor, Thistledown Capital, a firm established by Shopify founder Tobias Lütke and his wife,...

UniTech awarded agreement for waste management at DOE sites
Monday, January 18, 2021 by US-based UniTech Services Group announced that it had been awarded a Basic Ordering Agreement (BOA) by the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Environmental Management (EM) in December.

US DOE achieves most of its 2020 environmental clean-up priorities
Monday, January 18, 2021 by The US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Environmental Management (EM) has accomplished the vast majority of its Calendar Year 2020 priorities, reaching major historic milestones...

US awards grant to Romania’s Nuclearelectrica for SMRs
Monday, January 18, 2021 by The US Trade and Development Agency awarded a grant to Romania’s nuclear energy authority, Societatea National Nuclearelectrica (SNN), for technical assistance to support the...

Design contract secured for Dounreay Waste Repackaging Facility
Monday, January 18, 2021 by The Decommissioning Services Framework (DDF) Alliance has been awarded a contract for the design of a new waste repackaging facility at the UK Dounreay nuclear site

Armenia to extend nuclear plant service beyond 2026
Monday, January 18, 2021 by Armenia plans to extend the service life of its nuclear power plant in Metsamor after 2026 and has not abandoned plans to build a new plant, according to the government's...

Frazer-Nash Consultancy joins Nuclear AMRC
Friday, January 15, 2021 by Systems, engineering and technology company Frazer-Nash Consultancy has become a member of the UK's Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC).

Ignalina reports on decommissioning progress in 2020
Friday, January 15, 2021 by In 2020, 4212 tons of equipment and 3579 tons of concrete waste were dismantled at the Ignalina nuclear power plant (INPP) in Lithuania, and more than 7400 tons of radioactive waste...

KHNP seeks construction approval for Shin Hanul 3&4
Friday, January 15, 2021 by Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Corp. (KHNP) has requested an extension for construction of units 3 and 4 of the Shin Hanul nuclear power plant untill the end of 2023.

Russian robot helps to dismantle graphite reactors
Thursday, January 14, 2021 by Russia’s Special Design and Technological Bureau of Applied Robotics (SKTB PR) at the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) Technopolis Moscow has developed a mobile robotic complex for...

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