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Ideon and Orano deploy world’s first borehole muon tomography
12 July, 2021
Canadian Earth ‘x-ray’ start-up Ideon Technologies and France’s Orano...
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Ideon and Orano deploy world’s first borehole muon tomography solution
Thursday, July 08, 2021 by Canadian Earth ‘x-ray’ start-up Ideon Technologies and France’s Orano Group (Orano), said on 6 July that they have deployed the world’s first cosmic-ray muon detector for use...

ENEC plans R&D co-operation with EDF
Thursday, July 01, 2021 by The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) said on 30 June that it had signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with EDF ahead of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will...

More US funding for advanced nuclear technology
Thursday, June 24, 2021 by The US Department of Energy (DOE) on 22 June announced more than $61 million in funding awards for 99 advanced nuclear energy technology projects in 30 states and a US territory....

Holmium-166 used to treat liver cancer
Thursday, June 17, 2021 by The Dutch medical device company Quirem Medical recently started using the BR2 research reactor at the SCK CEN nuclear research centre for the production of QuiremSpheres, SCK CEN said...

TVEL supplies superconductors to CERN
Thursday, June 17, 2021 by The European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) in Switzerland has completed acceptance testing of Russian-made niobium-tin superconductors manufactured under the framework of...

UK Dalton Institute releases practical paper on nuclear’s role in achieving net zero
Thursday, June 17, 2021 by The Dalton Nuclear Institute at the UK’s University of Manchester on 15 July released a position paper: “Nuclear energy for net zero: a strategy for action”, which identifies the...

US DOE announces funding for stellarator research
Tuesday, June 15, 2021 by The US Department of Energy (DOE) on 8 June announced $6.4 million in funding for US scientists to carry out seven research projects at two major fusion energy facilities located...

Kinetrics to establish campus for clean energy innovation
Thursday, June 10, 2021 by Canada’s Kinectrics said on 7 June that it proposes to design, build and operate a world-class campus for innovation in clean energy, known as Helius. The focus of this campus will be...

NNL launches strategic plan on nuclear science benefits
Thursday, June 10, 2021 by The UK’s National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) said on 8 June that it was proud to launch its Strategic Plan, which sets out how NNL is benefiting society through nuclear science. The...

US funding supports materials research for molten salt environments
Tuesday, May 25, 2021 by US-based QuesTek Innovations announced on 17 May that it had been awarded $1.1 million in Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II funding from the US Department of...

DOE funding for research on advanced nuclear reactor waste
Monday, May 24, 2021 by The US Department of Energy (DOE) on 19 May announced up to $40 million in funding for a new Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) programme that will limit the amount...

Belgian scientists develop drones for radiation monitoring
Thursday, May 20, 2021 by Belgian aeronautical firm Sabca and Belgian nuclear research centre SCK CEN, have developed a technology that enables drones to carry out radiological measurements. The drones will...

Russian scientists develop anti-radiation building materials
Thursday, May 20, 2021 by Russian scientists at the Ural Federal University (UFU) have created samples of clay bricks that are able to attenuate ionising radiation as much as possible - to a level that is safe...

Russia develops robotic arm to help repair NPP steam generators
Thursday, May 20, 2021 by The R&D Workshop ASK of Uralatomenergoremont (a subdivision of the branch of Atomenergoremont, specialising in the manufacture of robotic systems) has created a unique robotic arm...

New process speeds up development of molten salt nuclear battery
Thursday, May 20, 2021 by The US University of Idaho said on 17 May that researchers had verified a new process to save millions of dollars and speed up development of the world’s first Molten Salt Nuclear...

Nuclear initiative aims to save rhinos
Thursday, May 20, 2021 by The Rhisotope Project, formally launched on 13 May, aims to investigate and establish whether it is possible to place radioactive isotopes into the horn of a rhinoceros to...

Chinese scientists develop intelligent fault diagnostics for NPPs
Tuesday, May 18, 2021 by Recently, a research group from the Institute of Nuclear Energy Safety Technology of the Hefei Institutes of Physical Science (HFIPS) made new progress in intelligent fault...

US DOE announces funding for Research on Quantum Information Science and Nuclear Physics
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 by The US Department of Energy (DOE) on 6 May announced $10 million for interdisciplinary research in Quantum Information Science (QIS) and nuclear physics. The aim of this funding is...

Russia continues testing accident tolerant fuels
Tuesday, May 04, 2021 by Russia’s AA Bochvar Research Institute of Inorganic Materials (VNIINM – part of Rosatom’s Fuel Company TVEL) said on 29 April that by the end of the year it plans to complete the...

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