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Australian technology helping safeguard used nuclear fuel
27 January, 2023
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Russia’s nuclear industry looks to robots
Wednesday, January 04, 2023 by Rusatom Service (part of Rosatom) has signed an agreement with Technored for cooperation in the field of robotics. Technored, founded in 2018, is now based in Skolkova. It is...

Korea develops simulator for underwater dismantling of reactors
Tuesday, November 15, 2022 by The Korea Institute of Machinery & Materials (KIMM) has developed a virtual remote dismantling system (Simulator) to teach the use of lasers and plasma for cutting underwater...

Studsvik Scandpower and Blue Wave co-operate on artificial intelligence
Wednesday, August 03, 2022 by Sweden’s Studsvik Scandpower has formed a strategic partnership with US-based Blue Wave AI Labs to deliver enhanced diagnostic and predictive capabilities to nuclear energy...

Control cabinets delivered for Kursk-II
Wednesday, July 20, 2022 by The delivery of automation cabinets for unit 1 of Russia’s Kursk-II NPP has been completed. Electrical equipment supplier, the All-Russian Research Institute of Relay Engineering...

UKAEA develops laser-welding ‘robotic snake’
Tuesday, June 07, 2022 by The UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) has developed a new laser-welding ‘robotic snake’ capable of operating inside fusion energy power plant pipework. The DEMO snake, which is...

Jacobs designs robot to tackle Fukushima debris
Friday, May 27, 2022 by US-based Jacobs has designed and built a robotic tool to obtain crucial information about the state of a damaged nuclear power reactor at Fukushima Daiichi in Japan. The remotely...

Robot completes underground survey at Dounreay
Tuesday, April 05, 2022 by Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd (DSRL) announced that it is working with the Robotics and Artificial Intelligence in Nuclear (RAIN) Hub to develop a robot capable of accessing areas...

New UK robotics hub opens in West Cumbria
Tuesday, April 05, 2022 by A new UK facility has opened in Whitehaven, in Cumbria, as the first network of robotics and artificial intelligence collaboration hubs across the UK.

Partners sought to develop underwater survey robot
Wednesday, September 08, 2021 by Engineering firm Forth, the company leading the creation of the pioneering Autonomous Aquatic Inspection and Intervention (A2I2), is now looking for partners to bring the...

Petrozavodskmash tests 3D scanning system
Wednesday, September 01, 2021 by A three-dimensional scanning system has been tested at the Petrozavodsk branch of Russia’s AEM-Technologies (part of Rosatom’s mechanical engineering division Atomenergomash).

Flyability launches the Elios 2 RAD drone for nuclear inspections
Wednesday, August 11, 2021 by Switzerland’s Flyability on 5 August launched the Elios 2 RAD, an indoor drone equipped with a radiation sensor made specifically for inspections at nuclear stations. “The Elios 2...

Rosatom tests different methods of remote monitoring to improve NPP construction
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 by The development of remote monitoring tools is part of Rosatom’s Unified Digital Strategy, and the operators for implementation of these innovative systems on projects in the...

Russia develops small gas analyser for use on drones
Thursday, July 08, 2021 by The Roskhimzashchita holding of Russia’s state corporation Rostec on 7 July presented at the Innoprom-2021 exhibition the Shmel (Bumblebee) universal air gas analyser intended...

Tvel plans to develop robots for decommissioning
Thursday, June 03, 2021 by Rosatom’s fuel company Tvel said on 2 June that Russia’s Presidential Council for Science and Education will consider Tvel’s plans to create robots for decommissioning nuclear...

Cleaning robot developed for Finland’s Loviisa NPP
Thursday, May 27, 2021 by An inspection and cleaning robot developed by Finnish Jyväskylä University of Applied Sciences (JAMK) and Fortum is facilitating work at Fortum’s Loviisa NPP, Fortum said on 25 May....

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...

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...

Framatome achieves milestone in developing robotic-assisted handling system for decommissioning
Thursday, May 20, 2021 by France’s Framatome on 18 May announced completion of a key milestone in the development of a robotic-assisted handling system to support decommissioning and waste management for...

Leningrad NPP uses unique robot to repair used fuel pool
Monday, May 17, 2021 by Leningrad NPP said on 14 May that for the first time it had used a robotic system that has no analogues anywhere in the world to diagnose and repair the lining of the walls and the...

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