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Boron pumps triggered at OL3
Thursday, April 28, 2022 by Unit 3 at Finland’s Olkiluoto NPP was shut down on 26 April as part of a test programme, plant owner-operator Teollisuuden Voima Oyj (TVO) said. However, the boron pumps...

IAEA’s Grossi delivers assistance to Chernobyl
Thursday, April 28, 2022 by Nuclear safety, security and safeguards experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) are continuing to work at the Chernobyl NPP to deliver equipment, conduct...

Power restored between Chernobyl NPP and Ukraine regulator
Thursday, April 21, 2022 by Ukraine informed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on 19 April that direct communications between the national regulator and the Chernobyl NPP had been restored, more than...

IAEA says situation remains unchanged: Energoatom head gives details
Tuesday, April 19, 2022 by Ukraine has informed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) that there had been no significant new developments related to nuclear safety and security over the past 24...

Russia suspended from OECD Nuclear Energy Agency
Thursday, April 14, 2022 by Russian membership of the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) was suspended on 11 April following a decision by the OECD’s ruling body. The Russian Federation has been informed...

IAEA’s Grossi plans Chernobyl visit
Thursday, April 14, 2022 by Ukraine informed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on 12 April that there had been no significant new developments related to nuclear safety and security over the past...

IAEA Director General visits Ukraine
Thursday, March 31, 2022 by International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi arrived in Ukraine on 29 March for talks with senior government officials on the IAEA’s planned...

IAEA expresses continued concern about Chernobyl staffing
Tuesday, March 29, 2022 by The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi continues to closely monitoring the situation in the city of Slavutych a where many people live...

IAEA and Ukrainian regulator provide updates on nuclear facilities
Thursday, March 17, 2022 by Ukraine informed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on 16 March that the Zaporozhye NPP (ZNPP) had lost connection to a third power line but that two others remained...

Repairs underway at Ukraine’s nuclear sites
Monday, March 14, 2022 by Ukraine informed the International Atomic Energy Agency that Ukrainian specialist teams had succeeded in repairing a power line needed to resume external electricity supplies to...

Loss of power at Chernobyl not expected to impact essential safety functions: IAEA
Thursday, March 10, 2022 by The IAEA said it agreed with the Ukrainian regulator that Chernobyl's disconnection from the grid would not have a critical impact on essential safety functions at the site, where...

IAEA’s Grossi offers to travel to Ukraine
Monday, March 07, 2022 by International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) director general Rafael Mariano Grossi said he is ready to travel to Chernobyl to secure the commitment to the safety and security of...

IAEA’s Grossi addresses Board of Governors on Ukraine
Thursday, March 03, 2022 by International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi told the IAEA Board of Governors on 2 March that he was “gravely concerned" about the situation in Ukraine.

Sandia National Laboratories updates software for assessing consequences of nuclear accidents
Wednesday, February 23, 2022 by The US Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) has updated the Maccs code to better aid the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and the global nuclear industry in assessing the consequences...

Ansto completes safety review
Monday, December 20, 2021 by The Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (Ansto) has completed the largest coordinated safety and security review of the OPAL multi-purpose research reactor, as part...

IAEA concludes operational safety review at Armenian nuclear plant
Monday, November 08, 2021 by An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA Safety Aspects of Long Term Operation (Salto) team of experts on 4 November completed a review of long term operational safety at the...

ASN approves EDF’s proposed remedy for Flamanville EPR nozzle design faults
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 by France's Autorité de Sûreté Nucléaire (ASN) has approved EDF's proposed solution for rectifying a design fault on three nozzles in the main primary system of the EPR reactor at unit 3...

SNC-Lavalin consortium awarded drive mechanism contract Bruce Power
Monday, September 20, 2021 by Candu Energy, part of the SNC-Lavalin Group announced on 16 September that its consortium with BWXT Nuclear Energy Canada had been awarded a contract worth approximately $22 million...

IAEA says Denmark is committed to a high level of safety
Monday, September 13, 2021 by An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said that an Integrated Regulatory Review Service (IRRS) team had  concluded a 10-day mission to Denmark on 8 September, the first mission...

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