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Paks II building work to start soon, says Russian president

Paks II building work to start soon, says Russian president

Construction of two new units at the Paks nuclear power plant in Hungary is expected to start soon, Russian President Vladimir Putin said during a press conference in Moscow on 18 September.

New Nuclear 20 September 2018


Rooppur protocol signed on physical protection scope

Rooppur protocol signed on physical protection scope

Bangladesh and Russia have signed a protocol to amend their 2011 agreement to build the South Asian country’s first nuclear power plant.

New Nuclear 19 September 2018


Hualong One simulator ready for operator training

Hualong One simulator ready for operator training

The first full-scope simulator for the Chinese-developed Hualong One reactor has been delivered to the Fuqing nuclear power plant, China National Nuclear Corporation announced on 14 September.

New Nuclear 17 September 2018


Newcomer countries need 'collaborative approach'

Newcomer countries need 'collaborative approach'

Countries intending to begin nuclear power programmes require collaborative negotiations with suppliers to ensure the success of their projects, two lawyers said at the recent World Nuclear Association Symposium 2018.

New Nuclear 13 September 2018


Belgian government approves funding for Myrrha

Belgian government approves funding for Myrrha

Belgium's Council of Ministers has approved EUR558 million (USD646 million) in funding for the Myrrha accelerator-driven research reactor at the Belgian Nuclear Research Centre's site in Mol.

New Nuclear 10 September 2018


IAEA completes Sudan nuclear infrastructure review

IAEA completes Sudan nuclear infrastructure review

Sudan's government is strongly committed to developing the infrastructure needed for a safe, secure and peaceful nuclear power programme, an International Atomic Energy Agency team of experts has found.

New Nuclear 10 September 2018


CNNC completes design of district heating reactor

CNNC completes design of district heating reactor

The preliminary design of the Yanlong swimming pool-type low-temperature reactor for district heating has been completed, China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) announced yesterday.

New Nuclear 07 September 2018


Vessel installed at second Pakistani Hualong One

Vessel installed at second Pakistani Hualong One

The pressure vessel for the Chinese-designed Hualong One reactor under construction as unit 3 of Pakistan's Karachi nuclear power plant has been hoisted into place.

New Nuclear 06 September 2018


Project to demonstrate hydrogen production using IMSR

Project to demonstrate hydrogen production using IMSR

Terrestrial Energy USA has partnered with utility Southern Company and several US Department of Energy national laboratories to investigate the production of hydrogen using its Integral Molten Salt Reactor.

New Nuclear 06 September 2018


Ohma start-up delayed by a further two years

Ohma start-up delayed by a further two years

Completion of the Ohma nuclear power plant, under construction in Japan's Aomori prefecture, will be delayed by a further two years owing to the regulator's ongoing review of enhanced safety measures at the plant.

New Nuclear 05 September 2018