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NRG receives funding for nuclear medicine R&D centre

NRG receives funding for nuclear medicine R&D centre

The Advancing Nuclear Medicine consortium, led by the Nuclear Research and Consultancy Group, has been awarded a EUR6.8 million (USD7.7 million) subsidy to develop FIELD-LAB. This Dutch initiative is aimed at accelerating the development and introduction of new radiopharmaceuticals.

New Nuclear 18 January 2019


Russia starts installing MBIR control assembly

Russia starts installing MBIR control assembly

The Volgodonsk branch of AEM Technology has completed the first stage of installation of the control assembly of the MBIR multipurpose sodium-cooled fast neutron research reactor.

New Nuclear 16 January 2019


NuScale SMR to be considered for use in Jordan

NuScale SMR to be considered for use in Jordan

A joint feasibility study on the deployment of NuScale's small modular reactor in Jordan will be carried out through a memorandum of understanding signed between NuScale Power and the Jordan Atomic Energy Commission.

New Nuclear 15 January 2019


Innovative technology enhances NuScale SMR safety

Innovative technology enhances NuScale SMR safety

NuScale Power and Ultra Electronics Energy have unveiled a new safety display and indication system for NuScale's small modular reactor which they say is the first application of field programmable gate array technology for real-time display and monitoring in the US commercial nuclear industry.

New Nuclear 11 January 2019


Fourth Chinese AP1000 enters commercial operation

Fourth Chinese AP1000 enters commercial operation

Unit 2 of the Haiyang nuclear power plant in China's Shandong province has completed 168 hours of full-power continuous operation and is now deemed to be in commercial operation. It becomes the fourth AP1000 unit in China to reach the milestone.

New Nuclear 09 January 2019


Rosatom official outlines Uzbek project schedule

Rosatom official outlines Uzbek project schedule

Rosatom expects a site to be selected for Uzbekistan's first nuclear power plant by the end of March and a construction contract to be signed by the end of this year.

New Nuclear 08 January 2019


Equipment installation milestones at Hualong One units

Equipment installation milestones at Hualong One units

All the main equipment has now been installed at the first of two demonstration Hualong One units under construction at the Fuqing site in China's Fujian province. Installation of the steam generators has begun at the second unit.

New Nuclear 08 January 2019


DOE agreement supports power generated from SMRs

DOE agreement supports power generated from SMRs

The US Department of Energy has signed a memorandum of understanding on the use of two of the 12 modules of a demonstration small modular reactor project planned for Idaho National Laboratory.

New Nuclear 28 December 2018


Fourth Tianwan unit enters commercial operation

Fourth Tianwan unit enters commercial operation

Unit 4 of the Tianwan nuclear power plant in China's Jiangsu province has entered commercial operation after completing demonstration operation at nominal capacity for 100 hours.

New Nuclear 27 December 2018


Schedule for Hanhikivi 1 project revised

Schedule for Hanhikivi 1 project revised

Finland's Fennovoima now expects to receive the construction licence for its planned Hanhikivi 1 nuclear power plant in 2021. Start of commercial operation of the Russian-supplied plant has been put back four years to 2028.

New Nuclear 27 December 2018