Regulation & Safety

Regulation & Safety
IAEA holds knowledge management course in Latin America

IAEA holds knowledge management course in Latin America

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) recently held its School of Nuclear Knowledge Management course in the Central American and Caribbean region for the first time. The event was held in Costa Rica on 3-7 December.

Regulation & Safety 14 January 2019


IAEA pilots new course on security of sources

IAEA pilots new course on security of sources

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has held a pilot regional training course in Obninsk, Russia, on the security of radioactive material, including radioactive waste and mobile sources.

Regulation & Safety 04 January 2019


IAEA says national strategies needed for regulatory competence

IAEA says national strategies needed for regulatory competence

Establishing a national strategy is essential for the sustainable supply of competent and well-trained regulatory staff who can effectively oversee nuclear safety, the Steering Committee on Regulatory Capacity Building and Knowledge Management, supported by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), has concluded.

Regulation & Safety 03 January 2019


IAEA helps Vietnam plan for new research reactor

IAEA helps Vietnam plan for new research reactor

An International Atomic Energy Agency mission has reviewed Vietnam's infrastructure for a new multi-purpose research reactor, identifying improvements needed for successful and sustainable development of the project.

Regulation & Safety 28 December 2018


Hunterston B restarts delayed by several weeks

Hunterston B restarts delayed by several weeks

EDF Energy has amended the return-to-service dates for both units at its Hunterston B nuclear power plant in Scotland to allow for the assessment of new seismic analysis and also further modelling work.

Regulation & Safety 21 December 2018


UAE laboratory meets international standard

UAE laboratory meets international standard

The Secondary Standards Dosimetry Laboratory of the UAE's Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation has been awarded the ISO 17025 accreditation for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories, the first of its kind in the Gulf region.

Regulation & Safety 20 December 2018


IAEA team completes Philippines infrastructure review

IAEA team completes Philippines infrastructure review

The International Atomic Energy Agency today concluded an Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review in the  Philippines.

Regulation & Safety 17 December 2018


Novovoronezh unit 4 completes upgrade

Novovoronezh unit 4 completes upgrade

Loading of nuclear fuel into unit 4 of the Novovoronezh nuclear power plant in Russia has been completed. The procedure is part of large-scale modernisation work on the VVER-440 reactor.

Regulation & Safety 12 December 2018


IAEA reviews long-term safety of Armenian plant

IAEA reviews long-term safety of Armenian plant

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts has completed a review of long-term operational safety at the Armenian Nuclear Power Plant at Metsamor.

Regulation & Safety 12 December 2018


Nigeria becomes HEU free

Nigeria becomes HEU free

The last known highly enriched uranium in Nigeria has been repatriated to China, leaving the African country HEU-free.

Regulation & Safety 10 December 2018