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ANSTO to act on medicine production safety culture

ANSTO to act on medicine production safety culture

Australia's nuclear regulator has given the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation 60 days to provide a "full and complete" response to 85 recommendations to improve the safety culture in ANSTO Health's nuclear medicine production facility following an independent expert review.

Regulation & Safety 22 October 2018


Changes to Oyster Creek emergency planningapproved

Changes to Oyster Creek emergency planning approved

The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission has approved modifications to the emergency preparedness plan for Oyster Creek to reflect its decommissioning status. The plant shut down in September after 49 years of operation.

Regulation & Safety 19 October 2018


Fourth Chinese AP1000 connected to grid

Fourth Chinese AP1000 connected to grid

The Haiyang 2 AP1000 in China has been connected to the electricity grid. Meanwhile, Sanmen 1 - which last month became the first AP1000 to begin commercial operation - has entered the guarantee period.

New Nuclear 15 October 2018


NRC centre activated ahead of hurricane

NRC centre activated ahead of hurricane

The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission yesterday activated its Atlanta regional incident response centre in anticipation of Hurricane Michael's landfall in the south-eastern USA. Southern Nuclear reduced power at the Farley nuclear power plant in Alabama as a precautionary measure.

Regulation & Safety 11 October 2018


IAEA assesses operational safety of Torness plant

IAEA assesses operational safety of Torness plant

The managers of the Torness nuclear power plant in the UK are committed to improving the operational safety and reliability of the two-unit plant, a team of experts led by the International Atomic Energy Agency has concluded.

Regulation & Safety 04 October 2018


CNL launches Centre for Reactor Sustainability

CNL launches Centre for Reactor Sustainability

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) has launched the Centre for Reactor Sustainability, bringing together its broad research capabilities to support the sustainable, long-term operations of the world's nuclear power reactors.

Corporate 04 October 2018


Rostov unit 4 enters commercial operation

Rostov unit 4 enters commercial operation

Unit 4 of the Rostov nuclear power plant in Russia has entered commercial operation three months ahead of schedule, state nuclear corporation Rosatom has announced.

New Nuclear 01 October 2018


First criticality for Tianwan unit 4

First criticality for Tianwan unit 4

Unit 4 of the Tianwan nuclear power plant in China's Jiangsu province moved closer to commissioning by achieving a sustained chain reaction for the first time. The VVER-1000 is to begin generating power by year-end.

New Nuclear 01 October 2018


WANO invites early engagement on new nuclear build

WANO invites early engagement on new nuclear build

The World Association of Nuclear Operators has today called on new entrants to the nuclear industry to engage with it earlier in the construction and commissioning process.

Regulation & Safety 28 September 2018


Tokai 2 cleared for restart

Tokai 2 cleared for restart

Japan's Nuclear Regulation Authority yesterday approved the restart of unit 2 of the Tokai nuclear power plant after concluding that safety measures submitted by Japan Atomic Power Company passed revised safety standards.

Regulation & Safety 27 September 2018