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IAEA reviews Fukushima Daiichi clean-up work

IAEA reviews Fukushima Daiichi clean-up work

Japan has made significant progress in decommissioning the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, but many challenges remain, a mission by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has concluded.

Regulation & Safety 14 November 2018


IAEA reviews long-term safety of Argentinean plant

IAEA reviews long-term safety of Argentinean plant

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts yesterday completed a review of long-term operational safety at Argentina's Atucha I nuclear power plant. The team reviewed the plant's preparedness, organisation and programmes related to long-term operation against IAEA safety standards.

Regulation & Safety 01 November 2018


International organisations bolster cooperation on waste

International organisations bolster cooperation on waste

The International Atomic Energy Agency and the International Association for Environmentally Safe Disposal of Radioactive Materials have pledged to strengthen cooperation and coordination on the development of "safe, effective and secure solutions" for the disposal of high-level radioactive waste and used nuclear fuel.

Waste & Recycling 30 October 2018


Study quantifies job creation in the nuclear sector

Study quantifies job creation in the nuclear sector

A study on the employment generated by the nuclear energy industry has been published by the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency and the International Atomic Energy Agency. Some 200,000 job-years of employment are created by each gigawatt of nuclear capacity constructed, it suggests.

New Nuclear 26 October 2018


IAEA offers training on preventing cyber-attacks

IAEA offers training on preventing cyber-attacks

A new training course on protecting nuclear facilities against cyber-attacks has been launched by the International Atomic Energy Agency.

Regulation & Safety 24 October 2018


IAEA assesses emergency preparedness in Belarus

IAEA assesses emergency preparedness in Belarus

An International Atomic Energy Agency team of experts today concluded a ten-day mission to review Belarus's preparedness and response arrangements for nuclear and radiological emergencies.

Regulation & Safety 17 October 2018


Improvements seen in Hungary's regulatory framework

Improvements seen in Hungary's regulatory framework

Hungary has made "significant improvements" to its regulatory framework for nuclear and radiation safety since 2015, an International Atomic Energy Agency follow-up mission has concluded.

Regulation & Safety 05 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


IAEA completes Luxembourg waste management review

IAEA completes Luxembourg waste management review

Luxembourg's programme for managing its small amount of radioactive waste shows a commitment to safety and a pragmatic approach to waste management, but could be further enhanced by strengthening the national regulatory framework, a team of International Atomic Energy Agency experts has found.

Waste & Recycling 03 October 2018


IAEA-led project looks at climate change mitigation

IAEA-led project looks at climate change mitigation

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has partnered with 12 Member States in the development of effective climate change mitigation strategies, including the use of nuclear energy, through a Coordinated Research Project.

Energy & Environment 27 September 2018