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Indian cyclotron begins radioisotope operations

Indian cyclotron begins radioisotope operations

India's largest medical cyclotron - Cyclone-30 - is now operational, the country's Department of Atomic Energy announced yesterday. As well as producing medical radioisotopes, it will also have dedicated beamlines for material science and nuclear physics research.
 

Regulation & Safety 20 September 2018


Entergy orders Framatome accident-tolerant fuel rods

Entergy orders Framatome accident-tolerant fuel rods

Framatome is to supply and install chromium-coated fuel rods into unit 1 of Entergy's Arkansas Nuclear One nuclear power plant. The contract marks the first use of the accident tolerant fuel in the unit.

Uranium & Fuel 20 September 2018


US nuclear innovation legislation makes progress

US nuclear innovation legislation makes progress

Bipartisan legislation designed to drive US nuclear innovation including the commercialisation of advanced reactors has gone forward to be signed into law after approval by the House of Representatives. Congress has also approved a USD121 million increase in funding for US nuclear R&D for fiscal 2019.
 

Nuclear Policies 19 September 2018


Norwegian, Belgian research centres enhance cooperation

Norwegian, Belgian research centres enhance cooperation

A framework cooperation agreement has been signed between Norway's Institute for Energy Technology and Belgium's Nuclear Research Centre, through which the two organisations will extend their collaboration on nuclear research and decommissioning.

Corporate 19 September 2018


UK and USA enhance nuclear research cooperation

UK and USA enhance nuclear research cooperation

The UK's National Nuclear Laboratory and the US Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have agreed to cooperate on nuclear energy research. The announcement came as the UK and USA signed a nuclear R&D action plan.

Nuclear Policies 14 September 2018


UK collaboration for safety and security research

UK collaboration for safety and security research

Frazer-Nash, in collaboration with Rolls-Royce, the National Nuclear Laboratory, EDF Energy, Jacobsen Analytics, and the universities of Lancaster, Bristol and York are to deliver a nuclear safety and security research contract.

Regulation & Safety 14 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


Harmony: From initiative to reality

Harmony: From initiative to reality

Nuclear industry leaders today outlined the concrete steps they are taking to help reach the goal of the Harmony initiative - to achieve a 25% share of world electricity production by 2050 through the addition of 1000 GWe of new capacity.

Energy & Environment 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


FANR, Khalifa University sign collaboration agreement

FANR, Khalifa University sign collaboration agreement

A collaborative research agreement aimed at advancing nuclear safety research and training future nuclear workers in the United Arab Emirates has been signed by the Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation and Khalifa University of Science and Technology.

Regulation & Safety 04 September 2018