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First neutron generator delivered to Mo-99 facility

First neutron generator delivered to Mo-99 facility

The first production accelerator has been delivered to Shine Medical Technologies' isotope production campus in Janesville, Wisconsin.

Regulation & Safety 19 October 2018


UK decommissioning research centre opens

UK decommissioning research centre opens

The Centre for Innovative Nuclear Decommissioning Engineering has officially opened in Workington with the aim of innovating and delivering future engineering leaders, supporting the UK's nuclear decommissioning programme in west Cumbria.

Waste & Recycling 05 October 2018


Canadian organisations to produce medical isotope

Canadian organisations to produce medical isotope

Canadian particle accelerator centre TRIUMF and nuclear science and technology organisation Canadian Nuclear Laboratories have agreed to pursue a strategic partnership around the commercial production of medical radioisotope actinium-225 - nicknamed "the rarest drug on Earth".

Regulation & Safety 28 September 2018


NuScale SMR enters first manufacturing phase

NuScale SMR enters first manufacturing phase

NuScale Power has selected BWX Technologies Inc as the first manufacturer of its small modular reactor. This marks the transition to the manufacturing phase and represents major progress in bringing the technology to market, NuScale said yesterday.

New Nuclear 26 September 2018


Restarted US reactor completes first fuel test

Restarted US reactor completes first fuel test

The Transient Reactor Test Facility at the US Department of Energy's Idaho National Laboratory has completed its first fuelled experiment since resuming operations after a 23-year hiatus.

Uranium & Fuel 21 September 2018


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


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


Centrus and Doosan sign advanced reactor MoU

Centrus and Doosan sign advanced reactor MoU

Centrus Energy and Doosan Heavy Industries and Construction yesterday announced a memorandum of understanding to explore cooperation in supplying the advanced reactor market.

Corporate 18 September 2018


Advanced automation testing facility opens in Canada

Advanced automation testing facility opens in Canada

ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc and Bruce Power have held a ceremony to mark the opening of the Major Component Replacement Integration Facility at ATS' headquarters in Cambridge, Ontario.

Corporate 13 September 2018


Innovation is key to industry's resilience, says Westinghouse

Innovation is key to industry's resilience, says Westinghouse

Westinghouse Electric Company is starting the next phase in its long history with one key message: The nuclear industry, which has always provided safe, clean and reliable energy, needs innovation now more than ever before.

Corporate 07 September 2018