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L3 MAPPS, Terrestrial team for IMSR simulation

L3 MAPPS, Terrestrial team for IMSR simulation

Canada's L3 MAPPS and Terrestrial Energy have signed an agreement to develop real-time simulation for Terrestrial's Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR). Terrestrial aims to commercialise the modular reactor design.

New Nuclear 20 July 2018


Funding for US advanced nuclear technology projects

Funding for US advanced nuclear technology projects

The US Department of Energy has selected nine projects to receive almost USD20 million in funding for cost-shared research and development for advanced nuclear technologies.

Nuclear Policies 11 July 2018


First partner announced for New Brunswick SMR project

First partner announced for New Brunswick SMR project

The New Brunswick Energy Solutions Corporation yesterday announced Advanced Reactor Concepts as its first partner in a nuclear research cluster that will work on R&D of SMR technology in the Canadian province.

New Nuclear 10 July 2018


NEI issues guidelines for regulatory interactions

NEI issues guidelines for regulatory interactions

A regulatory engagement plan will help reactor developers' early interactions with NRC staff and can reduce regulatory uncertainty and add predictability to licensing advanced technologies, the NEI said.

Regulation & Safety 06 July 2018


ATS to provide automated solutions for Bruce detube

ATS to provide automated solutions for Bruce detube

ATS Automation Systems has received a CAD60 million (USD46 million) order booking to design and deliver reactor component removal tools for Bruce Power's Major Component Replacement programme.

Corporate 05 July 2018


Monitoring radioactive waste with muons

Monitoring radioactive waste with muons

Scientists in the UK have developed a technology that uses muons - cosmic particles - to detect and safely manage radioactive waste. The technology has already been demonstrated at the Sellafield nuclear site..

Waste & Recycling 05 July 2018


China's Taishan 1 reactor connected to grid

China's Taishan 1 reactor connected to grid

Unit 1 of the Taishan nuclear power plant has been connected to the grid, becoming the world's first EPR to achieve grid connection and power generation. It is expected to enter commercial operation later this year.

New Nuclear 29 June 2018


Bruce Power and ITM to supply cancer therapy isotope

Bruce Power and ITM to supply cancer therapy isotope

Bruce Power and ITG have launched a joint effort to explore the production of the medical radioisotope lutetium-177 at Bruce Power's Candu reactors.

Regulation & Safety 29 June 2018


UK presents Sector Deal for nuclear

UK presents Sector Deal for nuclear

The UK's nuclear industry has unanimously welcomed the Sector Deal, which Business and Energy Secretary Greg Clark outlined at the nuclear-licensed Trawsfynydd site in North Wales.

Nuclear Policies 28 June 2018


US dignitaries endorse nuclear's importance

US dignitaries endorse nuclear's importance

A group of 75 senior US figures, including former statesmen, military, industrial and academic leaders, have written to Energy Secretary Rick Perry imploring him to take immediate action to prevent the closure of reactors.

Nuclear Policies 27 June 2018