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UAE laboratory meets international standard

UAE laboratory meets international standard

The Secondary Standards Dosimetry Laboratory of the UAE's Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation has been awarded the ISO 17025 accreditation for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories, the first of its kind in the Gulf region.

Regulation & Safety 20 December 2018


Cold testing complete at Barakah 3

Cold testing complete at Barakah 3

Cold hydrostatic testing has been completed at unit 3 of the United Arab Emirates' four-unit Barakah nuclear power plant, the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation has announced.

New Nuclear 17 December 2018


EDF to assist with Barakah operation and maintenance

EDF to assist with Barakah operation and maintenance

EDF is to provide services to support Nawah Energy Company in the operation and maintenance of the United Arab Emirates' four-unit Barakah nuclear power plant under a long-term framework agreement signed this week.

Corporate 23 November 2018


Report sets radiological baseline for UAE

Report sets radiological baseline for UAE

National nuclear regulator the Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation has released its first annual report on radiological environmental monitoring in the United Arab Emirates, establishing the baseline level of radiation for the UAE.

Regulation & Safety 14 November 2018


International forum shines spotlight on export controls

International forum shines spotlight on export controls

International experts are meeting in Abu Dhabi to discuss global nuclear non-proliferation and export controls at a four-day workshop hosted by the UAE's nuclear regulator. Meanwhile, China General Nuclear has described a change to US policy on exports to China as inappropriate.

Nuclear Policies 15 October 2018


Viewpoint: UAE's programme strategic to future of global nuclear energy

Viewpoint: UAE's programme strategic to future of global nuclear energy

Building a nuclear energy programme is a truly global undertaking. It requires a strong and long-term commitment from the nation pursuing the programme, and partnerships with governments and global experts that offer guidance and insight based on best practices and operating experience. As the first new nuclear energy programme in decades, the United Arab Emirates offers a unique example of this process, writes Ambassador Hamad Al Kaabi.

Perspectives 26 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


ENEC launches youth council

ENEC launches youth council

The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation and its subsidiaries have launched the Barakah Youth Council to "inspire, support, and empower" future leaders of the United Arab Emirates' nuclear energy industry.

Corporate 13 August 2018


Barakah 2 completes hot functional tests

Barakah 2 completes hot functional tests

Tests that simulate the temperatures and pressures which the reactor systems will be subjected to during normal operation have been completed at unit 2 of Barakah nuclear power plant in the United Arab Emirates.

New Nuclear 06 August 2018


Barakah 1 receives generation licence

Barakah 1 receives generation licence

An electricity generation licence has been issued to Barakah One Company, a key regulatory requirement prior to operation of the UAE's first nuclear power plant. Meanwhile, further steps to develop the Emirati nuclear workforce.
 

Regulation & Safety 25 July 2018