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New nuclear countries face integrated challenges

New nuclear countries face integrated challenges

Countries embarking on nuclear energy programmes for the first time or expanding their programmes after a long period without construction face integrated challenges, representatives from emerging and expanding nuclear countries have said. These challenges include the development of human resources as well as financial and political considerations.

Nuclear Policies 19 September 2019


UAE enhances nuclear emergency preparedness

UAE enhances nuclear emergency preparedness

Most of the recommendations made by a mission in 2015 have been addressed, according to a follow-up mission to the United Arab Emirates by an International Atomic Energy Agency emergency preparedness review service team.

Regulation & Safety 18 September 2019


Enec and Tenex renew MoU on nuclear fuel cycle management

Enec and Tenex renew MoU on nuclear fuel cycle management

The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation and Russia’s Tenex have renewed their Memorandum of Understanding on exploring potential opportunities for collaboration in nuclear fuel cycle management. The new MoU was signed by Mohamed Al Hammadi, CEO of Enec, and Sergey Polgorodnik, general director of Tenex, during the 24th World Energy Congress being held this week in Abu Dhabi.

Corporate 12 September 2019


South Korea and UAE to collaborate on new nuclear opportunities

South Korea and UAE to collaborate on new nuclear opportunities

The UAE's Barakah One Company and Korea Electric Power Corporation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to explore potential collaboration on new nuclear energy projects in third countries.

Corporate 11 September 2019


First Barakah operators receive regulatory certification

First Barakah operators receive regulatory certification

The United Arab Emirates' Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation has officially certified Nawah Energy's first group of operators for the Barakah nuclear power plant. Certification of operators is a key requirement for the issue of the plant's operating licence.

Regulation & Safety 08 July 2019


Korean companies awarded Barakah service agreements

Korean companies awarded Barakah service agreements

Nawah Energy Company - which will operate the UAE's first nuclear power plant at Barakah - has today signed a long-term maintenance services agreement with Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power, supported by Kepco Plant Service & Engineering. It has also signed a five-year maintenance service agreement with Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction.

Corporate 24 June 2019


FANR in final stages of Barakah licensing process

FANR in final stages of Barakah licensing process

The head of the United Arab Emirates Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation, which this week inaugurated a new Emergency Operations Centre, has said it is in the final stages of preparations but not yet ready to issue the operating licence for the Barakah nuclear power plant.

Regulation & Safety 29 March 2019


Spain, UAE plan cooperation in fuel services

Spain, UAE plan cooperation in fuel services

The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation has signed a memorandum of understanding with Enusa Industrias Avanzadas, defining a framework for collaboration and the exchange of information and expertise in the field of nuclear fuel services.

Uranium & Fuel 13 March 2019


South Korea and UAE seek cooperation beyond Barakah

South Korea and UAE seek cooperation beyond Barakah

The leaders of South Korea and the United Arab Emirates have said the two countries will seek opportunities to cooperate in the field of nuclear energy beyond their current collaboration on the Barakah nuclear power plant project. This will include opportunities in third countries.

Nuclear Policies 27 February 2019


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