Regulation and Safety rss

Balakovo-1 life extension report in December

23 October 2014

Russian architect-engineer Atomenergoproekt expects to complete in December its work on a draft document to support the operating life extension of unit 1 of the Balakovo nuclear power plant in the Saratov district.

EU-APWR passes EUR assessment

22 October 2014

EU-APWR 48Mitsubishi Heavy Industries' European version of its Advanced Pressurized Water Reactor (EU-APWR) has been formally certified as compliant by the European Utility Requirements (EUR) organisation.

Finnish, Indian regulators to cooperate

16 October 2014

Mukherjee and Niinisto 48The Finnish and Indian nuclear regulators are to exchange information following the signing of a cooperation agreement between the two countries.

Atomproekt gets software licence

23 October 2014

Russian regulator Rostechnadzor had issued Atomproekt with a license to use the MSC Nastran and Patran software systems to test the structural strength of nuclear islands.

Tepco boosts water decontamination capacities

21 October 2014

High performance ALPS 48Testing of a new high-performance water decontamination system has started at the Fukushima Daiichi plant. When in full operation, the new system should increase water treatment capacity while significantly reducing the volume of waste generated.

Westinghouse rapped over worker medicals

15 October 2014

Vasteras fuel factory 48Westinghouse has been criticised by the Swedish nuclear regulator for failing to carry out required medical examinations of some workers at its fuel fabrication plant in Västerås.