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IAEA approves 'fuel bank' agreements

Uranium and Fuel

12 June 2015

LEU_cylinders_(D_Calma/IAEA)_48The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Board of Governors has approved two agreements enabling the agency to move to full-scale implementation of its proposed low-enriched uranium (LEU) 'fuel bank' in Kazakhstan.

ČEZ needs to improve management approach, OSART shows

Regulation and Safety

26 May 2015

An International Atomic Energy Agency team of nuclear safety experts has completed an assessment of how ČEZ has followed up on safety recommendations issued during an earlier review. ČEZ is the Czech Republic's largest electricity company and the operator of the country's two nuclear power plants, Temelín and Dukovany.

Kazakhstan signs IAEA 'fuel bank' agreement

Uranium and Fuel

14 May 2015

The government of Kazakhstan has approved a draft agreement with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on establishing a low-enriched uranium 'fuel bank' in Kazakhstan.

IAEA board considers Fukushima and LEU 'bank'

Nuclear Policies

09 June 2015

Amano_IAEA_Board_Jun15_(Calma/IAEA)_48International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) director general Yukiya Amano highlighted a major report on the Fukushima nuclear accident and agreements paving the way for a low-enriched uranium (LEU) 'fuel bank' in his introductory statement to the IAEA's Board of Governors yesterday.

IAEA sees continued progress at Fukushima Daiichi

Regulation and Safety

15 May 2015

IAEA mission to Fukushima Feb 2015 - 48The third mission of international experts assembled by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has published its final report on decommissioning progress at the damaged Fukushima Daiichi plant in Japan.

IAEA safety review for Chinese small reactor

New Nuclear

21 April 2015

CNNC-IAEA ACP100 - 48 (CNNC)China's ACP100 multi-purpose small modular reactor (SMR) design is to undergo a safety review following the recent signing of an agreement between China National Nuclear Corporation and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).