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IAEA and Kazakhstan agree to create nuclear fuel bank

Uranium and Fuel

27 August 2015

IAEA LEU Bank agreement signing 48The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and Kazakhstan today signed an agreement to set up a low-enriched uranium fuel 'bank' in Oskemen, Kazakhstan.

IAEA completes inspection of Kashiwazaki-Kariwa

Regulation and Safety

13 July 2015

Kashiwasaki-Kariwa plant 48The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) today completed an assessment of operational safety at the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear power plant in Japan.

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.

Iran to cooperate with IAEA to resolve concerns

Nuclear Policies

15 July 2015

IAEA-Iran roadmap signing 48A road-map for "the clarification of past and present outstanding issues" regarding Iran's nuclear program was agreed yesterday between the country and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). All issues should be resolved by the end of the year.

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.