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UK sets aside funds for 'ambitious' nuclear research and development program

Nuclear Policies

26 November 2015

(Updated with comment from the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority) The UK will invest at least £250 million ($377 million) over the next five years in an "ambitious" nuclear research and development program, according to the Conservative Party-led government's Spending Review and Autumn Statement published yesterday. British Chancellor George Osborne's 'Comprehensive Spending Review' says this program will "revive the UK's nuclear expertise" and position the country as "a global leader in innovative nuclear technologies".

Ex-Im Bank reauthorised to support American exports


28 October 2015

US industry has applauded the reauthorisation of the Ex-Im Bank, which supports it in selling goods and services abroad and is a pre-requisite for major nuclear exports.

Canadian organizations look to Korean opportunities


04 September 2015

Two Canadian organizations are aiming to promote and facilitate increased exchanges between the Korean nuclear power industry and Canadian nuclear suppliers under a newly signed strategic partnership agreement.

US regulator ready for new reactor challenges

Regulation and Safety

11 November 2015

The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) could license a non-light water reactor under its current regulatory framework, but needs input from the nuclear industry and the US Department of Energy (DOE) to optimize its planning and resources, commission chairman Stephen Burns has told the American Nuclear Society (ANS).

Economic benefits of Spain's nuclear industry

Nuclear Policies

22 September 2015

Spain's nuclear industry has a positive impact on the country's economy, according to a report compiled on behalf of Spanish industry group Foro Nuclear.

Japanese reactor restart timely for Australia, says MCA

Nuclear Policies

13 August 2015

The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) has called on the Royal Commission looking into the future of nuclear in South Australia to view the restart of Japan's Sendai 1 reactor as a timely indicator of the nuclear industry's strong future.