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IAEA team completes review of Italian regulator

Regulation and Safety

05 December 2016

Italy is committed to effective nuclear regulatory oversight, but it faces challenges related to resources and needs to further develop policies for nuclear safety, decommissioning and radioactive waste management, an International Atomic Energy Agency peer review mission has concluded.

Westinghouse buys Italian component maker

Corporate

03 July 2014

Westinghouse is to buy Italian heavy equipment manufacturer Mangiarotti SpA, which it said will strengthen its supply chain and broaden its reach into the oil and gas industries.

Ansaldo moves for international markets

Corporate

27 May 2014

Ansaldo Nucleare has bought the UK's Nuclear Engineering Services, hoping to grow its business through exposure the Britain's growing nuclear market.

Itarus floating platform set for transport to Russia

Waste and Recycling

08 March 2016

Itarus - 48A semi-submersible floating platform for transporting special material decommissioned by the Russian Navy has been delivered to the shipyard in Muggiano, in La Spezia, Italy. The platform - Itarus - was built by Fincantieri for RosRAO, the Russian Federal State Unitary Enterprise for radioactive waste management.

Sogin, CGN cooperate on waste management

Waste and Recycling

12 June 2014

Italy is to share its experience in radioactive waste management and decommissioning of nuclear facilities with China through a cooperation agreement signed between Societa Gestione Impianti Nucleari (Sogin) and China General Nuclear (CGN).

G7 names nuclear as energy security asset

Energy and Environment

07 May 2014

The G7 group of industrialised nations has focused on energy security, prioritising low-carbon sources including nuclear power for deployment in an effort to establish resilient low-carbon power systems.