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IAEA praises Jordanian progress

Nuclear Policies

18 August 2014

Jordan has made "notable progress" in developing its nuclear infrastructure, a mission led by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has found. The team made several recommendations to the country for developing this further.

Jordan selects its nuclear technology

New Nuclear

29 October 2013

Russia has been selected as the preferred bidder to supply Jordan with its first nuclear power plant. The initial reactor of the two-unit plant is expected to start operating in 2020.

French fuel for Korean reactor in Jordan

Exploration and Nuclear Fuel

19 April 2013

Fuel for Jordan's research reactor will be made by Areva, the company announced. A South Korean consortium is supplying the 5 MWt unit to Jordan University of Science and Technology.

Saudi Arabia-Jordan agree to cooperate

Nuclear Policies

23 January 2014

Jordan-Saudi Arabia cooperation agreement (Petra)_48The nuclear agencies of Saudi Arabia and Jordan have signed a cooperation agreement that will see the neighbouring countries work together to advance their energy projects.

Go-ahead for Jordanian research reactor

New Nuclear

20 August 2013

Permission has been granted to begin construction of Jordan's first nuclear reactor. Operating from 2016, the research reactor should become a focal point for the country's nuclear education and training.

Jordanian nuclear decisions soon

Nuclear Policies

18 March 2013

The reactor technology for Jordan's first nuclear power plant is to be decided in mid-May. Meanwhile, the site selection process for the facility is expected to be completed this month.