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China, Slovakia to cooperate on nuclear fuel cycle

Nuclear Policies

25 November 2015

China-Slovakia November 2015 - 48China and Slovakia will cooperate on developing the nuclear fuel cycle supply chain under a memorandum of understanding signed yesterday between the two countries.

Russia formalises deal to build Egypt's first reactors

New Nuclear

20 November 2015

Kiriyenko and Shaker, November 2015 (Rosatom) 72x48Russia and Egypt yesterday signed an intergovernmental agreement to collaborate in the construction and operation of a nuclear power plant equipped with four 1200 MWe units in Dabaa. The agreement was signed yesterday in Cairo by Mohamed Shaker, Egypt's energy minister, and Sergey Kirienko, director general of Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom.

Licence granted for Finnish used fuel repository

Waste and Recycling

12 November 2015

Olkiluoto repository 48The Finnish government has today granted a construction licence to waste management specialist Posiva for a used nuclear fuel encapsulation plant and final disposal facility at Olkiluoto.

Australia all set to supply uranium to the UAE

Nuclear Policies

25 November 2015

Australia-UAE agreement finalized - 48Australia has finalized its nuclear cooperation agreement with the United Arab Emirates and will now supply uranium for use in the Middle Eastern country's developing nuclear power program. The announcement today, by the office of Australia's minister for foreign affairs, Julie Bishop, followed news last week that the Australia-India nuclear cooperation agreement had also been completed.

Major work required at Rokkasho for new regulations

Regulation and Safety

17 November 2015

Completion of Japan's Rokkasho reprocessing plant and mixed-oxide (MOX) fuel factory have been postponed by around two years as work continues to comply with new safety requirements.

Energoatom plans use of Westinghouse fuel at Zaporozhe

Uranium and Fuel

11 November 2015

Energoatom and Westinghouse have signed a contract for the extension of Ukraine's use of TVS-WR fuel assemblies to the Zaporozhe nuclear power plant. The agreement concerns testing of Westinghouse software at the plant.