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Federal funding for advanced nuclear technology R&D

Nuclear Policies

15 June 2016

Over $82 million in nuclear energy research, facility access, crosscutting technology development and infrastructure awards were announced yesterday by the US Department of Energy.

Russia and Korea expand fast reactor research

New Nuclear

06 June 2016

NIIAR-KAERI - June 2016 - 48Russia's Research Institute of Atomic Reactors and the Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute have signed a memorandum of understanding on scientific and technical cooperation.

NorthStar expands non-HEU Mo-99 capacity

Corporate

12 May 2016

NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes has announced plans to quadruple its capacity for dispensing the medical radioisotope molybdenum-99 produced at the University of Missouri Research Reactor.

Japanese research reactor materials arrive in USA

Waste and Recycling

07 June 2016

A shipment of plutonium and highly enriched uranium from Japan Atomic Energy Agency's (JAEA) Fast Critical Assembly reactor has arrived at two US Department of Energy sites. Japan and the USA announced their commitment to remove the material at 2014 and 2016 nuclear summits.

New operator sought for Japan's Monju reactor

Regulation and Safety

01 June 2016

A committee considering the future of Japan Atomic Energy Agency's Monju prototype fast breeder reactor has set out the requirements for an alternative operator for it.

Contract for decommissioning Canadian Slowpoke

Waste and Recycling

07 April 2016

University of Alberta Slowpoke reactor - 48SNC-Lavalin subsidiary Candu Energy has been awarded a contract by the University of Alberta to lead the decommissioning of its Safe Low Power Kritical Experiment (Slowpoke) research reactor.