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Russia, Myanmar reaffirm nuclear cooperation

New Nuclear

26 March 2015

Russia and Myanmar have agreed to cooperate in nuclear energy, Rosatom said today, during the first of a two-day working visit to the Southeast Asian country by its deputy director general Nikolay Spassky.

US-Canadian partnership for isotopes

Corporate

23 February 2015

MURR reactor - 48A Canadian-US partnership has been announced to create a "new, reliable supply" of medical isotopes for use worldwide.

Amano wants development recognition

Nuclear Policies

23 January 2015

Amano in Kuala Lumpur, Jan 2015 (C.Brady-IAEA) 79x48The IAEA's mandate could easily be changed to 'Atoms for Peace and Development', said its leader Yukiya Amano in Malaysia. He wants the organisation to be a "unique stakeholder" in global development.

Korea extends nuclear cooperation to Qatar

Nuclear Policies

09 March 2015

South Korea-Qatar March 2015 - 48South Korea and Qatar are to cooperate on the training of nuclear experts and on the construction of a research reactor under a memorandum of understanding signed between the two countries yesterday.

Reprieve for Canadian isotope reactor

Regulation and Safety

09 February 2015

NRU (AECL/Chalk River)_48Canada's NRU reactor will be able to continue to play a key role in providing medical isotopes until March 2018 after the Canadian government announced its decision to support an extension of the reactor's operations. The extension will be subject to regulatory approval.

HEU removal from Kazakh reactor

Regulation and Safety

09 January 2015

International cooperation has seen 36 kg of high-enriched uranium removed from a scientific institute in Kazakhstan and returned to Russia.