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Bruce Power, KHNP extend collaboration on Candus

Corporate

29 April 2015

Wolsong (Konicof) 48Two Candu operators - Canada's Bruce Power and Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power (KHNP) - have signed a memorandum of understanding to extend their cooperation, particularly in areas related to nuclear safety, operational performance and carrying out large projects such as refurbishment.

Second Shin Hanul APR-1400 gets its vessel

New Nuclear

08 April 2015

Shin Hanul 2 vessel installation 48The reactor vessel of Shin Hanul unit 2 has been installed within the reactor building, marking a major step in the construction of the second Korean-designed Advanced Pressurised Reactor-1400 (APR-1400) being built at the site.

KHNP hacker demands money to withhold documents

Corporate

12 March 2015

A hacker who launched a cyber attack on Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power (KHNP) last December has released more files and demanded money in return for not exchanging sensitive information with third countries.

South Korea wins revisions to nuclear treaty with USA

Nuclear Policies

22 April 2015

South Korea may one day be able to enrich uranium to produce non-weapons grade nuclear fuel under a deal reached with the USA yesterday. The agreement also ensures that the USA will provide South Korea with a stable supply of fuel for its nuclear reactors.

South Korea opens regulator training simulator

New Nuclear

13 March 2015

KINS simulator opening - March 2015 - 48A ceremony was held today to mark the official opening of a new simulator for training nuclear regulatory personnel, the Korea Institute of Nuclear Safety announced.

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.