South Korea rss

Construction permits for two more Shin Kori units

New Nuclear

23 June 2016

Shin Kori 5 and 6 - 48South Korea's nuclear regulator has today approved the construction of units 5 and 6 of the Shin Kori nuclear power plant. The APR1400 units are scheduled to begin operating in March 2021 and 2022, respectively.

Rosatom and KAIF extend cooperation

Corporate

21 April 2016

Rosatom-KAIF MOU - 48The Korea Atomic Industrial Forum has signed a memorandum of understanding to cooperate with Rosatom subsidiary Rosatom International Network. The agreement aims to enhance communications between the Russian and Korean nuclear power industries.

US and South Korea launch new commission

Nuclear Policies

04 March 2016

Cho-Sherwood-Randall DOE 48The USA and South Korea have formally launched the High Level Bilateral Commission to facilitate strategic dialogue and technical exchanges on peaceful nuclear cooperation between the two countries as required under their bilateral nuclear cooperation agreement.

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.

L-3 MAPPS awarded contract for Korean Candu simulator

Corporate

13 April 2016

Wolsong - 48Canada's L-3 MAPPS is to supply a full-scope training simulator for the Wolsong 1 Candu pressurized heavy water reactor in South Korea under a contract signed with Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power. It will mark L-3's first implementation of severe accident simulation for Candu plants.

KHNP workers to help commission first UAE unit

New Nuclear

03 March 2016

KHNP-ENEC - March 2016 - 48Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power has agreed to send dozens of its workers to the United Arab Emirates to assist with the commissioning of the first unit at the Barakah nuclear power plant.