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Saudi Arabia and South Korea to cooperate in nuclear regulation

Nuclear Policies

28 November 2016

NSSC-KACARE MOU - November 2016 - 48A memorandum of understanding aimed at promoting cooperation on nuclear safety regulation was recently signed between South Korea's Nuclear Safety and Security Commission and Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy.

KHNP and Westinghouse agree to technical cooperation

Corporate

24 October 2016

KHNP-Westinghouse - Oct 2016 - 48Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power and Westinghouse have signed a memorandum of understanding on bilateral technical cooperation. The companies hope their collaboration will boost their overseas revenues.

Ukraine and South Korea cement nuclear ties

Corporate

31 August 2016

KHNP-Energoatom - August 2016 - 48Energoatom and Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power have agreed to cooperate in the nuclear energy sector. A memorandum of understanding - signed today in Kiev by Energoatom President Yury Nedashkovsky and KHNP President and CEO Seok Cho - aims to promote the "sustainable social and economic development" of the two countries, the Ukrainian nuclear power plant operator said.

Key commissioning test completed at Korean unit

New Nuclear

17 November 2016

Shin Hanul 1 and 2 - 48Cold hydrostatic testing has been completed at unit 1 of the Shin Hanul nuclear power plant in South Korea's North Gyeongsang province, Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power announced today. The APR-1400 reactor is scheduled to start up in early 2018.

Enec and Kepco create commercial subsidiary Barakah One

Corporate

20 October 2016

ENEC-Kepco October 2016 - 48The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation and the Korea Electric Power Corporation have today signed a joint venture agreement for "long-term partnership and cooperation in the UAE's peaceful nuclear energy program". The two companies also announced establishment of Barakah One PJSC, an independent subsidiary they jointly own, which will "represent the commercial and financial interests" of the Barakah project.

Approval for Korean repository expansion

Waste and Recycling

26 July 2016

Gyeongju repository - Phase I and II - 48Plans to more than double the current capacity of South Korea's low- and intermediate-level radioactive waste disposal facility at Gyeongju have been approved by the government. Construction of the second phase of the facility is expected to be completed in 2019.