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Operation of second Spanish VLLW vault approved

Waste and Recycling

07 July 2016

El Cabril cell 30 - 48Spain's nuclear regulator has approved the start of operation of the second of four vaults for the disposal of very-low level radioactive waste (VLLW) at the El Cabril storage facility in Córdoba province.

Radiation-detecting drone developed

Regulation and Safety

15 March 2016

Drone with radiation detectors - 48Spanish firm Escuadrone has developed what it claims is the world's first drone equipped with a system for detecting radioactivity. The drone can be used in the management of nuclear-related emergencies, it says.

Spanish-Chinese cooperation on fuel inspection systems

Corporate

03 February 2016

Enusa-Tecnatom-SNPI - 48Enusa and Tecnatom of Spain have agreed to cooperate with China's Suzhou Nuclear Power Research Institute in the field of nuclear fuel inspection systems.

Licence renewal approved for Spanish fuel plant

Regulation and Safety

03 June 2016

Juzbado fuel plant - 48Spain's nuclear regulator has approved the renewal for a further ten years of the operating licence for Enusa's Juzbado nuclear fuel fabrication plant in Salamanca.

Spain's post-Fukushima safety measures near completion

Regulation and Safety

07 March 2016

Spain's nuclear power plants have almost completed the implementation of additional safety measures introduced in response to the accident at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi plant five years ago, the country's nuclear industry forum Foronuclear has announced.

US, Spanish regulators renew cooperation

Regulation and Safety

22 October 2015

CSN-NRC October 2015 - 48The nuclear regulators of the USA and Spain have renewed a bilateral agreement, originally signed in 1979, on cooperation. Meanwhile, a new director has been appointed to head the Spanish regulator.