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India's Additional Protocol comes into force

Nuclear Policies

29 July 2014

India's Additional Protocol for nuclear safeguards has been brought into force after the country handed over the instrument of ratification to the International Atomic Energy Agency.

China signs Candu deals with Romania and Argentina

New Nuclear

25 July 2014

Two Chinese nuclear utilities have signed agreements that would see them cooperate in the construction and financing of new Candu units at Romania's Cernavoda plant and at Argentina's Atucha plant.

CB&I, CNNC extend cooperation

Corporate

17 July 2014

US energy infrastructure company CB&I has increased its cooperation with the Chinese nuclear industry by signing a memorandum of understanding with China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC). The agreement will see them cooperate on the development of nuclear power plants.

North Carolina power agency sells stakes in reactors

Corporate

29 July 2014

Brunswick NPP 48Duke Energy Progress will assume full ownership of the Brunswick and Shearon Harris nuclear power plants as part of a $1.2 billion agreement to buy certain generating assets from North Carolina Eastern Municipal Power Agency.

BRICS plans energy association in wake of new bank

Nuclear Policies

21 July 2014

Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced plans to establish a BRICS "energy association" that will include a fuel reserve bank and an energy policy institute.

Nuclear security lapse in Iraq

Regulation and Safety

10 July 2014

Iraq has lost control of low-grade nuclear materials owned by a university in the city of Mosul, which has been taken over by insurgents. The country recently acceded to an international convention that obliges other nations to come to its aid.