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EDF and MHI consider collaboration


28 June 2016

French utility EDF and Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries have today signed a memorandum of understanding for collaboration in civil nuclear power, including MHI taking a stake in Areva NP and joint development of the Atmea reactor design.

IAEA fuel 'bank' on target for September 2017 launch

Uranium and Fuel

02 June 2016

IAEA-UMP - LEU bank - 48The IAEA Low Enriched Uranium Storage Facility - or 'bank' - is scheduled to be ready for operations by September 2017, following the conclusion of a partnership agreement between the International Atomic Energy Agency and the Ulba Metallurgical Plant in Kazakhstan this week.

Russia's Rosatom signs $10 billion worth of deals at AtomExpo


01 June 2016

Rosatom estimates that the "economic potential" of agreements and memoranda signed at AtomExpo 2016 is as much as $10 billion. Its director general, Sergey Kirienko, said yesterday that about 30 documents had been signed during the three-day annual conference and exhibition the Russian state nuclear corporation is hosting in Moscow this week.

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.

IEA: Nuclear acceleration makes 'climate goals more achievable'

Energy and Environment

02 June 2016

Global climate goals are "more achievable than previously thought" because of progress in nuclear power plant construction, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA), which also called for electricity markets to favour all low-carbon technologies.

China to help Sudan develop first nuclear plant

Nuclear Policies

24 May 2016

China-Sudan - May 2016 - 48China and Sudan have signed a framework agreement for the construction of the east African country's first nuclear power plant.