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UK's post-Brexit nuclear plans face scrutiny

Regulation and Safety

12 July 2018

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy has launched a consultation until 14 September on draft regulations that aim to enable a domestic nuclear safeguards regime following the UK's withdrawal from the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom) as part of its departure from the European Union.

Argentina, Belgium extend nuclear safety cooperation

Regulation and Safety

06 July 2018

A memorandum of understanding was recently signed between Nucleoeléctrica Argentina SA and Belgium's Nuclear Research Centre aimed at extending cooperation on nuclear safety between the two organisations that has existed for more than 15 years.

Bruce Power and ITM to supply cancer therapy isotope

Regulation and Safety

29 June 2018

Bruce-ITM_Lu-177_MOU_June18_(Bruce)-48Bruce Power and ITG, a subsidiary of radiopharmaceutical technology company ITM Isotopen Technologien München, have launched a joint effort to explore the production of the medical radioisotope lutetium-177 at Bruce Power's Candu reactors.

Austrian case against Hinkley Point C aid rejected

New Nuclear

12 July 2018

Hinkley Point C CGI - 48The General Court of the European Union today dismissed a lawsuit filed by Austria, supported by Luxembourg, against the European Commission's approval of state aid for the planned Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant in the UK. The court said the Commission "did not err" in accepting the UK's stance that construction of the plant is in the British public's interest.

Turboatom and Toshiba team up for turbine upgrades


05 July 2018

Turboatom-Toshiba MOU - July 2018 - 48Ukrainian nuclear power plant operator Energoatom has welcomed the signing of a memorandum of understanding between Ukraine's Turboatom and Japan's Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation. Through the agreement, the companies will initially cooperate on upgrading turbine island equipment at nuclear power plants in Ukraine.

Russia, Rwanda establish nuclear energy ties

Nuclear Policies

27 June 2018

Spassky_Mujawamariya_June2018_(Rosatom)-48Russia's Rosatom and the Ministry of Infrastructure of Rwanda have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy. The document was signed on 22 June by Rosatom Deputy Director General Nikolay Spassky and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Rwanda to the Russian Federation Jeanne d'Arc Mujawamariya.