Treaties and agreements rss

Westinghouse, OPG team up

Corporate

17 April 2014

Ontario Power Generation (OPG) and Westinghouse have agreed to explore opportunities to work together on a wide range of global nuclear projects.

Agreements abound at France-China summit

Corporate

27 March 2014

F_Hollande_Xi_Jinping_(Presidence_de_la_Rep)_48China and France have celebrated 50 years of diplomatic relations with the agreements to continue the two countries' long-term strategic nuclear energy partnership.

Non-proliferation move by Japan

Nuclear Policies

24 March 2014

Plutonium removal from Italy (NNSA) 65x48Plutonium and highly-enriched uranium research reactor fuel in Japan will be sent to the USA for downblending or disposal. The announcement came as world leaders convene in the Netherlands for the third Nuclear Security Summit.

Sterigenics to buy Nordion

Corporate

31 March 2014

US sterilization specialist Sterigenics is to buy Canadian radioisotope supplier Nordion for some $727 million.

Continuous improvement for nuclear security

Nuclear Policies

25 March 2014

Nuclear_Security_Summit_2014_(NSS2014)_48Thirty-five states have pledged to strengthen nuclear security measures through self-assessments and periodic external reviews..

'Unconstitutional' for US to back out of MOX plan

Waste and Recycling

19 March 2014

The state of South Carolina has reacted angrily to the suspension of the Savannah River MOX Fuel Fabrication Facility construction, filing a lawsuit against the Department of Energy.