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Nawah to manage UAE units

New Nuclear

18 May 2016

The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (Enec) has approved the formation of Nawah Energy Company to operate and maintain Barakah units 1-4. Separately, an agreement with the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) will give the United Arab Emirates access to software tools to assist in radiation protection and assessment.

KHNP workers to help commission first UAE unit

New Nuclear

03 March 2016

KHNP-ENEC - March 2016 - 48Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power has agreed to send dozens of its workers to the United Arab Emirates to assist with the commissioning of the first unit at the Barakah nuclear power plant.

UAE trains nuclear regulators

Regulation and Safety

12 January 2016

FANR_trainees_Jan16_(FANR)_48A group of nine engineering graduates from Emirati universities has joined the United Arab Emirates' Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (FANR) under the regulator's scheme to develop the country's base of nuclear experts.

Second Barakah unit takes shape

New Nuclear

20 April 2016

Barakah 2 dome completion - 48Construction of the containment building dome of unit 2 at the Barakah nuclear power plant in the United Arab Emirates has been completed, the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation announced yesterday.

Testing milestone for Barakah 1

New Nuclear

16 February 2016

Barakah_1_CHT_celecbrations_(Enec)-48Cold hydrostatic testing has been completed at the United Arab Emirates' first nuclear unit at Barakah, the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (Enec) announced today.

Construction milestones for Barakah 2

New Nuclear

30 November 2015

Barakah_2_dome_Nov_2015_(ENEC)_48The United Arab Emirates' second nuclear unit, Barakah 2, has reached major construction milestones including the completion of the steel containment liner plate, placement of the upper dome, and the lifting into place of the unit's pressurizer.