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UAE celebrates graduation of first local operators

New Nuclear

20 June 2014

ENEC graduates 48The UAE now has home-grown expertise to oversee the safe operation of its first nuclear power plants, the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation has announced.

UAE, Argentina sign five-year cooperation deal

Nuclear Policies

28 April 2014

Argentina-UAE April 2014 48Argentina and the United Arab Emirates have committed themselves to cooperate on nuclear energy use, building on a memorandum of understanding signed by the two countries in early 2013.

First domestic steel for Barakah

New Nuclear

16 September 2013

The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation has taken delivery of the first consignment of domestically produced nuclear-quality reinforcing steel for the Barakah nuclear power plant project.

Barakah 1 reactor vessel delivered

New Nuclear

30 May 2014

Barakah 1 reactor vessel - 48The reactor vessel for the initial unit of the United Arab Emirates' first nuclear power plant has been delivered to the construction site at Barakah.

Japanese nuclear cooperation with UAE

Nuclear Policies

27 February 2014

Al Nayan and Abe, February 2014 (Kantei) 77x48Japan's ongoing commitment to nuclear energy has been underlined by an agreement on cooperation to develop the technology with the United Arab Emirates.

Barakah 2 under way

New Nuclear

28 May 2013

Barakah 2 first concrete, May 2013 77x48Construction officially began today on the UAE's second new nuclear power reactor, at the Barakah site in Abu Dhabi.