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Milestone for Barakah 1 containment

New Nuclear

13 January 2015

Barakah_1_dome_ceremony_(ENEC)_48The concrete dome for Barakah 1 has been completed and the unit is on track to start operations in 2017, the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has announced.

Construction starts on third Barakah unit

New Nuclear

25 September 2014

Barakah 3 first concrete 48The first safety concrete has been poured for the basemat of the containment building of the third reactor at the UAE's Barakah nuclear power plant, marking the official start of the unit's construction.

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.

UAE nuclear program reaches out to public

New Nuclear

16 December 2014

Al_Hammadi_ENEC_forum_161214_(ENEC)_48Senior figures from the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation are attending open public forums to explain the progress of the United Arab Emirates' nuclear energy program.

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.