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Contract for Embalse simulator upgrade


17 July 2015

Embalse simulator - 48The full-scope simulator at Argentina's single-unit Embalse nuclear power plant is to be upgraded by Canada-based L-3 MAPPS under a contract signed with Nucleoeléctrica Argentina SA.

NuGen's new chief exemplifies global nuclear learning


30 June 2015

Tom Samson has taken over as CEO of NuGen, the consortium working to build new reactors at Moorside in Cumbria. His return to Britain after new build work in the United Arab Emirates is an example of the two-way process of global nuclear learning.

Hungary, China agree to cooperate in training nuclear staff

Nuclear Policies

28 May 2015

Hungary-China May 2015 - 48Hungary and China have signed a memorandum of understanding to cooperate in education and research and development in the nuclear power sector. Hungary's national development minister Miklós Seszták and the head of China's National Energy Administration Nur Bekri signed the agreement in Budapest on 26 May.

Russia's Mayak signs cooperation accord with self-regulatory organization

Regulation and Safety

07 July 2015

Pokhlebaev and Opekunov at the signing ceremony 48Mayak processing plant has signed a cooperation agreement with the Russian nuclear industry's self-regulatory organization to help it "ensure high standards of construction" at its nuclear facilities, they said in a joint statement yesterday.

CGN to train ASEAN nuclear professionals

New Nuclear

02 June 2015

CGN-ASEAN Centre for Energy 48China will train nuclear personnel from Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member countries under an agreement signed yesterday between the ASEAN Centre for Energy and China General Nuclear (CGN).

Magnox streamlines UK operations


22 May 2015

An organizational restructuring of UK company Magnox Ltd as it streamlines its operating model will lead to a reduction of up to 1600 staff across its UK sites over the period to September 2016.