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KazAtomProm CEO dies suddenly aged 44

Corporate

27 March 2015

Nurlan Kapparov 48Nurlan Kapparov, the chief executive officer of Kazatomprom, passed away unexpectedly yesterday. Kapparov, who was 44, suffered a heart attack during a working visit to China, the Kazakh uranium mining company said today.

Korea extends nuclear cooperation to Qatar

Nuclear Policies

09 March 2015

South Korea-Qatar March 2015 - 48South Korea and Qatar are to cooperate on the training of nuclear experts and on the construction of a research reactor under a memorandum of understanding signed between the two countries yesterday.

Investment in nuclear R&D key to UK success

Nuclear Policies

02 March 2015

The UK can only be a competitive player in the global nuclear market if the government commits to a program of research and development (R&D) aimed at advanced reactor and fuel cycle technologies, as well as developing a skilled workforce, the Nuclear Innovation and Research Advisory Board suggests.

South Korea opens regulator training simulator

New Nuclear

13 March 2015

KINS simulator opening - March 2015 - 48A ceremony was held today to mark the official opening of a new simulator for training nuclear regulatory personnel, the Korea Institute of Nuclear Safety announced.

Swiss regulator calls for off-site emergency response centres

Regulation and Safety

04 March 2015

Having already improved on-site emergency protection measures, Switzerland's Federal Nuclear Safety Inspectorate is now ordering nuclear power plant operators to ensure that off-site measures are also boosted.

US NRC could shrink by 10% in five years, says report

Corporate

19 February 2015

The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) could be about 10% smaller in 2020 on a "declining interest" in nuclear power in the USA. The projection is contained in the Project Aim 2020 report the agency released yesterday.