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US report highlights nuclear export opportunities

US report highlights nuclear export opportunities

Exports of nuclear energy equipment and technology to meet the needs projected by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change could be worth USD1.3-1.9 trillion to the USA over the period to 2050, a new report by consulting firm UxC has concluded.

Corporate 31 July 2020


OPG launches centre to support sustainable decommissioning

OPG launches centre to support sustainable decommissioning

Ontario Power Generation has launched the Centre for Canadian Nuclear Sustainability to support preparations for the decommissioning of the Pickering nuclear power plant. The regional hub will integrate collaboration and research to strengthen Ontario's supply chain for nuclear decommissioning.

Waste & Recycling 23 July 2020


New Canadian radioisiotope partnerships announced

New Canadian radioisiotope partnerships announced

A newly signed Memorandum of Understanding between Bruce Power, Isogen and BWXT ITG Canada Inc will see them work together to advance the production of medical radioisotopes in Ontario. Bruce has also signed an MoU with McMaster University on the applications and supply of established and emerging medical isotopes.

Regulation & Safety 22 July 2020


Report shows advantages of nuclear employment

Report shows advantages of nuclear employment

The nuclear energy industry provides more numerous, better-paid and more highly-trained jobs than does the wind power sector, according to a technical position paper published today by World Nuclear Association. It provides around 25% more employment per unit of electricity generated.
 

Corporate 21 July 2020


Rooppur unit 1 hydraulic tests completed

Rooppur unit 1 hydraulic tests completed

Atommash has completed hydraulic tests on the reactor pressure vessel of unit 1 of the Rooppur nuclear power plant under construction for Bangladesh. Atommash is part of Atomenergomash, the engineering division of Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom.

New Nuclear 17 July 2020


Sizewell C Consortium urges decision on funding

Sizewell C Consortium urges decision on funding

A group of 32 companies and organisations from the UK nuclear supply chain have formed a consortium to encourage the government to support a state-guaranteed financing model for Sizewell C, the proposed new nuclear power plant on the Suffolk coast. The Sizewell C Consortium said today it intends to sign agreements that ensure 70% of the project's construction value would go to UK companies.

Corporate 14 July 2020


BWXT wins contract to expand TRISO production

BWXT wins contract to expand TRISO production

Idaho National Laboratory has awarded BWX Technologies Inc a USD26 million, 20-month contract to expand and upgrade its manufacturing line for TRISO nuclear fuel. The award, to BWXT Nuclear Operations Group, Inc, will expand its capacity for the manufacture of TRISO fuel compacts and also upgrade existing systems for delivering production-scale quantities of the fuel, BWXT said.

Uranium & Fuel 02 July 2020


X-energy and NFI team up to supply HTGR fuel

X-energy and NFI team up to supply HTGR fuel

US company X-energy has announced it is to be the exclusive counterparty to supply fuel to Japan's high-temperature gas-cooled reactor under a teaming arrangement with Nuclear Fuel Industries of Japan.

Uranium & Fuel 30 June 2020


World Nuclear Association launches fuel report summary

World Nuclear Association launches fuel report summary

World Nuclear Association has published a first-of-a-kind Expanded Summary of the latest edition of its biennial nuclear fuel report. The Association is making the summary, which describes the major conclusions of the 2019 edition of the report, freely available.

Uranium & Fuel 25 June 2020


Canada, USA build critical minerals cooperation

Canada, USA build critical minerals cooperation

Canada and the USA last week reaffirmed their commitment to strengthening supply chains for critical minerals including uranium in their first working group meetings since finalising a bilateral collaboration agreement earlier this year.

Uranium & Fuel 23 June 2020