Related Topic: Treaties And Agreements

TerraPower and Centrus team up for HALEU production

TerraPower and Centrus team up for HALEU production

TerraPower has announced plans to team with nuclear fuel and services provider Centrus Energy to establish commercial-scale, domestic production capabilities for high-assay, low-enriched uranium. This, it says, will be needed to fuel many next-generation reactor designs, including the recently announced Natrium Power Storage System designed by TerraPower and GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy.

Uranium & Fuel 16 September 2020


IAEA chief explains outcome of Iran talks

IAEA chief explains outcome of Iran talks

The agreement reached yesterday between the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and Iran is "very, very important" for non-proliferation, peace and security and the work of the agency worldwide, IAEA Director General Rafael Grossi told reporters on his return to Vienna from Tehran last night.

Regulation & Safety 27 August 2020


IAEA, Iran agree on access to nuclear sites

IAEA, Iran agree on access to nuclear sites

The International Atomic Energy Agency and Iran said today they had agreed to "further reinforce their cooperation and enhance mutual trust" to facilitate the full implementation of Iran’s Comprehensive Safeguards Agreement and the Additional Protocol thereto, which has been provisionally applied by Iran since 16 January, 2016.

Regulation & Safety 26 August 2020


IAEA-Iran talks 'constructive', says Salehi

IAEA-Iran talks 'constructive', says Salehi

Ali Akbar Salehi, the head of the Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran, has described his talks with International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Rafael Grossi as "constructive". Grossi is in Tehran today and tomorrow to discuss access for IAEA inspectors to Iran's nuclear sites.

Regulation & Safety 25 August 2020


Grossi to discuss nuclear site access in Iran

Grossi to discuss nuclear site access in Iran

International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Rafael Grossi will travel to Tehran today, his first trip to Iran since he took office last December. During his discussions there, Grossi will address Iran's cooperation with the Vienna-headquartered agency, and "in particular Iran's provision of access to the Agency's inspectors to requested locations", the IAEA said.

Regulation & Safety 24 August 2020


Alberta to explore SMR development

Alberta to explore SMR development

Alberta is to join three other Canadian provinces to support the development of small modular reactors, its premier Jason Kenney has announced. SMRs could provide energy for on and off-grid communities as well as steam to industry, including Alberta's oil sands, he said.

New Nuclear 10 August 2020


USNC, Korean companies to develop micro modular reactors

USNC, Korean companies to develop micro modular reactors

Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation of the USA has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with South Korea's Hyundai Engineering and the Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute. The five-year agreement outlines goals for development of technologies that enhance the ability of the USNC Micro Modular Reactor to produce and deliver carbon-free power, heat and hydrogen.

New Nuclear 05 August 2020


Deep Isolation, NAC extend cooperation on waste canisters

Deep Isolation, NAC extend cooperation on waste canisters

Deep Isolation has signed a long-term cooperation and licensing agreement with NAC International to design, manufacture and supply canisters to store and/or dispose of nuclear waste in deep horizontal boreholes. The agreement follows a short-term memorandum of understanding the two companies signed last year.

Waste & Recycling 22 July 2020


Early restart agreed for Ringhals 1 after maintenance outage

Early restart agreed for Ringhals 1 after maintenance outage

Ringhals AB - operator of Sweden's Ringhals nuclear power plant - has entered into an agreement with national electricity transmission system operator Svenska Kraftnät regarding the availability of unit 1 at the plant. The agreement aims to secure the voltage stability and short-circuit power in the transmission network to handle the operating situation in southern Sweden during the summer.

Corporate 29 June 2020


IAEA calls on Iran to meet safeguards obligations

IAEA calls on Iran to meet safeguards obligations

The International Atomic Energy Agency Board of Governors today adopted a resolution calling on Iran to fully cooperate with the IAEA in implementing its NPT Safeguards Agreement and Additional Protocol and satisfy the IAEA's requests without further delay. The resolution, submitted by France, Germany and the UK, was adopted by a vote of 25 to 2 with 7 abstentions. The two objections were made by China and Russia.

Nuclear Policies 19 June 2020