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UK initiative to expand nuclear workforce

UK initiative to expand nuclear workforce

The UK civil and defence nuclear sectors have launched a "first-of-its kind collaborative cross-sector initiative" - known as Destination Nuclear - aimed at boosting the workforce to help deliver the country's nuclear expansion ambitions.

New Nuclear 12 February 2024


Grossi to discuss Zaporizhzhia staffing concerns

Grossi to discuss Zaporizhzhia staffing concerns

The decision to block access for staff yet to sign a contract with the Russian operators of the occupied Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, and its impact on safety, is going to be raised by International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi when he visits the site next week.

Regulation & Safety 02 February 2024


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Dutch initiative to boost nuclear workforce

Dutch initiative to boost nuclear workforce

With the Netherlands planning an expansion of its use of nuclear energy, various parties in the Dutch nuclear and education sectors have signed a declaration of intent aimed at boosting vocational education in nuclear technology.

New Nuclear 17 January 2024


NuScale cuts jobs, 'refocuses on key strategic areas'

NuScale cuts jobs, 'refocuses on key strategic areas'

Small modular reactor developer NuScale Power Corporation has announced measures, including the loss of 154 employees, which it says will save USD50-60 million a year and "better position itself commercially, financially, and strategically".

Corporate 08 January 2024


Sixth NuScale SMR simulator opens, in Korea

Sixth NuScale SMR simulator opens, in Korea

NuScale Power Corporation has announced the opening of the first privately-funded NuScale Energy Exploration Centre at Seoul National University in partnership with GS Energy Corporation, Doosan Enerbility and Samsung C&T Corporation.

New Nuclear 14 November 2023


Fusion report focuses on future workforce challenges

Fusion report focuses on future workforce challenges

The UK's Fusion Cluster report Growing the fusion workforce: Challenges and opportunities for the future says that "having the correct breadth and depth of skills is crucial" and says the sector must learn from other STEM industries in tackling issues such as lack of diversity.

New Nuclear 08 November 2023


Staff levels at Zaporizhzhia in spotlight

Staff levels at Zaporizhzhia in spotlight

The International Atomic Energy Agency says it is continuing to monitor the status, training and condition of staff at the nuclear power plant - while the Russian operators say that there are enough staff to maintain it in "self-sufficiency" mode.

Regulation & Safety 06 November 2023


IAEA unveils nuclear security training centre

IAEA unveils nuclear security training centre

The International Atomic Energy Agency's new Nuclear Security Training and Demonstration Centre allows participants to learn about the physical protection of nuclear and other radioactive material, as well as detection and response to criminal acts involving nuclear material and facilities.

Regulation & Safety 04 October 2023


Viewpoint: WiN Global launch global mentoring programme for nuclear

Viewpoint: WiN Global launch global mentoring programme for nuclear

At World Nuclear Symposium 2023, Women in Nuclear Global announced the launch of its global mentoring programme. "Mentoring is crucial in supporting career development, personal growth and promoting diverse and inclusive leadership in all areas of the nuclear industry," says WiN Global President Dominique Mouillot.

Perspectives 27 September 2023


UK nuclear workforce at highest for 20 years, says NIA

UK nuclear workforce at highest for 20 years, says NIA

The number of people employed in the civil nuclear sector in the UK has risen to 77,413, according to the Nuclear Industry Association's annual Jobs Map survey.

Nuclear Policies 12 September 2023