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Initial funding in place for Pallas construction

Initial funding in place for Pallas construction

Funding has been allocated in the coming years for the construction of the Pallas research reactor in Petten, the Netherlands, Minister of Health, Welfare and Sport Ernst Kuipers announced.

New Nuclear 20 September 2022


Commissioning of Philippine research reactor under way

Commissioning of Philippine research reactor under way

The Philippine Nuclear Research Institute has begun commissioning the Philippine Research Reactor-1 Subcritical Assembly for Training, Education and Research (PRR-1 SATER), which will become the country's sole nuclear reactor training facility.

New Nuclear 25 August 2022


Application submitted for US molten salt research reactor

Application submitted for US molten salt research reactor

Abilene Christian University has applied to the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission for a construction licence for a molten salt research reactor, to be built on its campus in Abilene, Texas, as part of the Nuclear Energy eXperimental Testing laboratory. ‚ÄčACU plans for the MSRR to achieve criticality by December 2025.

New Nuclear 19 August 2022


Cooperative effort sees Japanese HEU transfer completed

Cooperative effort sees Japanese HEU transfer completed

A second campaign to repatriate high-enriched uranium from a research reactor in Japan to the USA has been completed, bringing to an end a three-year joint effort to transfer 45 kg of the material as part of shared non-proliferation goals.

Waste & Recycling 11 August 2022


Nuclear research and technology centre in Bolivia into pilot operation

Nuclear research and technology centre in Bolivia into pilot operation

The Cyclotron Radiopharmacy Preclinical Complex and the Multipurpose Irradiation Centre at the Centre for Research and Development in Nuclear Technology in Bolivia, have been put into trial operation.

New Nuclear 09 August 2022


IAEA team assesses utilisation of Chilean research reactor

IAEA team assesses utilisation of Chilean research reactor

The International Atomic Energy Agency has conducted its first Integrated Research Reactor Utilization Review mission. An international team of experts carried out a thorough assessment of the way in which Chile's RECH-1 research reactor is currently being used and its potential capabilities.

Regulation & Safety 20 July 2022


Westinghouse to help decommission Norwegian research reactors

Westinghouse to help decommission Norwegian research reactors

Westinghouse Electric Company has been awarded an engineering contract by Norwegian Nuclear Decommissioning to plan the decommissioning of the country's two nuclear research reactors, located in Halden and Kjeller. The three-year agreement includes options up to six years and is valued up to NOK1 billion (USD99 million).

Waste & Recycling 18 July 2022


Permit applications submitted for new Dutch research reactor

Permit applications submitted for new Dutch research reactor

The Foundation Preparation Pallas-reactor has applied to the nuclear regulator for a permit under the Nuclear Energy Act to construct and operate the Pallas research reactor in the Netherlands. It has also applied for a permit under the Water Act for the intake and discharge of cooling water for the reactor.

New Nuclear 07 July 2022


IAEA assesses ageing management at Dutch research reactor

IAEA assesses ageing management at Dutch research reactor

A team of seven international experts visited the High Flux Reactor in Petten, the Netherlands, on behalf of the International Atomic Energy Agency to examine the way in which operator the Nuclear Research and Consultancy Group manages the ageing of its installations.

Regulation & Safety 04 July 2022


Bangladesh, South Korea enhance nuclear energy cooperation

Bangladesh, South Korea enhance nuclear energy cooperation

The Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission for technological cooperation in nuclear research and development.

Nuclear Policies 25 May 2022