11 Mar (NucNet): Nuclear industry experts have spoken about the impact of the Fukushima-Daiichi accident and the effects it has had on the nuclear sector, including revised operational and design regulations, accelerated moves towards Generation III standards and political repercussions in Europe.
10 Mar (NucNet): Residents of the town of Tamura who were evacuated following the Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear accident are to be allowed to move back into their homes, Japanese authorities have said.
7 Mar (NucNet): The welding of pipes for the emergency core cooling system (ECCS) has been completed and the pressuriser installed at Unit 3 of Russia’s Rostov nuclear power station, Rosenergoatom, the nuclear power station operations subsidiary of state nuclear company Rosatom, has said.
7 Mar (NucNet): Finnish utility Fennovoima has asked the government for a revised decision-in-principle for the construction of the new Hanhikivi nuclear power station at Pyhäjoki in northwest Finland, the company said in a statement.
7 Mar (NucNet): Nuclear fuel enrichment company Urenco, jointly owned by the German, British and Dutch governments, has reported a four percent drop in full-year core earnings because customer demand has slowed.
NucNet has published a summary of the report published by the National Diet of Japan’s Fukushima Nuclear Accident Independent Investigation Commission (NAIIC).
NucNet has published an updated fact file with links to source material used in reporting the March 2011 accident at Fukushima-Daiichi and subsequent developments.
NucNet has published an updated fact file detailing the levels and impact of emissions and radiation in Japan following the accident at Fukushima-Daiichi in March 2011.