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31.01.2019_No22 / News in Brief

NRG And Curium Sign Multi-Year Agreement For Mo-99 Production

The High Flux research reactor at Petten in the Netherlands. Photo courtesy NRG.

31 Jan (NucNet): NRG and Curium have signed a multi-year agreement for the production of Molybdenum-99, the base material for producing Technetium-99 (Tc-99m), which is used in millions of medical diagnostic procedures a year.

31.01.2019_No22 / News in Brief

IAEA Says Progress Has Been Made At Fukushima, But Contaminated Water Management Remains Critical

31 Jan (NucNet): Significant progress has been made to move Fukushima-Daiichi from an emergency situation to a stabilised situation but management of contaminated water remains critical to the success of decommissioning, an International Atomic Energy Agency review mission has said.

30.01.2019_No21 / News in Brief

Shutdown Plans Do Not Signal ‘Nuclear Exit Strategy’, Says French Minister

30 Jan (NucNet): Nuclear energy plays an important role in France’s energy strategy and plans to permanently shut down four to six reactor units by 2028 do not indicate that the government has a nuclear exit strategy, ecology minister François de Rugy said.

30.01.2019_No21 / News in Brief

Westinghouse Working To Revive VVER-440 Fuel Manufacturing Capacity, Says CEO

30 Jan (NucNet): US-based Westinghouse Electric Company is working to restore its capacity to manufacture nuclear fuel for VVER-440 pressurised water reactor designs, according to the company’s chief executive officer Jose Emeterio Gutierrez.

29.01.2019_No20 / News in Brief

Russia Loads First Accident-Tolerant Fuel Assemblies Into MIR Research Reactor

The Mir research reactor in Russia. Photo courtesy of Tvel.

29 Jan (NucNet): The first Russian-made experimental nuclear fuel assemblies based on accident-tolerant fuel, or ATF, have been loaded for testing into the water loops of the Mir research reactor at the State Research Institute of Atomic Reactors in Dimitrovgrad, southwest Russia, state nuclear fuel company Tvel said.

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Infographic: US Faces Up To Realities Of A Struggling Nuclear Energy Industry

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02.07.2018 / Announcement

Infographic: Nuclear Energy In Russia

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04.12.2017 / Announcement

Infographic: Radioactive Waste In Numbers

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07.08.2017 / Announcement

Infographic: Can India Maintain Its Ambitious Push For New Nuclear?

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29.03.2017 / Announcement

Infographic: South Korea’s Kepco In Talks To Join UK’s ‘Race’ For New Nuclear

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