18.12.2018_No250 / News in Brief

Enusa Wins Fuel Reload Contract For Spain’s PWRs

18 Dec (NucNet): State-owned nuclear fuel manufacturer Enusa Industrias Avanzadas has been awarded a contract to supply 24 reload batches of fuel and associated services by the operators of Spain’s five Westinghouse-design pressurised water reactor units, the company said.

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18.12.2018_No250 / News in Brief

Wood Wins $66 Million Sellafield Digital Control Contract

18 Dec (NucNet): Energy services company Wood has won a $66m contract to supply programmable digital control technologies to the Sellafield nuclear site in Cumbria, England.

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18.12.2018_No250 / News in Brief

Hitachi Has ‘Not Given Up’ On Wylfa Nuclear Project, Reports Say

18 Dec (NucNet): Hitachi Nuclear Energy has said it is making every effort to ensure the Wylfa Newydd nuclear project in Anglesey, north Wales, goes ahead.

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18.12.2018_No250 / News in Brief

US Should Start Programme To Build Pilot Fusion Reactor, Says National Academies Report

18 Dec (NucNet): The US Department of Energy should start a national programme of research and technology to build a compact pilot plant that produces electricity from fusion at the lowest possible capital cost, says a report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

17.12.2018_No249 / News in Brief

Philippines ‘Committed To Implementing IAEA Recommendations’ As It Prepares To Decide On Nuclear

17 Dec (NucNet): The Philippines is committed to implementing International Atomic Energy Agency recommendations as it takes its next steps in considering the development of a nuclear power programme, the Southeast Asian nation’s energy secretary Alfonso Cusi said.

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17.12.2018_No249 / News in Brief

Turkey Grants ‘Limited Permit’ For Unit 2 At Akkuyu Nuclear Station

17 Dec (NucNet): The Turkish Atomic Energy Authority has granted Akkuyu Nuclear, the company building Turkey’s first commercial nuclear power station, a limited works permit for the construction of the station’s second unit, Rosatom has announced.

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17.12.2018_No249 / News in Brief

COP24 Adopts ‘Robust’ Guidelines For Implementing Paris Climate Agreement

17 Dec (NucNet): After two weeks of crunch negotiations the 197 parties gathered in Katowice, Poland, for the United Nations COP24 two-week climate change conference, adopted a “robust” set of implementing guidelines for the 2015 Paris agreement, aimed at keeping global warming well below 2C compared to pre-industrial levels.

17.12.2018_No249 / News in Brief

Cold Testing Complete At UAE’s Barakah-3 Nuclear Plant

17 Dec (NucNet): Cold hydrostatic testing has been completed at Unit 3 of the Barakah nuclear power station under construction in the United Arab Emirates, Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation has said.

14.12.2018_No248 / News in Brief

Fuel Removal Behind Schedule As Decommissioning Of Japan’s Monju Begins

14 Dec (NucNet): Fifty-four of the 530 fuel assemblies at the Monju fast breeder reactor in Japan have been removed from the reactor core and transferred to a used fuel pool, the Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) has told the nuclear regulator, according to a report by the Japan Atomic Industrial Forum.

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14.12.2018_No248 / News in Brief

Belgium’s Doel-4 Returns To Service After Concrete Degradation Issues Are Resolved

14 Dec (NucNet): Belgian nuclear operator Electrabel, a subsidiary of French energy company Engie, restarted yesterday evening the Doel-4 nuclear power unit after a four-month unplanned outage, the Belga news agency reported.

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14.12.2018_No248 / News in Brief

UK’s Cavendish Nuclear Wins Dounreay Decommissioning Contract

14 Dec (NucNet): UK-based nuclear services company Cavendish Nuclear is to carry out the dismantling and demolition of Scotland’s oldest nuclear reactor at Dounreay, the company said in a statement.

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14.12.2018_No248 / News in Brief

Framatome Completes I&C Modernisation Project At Sweden’s Forsmark-3

14 Dec (NucNet): French nuclear equipment manufacturer Framatome has completed commissioning for a project to modernise the safety instrumentation and control (I&C) system at Unit 3 of the Forsmark nuclear power station north of Stockholm in Sweden.

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14.12.2018_No248 / News in Brief

China’s Taishan-1 Becomes First EPR To Enter Commercial Operation

14 Dec (NucNet): The Taishan-1 nuclear reactor in southern China has begun commercial operation, the first EPR anywhere in the world to do so, Chinese nuclear company CGN said today.

13.12.2018_No247 / News in Brief

Growth Of Nuclear Energy Will See Uranium Demand Continue To Rise, Says Red Book

13 Dec (NucNet): The continued growth of nuclear energy will see demand for uranium continue to rise for the foreseeable future with supply more than adequate to meet projected requirements, according to the latest edition of ‘Uranium – Resources, Production and Demand’, also known as the Red Book.

13.12.2018_No247 / News in Brief

Russia Sends Proposals For First Nuclear Power Station To Azerbaijan

13 Dec (NucNet): Russia’s state nuclear corporation Rosatom has sent Azerbaijan proposals for nuclear energy cooperation which include the construction of nuclear power plants.

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13.12.2018_No247 / News in Brief

Bulgaria Minister Discusses Nuclear Cooperation With France’s Framatome

13 Dec (NucNet): Bulgaria’s energy minister Temenouzhka Petkova met yesterday with Frederic Lelievre, senior executive vice-president of Framatome, the French nuclear power plant construction company, to discuss the prospects for expanding cooperation in nuclear energy, the energy ministry reported.

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13.12.2018_No247 / News in Brief

Russia Produces First MOX Fuel For Beloyarsk-4 Fast Neutron Reactor

13 Dec (NucNet): The first production batch of mixed oxide (MOX) fuel assemblies for the Beloyarsk-4 BN-800 fast neutron reactor has been produced at the Mining and Chemical Combine at Zheleznogorsk in central Siberia, state nuclear corporation Rostom said.

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12.12.2018_No246 / News in Brief

Japan Should Continue With Fast Reactor Development, Says Agency

12 Dec (NucNet): Japan should press ahead with the development of fast reactors although they are not likely to be fully commercialised and in use until the latter part of the century, a working group set up by the Agency for Natural Resources and Energy has said.

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12.12.2018_No246 / News in Brief

First Concrete Poured For Hinkley Point Reactor Base, Says EDF Energy

12 Dec (NucNet): First concrete has been poured for the first part of the reactor base at the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station under construction in Somerset, England, EDF Energy said yesterday.

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12.12.2018_No246 / News in Brief

China Removes HEU Fuel From Nigerian Research Reactor

11 Dec (NucNet): China National Nuclear Corporation has removed a batch of high-enriched uranium (HEU) fuel from Nigeria’s miniature neutron source reactor, or MNSR, the China Nuclear Energy Association said.

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