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  • Blog Post: Sandia National Lab Builds Scaled Dry Cask Storage Container July 20, 2018
    Sandia National Laboratories said this week that its researchers had built a scaled test assembly that mimics a dry cask storage container for spent nuclear fuel to study how fuel temperatures change during storage and how the fuel’s peak temperatures affect the integrity of the metal cladding surrounding the spent fuel. Regulators could use the […]
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  • Blog Post: Holtec, SNC-Lavalin Form Decommissioning Company July 20, 2018
    SNC-Lavalin and Holtec International group on Friday announced a new US-based joint venture company named Comprehensive Decommissioning International, LLC (CDI) that will focus on decommissioning shuttered nuclear power plants. CDI will be headquartered in Camden, New Jersey. The two partners said the company's "priorities are safety and environmental stewardship as it performs accelerated decommissioning of […]
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  • Blog Post: South Ukraine 3 fully loaded with Westinghouse fuel July 20, 2018
    Westinghouse Electric Company announced yesterday that unit 3 of the South Ukraine nuclear power plant has been loaded with a full core of its VVER-1000 fuel. The unit, near Yuzhnoukrainsk in the Mykolaiv province of Ukraine, thus becomes the first VVER-1000 reactor anywhere to operate with fuel assemblies not supplied by Russia. ...read more
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  • Blog Post: IAEA nurtures nuclear education in Asia Pacific July 20, 2018
    The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) held the first in a series of six regional training courses for secondary school science teachers last month in Indonesia. The courses aim to equip teachers in Asia Pacific to inspire a new generation of nuclear scientists and engineers by engaging students and enhancing their understanding of nuclear science […]
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  • Blog Post: L3 MAPPS, Terrestrial team for IMSR simulation July 20, 2018
    USA-based L3 MAPPS and Canada's Terrestrial Energy have signed an agreement to develop real-time simulation for Terrestrial's Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR). Terrestrial aims to commercialise the modular reactor design - which can produce 400 MWt (190 MWe) of energy - in the 2020s. ...read more
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  • Blog Post: Ukraine Reactor Using All Non-Russian Fuel For First Time July 20, 2018
    20 Jul (NucNet): Westinghouse Electric Company has announced that a full core of VVER-1000 fuel has been loaded into a nuclear reactor unit in Ukraine. ...read more
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  • Blog Post: Canada Can Lead Way For North America In Nuclear Refurbishment, Says New Regulator July 20, 2018
    20 Jul (NucNet): The success of nuclear power plant refurbishment programmes in Canada will allow all of North America’s nuclear industry to draw on Canadian talent and technology as they refurbish their ageing nuclear fleet, the incoming president and ...read more
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  • Blog Post: Britain's Motex Energy Selected For New Brunswick Deployment July 19, 2018
    Britain's Motex Energy said it had been selected by New Brunswick Energy Solutions Corporation and New Brunswick Power to develop its Stable Salt Reactor Wasteburner (SSR-W) technology for deployment in New Brunswick, Canada. The deployment of the reactor that operates without pumps is now slated for the Point Lepreau nuclear facility. Moltex said the target […]
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  • Blog Post: Suncor releases 2018 Report on Sustainability July 19, 2018
    Suncor releases 2018 Report on Sustainability
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  • Blog Post: Media Advisory: Suncor Energy to release second quarter 2018 financial results July 19, 2018
    Media Advisory: Suncor Energy to release second quarter 2018 financial results
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