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  • Blog Post: WIPP To Suspend Incoming Shipments For Three Weeks December 14, 2018
    Officials at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in Carlsbad, New Mexico, said the plant would suspend incoming shipments for three weeks beginning January 7, so that maintenance tasks could be done. The work will include maintenance on electrical substations, as well as refurbishment of a landing station where waste is taken prior to its […]
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  • Blog Post: First EPR Unit, Taishan 1, Reaches Commercial Status December 14, 2018
    The China General Nuclear Power Group and French subsidiary of EDF, Framatome, announced Friday that Unit 1 of Taishan nuclear power plant had become the world's first EPR to enter into commercial operation. The announcement was made at a press conference in Beijing. The plant achieved what is called the last commissioning milestone on Thursday […]
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  • Blog Post: China’s Taishan-1 Becomes First EPR To Enter Commercial Operation December 14, 2018
    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. more
  • Blog Post: Uranium resources adequate but investment needed December 13, 2018
    The world's supply of uranium is more than adequate to meet projected requirements for the foreseeable future, but investment and technical expertise will be needed to make sure resources can be brought into production in a timely manner, including from mines currently under care and maintenance, according to the latest 'Red Book'. more
  • Facility Decommissioning Training - are you ready ? Sessions coming up in Baltimore and Las Vegas ...... details here - December 13, 2018
    Facility Decommissioning Training - are you ready ? Sessions coming up in Baltimore and Las Vegas ...... details here -
  • Blog Post: Work On Kursk NPP-2 Ahead Of Schedule December 13, 2018
    Work on the reinforcing of the bed plate of the power unit No 2 reactor building has begun at Kursk NPP-2 ahead of the schedule set by Rosatom State Corporation, the Rosenergoatom subsidiary announced. Trest Rossem JSC specialists started the reinforcement placement of the bottom flange of the bed plate. After that they will start […]
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  • Blog Post: Framatome completes Forsmark I&C upgrade December 13, 2018
    France's Framatome has completed a project to upgrade the safety instrumentation and control (I&C) system of unit 3 at the Forsmark nuclear power plant in Sweden. more
  • Blog Post: 30-hour Concrete Pour Completed At Hinkley Point C December 13, 2018
    French nuclear power giant EDF has announced the first major concrete pour for the Hinkley Point C construction project in Somerset, England, that is expected to supply Britain with 7 percent of its electricity for 60 years once it is commissioned. The first concrete pour for the project was done in April 2017 for the […]
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  • Blog Post: TVEL starts batch production of MOX fuel assemblies December 13, 2018
    Russian nuclear fuel manufacturer TVEL has launched the batch production of mixed uranium-plutonium oxide fuel assemblies for the BN-800 fast neutron reactor. more
  • Blog Post: Growth Of Nuclear Energy Will See Uranium Demand Continue To Rise, Says Red Book December 13, 2018
    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 more