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  • Comment on Tepco Probe Of Unit 2 Finds Fuel Deposit January 20, 2018
    No reference to melted fuel. Good on you!
  • Blog Post: Small Reactor Testing Went Well Says Nasa January 19, 2018
    The race for developing a viable small modular reactor is on, but the first community to have a small reactor installed may not be in Idaho or Canada, after all. It might actually be on the planet Mars. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Nasa) and U.S. Department of Energy officials in Nevada said Friday that […]
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  • Blog Post: First borehole drilled in Canadian repository site search January 19, 2018
    Canada's Nuclear Waste Management Organisation has completed drilling the first borehole near Ignace to a depth of about one kilometre. It is one of five sites in Ontario to be investigated for the siting of a deep repository for the long-term management of the country's used nuclear fuel. more
  • Blog Post: Tepco surveys interior of unit 2 containment vessel January 19, 2018
    An internal investigation of the primary containment vessel of unit 2 at the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan was completed as scheduled today, Tokyo Electric Power Company has announced. The survey - using a suspended pan-tilt camera attached to a telescopic guiding pipe - identified deposits and fuel assembly components at the […]
  • Blog Post: Framatome expands instrumentation and control business January 19, 2018
    France's Framatome has signed an asset purchase agreement with Schneider Electric to acquire its nuclear instrumentation and control (I&C) business. The asset purchase agreement outlines the terms of the sale, which is expected to close by the end of March. more
  • Blog Post: Russia and Sri Lanka plan nuclear energy cooperation January 19, 2018
    Russia and Sri Lanka have held talks this week on establishing cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy. Nikolay Spassky, deputy director general of Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom, met with Ranjith Siyambalapitiya and Susil Premajayantha, respectively Sri Lanka's minister of power and renewable energy and minister of science more
  • Blog Post: Tepco Probe Of Unit 2 Finds Fuel Deposit January 19, 2018
    The Tokyo Electric Power Company said Friday that a prove outfitted with a camera, a lamp, heat sensors and a dosimeter has returned images of fuel deposits at the bottom of Unit 2 at the Fukushima Dai-Ichi Nuclear Generating Station, marking the second unit at the damaged plant in which melted fuel has been found. […]
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  • Blog Post: NASA Tests Small Fission Reactor That Could Power Missions To Mars January 19, 2018
    19 Jan (NucNet): Initial tests in Nevada on a compact nuclear fission system designed to sustain a long-duration NASA human mission on the inhospitable surface of Mars have been successful and a full-power run is scheduled for March, officials said on more
  • Blog Post: Heavy Load Turns Heads in Tulsa January 18, 2018
    Last week, Barnhart’s heavy haul of a massive piece of equipment drew onlookers along the route in Oklahoma. The 317,000 lbs. unit, known as a coker bubble tower, started at a fabricator in Sand Springs. Barnhart loaded it onto two … Continue reading →
  • Blog Post: EDF Energy expects 20% cost saving for Sizewell C January 18, 2018
    EDF Energy is confident Hinkley Point C will come on line in 2025 and that Sizewell C will be 20% cheaper to build, the company's new CEO, Simone Rossi, said yesterday in his first major speech since taking over from Vincent de Rivaz at the helm of the UK company in November. more