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  • Comment on Terrestrial Energy IMSR Advanced Reactor Selected by Canadian and U.S. Regulators for Joint Review December 5, 2019
    I have a Ph D in nuclear engineering. Work experience: LMFBR Reactor Physics and PWR Physics and safety analysis. Radiation shielding including Monte Carlo methods. Criticality safety analyses in nuclear systems. If I can be useful to you please let me know at my email address. Sushil Bhatnagar, 856 424 2581.
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  • Blog Post: Oklo Announces Launch Of Integrated Fission-Renewable Plant December 5, 2019
    Oklo, Inc., a small company in California, this week announced the launch of Aurora, an advanced fission clean energy plant the company says is designed to produce “affordable, reliable, clean, power.” The company has been engaged in pre-application activities with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission since 2016. Currently, the company is preparing to ready an application […]
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  • Blog Post: Russia awards contract to build BREST reactor December 5, 2019
    Siberian Chemical Combine has awarded a RUB26.3 billion (USD412 million) contract to Titan-2 for the construction and installation works for the BREST-OD-300 lead-cooled fast neutron reactor facility at its site in Seversk, Russia. SCC is a subsidiary of TVEL, the nuclear fuel manufacturing subsidiary of Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom. ...read more
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  • Blog Post: Franco-Uzbek uranium mining JV launched December 5, 2019
    Orano has formally established a joint venture company with Uzbekistan's State Committee on Geological and Mineral Resources. The new company, Nurlikum Mining, will conduct mineral exploration and mining activities in the Central Asian country. ...read more
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  • Blog Post: Cold tests completed at Karachi 2 December 5, 2019
    China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) has announced the completion of cold functional tests at Karachi unit 2 in Pakistan. The two units under construction at the site are the first exports of the Hualong One reactor design. ...read more
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  • Blog Post: Cruas Shutdown Extended Says EDF December 4, 2019
    French utility EDF is postponing the restart of the Cruas nuclear plant’s Unit 2 until mid-week in order to extend the inspection prompted by the 5.1 magnitude earthquake of November 11, French regulators said. The nuclear regulator ASN said the inspection would continue while technicians look for potential problems caused by the earthquake that shook […]
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  • Comment on Rosatom Completes Fuel Deliveries To India December 4, 2019
    "volume of the supplied fuel pellets exceeded 50 tons" units don't match. Tons is a measure of weight not volume.
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  • Blog Post: Terrestrial Energy IMSR Advanced Reactor Selected by Canadian and U.S. Regulators for Joint Review December 4, 2019
    ---Press Release-- The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) and the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) have selected Terrestrial Energy’s Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR) for the first joint technical review of an advanced, non-light water nuclear reactor technology. The selection of Terrestrial Energy’s IMSR for joint technical review follows the August 2019 Memorandum of […]
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  • Blog Post: Fossil fuel use continues to push up CO2 emissions December 4, 2019
    Global carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels and industry are expected to grow slowly in 2019 due to a decline in the use of coal, according to a study by Global Carbon Project. However, a separate report from the Economist Intelligence Unit suggests the increasing use of renewables in 2020 will not be sufficient to […]
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  • Blog Post: GEH contracted for Pilgrim internals dismantling December 4, 2019
    GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy is to decommission the reactor internals and reactor pressure vessel at the Pilgrim nuclear power plant under a contract awarded by Holtec International and SNC-Lavalin joint venture Comprehensive Decommissioning International, LLC. ...read more
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