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James Fisher Nuclear's New inspection tool provides vital information for EDF-Energy
James Fisher Nuclear (JFN) is celebrating another substantial contract, with the award of a commission from electricity generator EDF-Energy to produce inspection tools that will use innovative eddy current technology to assess the condition of the graphite cores across their fleet of nuclear reactors to a level that has not previously been possible.
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Top nuclear power pros and cons
Nuclear power is regarded as one of the prominent sources of energy with a huge potential. As nuclear power plants emit low greenhouse gas emissions, the energy is seen as environmentally friendly. Using a nuclear fission reaction, the power plants produce high amount of electricity with uranium as fuel. Although nuclear energy offers various advantages, concerns have been raised over the disposal of radioactive waste and harmful radiations from the nuclear plants.
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Siemens develops 3D-printed component for Krško nuclear power plant in Slovenia
By EBR Staff Writer
Siemens has designed, manufactured and commissioned a 3D-printed part in a Krško nuclear power plant in Slovenia.
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EU clears Hungary's financial support for planned €12.5bn Paks II nuclear project
By EBR Staff Writer
The European Commission (EC) has approved Hungary's investment in the construction of two new nuclear reactors, each with 1200MW capacity, in the country with support from Russian firm Rosatom.
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US NRC to conduct special inspection at Cooper nuclear station
The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) will conduct a special inspection at the Cooper Nuclear Station to review operator errors that affected a safety-related heat removal system.
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IAEA delivers report on nuclear power infrastructure development to Kazakhstan
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) delivered the final report of a mission that reviewed Kazakhstan’s infrastructure development for a nuclear power program.
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Tajikistan, Russia sign deal for peaceful use of atomic energy
An agreement on cooperation in peaceful uses of atomic energy has been signed between the government of the Tajikistan and Russia.
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UK team to develop robots to work in nuclear facilities
The cost of cleaning up the UK’s existing nuclear facilities has been estimated to be between £95bn and £219bn over the next 120 years or so.
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IAEA completes safety review at Doel nuclear power plant in Belgium
An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of nuclear safety experts today completed an assessment of long-term operational safety at the Doel Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) Unit 1 and 2 in Belgium.
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Capgemini signs deal with Horizon Nuclear Power
Capgemini, a global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing services, has today announced that it has signed a deal with Horizon Nuclear Power, to provide it with innovative IT services as it grows into a world leading nuclear energy company.
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Horizon partners with Exelon to advance Wylfa Newydd nuclear plant in UK
By EBR Staff Writer
Horizon Nuclear Power has partnered with Exelon Generation to help advance the planned 2,700MW Wylfa Newydd nuclear plant in Anglesey, Wales, UK.
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UK’s break from EU could threaten nuclear fuel supplies and new reactor build
The UK Government’s plans to leave the EU, and consequently the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom), could threaten plans to build new nuclear reactors and decommissioning activities, as well as jeopardise energy security due to the impact on nuclear fuel supplies, according to a new report by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.
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Toshiba reports $6.3bn loss in nuclear business, chairman to step down
By EBR Staff Writer
Japanese electronics and energy conglomerate Toshiba’s chairman, Shigenori Shiga, will step down from his position after the company reported a loss of $6.3bn in its nuclear business in the US.
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Turkish regulatory agency approves design parameters of Akkuyu NPP site
By EBR Staff Writer
Rusatom Energy International subsidiary Akkuyu Nuclear JSC has secured approval from the Turkish Atomic Energy Authority (TAEK) for the design parameters of the nuclear power plant (NPP) site , which will be developed in Mersin Province.
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US NRC begins special inspection at Palo Verde nuclear plant
The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) will begin a special inspection at the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station to review circumstances surrounding the failure of an emergency diesel generator during testing on 15 December 2016.
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