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Turbines for Turkey
16 January, 2018
A joint venture between General Electric and Russia’s Atomenergomash has...
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Chalking out the future 16 January, 2018 Building on seven decades of science at Chalk River, Canadian Nuclear Laboratories is undertaking a massive revitalisation of the research campus, capabilities and programmes, as...

Around the clock monitoring 16 January, 2018 Coltraco Ultrasonics explains why continuous monitoring of fire protections systems is critical at nuclear facilities and how it can be achieved.

Achieving the CANDU promise 09 January, 2018 As CANDU operators create their own version of the US industry’s Nuclear Promise, they are finding innovations in technology, culture and collaboration are the go-to elements in the...

Leveraging lasers 09 January, 2018 Laser cutting technologies offer huge potential for nuclear decommissioning. Work is currently underway to utilise the technique for cutting fuel debris at Fukushima Daiichi

New technique with big benefits 02 January, 2018 Westinghouse has teamed up with two US utilities to hone a new steam generation inspection technique that cuts the time it takes to inspect thousands of tubes and can save up to...

Nuclear power: 2017 in review 02 January, 2018 We take a look back at some of the main developments in the nuclear industry in 2017

Advancing load following control 01 January, 2018 Thanks to new innovation the Advanced Load Following Control system can become the autopilot for a reactor. Andreas Kuhn and Konrad Schirrmeister, explain the concept

Characterisation trial 19 December, 2017 Safe and cost-effective management of nuclear waste is more important than ever. Suzanne Glorie explains how new technologies can help.

American Imperative 19 December, 2017 Maria Korsnick, head of the Nuclear Energy Institute, explains that the US industry has adopted a four-step strategy to preserve its existing fleet, support innovation and help...

India’s research fleet 12 December, 2017 Saurav Jha explains how India is using its research reactor fleet to support its three-stage nuclear programme

NuScale’s story of simulation 12 December, 2017 Simulation played a major role in getting the 50MWe NuScale reactor ready for design certification in the United States. Caroline Peachey reports

Reinterpreting Chernobyl 06 December, 2017 A new hypothesis agrees with an alternative theory for the Chernobyl accident

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