The UK's Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) has announced plans to align its leadership structure to other nuclear regulators around the world with a new combined post of chief nuclear inspector and chief executive.
Holtec International has announced that the second double-walled canister (DWC) had been loaded with RBMK reactor used nuclear fuel into the Chernobyl nuclear power plant (ChNPP) site’s Interim Storage Facility (ISF-2) in Ukraine.
TVEL, the nuclear fuel manufacturer subsidiary of Russia's Rosatom, has loaded a batch of fresh fuel, including 18 fuel bundles of its new modification, into unit 3 of the Paks nuclear power plant in Hungary.
Kairos Power has announced its plan to deploy a test reactor at the East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP) in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, pending completion of due diligence and the results of discussions with state and local officials.
China's first ship for the transport of used nuclear fuel has been delivered to China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC). The independently produced double-hulled vessel meets the INF-3 (Irradiated Nuclear Fuel class 3) standards set by the International Maritime Organisation.
Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited and TVEL, the nuclear fuel manufacturer subsidiary of Russia's Rosatom, have signed a supplementary agreement to the fuel supply contract for the VVER-1000 reactors in operation at Kudankulam.
Commercial-grade products will become increasingly important in the nuclear supply chain over the coming years, according to speakers at an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) webinar last week.
A district court has struck down government approval of safety measures at the Ohi nuclear power plant in Japan's Fukui Prefecture.
Lithuania has strengthened its regulatory framework for nuclear and radiation safety in recent years, an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts has concluded.
Canada's Nuclear Waste Management Organisation (NWMO) has begun preparations for the drilling of two boreholes in the South Bruce area prior to site selection for a deep geological repository for the country's used nuclear fuel. The first borehole will be drilled in Spring 2021.