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Nuclear waste found under Fukushima power plant

A heap of melted nuclear waste has been found by an underwater robot inside a damaged reactor at the Fukushima power plant.

read more... 28/07/2017


Cold testing completed at Barakah 2nd unit

The second unit at the Barakah nuclear plant has successfully undergone the cold hydrostatic testing. It was performed in order to see if all joints, pipes and components of the reactor coolant system qualify to the standards set by the UAE’s Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (FANR).

read more... 26/07/2017


Output at two EDF nuclear reactors cut due to heatwave

French electric utility company EDF announced about the reduction of the output at two reactors at its Tricastin nuclear plant located in southern France, due to blistering weather.

read more... 19/07/2017


ASN report suggests EDF may have to replace Flamanville reactor cover in few years

According to ASN report, the lid of the Flamanville reactor vessel, currently under construction by France’s EDF, may not be able to operate more than a few years, needing to be replaced after its scheduled start-up in 2018.

read more... 27/06/2017


French regulator grants safety approval for Flamanville reactor

French nuclear regulator ASN is likely to give safety approval for the nuclear reactor vessel being constructed for French utility EDF at its location in Flamanville, as reported in the Le Figaro newspaper.

read more... 09/06/2017