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  • Amec Foster bags Nugeneration contract

    K. Steiner-Dicks, (Dec 8, 2014)

    Amec Foster Wheeler announces today that it has been awarded a contract by Nugeneration Ltd (NuGen) for environmental services on the proposed new nuclear power station at Moorside, Cumbria – which will be the largest nuclear new build project currently proposed in the UK.

  • Russia to simplify radioactive waste regulations

    Heba Hashem, (Dec 8, 2014)

    Director of the National Operator for Radioactive Waste Management’s (NO RAO) Yuri Polyakov has presented a report in which he highlighted the legal requirements to obtain licenses at every stage of the life cycle of a nuclear facility.

  • Bulgaria to receive EUR 25m in decommissioning aid

    Heba Hashem, (Dec 8, 2014)

    Bulgaria will receive EUR 25m next year in decommissioning support for the Kozloduy nuclear power plant, Sofia News Agency reported.

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  • Amec Foster bags Nugeneration contract

    K. Steiner-Dicks, (Dec 8, 2014)

    Amec Foster Wheeler announces today that it has been awarded a contract by Nugeneration Ltd (NuGen) for environmental services on the proposed new nuclear power station at Moorside, Cumbria – which will be the largest nuclear new build project currently proposed in the UK.

  • Turkey’s first nuclear project gets EIA approval

    Heba Hashem, (Dec 8, 2014)

    Turkey’s Ministry of Environment and Urban Planning has approved the 5,500-page Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report for Akkuyu, the country’s first nuclear power plant.

  • Qatar eyes investment in Hinkley Point

    Heba Hashem, (Dec 8, 2014)

    Qatar's minister of energy and industry, Mohammed bin Saleh Al-Sada, has implied that his country was considering an investment in Britain's Hinkley Point. The news comes as the Areva-EDF Energy led consortium behind the massive project seeks additional funding from investors.

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  • Amec Foster bags Nugeneration contract

    K. Steiner-Dicks, (Dec 8, 2014)

    Amec Foster Wheeler announces today that it has been awarded a contract by Nugeneration Ltd (NuGen) for environmental services on the proposed new nuclear power station at Moorside, Cumbria – which will be the largest nuclear new build project currently proposed in the UK.

  • Russia, Ukraine sign nuclear fuel deal

    Heba Hashem, (Dec 8, 2014)

    Russian state-owned fuel company TVEL has signed a contract with Ukraine’s Energoatom to deliver fuel for the country’s nuclear energy plants in 2015. The delivery volume and price tag were not disclosed.

  • Finland to proceed with Rosatum nuclear deal

    Heba Hashem, (Dec 8, 2014)

    Finland’s parliament is ready to finalise a joint nuclear venture with Rosatum, despite calls by the EU for member states to put on hold planned energy agreements with Russia.

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  • NRC increases oversight of St. Lucie Nuclear Plant

    Heba Hashem, (Dec 8, 2014)

    The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is increasing its oversight of St. Lucie Unit 1 due to violations linked to the failure of plant operators Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) to ensure that the reactor’s auxiliary building was watertight.

  • NRC proposes fine for ATC Group

    Heba Hashem, (Dec 8, 2014)

    The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has proposed a $3,500 civil penalty to ATC Group Services for failing to ensure the security of a portable gauge containing a low level of radioactive material. The company uses portable nuclear gauges to perform soil density measurements.

  • Fire leads to shutdown of Belgian nuclear reactor

    Heba Hashem, (Dec 8, 2014)

    Belgium’s Tihange 3 nuclear power station was shut down automatically this week after transformers outside the reactor caught fire, the Belga News Agency reported.