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June 01, 2016
Moscow, Yerevan discuss provision of Armenian NPP with fuel
Moscow (Sputnik) May 31, 2016
Russia and Armenia discussed on Monday the possibility to supply the Armenian nuclear power plant (ANPP) with additional fuel to create a fuel reserve, Russia's TVEL fuel company, which is part of the state-owned Rosatom nuclear energy corporation said in a statement. Earlier in the day, representatives of TVEL held a meeting with ANPP General Director Movses Vardanyan on the sidelines of the Atomexpo 2016 forum. "During the meeting, the prospects of further cooperation, including the possib ... read more

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Nuclear power stations to join French strike
Workers at nuclear power stations in France were set to go on strike Thursday, joining a growing protest movement against controversial labour market reforms that has already severely disrupted fuel supplies. ... more

Areva, TVO talks over nuclear dispute called off: TVO
Negotiations between France's struggling nuclear power giant Areva and Finnish operator TVO over cost overruns and delays for the construction of a Finnish reactor have been called off, TVO said on Thursday. ... more

Russia, Kenya sign memorandum on nuclear cooperation, plan first NPP
Russia and Kenya signed a memorandum of understanding in the field of nuclear energy cooperation at the ATOMEXPO 2016 forum on Monday, a RIA Novosti correspondent reported. Russia is ready to suppor ... more
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EDF has no date for final decision on UK's Hinkley NPP
French electric company EDF has no fixed date for a final investment decision on the delayed construction of Hinkley Point atomic power plant in England, the chief of its UK subsidiary said. UK medi ... more


AREVA awarded research contract for UK Nuclear Decommissioning
AREVA has been selected as one of the companies for an R and D framework contract by the UK Nuclear Decommissioning Authority for its Direct Research Portfolio (DRP). As a key part of the NDA' ... more

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Russia's Maiden Nuclear Icebreaker to Be Floated Out in Mid-2016
Russia's maiden Project 22220 nuclear-powered icebreaker dubbed "Arktika" will be floated out at the Baltic Shipyard in the summer of 2016 ahead of its late 2017 planned launch, the nuclear icebreak ... more

Russia certain Hungary will clarify Paks NPP issue with EU
Russia is certain that the Hungarian government will provide clarifying answers to the European Commission's questions regarding the Paks nuclear power plant, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov ... more
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Russia Ready to Propose ASEAN New Nuclear Electrical Power Plants - Putin
Russia is ready to offer the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) nuclear electrical power plants of the next generation, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday. ASEAN comprise ... more

Pakistan Applies for Nuclear Suppliers Group Membership
Pakistan has applied to join the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), claiming it has the ability to adhere to the nuclear proliferation-reducing body's standards, the Pakistani Foreign Ministry said Frid ... more
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China in 'preliminary' deal for Sudan's first atomic plant
A Chinese state-owned company has signed a "preliminary" deal with Sudan to build the east African country's first nuclear power plant, an official in Khartoum said on Tuesday. ... more

Nuclear foes renew push to shut plant near Manhattan
Environmentalists urged US nuclear regulators Tuesday to shut down a nuclear plant near New York after inspections showed an unusually high number of degraded bolts in a reactor. ... more

Obama says no apology for A-bomb on Hiroshima visit
Barack Obama will not apologise for the atomic bombing of Hiroshima when he this week becomes the first sitting US president to visit the city, he told Japanese television. ... more

Orbita, a ghost of Chernobyl in the heart of Ukraine
Missing from maps, a ghost town hides in the pine forests of central Ukraine, abandoned after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster but now filling with families fleeing the pro-Russian eastern separatist war. ... more

US eyes European reactors market
Beijing (XNA) May 23, 2016 America's competition with Russia over the supply of energy to Europe isn't limited to US plans to move in on Gazprom's turf by supplying the continent with US liquefied ... more


Pakistan seeks nuclear group membership to curb proliferation
Pakistan has applied for membership of a nuclear suppliers group saying its inclusion would help reduce the proliferation of nuclear weapons, the foreign ministry said Friday. ... more

Rosatom Ready to Start on Iran's New Nuclear Reactors
Engineers from Rosatom and their Iranian colleagues are planning to start the construction of a further two nuclear reactors at the Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant by the end of the year, a source told ... more

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Delay to NuGen nuclear power plant in England


Towards decommissioning Fukushima: 'Seeing' boron distribution in molten debris


Hollande renews support for EDF nuclear project in Britain


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France's 'Atomic Anne' charged over nuclear deal


Toshiba posts $4.4 bn full-year loss on nuclear writedown


N. Korea leader says will only use nuclear weapons if attacked


N. Korea stages once-in-a-generation party congress


Israel nuclear reactor defects spark secrecy dilemma


All Belgians to get iodine pills in case of nuclear accident: report

Ancient glass-glued walls studied for nuke waste solutions

Belgium plans to provide all residents with anti radiation pills

India's Mainland to Host Next Hub of Nuclear Plants

BWXT tapped for nuclear reactor components, fuel

German power giants to pay into public fund to finance nuclear phase-out

Africa turning to nuclear to meet growing energy needs

China eyes offshore expansion via floating nuclear plant

Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl shocked the world

Thirty years on, Ukraine mourns victims of Chernobyl

Advances in extracting uranium from seawater announced in special issue

Toshiba takes $2.3 bln hit from Westinghouse write-down

France's EDF to decide on UK nuclear project in September

Belgium rejects German call to shut down 2 nuclear reactors

France fires up push for renewable energies

EDF shares dive 11 percent on news of capital injection

Donors pledge cash to keep Chernobyl safe 30 years after disaster

France to lead 4 bn euro cash injection for EDF

30 years on, Russia's Chernobyl victims say they have been abandoned

Britain 'fully confident' on Hinkley nuclear plant

Belgium rejects German call for nuclear plants closure

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