China plans to build a pilot small-scale nuclear reactor that could replace coal or gas to heat towns and cities in its colder northern regions, an official with the state-owned developer in charge of the project said on Monday.
Russia will launch the world’s first floating nuclear reactor and send it on an epic journey across the Arctic on Friday, despite environmentalists warning of serious risks to the region.
The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, the civilian arm of its nuclear programme, did not immediately issue a formal statement about the incident on its website.
The reactor, located in the city of Fuqing city in China’s southeastern Fujian province, was designed to have a 60-year lifespan, with its core equipment domestically produced.
There were no immediate reports of any casualties or damage. The US Geological Survey said the 5.1 magnitude quake struck 44 kilometres from the southwestern city of Borazjan and at a depth of 38 kilometres.
Working together, ENEC and KEPCO’s achievement of 75 million safe work hours without a Lost Time Injury, LTI, represents a significant industrial safety accomplishment and is the result of their exceptional safety culture, dedication to the continuous improvement of everyday work practices and empowerment of employees to ensure their own safety through a range of safety-related practices and tools.
The granting of the operating licence for Unit 1 of the Barakah Nuclear Power Plant to the Nawah Energy Company by the Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation, FANR, the UAE’s independent nuclear regulator, is a huge national achievement.
Japan’s move to embrace a climate target of carbon neutrality by 2050 could open the way for the beleaguered nuclear industry to fire up again, nearly a decade after the Fukushima disaster shut down most of the country’s reactors.
The meeting at Vienna between Iran and the European powers also known as E-3, comprising France, Germany, and Britain, came to a halt. It is being termed a ‘pause’, an indication that the talks will resume. But the European
On the last day of 2021, Germany has shut down three of its last six nuclear power plants, following the deadline that then Chancellor Angela Merkel had set in 2011 after the Fukushima nuclear plant accident in the wake of a tsunami that year. Merkel had earlier reversed