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Four uranium projects excluded from Western Australia ban

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Mulga Rock project - 48The Western Australian government has imposed a ban on future uranium mining leases, but says it will not stand in the way of four uranium projects approved by the state's previous government.

Canadian siting studies for commercial IMSR

Thursday, June 22, 2017

IMSR_facility_(CC-BY-SA)-48Terrestrial Energy has begun a feasibility study for the siting of the first commercial Integral Molten Salt Reactor at Canadian Nuclear Laboratories' Chalk River site, with a further vision of creating a technology hub at CNL to support the commercialisation of small modular reactors.

UK regulator identifies 11 proposals for research

Thursday, June 22, 2017

The UK's Office for Nuclear Regulation has 53 research projects and proposals amounting to about £1.2 million ($1.5 million) in its Regulatory Research Register for 2016-17, which it published last week.

Bradwell completes treatment of fuel element debris

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Bradwell FED removal - 48 (Magnox)All the fuel element debris waste at the UK's Bradwell nuclear power plant has now been treated to reduce the radiological risk at the site, Magnox Ltd announced yesterday. Removal of the waste is an important step towards Bradwell's planned closure, it said.