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Nuclear Power Roundup: New Milestones Reached on Several Reactors - POWER magazine

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 13:55

POWER magazine

Nuclear Power Roundup: New Milestones Reached on Several Reactors
POWER magazine
A handful of nuclear power projects around the world completed notable achievements recently: Rostov 4 entered commercial operation, Tianwan 4 achieved first criticality, the Akademik Lomonosov floating nuclear power plant completed fuel loading, ...

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Operational safety review, Torness nuclear power station, 2018: independent report and government response - GOV.UK

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 08:48

Operational safety review, Torness nuclear power station, 2018: independent report and government response
GOV.UK
The IAEA Operational Safety Review Team ( OSART ), an independent team of industry experts, led a mission to review the operational safety at Torness nuclear power station from 22 January to 8 February 2018. This OSART report includes operational ...

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Zuma Cabinet approved nuclear power deal in 2015, says Finance Minister - ESI Africa

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 07:49

ESI Africa

Zuma Cabinet approved nuclear power deal in 2015, says Finance Minister
ESI Africa
Testifying before a commission of inquiry into the state capture, South Africa's Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene revealed that former President, Jacob Zuma and his cabinet approved the nuclear power deal with Russia in 2015. Nene told the enquiry on ...

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'We Can't Prevail Against a Nuclear Power': Hamas' Gaza Chief Says He Doesn't Want War With Israel - Haaretz

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 07:30

Haaretz

'We Can't Prevail Against a Nuclear Power': Hamas' Gaza Chief Says He Doesn't Want War With Israel
Haaretz
We cannot prevail in a confrontation against a nuclear power,” he said. “And certainly [another conflict] is not in our interest. War gains nothing.” “I am not saying I won't fight anymore, I'm saying I don't want more wars. I want the siege [on Gaza ...

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Thursday's papers: Bus driver walk-out, nuclear power plant delay and Finns in drug bust - YLE News

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 07:13

YLE News

Thursday's papers: Bus driver walk-out, nuclear power plant delay and Finns in drug bust
YLE News
Tabloid Ilta-Sanomat reports that dozens of bus drivers employed by Pohjolan Liikenne -- a subsidiary of the state-owned rail services provider VR -- will walk out on Thursday. As a result, some routes in southern Espoo will experience service disruptions.

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Thursday's papers: Finns in drug bust, bus driver walk-out and nuclear power plant delay - YLE News

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 06:31

YLE News

Thursday's papers: Finns in drug bust, bus driver walk-out and nuclear power plant delay
YLE News
Based on accounts in French newspapers, daily Aamulehti reports that two Finnish men have been arrested in a huge drug bust in southern France. According to Aamulehti, French customs officials discovered 653 kg of cocaine in a refrigerated fish truck ...

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South Africa's Zuma fired me for blocking Russian nuclear power deal - Nene - The Standard

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 06:30

The Standard

South Africa's Zuma fired me for blocking Russian nuclear power deal - Nene
The Standard
South Africa's Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene told a judicial corruption inquiry on Wednesday that he was fired by former president Jacob Zuma for refusing to approve a $100 billion nuclear power deal with Russia in 2015. Nene is the highest profile ...

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Arguments on nuclear power have moved on from 'do we have it, do we not' – Richard Harrington MP - PoliticsHome.com

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 05:10

PoliticsHome.com

Arguments on nuclear power have moved on from 'do we have it, do we not' – Richard Harrington MP
PoliticsHome.com
He said the costs of new nuclear power stations needed to come down, as they are currently only met by national government's or mean a higher 'strike price' for the length of a project where a loan needs to be repaid. “The second thing is the reduction ...

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Nuclear option should stay - The Star Online

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 00:54

The Star Online

Nuclear option should stay
The Star Online
This is because nuclear power is now widely acknowledged as the only proven solution for carbon-free base load electricity generation. Nuclear power was so popular in the last decade that there was even a brief period of global nuclear renaissance when ...

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Nigeria's nuclear power programme gets Rosatom approval - The Punch

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 23:12

Nigeria's nuclear power programme gets Rosatom approval
The Punch
Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja. Nigeria is following the right measures in its drive to acquire nuclear power, Rosatom, the Russian nuclear energy corporation renowned for the construction of nuclear power plants, has said. According to the firm, the ...

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Rosenergoatom loads nuclear fuel on first floating power plant - TASS

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 16:50

The Independent Barents Observer

Rosenergoatom loads nuclear fuel on first floating power plant
TASS
MURMANSK, October 3. /TASS/. Rosenergoatom finished loading fuel on the first floating nuclear power plant in the world by the name of "Akademik Lomonosov" in Murmansk, the Rosenergoatom press service informed on Wednesday. "The last key stage ...
Loading of nuclear fuel to floating power plant completed in MurmanskThe Independent Barents Observer
Russia loads fuel into floating power plantWorld Nuclear News

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Loading of nuclear fuel to floating power plant completed in Murmansk - The Independent Barents Observer

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 16:38

The Independent Barents Observer

Loading of nuclear fuel to floating power plant completed in Murmansk
The Independent Barents Observer
On October 2nd, the last fuel elements were loaded into the reactors of Russia's first floating nuclear power plant. “The next key stage will be their criticality in October-November this year after corresponding permit is received from Rostechnadzor ...
Rosenergoatom loads nuclear fuel on first floating power plantTASS

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Nuclear power fits with Saudi energy diversification plans - Al-Arabiya

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 13:24

Al-Arabiya

Nuclear power fits with Saudi energy diversification plans
Al-Arabiya
Thankfully, Saudi Arabia has taken a step towards self-sufficiency in nuclear power at the right time as the world is looking to a future beyond hydrocarbons, and volatility risks associated with this depleting resource continue to rock global markets.

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South Africa's Zuma fired me for blocking Russian nuclear power deal: Nene - Reuters

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 12:54

Reuters

South Africa's Zuma fired me for blocking Russian nuclear power deal: Nene
Reuters
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene told a judicial corruption inquiry on Wednesday that he was fired by former president Jacob Zuma for refusing to approve a $100 billion nuclear power deal with Russia in 2015.
Nene says Zuma fired him for blocking Russian nuclear power dealMoneyweb.co.za
Zuma tried to strike nuclear power deal with Putin in 2015 - NeneEyewitness News

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Nene says Zuma fired him for blocking Russian nuclear power deal - Moneyweb.co.za

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 12:33

Moneyweb.co.za

Nene says Zuma fired him for blocking Russian nuclear power deal
Moneyweb.co.za
South Africa's Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene told a judicial corruption inquiry on Wednesday that he was fired by former president Jacob Zuma for refusing to approve a $100 billion nuclear power deal with Russia in 2015. Nene is the highest profile ...
South Africa's Zuma fired me for blocking Russian nuclear power deal: NeneReuters

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Russia to work on increasing export orders in nuclear power industry - TASS

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 12:22

Russia to work on increasing export orders in nuclear power industry
TASS
At the same time, we will maintain the highest environmental and industrial safety requirements," the President said. Putin noted that Russia is currently building 25 power units of nuclear power plants in 12 countries. There are a total of 36 power ...

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“Concrete degradation of nuclear power stations was underestimated” - The Brussels Times

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 11:29

Sputnik International

“Concrete degradation of nuclear power stations was underestimated”
The Brussels Times
The CEO of the Federal Agency for Nuclear Control (the “AFCN”), Frank Hardeman, said on Tuesday that he believed the concrete degradation in non-nuclear areas of two nuclear power stations had been underestimated. Mr Hardeman, questioned by the ...
Work of Nuclear Reactor in Belgium Over Poor Concrete Quality - OperatorSputnik International

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South Africa's Zuma tried to strike nuclear power deal with Putin in 2015: finance minister - Reuters

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 10:55

Reuters

South Africa's Zuma tried to strike nuclear power deal with Putin in 2015: finance minister
Reuters
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene told a corruption inquiry on Wednesday that former president Jacob Zuma pressured him to agree to a massive nuclear power deal with Russia to be presented to President Vladimir ...

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South Africa's Zuma fired me for blocking Russian nuclear power deal: Nene - Reuters

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 08:57

Reuters

South Africa's Zuma fired me for blocking Russian nuclear power deal: Nene
Reuters
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene told a judicial corruption inquiry on Wednesday that he was fired by former president Jacob Zuma for refusing to approve a $100 billion nuclear power deal with Russia in 2015.
Nene says Zuma fired him for blocking Russian nuclear power dealMoneyweb.co.za
Zuma tried to strike nuclear power deal with Putin in 2015 - NeneEyewitness News

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Talouselämä: Start-up of Fennovoima's nuclear power plant to be delayed at least two years - Helsinki Times

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 06:24

Helsinki Times

Talouselämä: Start-up of Fennovoima's nuclear power plant to be delayed at least two years
Helsinki Times
The Finnish Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK) estimates that it will not be able to conduct its safety assessment of the nuclear power plant of Fennovoima in Pyhäjoki, North Ostrobothnia, until 2020 – three years behind the original timetable.

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