isotope reactor News

  • High Flux Isotope Reactor named Nuclear Historic Landmark

    The High Flux Isotope Reactor, or HFIR, now in its 48th year of providing neutrons for research and isotope production at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has been designated a Nuclear Historic Landmark by the American Nuclear Society (ANS). “This designation from the ANS recognizes HFIR’s role in the history of the nuclear age, but it also speaks to the ...

  • US, Russian Federation sign joint statement on reactor conversion

    The U.S. and Russian Federation jointly announced today that the first stage of work defined in the Implementing Agreement between the Russian State Corporation for Atomic Energy (Rosatom) and the Department of Energy (DOE) Regarding Cooperation in Concluding Feasibility Studies of the Conversion of Russian Research Reactors of Dec. 7, 2010, has been completed. The announcement comes at the close ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Canada’s rocky road with nuclear energy

    In the past year the Canadian nuclear industry has taken a couple of hits on the chin. These events raise the question of whether AECL is in the ditch or can a government tow truck get it back on the road? The commercial path forward is like an ice-covered road in a Canadian winter and there are plenty of back seat drivers. Here"s why. First, the Chalk River nuclear reactor, a supplier of medical ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Fueling the world’s nuclear power plants: global nuclear fuel marks 10th anniversary helping utilities bring consumers virtually carbon-free energy

    Global Nuclear Fuel (GNF), the GE-led joint venture with Hitachi, Ltd. and Toshiba Corporation, this month is celebrating its 10th anniversary and embarking on a new decade as a world-leading supplier of reliable, high-quality fabricated nuclear fuel and services for the commercial nuclear industry. With a growing list of countries planning to build new nuclear plants, and with utilities ...


    By General Electric

  • Japan quake refuels India`s nuclear project debate

    The unfolding nuclear crisis in Japan has reignated the debate over a project to build the world's largest nuclear power plant in Jaitapur, on India's western coast. Amid protests by environmental activists, as well as Jaitapur residents, India's environment minister Jairam Ramesh cleared the 9,900 megawatt project in November 2010. Japan's Kashiwazaki-Kariwa facility, currently the world’s ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Kurion Delivers Second Mobile Processing System to Treat Tank Water at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Site

    Kurion, Inc., an innovator in nuclear and hazardous waste management, announced it was awarded a contract by Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) for a second Kurion Mobile Processing System for deployment at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant site. The first system started operating at the site in early October 2014 and has exceeded its performance targets during this period. Kurion ...


    By Kurion, Inc.

  • The 4th Edition of India Nuclear Energy Co-organized by the Department of Atomic Energy is Here

      India Nuclear Energy 2012 - the Premier Exhibition and Networking Event for the Civil Nuclear Energy Sector in India - is Taking Place From the 25th to 27th September 2012 Buyers and suppliers of nuclear power plant equipment, technology and know-how will congregate at the Bombay Convention and Exhibition Centre, Mumbai, for the fourth edition of India ...


    By UBM Built Environment

  • Nuclear power after Fukushima: Facts and figures

    Nuclear power promises clean energy for developing countries. Dave Elliott charts its progress and prospects after the accident at Fukushima. For 60 years, using uranium to generate electricity in nuclear power plants has been promoted as a way to provide cheap, clean energy for a prosperous new world. ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • U.S. Department of Energy projects win 36 R&D 100 awards for 2012

    U.S. Department of Energy researchers have won 36 of the 100 awards given out this year by R&D Magazine for the most outstanding technology developments with promising commercial potential.  The coveted awards – now in their 50th year – are presented annually in recognition of exceptional new products, processes, materials or software that were developed throughout the world ...


    By US Department of Energy

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