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IAEA Experts Complete Chernobyl Mission

July 10, 2013 – 11:08 am |

An IAEA expert team has completed a mission to review the causes and effects of a partial roof collapse at Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) in February 2013.

FORATOM Raises Preoccupations About EC Proposed Revision of Nuclear Safety Directive

June 13, 2013 – 7:13 am |

The Proposal is the culmination of a long discussion process that has involved the participation of a broad range of stakeholders, including all the EU national nuclear regulatory bodies, and the European nuclear industry.

Complementary Safety Assessments: AREVA Submits its Proposals to the French Nuclear Safety Authority

June 28, 2012 – 8:55 am |

Subsequent to the accident at the Fukushima-Daiichi power plant, the ASN launched, in mid-2011, a process of complementary safety assessments (Evaluations Complémentaires de Sûreté – ECS), involving nuclear operators in France, including AREVA, in order to check the robustness of existing facilities and the crisis management systems to be deployed in the case of events of a degree of severity comparable to those which occurred in Japan.

Developing the Notion and Practice of ‘Nuclear Professionalism’

June 26, 2012 – 11:17 pm |

In a report by the Office of Nuclear Regulation (ONR), it was noted that decommissioning should be pursued with all vigour, and that developing the notion and practice of ‘nuclear professionalism’ was a significant safety element.

Cynthia G. Jones Named as NRC Nuclear Safety Attache’ at US Mission to International Organizations

June 26, 2012 – 10:49 am |

As attaché, she will serve as the U.S. Mission’s expert on nuclear safety issues and programs, and provide programmatic and policy oversight of the International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) safety program on behalf of the United States.

The dual M2 Multi-Mold Cassette

May 21, 2012 – 4:17 pm |

The dual M2 Multi-Mold Cassette is a disposable and efficient sampling device designed to read IAQ (Indoor Air Quality) at commercial sites, on inspections and restorations, and remediation operations. Operating in accordance with well-known fluid/air dynamic principals, the M2 utilizes standard pump and calibration equipment, with each cassette capable of three separate functions: collecting two different samples, collecting two identical samples concurrently, or collecting one sample while using the other cell as a control.

U.S. Nuclear Facilities Meet Deadline for Ordering New Safety Equipment

April 17, 2012 – 10:57 am |

Bolstering the ability of U.S. nuclear energy facilities to respond safely to extreme events, the industry has met its March 31 deadline for ordering additional on-site portable equipment to be used in emergencies. The equipment …

Triple Bar for Nuclear Launched in the UK

October 26, 2011 – 2:31 pm |

In the UK, August saw the National Skills Academy for Nuclear launch the Triple Bar Existing Sites course package, which is set to become the new ‘entrance level’ standard for individuals working on or with …

Slovenia’s response in wake of Japanese nuclear accident praised by UN

October 5, 2011 – 6:40 pm |

United Nations atomic experts today commended Slovenia’s regulatory framework for nuclear safety, citing its prompt reaction to the implications of the accident and radiation release at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power plant earlier this year.

At the …