Latest in Tag: Nuclear Highlight
Latest in Tag: Nuclear
Probability of radiation leak in the reactor is unlikely due to multiple protective barriers, says Likhachev
The State Council reviewed the final draft of the contract between Russia and Egypt for the plant
The resolution involves the application of safeguards over nuclear activities
Iran’s military has warded off a US military drone it says had violated its airspace. The alleged incident came the same day Iran inaugurated a new Russian-made air defense system around a sensitive nuclear site.
The Tehran government has placed Russian-supplied anti-aircraft missiles at the Fordo nuclear facility. The uranium enrichment plant was due to be scaled down under last year’s deal with world powers.
A city in the eastern part of China has said it’s suspending preliminary work on a nuclear waste processing plant after days of protests by local residents over health concerns. No final decision has been made yet.
Official Iranian media say Tehran has hanged a nuclear scientist for spying for the US. However, the circumstances of his life and death remain mysterious.
Nuclear energy expansion in Egypt was widely perceived as a threat rather than an opportunity
Japan is rethinking its energy diet and could announce a shift away from nuclear power as soon as next year. Scrapping nuclear would mean more renewable energy generation, but also a heavier reliance on coal.
The station includes four 1200 MW capacity power units to be implemented over 7 years
Shoukry, Kerry met on the sidelines of NSS 2016 where the latter also discussed the importance easing restrictions on NGOs
First stage of criticality ensures additional safety, fuel assembly dummies, says plant manager
Earthquake, tsunami, nuclear meltdown: Fukushima was hit by a triple catastrophe in March 2011. Five years later, reverberations are still being felt in culture – in cinema, theater and literature.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has said Japan “cannot do without” nuclear power ahead of the fifth anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami. Japan’s leader also pledged to bolster decontamination efforts in irradiated areas.
The decision has no legal stand to be based upon, say groups
More than a decade since completing his 18-year jail-term for exposing details of Israel’s nuclear weapons, Mordechai Vanunu has been put under house arrest. His detention follows a TV interview regarding the disclosure
Iranian and British embassies are due to be reopened in London and Tehran. The move comes almost four years since protesters ransacked the British ambassadorial residence in Tehran and burned the Union flag.
Satellite imagery released by a U.S. think tank accuse Tehran of sanitizing a research site ahead of inspections. Iran has until Oct. 15 to verify it is not developing atomic weapons.
Egypt has pushed for a nuclear weapons-free Middle East since 1970s
Two types of radioactive material can be used to manufacture a nuclear bomb, uranium and plutonium, both produced from uranium ore. Raw uranium contains less than 1% of U-235, the substance (isotope) needed to fuel reactors and make bombs. In a process called enrichment, centrifuges are used for separating the U-235 from the rest of …
State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki says US supports nuclear power programme under Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty
Putin’s visit to Egypt raises major questions regarding funding for Egypt’s potential nuclear energy programme
Project could cost up to $5bn and will be implemented over 5 years, nuclear expert
Egypt pushes for international treaty banning production of fissile material for nuclear weapons