Sensor mimics bats to detect dangerous structural cracks

Identifies structural defects with varying ultrasonic frequencies and overcomes the limits of other, similar devices,

Power station electrical package

Balfour Beatty Bailey appointed preferred bidder for £460m Hinkley Point C power station electrical package

Fabrication orders for nuclear power industry

Production to start on 49 duct cradles for a nuclear plant in the UK

Mini submarines recover medical isotopes

Hundreds of the cartridges will be retrieved from Sellafield’s Pile Fuel Storage Pond and First Generation Magnox Storage Ponds at Sellafield in the UK

Managing motor and generator repairs at nuclear power stations

In the nuclear industry safety is paramount and the design and specification used for equipment involved in generating plants are governed by a series of stringent regulations. Graeme Robertson reports

Nuclear global capacity must more than double by 2050

Report highlights the need for stable, long-term investment frameworks to allow capital-intensive low carbon projects, such as nuclear power plants

Belgian nuclear regulator warns of global risk as cracks found in nuclear reactors

The cracks were found in the steel nuclear reactor pressure vessels in nuclear reactors Doel 3 and Tihange 2 in Belgium

Radiation risk reduced

Two million litres of liquid nuclear waste safely pumped from old nuclear waste store

Emergency pump units for nuclear power plant

Safety regulations at many nuclear plants have been considerably tightened, this has led to an increased demand for fire fighting pump systems

Sellafield expert given institute role

A leading nuclear expert from Sellafield Ltd has accepted a prestigious role with the UK’s most influential institute for nuclear professionals

Decommissioning dominates

Investments in the nuclear power industry are dominated by decommissioning, refuelling and safety projects, reports Eugene McCarthy

Europe continues fusion reactor funding

The ITER experimental fusion reactor has secured funding to take it to the operational level. Sean Ottewell reports

Contaminated equipment recovered from nuclear fuel storage pond

Pond has to be emptied carefully as part of a clean-up and decommissioning of oldest nuclear facilities in the UK

Camera systems for the nuclear industry

In highly radioactive environments camera servicing or replacement are not an option

Nuclear industry focuses on Generation III technology and small modular reactors

Generation III power technology and advances in small modular reactors are driving developments in the nuclear power generation market. Sean Ottewell reports

Vacuum equipment plays a key role uranium enrichment

Oerlikon Leybold’s vacuum solutions deal for a nuclear plant presently under construction in the United States



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