Showing posts with label Nuclear Safety. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Nuclear Safety. Show all posts

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Akkuyu nuclear plant construction to start in 2018: Erdogan

Akkuyu nuclear plant
Construction on Turkey's first nuclear power plant will begin in 2018, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday, adding that the plant's inauguration would be held "very soon" with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Fukushima operator turned down tsunami simulation plan 9yrs before disaster

Fukushima operator turned down tsunami simulation plan
Nine years before disaster struck the Fukushima nuclear plant, its operator TEPCO rejected a government watchdog’s advice to carry out a tsunami simulation. The company cited a lack of evidence regarding a tsunami threat.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Construction of Akkuyu Nuclear Plant to start in Sept.

The construction of Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant will start in September this year, top officials of Cengiz-Kolin-Kalyon (CKK), a Turkish consortium of contracting conglomerates, said on Tuesday, a sign of a desire to bolster Russia-Turkey cooperation on several fronts.

Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Japan workers exposed to dangerous radiation in lab

Japan’s nuclear energy agency said Wednesday that five employees have been exposed to dangerously high levels of radiation after a bag containing plutonium broke apart during a routine inspection.

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Iran, EU join hands to build nuclear safety center

Iran said on Saturday that it will start building an advanced nuclear safety center in cooperation with the European Union in the near future, Press TV reported.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Ukraine, Belarus leaders mark Chernobyl anniversary

The presidents of Ukraine and Belarus toured the site of the Chernobyl plant to mark 31 years since the world's worst civil nuclear accident spewed radiation across Europe.

Monday, April 10, 2017

France to shut down oldest nuclear plant by 2020

France’s oldest operational nuclear power plant at Fessenheim is set to be shut down by April 2020. A formal decree on the closure has been inked, but it is tied to the launch of a new generation power plant in Normandy.

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Court rules Japanese gov't, TEPCO liable for Fukushima disaster

A local court ruled on Friday that the Japanese government and Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. (TEPCO) were liable for negligence in the Fukushima disaster six years ago.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Fukushima governor takes aim at Abe for language in memorial speech

Fukushima Governor Masao Uchibori has said Prime Minister Shinzo Abe did not use the mandated expression "nuclear accident" during his national address on the occasion of the sixth anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake, local media reported Monday.

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Turkish Akkuyu NPP’s Special Status to Speed Up Construction

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Tuesday he believed that assigning the strategic investment status to Turkey’s Akkuyu nuclear power plant (NPP), to be built in cooperation with Russia, would speed up the construction.

Friday, July 29, 2016

Simplification of licensing in Turkey to accelerate Akkuyu project implementation : Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak

Changes to Turkey’s legislation will make it possible to accelerate the implementation of the Akkuyu nuclear power plant construction project, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Friday on the Energetics program of the Rossiya 24 TV channel.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Turkey removes all legal obstacles for construction of Akkuyu NPP

Turkey has removed all legal obstacles for construction of the Akkuyu nuclear power plant and supports the construction of the Turkish Stream pipeline, Turkey’s Energy Minister Nihat Zeybekci said after meeting Russia’s Energy Minister Alexander Novak.

Sunday, July 17, 2016

Nuclear power important in China's future energy mix: report

Nuclear power will play an important role in China's future energy mix for emission reduction and economic growth, said a report issued here on Friday.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

EU pledges 20 mln euros to nuclear safety account fund

The European Commission on Monday pledged around 20 million euros (22.6 million US dollars) to the Nuclear Safety Account (NSA) fund, among efforts to step up contribution to nuclear safety.

MayisGeoInfo eco Energy news (May 2016)



Ukraine has held memorial services to mark the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.

In the early hours of 26 April 1986, a botched test at the nuclear plant in then-Soviet Ukraine triggered a meltdown that spewed deadly clouds of atomic material into the atmosphere, forcing tens of thousands of people from their homes.....
30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster

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Sunday, February 07, 2016

At nuclear power plants next to New York there was a leak of radioactive material

Radioactive materials found in groundwater near a nuclear power plant Indian Point just north of New York City. It is reported by Associated Press with reference to the eponymous state Governor Andrew Cuomo.

Thursday, December 24, 2015

Local court gives green light to nuclear restart in Japan's Fukui prefecture

Japan's Fukui District Court on Thursday revoked an injunction that banned the restart of the No. 3 and No. 4 reactors of the Takahama nuclear power plant, clearing the way for the restart of the two reactors.

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Russia, Egypt sign agreement on Egypt's first nuclear plant construction

Russia and Egypt signed an intergovernmental agreement on building Egypt's first nuclear plant in Dabaa, which is supposed to have four power-generating units, each of them with an output capacity of 1,200 megawatts, Russia’s national nuclear corporation Rosatom reported on Thursday.

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Japan Restarts Second Reactor at Sendai Nuclear Power Plant

According to operator, the second power unit at the Sendai Nuclear Power Plant, the only nuclear power plant working in Japan after the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, was restarted on Thursday morning.

EL News