SHINE selects Dutch site for European production plant

SHINE Medical Technologies of the USA has selected the municipality of Veendam in the province of Groningen, the Netherlands, as the location of its European medical isotope production facility. The company is currently building its first production facility, using its transformational non-reactor technology, in Janesville, Wisconsin. SHINE said Veendam was selected following a year-long search …

Kepco starts injecting fuel rods into UAE’s second nuclear reactor

South Korea’s state-run utility Korea Electric Power Corp. (Kepco) said Monday it has started a process to insert fuel rods into the second reactor in the Barakah nuclear plant of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Kepco and the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corp. (ENEC) said they kicked off the process starting last week. South Korea completed …

Turkey looks to complete 27.5% of Akkuyu nuclear plant by year-end

The 2021 Performance Program of Turkey’s Energy and Natural Resources Ministry has drawn a road map for the completion of the country’s first nuclear power plant, the Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant (NPP), which says 27.5% of the plant will be completed by the end of this year. The program, which outlines the steps that will …

Construction of phases 2, 3 of Bushehr nuclear plant has started

TEHRAN- Hadi Beiginejad, a senior member of the Parliament’s Energy Committee, said on Sunday that Iran has started construction of phases 2 and 3 of the Bushehr nuclear power plant. “The second and third phases of the Bushehr power plant development have been signed with the Russians under 10-year and 8-year contracts,” Fars quoted Beiginejad …