A project to establish an international nuclear fuel bank reached a key milestone recently when it secured enough funding to move forward with the program’s creation, the International Atomic Energy Agency announced.


Wednesday, 08 April 2009 14:53

PBMR not a waste of public funding

The Board of Eskom Holdings Limited announced in December that it will not be proceeding with the proposed investment in its Nuclear-1 project due to the magnitude of the investment.
Wednesday, 08 April 2009 14:01

Malawi ratifies important nuclear treaty

In November last year, Malawi ratified the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) which bans all nuclear explosions on Earth, bringing the total number of treaty ratifications to 147.
Wednesday, 08 April 2009 10:44

Russia seeks investment in SA nuclear power

Yuri Trutnev, Russia’s natural resources minister, has said that Russia is seeking investment in new nuclear power stations and joint uranium mining ventures in South Africa.
Wednesday, 08 April 2009 10:43

Nuclear physics postgrads visit Russia

The JINR is an international organisation that consists of eighteen member countries and 71 partnering institutions in 45 countries.
Bloemfontein saw the successful launch of The Coalition Against Nuclear Energy (CANE) in April.
Wednesday, 08 April 2009 10:41

China may face nuclear disaster

China’s main centres for designing, making and storing nuclear arms lie in the shattered earthquake zone, leading experts to look for signs of any damage that might allow radioactivity to escape.


Friday, 20 March 2009 11:02

SA pioneers new enrichment process

A new isotope enrichment process with eventual application to uranium has been announced by South African company Klydon Pty Ltd.
Friday, 20 March 2009 11:01

Free comprehensive nuclear guide

The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) has published a comprehensive guide to the international treaties, organisations, initiatives and networks that form the global regime dealing with nuclear non-proliferation, safety and security.
Thursday, 19 March 2009 12:15

A global push for nuclear skills

Nuclear recruitment drives around the world are drawing thousands of new workers into the sector — led by companies building or about to build new reactors, and extending to government organisations.
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