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Experimental Advanced Fuel Rods Loaded in Russian Nuclear Reactor
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The first Russian-made nuclear reactor fuel bundles with experimental ATF (Advanced Technology Fuel) rods have been loaded into Unit 2 at the Rostov nuclear power plant (NPP) in southwest Russia.…


Icebreaker Reactor Approved for Ground-Based Nuclear Plant

The international business arm of Russia's state-owned nuclear power company has received a license that will allow construction of small modular reactors (SMRs), based on the design used in the…


South Africa Nuclear Regulator Furthers New Nuclear Build Process

South Africa’s longstanding ambitions to expand its nuclear power capacity gained some ground this July, after the nation’s nuclear regulator announced it would convene a public hearing relating to a…


El Dabaa First of 'Several' Nuclear Reactors for Egypt

Construction of Egypt’s first nuclear power plant is moving forward, and a government official said the country plans to build "several" more reactors "in various regions" to help support economic…


Nuclear First—Work Starts on Russian Fast Neutron Reactor

Construction of a 300-MW nuclear power unit showcasing a fuel specially developed for the reactor is underway in Siberia, a project that industry experts say could provide a dramatic leap…