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Рак лечится ближе к дому: в Мавритании открыт первый центр ядерной медицины

IAEA Top News - 18 December, 2017 - 11:41

Открытие в конце 2014 года в Исламской Республике Мавритании первого за всю историю центра ядерной медицины, созданного с помощью МАГАТЭ, сделает современную диагностику и лечение более доступными и позволит снизить затраты. Это новое медицинское учреждение – часть Национального онкологического центра страны, созданного в 2010 году при поддержке со стороны МАГАТЭ.

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Борьба с раком в Тунисе: изменение представлений и расширение доступа к лечению

IAEA Top News - 1 October, 2017 - 09:00

Диагноз “рак” не равнозначен смертному приговору. Если рак обнаружен и подвергнут медицинскому воздействию на ранней стадии, он излечим.

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Fuel loading underway at Tianwan 3

World Nuclear News - 22 August, 2017 - 17:55
Fuel loading has begun at unit 3 of the Tianwan nuclear power plant in China's Jiangsu province, Russian state nuclear company Rosatom has announced. The Russian-supplied VVER-1000 is scheduled to enter commercial operation next year.

Update for Fermi 2 simulator

World Nuclear News - 22 August, 2017 - 16:34
Canadian company L3 MAPPS is to update the simulator it supplied in 2006 to Fermi 2 in Michigan. The update is being carried out under a contract with Swiss industrial technology company ABB.

Karlsruhe Nuclide Chart Online (KNCO++) Revisited

Nucleonica - 22 August, 2017 - 09:41
The Karlsruhe Nuclide Chart Online (KNCO++) has been upgraded to provide the following new features: – The colours used in the KNCO++ have been historically based on the modes of decay. A new colour scheme has been introduced which shows, in addition, the half-lives of the nuclides. The user can toggle between the decay modes […]
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CNNC decides against Langer Heinrich buyout

World Nuclear News - 21 August, 2017 - 17:58
The Langer Heinrich uranium mine in Namibia will remain under the ownership of Paladin Energy as the company goes through administration after joint venture partner CNNC Overseas Uranium Holdings decided not to exercise its option to acquire Paladin's share of the mine. Paladin owes EDF $277 million. million,

Stakeholders show interest in Canadian small reactor plans

World Nuclear News - 21 August, 2017 - 16:57
Over 70 organisations have submitted responses to Canadian Nuclear Laboratories' request for expressions of interest in small modular reactors, including more than 15 expressions of interest in building a prototype or demonstration reactor.

Kyrgyzstan ratifies remediation agreement

World Nuclear News - 18 August, 2017 - 17:22
All the basic conditions are now in place for remediation work to begin at several uranium legacy sites in Kyrgyzstan after the country ratified a framework agreement with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. The European Union is to provide an initial contribution of €16.5 million ($19.4 million) for the work.

Ukraine hosts 'zero-failure fuel' working group

World Nuclear News - 18 August, 2017 - 16:51
Ukrainian state nuclear corporation Energoatom has this week hosted the working group created five years ago to achieve a zero-failure rate of nuclear fuel. The group visited the Khmelnitsky nuclear power plant.

USA needs 'robust' nuclear industry for security

World Nuclear News - 18 August, 2017 - 14:17
A Washington, DC-based organisation led by former US Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz has called for greater federal-level recognition of the importance of the USA's nuclear energy supply chain to national security. In its first major report, Energy Future Initiatives recommends immediate government action to support and encourage existing and future new-build projects and strengthen the supply chain.

Delegation from the Philippines Visits the IAEA Office of Legal Affairs to Discuss Nuclear Law Matters

IAEA Top News - 18 August, 2017 - 13:45
The IAEA legislative assistance programme plays an important role in assisting Member States to develop and strengthen their national legal frameworks as they seek to benefit from the peaceful applications of nuclear technology in electricity production, medicine, industry, agriculture and in many other areas.
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How Weight in Chile Became a Problem and How Nuclear Techniques Helped

IAEA Top News - 18 August, 2017 - 07:30
About 80 million people in Latin America are covered, to one extent or another, by national nutrition programmes.
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Mayak receives nuclear sub fuel from Andreeva Bay

World Nuclear News - 17 August, 2017 - 16:39
The first shipment of used nuclear fuel assemblies from Russian nuclear submarines has arrived at the radiochemical plant Mayak in Chelyabinsk, near the Ural Mountains, from the former base of the Russian Northern Fleet at Andreeva Bay.

EDF ordered to check component records

World Nuclear News - 17 August, 2017 - 16:14
France's nuclear safety regulator has opened a public consultation on a draft decision governing the review of manufacturing files at Areva NP's Le Creusot forge. This draft decision requires EDF to examine the manufacturing records of all components produced by the facility that are in use at its operating nuclear power plants.

First steam generator in place at Vogtle

World Nuclear News - 17 August, 2017 - 16:11
The first steam generator has been placed in the containment of Vogtle unit 3, the first major lift carried out since Southern Nuclear took charge of oversight activities at the AP1000 construction site in Georgia.


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