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UK approves Chinese-backed Hinkley nuclear plant, sets tighter controls

UK approves Chinese-backed Hinkley nuclear plant, sets tighter controls

Britain gave the go-ahead on Thursday for a $24 billion nuclear power plant, ending weeks of uncertainty that strained ties with China and France but also signalling a more cautious approach to foreign investment in critical infrastructure projects.

Belgium's nuclear plants to get own anti-terrorist unit

Nuclear plants in Belgium were placed under guard by 140 military personnel as part of an anti-terrorist plan following the November 2015 attacks in Paris.

Pakistan to begin work on third unit of 'Karachi Nuclear plant' soon

Pakistan to begin work on third unit of 'Karachi Nuclear plant' soon

Using a reactor developed by the China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC), Pakistan is set to begin construction within weeks on the third unit at the Karachi nuclear power plant using a reactor developed by the China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC), according to a spokesman for the company.

Luxembourg offers cash to help close ageing French nuke plant

Luxembourg offered on Monday to chip in financing to close an ageing French nuclear power plant near its border, saying the tiny nation could be obliterated if the station malfunctioned.

French group to help Japan dismantle nuclear reactors

French nuclear giant Areva on Thursday said it had linked up with Hitachi GE Nuclear Energy to help Japan dismantle boiling-water nuclear power stations.

Japan clears restart of third nuclear power unit

Japan clears restart of third nuclear power unit

Japan's Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) had approved the reactivation of the plant in July.

China working on world's largest nuclear power expansion

China began working on a new atomic power plant, taking the number of its nuclear power units under construction to 26 and making it the largest expansion of nuclear power in the world, state media reported on Saturday.

Iran agrees to 'managed access' to nuclear sites: Negotiator

Iran has agreed to grant United Nations inspectors "managed access" to military sites as part of a future deal over its contested nuclear program, a negotiator said on Sunday, apparently contradicting earlier comments by the nation's supreme leader.

Nepal earthquake rekindles fears on Tehri dam, Jaitpur N-plant

The devastating quake in Nepal has revived the controversy in India over the Tehri dam in Uttarakhand that was commissioned in 2006-07 and a nuclear plant proposed to be set up at Jaitapur in Maharashtra.

Finland signs nuclear construction deal with Russian firm

Finnish utility Fennovoima said today it has awarded the main contract for constructing a nuclear plant in Finland to the Russian company Titan-2.

Japan nuclear watchdog hits out at reactor injunction

Japan's nuclear watchdog chief said today a landmark court injunction banning the restart of two atomic reactors was based on a judicial "misunderstanding" of basic facts.

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IAEA wants India to enact policy for radioactive waste management

 Global nuclear watchdog IAEA on Friday asked India to ensure its atomic regulator's independence to prevent an "undue influence" and come out with a national policy for radioactive waste management.

Work for 3, 4 units in Kudankulam to begin in April 2016

 The first phase of the work for setting up the third and fourth units of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project would begin in April 2016.

Kundankulam N-plant to start ''hot run'' test Saturday

India`s atomic power plant operator, NPCIL Friday said it would Saturday commence testing of steam flow path and steam relief devices or "hot run" at its second unit in Kudankulam.

Russia to help build Egypt`s first nuclear plant: Sisi

 Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said Tuesday that Russia had agreed to jointly build his country`s first nuclear power plant.

Britain to take nuclear plant share for national security

Britain will have a "special share" in the French-led new Hinkley Point nuclear power plant consortium to safeguard national security, British energy officials told a parliamentary hearing this week.

Three South Korean workers die at nuke plant construction site

Three South Korean workers died on Friday after apparently inhaling toxic gas at a construction site for a nuclear plant being built by South Korea's monopoly nuclear power company, which has come under recent threats by hackers, a company official said.

South Korea's Park says leak of nuclear plant data a "grave situation"

South Korean President Park Geun-hye said on Tuesday the leak of data from the country`s nuclear operator was a "grave situation" that was unacceptable as a matter of national security.