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Three nuclear research projects at the University of Regina have been awarded funding totalling CAD580,000 (USD424,000) by Innovation Saskatchewan through the Innovation and Science Fund (ISF).

Date: Thursday, 18 July 2024
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/University-secures-Saskatchewan-funding-for-nuclea

The Global Fusion Industry in 2024 report says that more than USD900 million has been invested in the fusion industry in the past year, and more than 1000 jobs created.

Date: Thursday, 18 July 2024
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Funding-and-jobs-growing-fast-in-fusion,-says-key

The first batch of concrete has been poured for the nuclear island of unit 2 at the Xudabao nuclear power plant in China's Liaoning Province, marking the official start of construction of the unit.

Date: Thursday, 18 July 2024
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Construction-starts-on-Xudabao-2

Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power has won the Czech government's contest for at least two new nuclear power units in the country, with its bid preferred to that from France's EDF.

Date: Thursday, 18 July 2024
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/KHNP-selected-to-supply-new-Czech-nuclear-units

Commonwealth Fusion Systems (CFS) has delivered two high-tech superconducting magnets to a University of Wisconsin experiment on magnetic mirror fusion technology. The magnets are the first products shipped as part of the company's strategy to build magnets not just for its own power plants but also for other promising applications.

Date: Wednesday, 17 July 2024
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/CFS-supplies-superconducting-magnets-to-university

Experiments to test the impact of load following on VVER-1200 fuel show it "did not have a significant impact on its main characteristics", Russia's nuclear power corporation has reported.

Date: Wednesday, 17 July 2024
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/VVER-fuel-reliable-in-flexible-power-output-tests,

A cooperation agreement has been signed between Edison, Framatome and Politecnico di Milano for scientific and technological research and training in the field of nuclear energy. The move comes amid growing support in Italy to reintroduce nuclear energy.

Date: Wednesday, 17 July 2024
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Partnership-aims-to-boost-Italian-nuclear-educatio

South Africa's National Nuclear Regulator (NNR) has granted state-owned utility Eskom a licence to continue operating unit 1 of the Koeberg nuclear power plant for another 20 years until 21 July 2044.

Date: Wednesday, 17 July 2024
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Koeberg-1-cleared-for-extended-operation