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A memorandum of understanding will see the two companies collaborate on the deployment of Candu reactors in Canada and internationally and expand their intellectual property licensing agreement, and is to be followed by further agreements to accelerate the development of the Candu Monark reactor technology.

Date: Friday, 23 February 2024
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/AECL,-AtkinsRealis-to-collaborate-on-advanced-Cand

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) has amended the nuclear research and test establishment operating licence held by Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) for Chalk River Laboratories (CRL). The 169-page amendment authorises the construction of a near surface disposal facility (NSDF) on the CRL site, in Deep River, Ontario, and on the traditional unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishinaabeg peoples.

Date: Friday, 12 January 2024
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newscanadas-nuclear-regulator-authorises-construction-of-waste-facility-11429486

Romanian nuclear utility Societatea Nationala Nuclearelectrica (SNN) and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have signed a loan agreement worth €145m ($159m) to support completion of Europe’s first Tritium Removal Facility (CTRF) at the Cernavoda NPP. The CTRF will remove the tritium from reactor’s coolant and moderator (heavy water), leading to increased protection of the environment, public and employees’ occupational health and safety.

Date: Thursday, 11 January 2024
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newseib-to-fund-tritium-removal-facility-in-romania-11426539

The Canadian nuclear regulator has amended the licence held by Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) for Chalk River Laboratories in Ontario, authorising the construction of a near-surface disposal facility for low-level radioactive waste at the site.

Date: Thursday, 11 January 2024
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/CNL-permitted-to-build-Chalk-River-repository

Hyundai Engineering CEO Hong Hyun-seong and the Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute (KAERI) President Joo Han-gyu have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to jointly promote the commercialisation and export of KAERI’s SMART small modular reactor (SMR). Hyundai Engineering will be responsible for business development, financing and EPC (engineering, procurement & construction) for verification and commercialisation of SMART and KAERI will continue to support reactor design and licensing.

Date: Thursday, 14 December 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newskaeri-and-hyundai-engineering-to-promote-export-of-smart-smr-11369646

Hyundai Engineering and the Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute (KAERI) have signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on the commercialisation and export of the Korean-designed SMART small modular reactor (SMR) overseas.

Date: Tuesday, 12 December 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Hyundai,-KAERI-team-up-for-export-of-SMART-SMR

AtkinsRéalis (formerly SNC-Lavalin Group) unveiled its new Candu Monark reactor design at the World Nuclear Exhibition in Paris. The 1,000 MWe Candu Monark, with the highest output of any Candu technology, is currently in the definition phase. AtkinsRéalis says “it leverages Candu technology's tested and reliable design features together with the most modern and advanced engineering solutions; a Canadian solution for utilities faced with meeting the dual demands of net zero and energy security”.

Date: Friday, 01 December 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsatkinsralis-unveils-candu-monark-reactor-11337789

Romanian nuclear utility Societatea Nationala Nuclearelectrica (SNN) has signed a €525m ($576m) contract to extend the life of unit 1 at the Cernavoda NPP with Candu Energy (part of AtkinsRéalis) and the Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC), a federal state corporation. Entry into force of the contract, signed at the World Nuclear Exhibition in Paris, is subject to approval by the SNN General Meeting of Shareholders, with CCC receiving final approval from the Canadian government.

Date: Friday, 01 December 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsnuclearelectrica-signs-refurbishment-contract-for-cernavoda-11337796

Germany-based radiopharmaceutical biotech company ITM Isotope Technologies Munich SE and Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) have launched Actineer, a joint venture for the industrial-scale production of actinium-225 (Ac-225).

Date: Friday, 20 October 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/CNL,-ITM-join-up-to-produce-rare-medical-radioisot