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The Council of the ITER Organisation said on 19 November that it had reviewed in a videoconference the performance of the ITER Project toward first plasma in view of the COVID-19 restrictions.

Date: Wednesday, 25 November 2020
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsiter-says-schedule-maintained-despite-covid-19-8376161

Rosatom has manufactured elements for a new system of the ITER experimental thermonuclear reactor, under construction at Cadarache in France.

Date: Thursday, 19 November 2020
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsrussia-sends-more-equipment-to-iter-8368334

The Russian government has failed to allocate the funds that Rosatom had requested to finance a separate national project on nuclear science and technology, Russian newspaper Kommersant reported on 3 November.

Date: Thursday, 12 November 2020
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsrussian-government-fails-to-meet-rosatoms-request-for-project-funding-8356442

The International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) Organisation on 15 October signed a Cooperation Agreement with the Canadian government, which sets out terms for the transfer of Canadian-supplied nuclear material (tritium), and tritium-related equipment and technology.

Date: Friday, 23 October 2020
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newscanada-returns-to-iter-8195013

After leaving the Iter project in 2003, Canada has now signed a cooperation agreement with the ITER Organisation for the transfer of Canadian-supplied tritium, and tritium-related equipment and technology. The agreement follows the signing in April 2018 of a Memorandum of Understanding to explore how Canada could participate in the project to construct the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor.

Date: Thursday, 22 October 2020
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Canada-agrees-to-participate-in-ITER-fusion-projec

US Department of Energy (DOE) Under Secretary for Science Paul Dabbar joined Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) leaders last week to mark progress toward a next-generation fusion materials project.

Date: Wednesday, 21 October 2020
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsprogess-for-oakridge-mpex-fusion-project-8191161

The UK’s Harworth Group plc, a land and property developer, said on 5 October that it had completed the UK Atomic Energy Authority’s (UKAEA’s) GBP22 million ($28m) new nuclear fusion technology research facility at its Advanced Manufacturing Park (AMP) development in Rotherham two weeks ahead of schedule.

Date: Friday, 09 October 2020
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsharworth-completes-nuclear-fusion-research-facility-at-ukaea-8172414

Harworth Group plc has announced the completion of the UK Atomic Energy Authority's (UKAEA's) new nuclear fusion technology research facility at the Advanced Manufacturing Park in Rotherham, South Yorkshire. When it opens later this year, the 2500-square-metre facility will develop and test joining technologies for fusion materials and components, including novel metals and ceramics.

Date: Tuesday, 06 October 2020
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Construction-of-UK-fusion-research-facility-comple

US-based Jacobs announced it has been selected by the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) to support research into nuclear fusion and related technologies.

Date: Friday, 02 October 2020
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsjacobs-to-support-ukaea-fusion-technologies-8160956