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The revamped project plan for the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor - with modifications to its configuration, phased installation and new research schedule - is being finalised ahead of being submitted to the ITER Council in June.

Date: Wednesday, 21 February 2024
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/ITER-s-proposed-new-timeline-to-be-submitted-in-Ju

Geneva-based Transmutex SA has announced new round of financing to develop its nuclear energy technology”. The Swiss startup, founded in 2019 by scientists from the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) including Federico Carminati and Jean-Pierre Revol along with entrepreneur Franklin Servan-Schreiber.

Date: Thursday, 01 February 2024
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newstransmutex-raises-finance-for-thorium-fuelled-subcritical-nuclear-system-11477008

Manufacturing and testing of prototype first wall panels for the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) fusion machine has been successfully completed, says St Petersburg-based JSC NIIEFA - part of the Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom.

Date: Friday, 12 January 2024
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Russia-ready-to-mass-produce-first-wall-panels-for

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) International Physical Protection Advisory Service (IPPAS) follow-up mission has completed a 12-day mission to Switzerland at the request of the Swiss Government. The visit was hosted by the Swiss Federal Nuclear Safety Inspectorate (ENSI), the Swiss Federal Office of Energy (SFOE) and the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH).

Date: Wednesday, 15 November 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsiaea-reviews-nuclear-security-in-switzerland-11297479

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts has completed a follow-up nuclear security advisory mission to Switzerland. The International Physical Protection Advisory Service (IPPAS) mission concluded Switzerland has strengthened its nuclear security regime since a mission in 2018.

Date: Wednesday, 15 November 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/IAEA-sees-enhancement-of-Swiss-nuclear-security

The nuclear industry's expertise and perspective must be involved in the setting of policy, guidelines and standards, says Marcel Lips as he steps down after a decade as chairman of World Nuclear Association's Radiological Protection Working Group.

Date: Friday, 27 October 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Viewpoint-Industry-s-key-role-in-radiation-protect

International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) Director General Pietro Barabaschi has outlined the progress made, and issues faced, by the multinational project as the process of drawing up a revised schedule takes place.

Date: Friday, 20 October 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/ITER-director-general-promises-realistic-project

A Remote Monitoring of Sensitive Sites demonstration event organised by the UK Defence & Security Accelerator (DASA) and Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) showcased 10 novel technologies at the Harwell Satellite Applications Catapult. NDA said the technologies presented at the event “can add value to the nuclear decommissioning, defence and security communities by reducing risk to personnel and also increasing the efficiency of operations”.

Date: Wednesday, 28 June 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsremote-monitoring-technologies-showcased-at-uk-event-10967751

The International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) fusion project's council has put back for a year an announcement on its updated timeline for the project - and is proposing other changes including switching the plasma-facing "first wall" material from beryllium to tungsten.

Date: Wednesday, 28 June 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/ITER-delays-revision-of-project-s-timeline

Ten projects funded by the Remote Monitoring of Sensitive Sites competition were shown at the UK's Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) and Nuclear Decommissioning Authority's (NDA) demonstration day.

Date: Friday, 23 June 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Remote-monitoring-innovation-highlighted-at-UK-dem