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Japanese engineering, procurement, and construction firm JGC Holdings Corporation (JGC HD) has agreed to invest USD40 million in small modular reactor developer NuScale Power. It will also partner with Fluor Corporation - NuScale's majority investor - on the deployment of NuScale power plants.

Date: Wednesday, 07 April 2021
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Japans-JGC-invests-in-NuScale-Power

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) announced yesterday that it has completed all shipments of highly enriched uranium target residue material (HEU TRM) from Canada to the USA, bringing its TRM Repatriation Project to "a safe and successful conclusion". The culmination of nearly a decade of work and planning removes "a major nuclear liability" from the Chalk River Laboratories campus, CNL said.

Date: Wednesday, 27 January 2021
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/CNL-completes-HEU-target-residue-material-repatria

The US Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) and Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) have announced the completion of a multi-year campaign to repatriate 161kg of highly enriched uranium (HEU) liquid target residue material from Chalk River Laboratories in Ontario, Canada, to the Savannah River Site in Aiken, South Carolina.

Date: Tuesday, 19 January 2021
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsrepatriation-of-heu-from-canada-to-usa-8458729

A campaign to move used highly enriched uranium (HEU) fuel from Canada to the USA, which began in 2015, has been completed a year ahead of schedule, the US Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) have announced.

Date: Friday, 14 February 2020
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Canada,-USA-complete-used-fuel-return

Moltex Energy USA LLC has been awarded USD2.55 million of US federal funding to develop technologies that will be capable of shortening Stable Salt Reactor (SSR) construction timelines to under three years.

Date: Friday, 05 July 2019
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/US-federal-funding-granted-for-SSR-technology-deve

US-based GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) and Advanced Reactor Concepts (ARC Nuclear) on 12 March signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to collaborate on the development and licensing of an advanced small modular reactor (SMR) based on Generation IV sodium-cooled fast reactor technology.

Date: Wednesday, 15 March 2017
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsus-companies-collaborate-on-small-fast-reactor-technology-5763171

The Canadian government has introduced nuclear liability legislation that will increase the absolute liability limit of operators from $75 million to $1 billion and permit Canada to implement the International Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage. The Convention is important for Canada as it would establish nuclear civil liability treaty relations with the US, which is already a party to the Convention.

Date: Tuesday, 04 February 2014
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newscanadian-government-introduces-nuclear-liability-legislation-4171533