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The UK's First Light Fusion plans to build a 60 MW pilot power plant based on its unique projectile fusion technology to prove the integrated engineering for electricity generation and the production of tritium. It has partnered with Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) to design a system for extracting tritium from the reactor.

Date: Thursday, 01 December 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/First-Light-teams-up-with-CNL-on-tritium-productio

The Belledune Port Authority (BPA) wants to use advanced small modular reactor (SMR) technology as part of a future expansion at the port in northern New Brunswick, and says an ARC-100 providing energy for hydrogen production and other industries could be in operation by 2030-2035.

Date: Wednesday, 30 November 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/ARC-SMR-proposed-for-green-energy-hub-at-Canadian

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP) and SNC-Lavalin subsidiary Candu Energy will see the two companies cooperate in areas such as decommissioning waste and digital twins, and work together on a system to exchange technology, information and experience.

Date: Saturday, 26 November 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/KHNP,-Candu-Energy-to-cooperate-in-decommissioning

Powerful explosions shook the area of Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP) on the evening of 19 November and the following morning, abruptly ending a period of relative calm at the facility and further underlining the urgent need for measures to help prevent a nuclear accident there, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi said on 20 November.

Date: Wednesday, 23 November 2022
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsshelling-resumes-damaging-zaporizhzhia-npp-while-conflict-also-affects-other-ukrainian-npps-10376039

Consolidated Uranium Inc has agreed to buy Virginia Energy Resources, which owns Coles Hill - the largest undeveloped uranium project in the USA - in a transaction worth around USD32.2 million. The company is hopeful Virginia's 40-year moratorium on uranium mining may be overcome.

Date: Saturday, 19 November 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Consolidated-Uranium-buys-Virginia-uranium-project

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) and private fusion developer General Fusion will pursue a series of joint projects to accelerate the deployment of commercial fusion power in Canada.

Date: Saturday, 12 November 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Canadian-collaboration-sets-goal-of-commercial-fus

The first uranium ore from the McArthur River mine has now been milled and packaged at the Key Lake mill, marking the achievement of initial production as the facilities transition back into normal operations.

Date: Friday, 11 November 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/First-production-from-restarted-Canadian-operation

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Emergency Preparedness Review (EPREV) team has concluded a ten-day mission to review the emergency preparedness and response (EPR) framework for nuclear and radiological emergencies in the Kingdom of Morocco. The was carried out at the request of the Moroccan Government and hosted by the Moroccan Agency for Nuclear and Radiological Safety and Security (AMSSNuR).

Date: Thursday, 10 November 2022
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsiaea-reviews-moroccos-nuclear-emergency-preparedness-10281480

Canada’s 2022 Fall Economic Statement, released on 3 November by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland, focused on "building an economy that works for everyone… even as we face global headwinds, the investments we are making today will make Canada more sustainable and more prosperous for generations to come". While the news release announcing the Statement did not mention nuclear energy, the 96-page document does refer to nuclear briefly in the section on establishment of an investment tax credit for investments in clean technologies.

Date: Wednesday, 09 November 2022
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newscanadas-tax-credit-for-clean-technologies-includes-nuclear-10273511

In a wide ranging interview for the World Nuclear News podcast, Cameco CEO Tim Gitzel explained: Why the time was right for the Westinghouse deal How Russia's war with Ukraine has led to 'bifurcation' of the nuclear sector Explained Cameco's long-term strategy Looks ahead at the impact of new technologies, including SMRs How nuclear will need to play a key role in getting to net-zero

Date: Wednesday, 09 November 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/In-Quotes-Cameco-s-Tim-Gitzel-WNN-podcast-on-nucle