IAEA sends equipment to Ukraine to safely run nuclear plants

Radiation measurement devices and power supply systems will be sent to support the secure operation of the country’s nuclear facilities

UN nuclear watchdog chief meets with Ukrainian officials to discuss safety assistance

Rafael Mariano Grossi, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency was at the South Ukraine Nuclear Power Plant yesterday to review and deliver IAEA’s technical assistance immediately for the safety and security of the country’s nuclear plants

Ukraine greenlights Chernobyl spent fuel facility

The project is designed to provide safe storage for more than 21,000 spent fuel assemblies of Chernobyl reactors

Chernobyl: 35 years after the ‘worst nuclear disaster’ in history

Three and a half decades after the Chernobyl meltdown officials seek to make it an UNESCO World Heritage site

Divertor remote handling system
Sunderland-based engineers develop fusion reactor robot

Assystem is developing a machine able to withstand large levels of heat and radiation to remove impurities from plasma and replace components

Chernobyl drone
Radiation-mapping drones identify new hotspots at Chernobyl

Researchers say the drones provide the capability to monitor radioactive sites and respond to nuclear incidents without exposing humans to risk

French consumers with smart meters can request electromagnetic exposure tests

The nation aims to install 35m smart meters by the end of the decade

Could AI robots soon inspect radioactive nuclear sites?

Computer scientists are developing a dedicated bimanual robot arm which will be mounted on a mobile platform

Surrey Uni wins $1.1m for US nuclear security research

Researchers aim to develop new types of nano-materials that produce high efficiency for radiation detectors

Giant arch to block radiation from Chernobyl site

The world’s largest land-based moving structure has been slid over the Chernobyl nuclear disaster site. Big enough to house Notre Dame and longer than two 747 jumbo jets, the €1.5 billion (£1.3bn) New Safe Confinement is expected to safeguard the radioactive reactor building and tonnes of nuclear fuel still inside for at least a century. […]