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Decommissioning of Chernobyl units approaches

Decommissioning of Chernobyl units approaches
Work could soon start on decommissioning units 1 to 3 of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine after a project to put the units into care and maintenance was approved by a state review authority. The review by State Enterprise Ukrderzhbudekspertiza confirmed that the project to […]Read more

Chernobyl 2? Watching the world’s aging power plants

Chernobyl 2? Watching the world’s aging power plants
North Korea’s aging Yongbyon nuclear power plant will probably not lead to a nuclear catastrophe, despite an alarming report calling it the next Chernobyl — but the danger posed by the world’s aging reactors is real nonetheless. The defense publication Jane’s recently detailed efforts to bring the […]Read more

New Safe Confinement: current status

New Safe Confinement: current status
Within the NSC Project at the construction site the following works are being performed: – Delivery to the site and completing the basic structures of Western part of the Arch; – Assembling of basic structures of Western part of the Arch; – Assembling of bearing and hoisting […]Read more

New Safe Confinement: current status

New Safe Confinement: current status
Within the NSC Project at the construction site the following works are being performed: – Delivery to the site and completing the basic structures of Western part of the Arch; – Assembling of basic structures of Western part of the Arch; – Assembling of bearing and hoisting […]Read more

New (nuclear) kid on the block

New (nuclear) kid on the block
The race is on to develop a new breed of small nuclear reactors that will be operated underground and need refuelling as seldom as once a decade. Small modular reactors — or SMRs, as they are known — are seen by the nuclear power industry as the […]Read more

New Safe Confinement: current status

New Safe Confinement: current status
Within the NSC Project at the construction site the following works are being performed: – Delivery to site and completing the basic structures of Western part of the Arch; – Assembling of basic metal structure panels of Western part of the Arch; – Assembling of bearing towers […]Read more

Liquidator’s Day

December 14 – Day of honoring the participants of Chernobyl accident consequences elimination Source of video: CHNPPRead more

New Safe Confinement: current status

New Safe Confinement: current status
Within the NSC Project at the construction site the following works are being performed: – Delivery to site and completing the basic structures of Western part of the Arch; – Assembling of basic metal structure panels of Western part of the Arch; – Assembling of bearing towers […]Read more

Ventilation Stack-2 dismantling was completed

Ventilation Stack-2 dismantling was completed
Works on dismantling of the ChNPP II Generation Ventilation Stack (VS-2) were completed. 7 blocks with total weight of 330 tons were dismantled according to the Work Execution Plan. Works on fragmentation of the dismantled blocks are underway within the specially prepared areas. The dismantled fragments are […]Read more

Birds live with cataracts in Chernobyl

Birds live with cataracts in Chernobyl
CATARACTS are relatively common in people who live to a ripe old age. They are sometimes seen in animals that live in zoos as well, but in the wild they are almost unheard of. The reason is simple. Losing eyesight is in effect a death sentence for […]Read more
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