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Japan Plans to Scrap First Nuclear Reactors Since Fukushima

Reuters reported Tuesday that two Japanese power companies plan to scrap three older nuclear reactors, which will be the first batch to officially close after the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011. Local media said two other are likely to be closed we well, with announcements expected later on this week.

Small Modular Reactors in Nuclear Co-generation and Hybrid Systems in 5th Annual Small Modular Reactor Summit

The 5th Annual Small Modular Reactor Summit 2015 will be hosting a panel discussion on integrating small modular reactors (SMRs) into nuclear co-generation and hybrid energy systems. The panellists include Shannon Bragg-Sitton, Deputy National Technical Director, Idaho National Lab; Fred Moore, Executive Director – Emeritus, NGNP Alliance Ltd; Kajetan Rozycki, Head of New Reactor Technologies [...]

South Australian Premier Announces Growth in Nuclear Industry

Australian Mining reported that South Australia's premier, Jay Weatherill, has announced that a new royal commission will look into the potential for South Australia to increase its role in the nuclear production chain.

Australia May Sell Coal, Uranium to Ukraine

Mining Weekly reported that Tony Abbott, Australia's prime minister, has raised the possibility of his country exporting coal and uranium to Ukraine. The move could help Australia lower its dependence on Russian gas.