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With nearly 11,000 readers throughout 58 countries, Nuclear News is recognized worldwide as the flagship trade publication for the nuclear field. News reports cover plant operations, maintenance, security, international developments, waste management, fuel, and industry. The magazine has been published by the American Nuclear Society since 1959.

Featured Articles

Executing the Darlington Refurbishment Project-Year 1

On October 15, 2016, Ontario Power Generation (OPG) shut down Unit 2 at its Darlington Nuclear Generating Station to begin the refurbishment of the first of the plant’s four CANDU units... (More)

Current Radiation Protection Limits: An Urgent Need for Change

Following the February 24 signing of Executive Order 13777, “Enforcing the Regulatory Reform Agenda,” by President Donald Trump, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator E. Scott Pruitt issued a memorandum to EPA staff on March 24. This led to the EPA’s... (More)

The Nuclear News Interview

Fauske and Henry: On Vapor/Steam Explosion Analysis

The book Experimental Technical Bases for Evaluating Vapor/Steam Explosions in Nuclear Reactor Safety was recently published by the American Nuclear Society. The authors, Hans Fauske and Robert Henry, say that the possibility of vapor/steam explosions occurring at nuclear power plants... (More)

Robert Coward: Playing on an All-Star Team

In early 2003, FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating company (FENOC) was facing some serious challenges with its Davis-Besse nuclear power plant outside Oak Harbor, Ohio. The previous spring, the company had discovered the infamous "hole in the head" of the reactor pressure vessel... (More)

Human Factors for Main Control Room Modernization

For the current light-water reactor operating fleet, control rooms consist of an expensive set of control boards to accommodate the thousands of discrete controls and indications required by analog control technologies... (More)

23rd Annual Vendor/Contractor Profile Special Section

This special advertising section features 42 companies and a wealth of information about the various aspects of nuclear they cover, including instrumentation and controls, parts obsolescence and reverse engineering, fire protection systems, decommissioning and waste management services, cranes and rigging, inspection equipment, and maintenance services... (More)

In the News

Education, Training & Workforce - ORISE releases results of 2016 survey

The survey found a slight decrease from the previous year in the number of undergraduate and master’s degrees awarded, while the number of doctoral degrees increased. (More)

Power - Summer: SCE&G Withdraws Abandonment Petition

Barely two weeks after announcing that construction on Summer-2 and -3 had ceased, SCE&G withdrew its request to abandon the project, allowing time for review of the utility’s decision-making process. (More)

Education, Training & Workforce - 2017 ANS Annual Meeting: Transitioning the Workforce

ANS’s Young Members Group sponsored a session at which attendees had the opportunity to learn from the experiences of a panel of young professionals. (More)

Vendor White Papers*


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Learning Simulators

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Full scope nuclear power plant simulators have become highly detailed and accurate training devices... (More)

Delivering On-time Products to the Nuclear Industry Worldwide

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Petersen Inc. is one of the foremost manufacturing facilities in the United States, serving customers throughout the world. With modern capabilities and open capacity, we effectively serve industry giants... (More)

Solutions for Application Obsolescence in Nuclear Power Plants

Sponsored by: ValvTechnologies

The nuclear industry thrives on obsolescence. Everything about it is basically obsolete, from the technology of the domestic operating fleet to the aging workforce... (More)

Identifying Root Causes and Methods for Eliminating Leakage

Sponsored by: Valcor Engineering Corporation

Leakage in solenoid are classified as external and internal. External leakage is generally easy to identify and eliminate... (More)

Facility Decommissioning Training Course

Sponsored by: Argonne National Laboratory

Elements included in the D&D training course will assist in decision making and planning, and implementation associated with decommissioning... (More)

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