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ITER reaches major construction milestone
The 1,250-ton cryostat base is positioned over the ITER tokamak pit for installation. The base is the heaviest lift of the tokamak assembly. Photo: ITER
ITER, the world’s largest international scientific collaboration, is beginning the assembly of the fusion reactor tokamak that will include 12 essential hardware systems provided by US ITER, which is managed by Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The first major machine element to be installed is the 1,250-ton base of the cryostat, which was placed into the tokamak assembly pit on May 26. ITER is located in southeastern France.
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Global 2013 was held on the 20th anniversary of the inception of the Global international nuclear fuel cycle conference series, which debuted in Seattle, Washington, in 1993. Global 2013 was an important gathering of international fuel cycle experts and stakeholders who shared their ideas and progress in developing new fuel cycle approaches. The proceedings contains about 240 full papers with topics of interest that include: sustainability of nuclear energy systems, uranium resources, advanced reprocessing, advanced fuel cycle R&D, fuel cycle analysis, pyrochemical processing of used nuclear fuel, waste management strategy and associated waste inventories, nuclear material attractiveness, thorium fuel cycle, advanced concepts: general, radiation chemistry, and lessons learned from the Fukushima event.