Engineering News | Nuclear http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/nuclear Tue, 27 Jun 2017 19:00:50 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Global atomic agency selects South African for key regulatory post http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-atomic-agency-selects-south-african-for-key-regulatory-post-2017-06-23 Keith Campbell NUCLEAR Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:26:00 +0200 456460 1498227516 1498220760 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000659204_resized_bismarktyobeka403151022duane2.jpg Dr Bismark Tyobeka 511 287 South Africa committed to nuclear power expansion, process to be open – Zuma http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-committed-to-nuclear-power-expansion-process-to-be-open-zuma-2017-06-22 Reuters NUCLEAR Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:50:00 +0200 456359 1498139516 1498139400 1500674400 Reuters 0 0 Nuclear power increasingly replacing traditional sources of power generation – Kemm http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nuclear-power-increasingly-replacing-traditional-sources-of-power-generation-kemm-2017-06-20 Dylan Slater NUCLEAR Tue, 20 Jun 2017 16:29:00 +0200 456060 1497969009 1497968940 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Rosatom, Zambia agree to cooperate on nuclear energy development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rosatom-zambia-agree-to-cooperate-on-nuclear-energy-development-2017-06-19 Dylan Slater NUCLEAR Mon, 19 Jun 2017 16:36:00 +0200 455914 1497883145 1497882960 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000657715_resized_owenmugemezuluevgenypakermanovrosatommousigningatomexpo0620171022.jpg Zambia Ministry of Higher Education permanent secretary Owen Mugemezulu and Rusatom Overseas president Evgeny Pakermanov 511 287 NPC commissioner calls for energy-planning overhaul http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/npc-commissioner-calls-for-energy-planning-overhaul-2017-06-14 Terence Creamer ENERGY PLANNING Wed, 14 Jun 2017 10:45:00 +0200 455437 1497509943 1497429900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000656591_resized_powerlines80407duaneonline.jpeg 511 287 Ring main unit launched to cater for increased renewables output http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ring-main-unit-launched-to-cater-for-increased-renewable-electricity-output-2017-06-02 David Oliveira Electrical Engineering Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452928 1496127790 1496354400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Column: Koeberg aims to ease Cape Town's water woes through desalination http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/column-koeberg-aims-to-ease-cape-towns-water-woes-through-desalination-2017-05-29 Creamer Media Reporter ENERGY & WATER Mon, 29 May 2017 14:50:00 +0200 453738 1496063826 1496062200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000652511_resized_koeberg1022bjornrudner.jpeg 511 287 Opinion: PBMRs could be built in old power stations due to be decommissioned http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/opinion-pbmrs-could-be-built-in-old-power-stations-due-to-be-decommissioned-2017-05-25 Creamer Media Reporter NUCLEAR Thu, 25 May 2017 08:00:00 +0200 453285 1495814794 1495692000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000651554_resized_robjeffrey1022.jpg Rob Jeffrey 511 287 NNR CEO elected president of nuclear safety convention review meeting http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nnr-ceo-elected-president-of-nuclear-safety-convention-review-meeting-2017-05-24 Megan van Wyngaardt NUCLEAR Wed, 24 May 2017 15:16:00 +0200 453261 1495635968 1495631760 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 SA to start renegotiating nuclear accords next month – Energy Minister http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-to-start-renegotiating-nuclear-accords-next-month-energy-minister-2017-05-19 African News Agency NUCLEAR Fri, 19 May 2017 14:22:00 +0200 452880 1495198289 1495196520 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Advances in PBMR designs demonstrate possible cost, efficiency benefits – Eskom http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/advances-in-pbmr-designs-demonstrate-possible-cost-efficiency-benefits-eskom-2017-05-19 Kim Cloete NUCLEAR Fri, 19 May 2017 10:12:00 +0200 452836 1495181617 1495181520 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Thyspunt nuclear power plant would bring great benefits to the region – CDC http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/thyspunt-nuclear-power-plant-would-bring-great-benefits-to-the-region-cdc-2017-05-18 Kim Cloete NUCLEAR Thu, 18 May 2017 16:41:00 +0200 452788 1495433762 1495118460 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 No corruption in nuclear negotiations, Eskom chief nuclear officer assures http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/no-corruption-in-nuclear-negotiations-eskom-chief-nuclear-officer-assures-2017-05-18 Kim Cloete NUCLEAR Thu, 18 May 2017 16:33:00 +0200 452787 1495195785 1495117980 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Necsa signs skills-related MoU with French utility http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/necsa-signs-skills-related-mou-with-french-utility-2017-05-16 Megan van Wyngaardt ENERGY Tue, 16 May 2017 09:50:00 +0200 452419 1494948067 1494921000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 DoE won’t appeal nuclear ruling, but Kubayi leaves door open for new nuclear determination ... http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/doe-wont-appeal-nuclear-ruling-but-kubayi-leaves-door-open-for-new-nuclear-determination-ahead-of-irp-update-2017-05-13 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Sat, 13 May 2017 13:25:00 +0200 452252 1494751739 1494674700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000648898_resized_mmamolokokubayi2.jpg Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi 511 287 Atomic agency looks to increase assistance to nuclear hopefuls http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/atomic-agency-looks-to-increase-assistance-to-nuclear-hopefuls-2017-05-12 Nadine James Nuclear Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450711 1494248646 1494540000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000645239_resized_eskomkoebergnuclearpowerstation11113duane1022.jpeg NUCLEAR AMBITIONS Ghana may soon erect a nuclear power station, making it the second African country to do so 511 287 Court ruling means new approach needed for SA’s nuclear programme http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/court-ruling-means-new-approach-for-south-africas-nuclear-project-not-its-end-says-industry-2017-05-12 Keith Campbell Nuclear Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451000 1494248648 1494540000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Focus on future uranium tech amid subdued price http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/focus-on-future-uranium-tech-amid-subdued-price-2017-04-07 Robyn Wilkinson Nuclear Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447161 1494248645 1494540000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000635677_resized_rossungmineuranium032017jpg1022.jpg LOCATION IS KEY The Uranium 2017 International Conference will include a site visit to Rio Tinto’s Rössing mine – the longest running uranium mine in the world 511 287 Nuclear energy provides secure, clean, affordable baseload power http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nuclear-energy-provides-secure-clean-affordable-baseload-power-2017-05-12 Nadine James Nuclear Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450611 1494248646 1494540000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000644834_resized_pelindabanuclearresearchcenter103111022duane.jpg PELINDABA Some South African companies have already achieved local nuclear regulatory standards and requirements and have been implementing them on the Koeberg and Pelindaba's Research Reactor with success 511 287 Nuclear is too expensive, too controversial http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nuclear-is-too-expensive-too-controversial-2017-05-12 Nadine James Nuclear Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450581 1494248646 1494540000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000645235_resized_robertfishthomsonreuters1022.jpeg ROBERT FISH The costs associated with constructing the necessary infrastructure added to the costs of importing most of the nuclear technology, fuel and materials, will incur large amounts of debt 511 287 Warning issued that nuclear ruling may pose risk to legality of IPP programmes http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/warning-issued-that-nuclear-ruling-may-pose-risk-to-legality-of-ipp-programmes-2017-05-11 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Thu, 11 May 2017 16:40:00 +0200 452098 1494515722 1494513600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000648414_resized_nersapublichearingmidrand301101022duane.jpeg 511 287 Claims for 100% renewable electricity too sanguine, study asserts http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/study-argues-claims-for-100-renewable-electricity-are-too-sanguine-2017-05-05 Keith Campbell Energy Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450204 1493196472 1493935200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Renewable microgrids the future of African power system – research institution http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewable-microgrids-the-future-of-african-power-system-research-institution-2017-05-05 Nadine James Nuclear Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451289 1494340773 1493935200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000646577_resized_renewableenergypfisterercrosspowernatohpgs0720161022.jpg SUBSISTENCE POWER A power system based on renewable technologies would be vastly different to the current system as an individual wind turbine could be used to generate cheap electricity for a microgrid in a remote village 511 287 The consequences of the Western Cape High Court's ruling on South Africa’s nuclear ... http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-consequences-of-the-western-cape-high-courts-ruling-on-south-africas-nuclear-procurement-programme-2017-05-04 Creamer Media Reporter NUCLEAR Thu, 04 May 2017 11:34:00 +0200 451251 1493900705 1493890440 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000646545_resized_sten1022x575.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/68793_2017-05-03_secondtake_en_-_lio-hd_web.mp4103346749The consequences of the Western Cape High Court's ruling on South Africa’s nuclear procurement programme The consequences of the Western Cape High Court's ruling on South Africa’s nuclear procurement programme Judgment means new approach for South Africa’s nuclear project, not its end, says industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/judgement-means-new-approach-for-south-africas-nuclear-project-not-its-end-says-industry-2017-04-28 Keith Campbell Nuclear Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:41:00 +0200 450835 1493387767 1493386860 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000645424_resized_kelvinkemm210220716duane.jpg Necsa chairperson Dr Kelvin Kemm 511 287 Ruling welcomed as halting procurement of new nuclear plants http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ruling-welcomed-as-halting-procurement-of-new-nuclear-plants-2017-04-27 African News Agency NUCLEAR ENERGY Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:30:00 +0200 450742 1493318076 1493317800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000645154_resized_eskomkoebergnuclearpowerstation210221113duane.jpg 511 287 Opinion: Court’s ‘clean slate’ nuclear directive a big opportunity for new Energy Minister http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/opinion-courts-clean-slate-nuclear-directive-a-big-opportunity-for-new-energy-minister-2017-04-26 Terence Creamer NUCLEAR RULING Wed, 26 Apr 2017 16:45:00 +0200 450707 1493221280 1493217900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000645090_resized_koeberg1022bjornrudner.jpeg The Koeberg nuclear power plant in the Western Cape 511 287 Rosatom to aid IAEA in developing atomic infrastructures in new nuclear countries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rosatom-to-aid-iaea-in-developing-atomic-infrastructures-in-new-nuclear-countries-2017-04-25 Keith Campbell NUCLEAR Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:55:00 +0200 450501 1493131093 1493124900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Eskom confirms it wants exemption from ‘areas’ of national procurement regulations for nuclear http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-confirms-it-wants-exemption-from-areas-of-national-procurement-regulations-for-nuclear-2017-04-21 Megan van Wyngaardt NUCLEAR Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:52:00 +0200 450240 1492781167 1492768320 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000643853_resized_nuclearedfbugey1022.jpg 511 287 Interest in nuclear energy said to be rising across sub-Saharan Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sub-saharan-countries-thinking-of-nuclear-energy-for-both-steady-electricity-supply-and-to-mitigate-climate-change-2017-04-14 Keith Campbell Nuclear Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448564 1492077711 1492725600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000642432_resized_atomic.jpg 511 287 Koeberg Unit 2 shut down for planned maintenance http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/koeberg-unit-2-shut-down-for-planned-maintenance-2017-04-18 Megan van Wyngaardt ELECTRICITY Tue, 18 Apr 2017 16:39:00 +0200 449860 1492526571 1492526340 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 France’s new nuclear firm pursuing SA research reactor deal http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/frances-new-nuclear-company-pursuing-south-african-research-reactor-deal-2017-04-14 Keith Campbell Nuclear Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448256 1491472428 1492120800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Kouga municipality gears up for possible nuclear development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kouga-municipality-gears-up-for-possible-nuclear-development-2017-04-13 African News Agency NUCLEAR Thu, 13 Apr 2017 15:04:00 +0200 449679 1492093712 1492088640 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Pushing ahead with nuclear deal will guarantee SA junk status, says DA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pushing-ahead-with-nuclear-deal-will-guarantee-sa-junk-status-says-da-2017-04-10 African News Agency NUCLEAR Mon, 10 Apr 2017 08:55:00 +0200 449103 1491807639 1491807300 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000641014_resized_edfnuclearcoolingtowers1022reuters.jpg 511 287 Least-cost base case essential starting point for IRP process – Sawea http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/least-cost-base-case-essential-starting-point-for-irp-process-says-sawea-2017-04-07 Mia Breytenbach ELECTRICITY Fri, 07 Apr 2017 08:06:00 +0200 448917 1491551639 1491545160 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000640585_resized_jeffreysbaywindfarm510221214duane.jpg 511 287 CSIR’s formal IRP submission deviates dramatically from Base Case http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/csirs-formal-irp-submission-deviates-dramatically-from-base-case-2017-04-05 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Wed, 05 Apr 2017 12:15:00 +0200 448673 1491400138 1491387300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000639854_resized_jeffreysbaywindfarmrenewableenergywindenergyturbine1610220114duane.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/68400_20170331csir_ec_doe.pdf9615523CSIR’s formal input into the Integrated Resource Plan public consultation process CSIR’s formal input into the Integrated Resource Plan public consultation process ‘No firm decisions’ on nuclear, Gigaba insists as he seeks to soothe post-junk anxieties http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/no-firm-decisions-on-nuclear-gigaba-insists-as-he-seeks-to-soothe-post-junk-anxieties-2017-04-04 Terence Creamer NUCLEAR Tue, 04 Apr 2017 16:10:00 +0200 448582 1491315939 1491315000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000639626_resized_financeministermalusigigabaapril20171022bloomberg.jpg Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/68392_statement_on-rating_announcements_by_moody’s_and_s&p_following_recent_political_developments.pdf216369Statement on rating announcements by Moody’s and S&P following recent political developments Statement on rating announcements by Moody’s and S&P following recent political developments