Engineering News | Nuclear Industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/nuclear-energy Wed, 20 Oct 2021 18:03:41 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 New system to advance precision health https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-system-to-advance-precision-health-2021-04-15 Theresa Bhowan-Rajah Nuclear Industry Fri, 30 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0200 581680 1619418402 1619733600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000934449_resized_airgasfumesdustcontrolgedigitalheadquarters0920201022.jpg MEDICAL ADVANCEMENTS GE Healthcare unveiled StarGuide, a next-generation SPECT/CT system that uses the latest digital technologies to help clinicians improve patient outcomes in bone 511 287 Nuclear power station maintenance under way https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nuclear-power-station-maintenance-under-way-2021-04-14 Theresa Bhowan-Rajah Nuclear Industry Fri, 30 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0200 581549 1619418402 1619733600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Theranostics can play a role in nuclear medicine https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/theranostics-can-play-a-role-in-nuclear-medicine-2020-04-24 Cameron Mackay Nuclear Industry Fri, 08 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 551598 1588252674 1588888800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000868681_resized_safari1facility0420201022.jpg SAFARI-1 FACILITY The facility conducts clinical trials with, and produces, radiopharmaceuticals or radioisotopes, such as key medical radioisotopes like molybdenum-99 and iodine-131 511 287 Environmental studies, discourse vital to decommissioning https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/environmental-studies-discourse-vital-to-decommissioning-2020-04-23 Cameron Mackay Nuclear Industry Fri, 08 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 551525 1588883246 1588888800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000868675_resized_karenkingwsp0420201022.jpg KAREN KING As with all EIAs undertaken locally, interested and affected party engagement will be essential. WSP is well-placed to undertake all of these studies 511 287 New infrastructure creates opportunities for demolition, decontamination https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-infrastructure-creates-opportunities-for-demolition-decontamination-2020-04-21 Cameron Mackay Nuclear Industry Fri, 08 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 551265 1588883433 1588888800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000868666_resized_jetdemolitionradiologicalscanning0420201022.jpg ION-OPENING EXPERIENCING Radiological decontamination and demolition projects can involve a range of procedures, including radiological scanning and testing of scrap metal after ultra-high pressure washing 511 287 Construction of nuclear plants will reinvigorate local manufacturing https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/construction-of-nuclear-plants-will-reinvigorate-local-manufacturing-2019-05-10 Mamaili Mamaila Nuclear Industry Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517922 1556885086 1557439200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000795114_resized_nuclearindustrynuclearafricakoebergbucks1005191022.jpg POWER SAFETY Nuclear energy is the cheapest and safest way of producing power out of all the energy sources available in South Africa 511 287 Unreliability of coal power stations calls for a nuclear solution https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/unreliability-of-coal-power-stations-calls-for-a-nuclear-solution-2019-05-10 Mamaili Mamaila Nuclear Industry Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517924 1556885086 1557439200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000795110_resized_nuclearindustrynuclearafricaredcollarnucleartechnician1005191022.jpg UPSKILLING It is difficult to create new programmes and qualifications when there is so much resistance towards the industry from government in terms of having nuclear energy play a more important role in the power sector 511 287 Necsa releases new OSCAR version https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/necsa-releases-new-oscar-version-2019-05-10 Mamaili Mamaila Nuclear Industry Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518032 1556885087 1557439200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000795360_resized_nuclearindustrynecsa01oscar51005191022.jpg NEXT GENERATION The OSCAR-5 system aims to respond to the challenging demands of the modern reactor analysis environment 511 287 NNR conference a key stakeholder platform for nuclear industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nnr-conference-a-key-stakeholder-platform-for-nuclear-industry-2018-05-11 Melissa Zisengwe Nuclear Industry Fri, 11 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 484790 1525759058 1525989600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000721903_resized_eskomkoebergnuclearpowerstation10418creamermedia1022.jpg SECOND CONFERENCE The conference will be an interactive platform for the NNR to share regulatory information 511 287 Nuclear energy vital in building sustainable economy https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nuclear-energy-vital-in-building-sustainable-economy-2018-05-11 Melissa Zisengwe Nuclear Industry Fri, 11 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 484778 1526024046 1525989600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000721829_resized_robjeffrey1022.jpg ROB JEFFREY Nuclear energy would be a new industry for South Africa 511 287 Nuclear to shape future energy solutions https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/shaping-africas-future-with-effective-energy-solutions-2018-05-11 Melissa Zisengwe Nuclear Industry Fri, 11 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 485053 1553524641 1525989600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000722540_resized_desmuller10216duane1022.jpg DES MULLER highlights the importance of making smart choices regarding Africa’s energy planning 511 287 Nuclear energy provides secure, clean, affordable baseload power https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nuclear-energy-provides-secure-clean-affordable-baseload-power-2017-05-12 Nadine James Nuclear Industry Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450611 1494248646 1494540000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/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 Atomic agency looks to increase assistance to nuclear hopefuls https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/atomic-agency-looks-to-increase-assistance-to-nuclear-hopefuls-2017-05-12 Nadine James Nuclear Industry Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450711 1494248646 1494540000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/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 Focus on future uranium tech amid subdued price https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/focus-on-future-uranium-tech-amid-subdued-price-2017-04-07 Robyn Wilkinson Nuclear Industry Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447161 1494248645 1494540000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/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 is too expensive, too controversial https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nuclear-is-too-expensive-too-controversial-2017-05-12 Nadine James Nuclear Industry Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450581 1494248646 1494540000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/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 Nuclear project affordability a concern for industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nuclear-project-affordability-a-concern-for-industry-2016-05-06 Simon Sonnekus Nuclear Industry Fri, 06 May 2016 00:00:00 +0200 408951 1461926223 1462485600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000538376_resized_medupiq120151022.jpg COAL BASELOAD POWER In South Africa, the reality is that coal baseload is the most cost-effective power option as there is direct access to the raw materials 511 287 Nuclear energy not a threat for renewables https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nuclear-energy-not-a-threat-for-renewables-2016-05-06 Simon Sonnekus Nuclear Industry Fri, 06 May 2016 00:00:00 +0200 409334 1461926223 1462485600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000539455_resized_tinajoematpettersson110220514duane.jpg TINA JOEMAT-PETTERSSON As of 2015 a total of 6 300 MW of renewable energy has been procured to be generated from renewable energy sources 511 287 Nuclear energy obvious solution to SA power problems https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nuclear-energy-obvious-solution-to-sa-power-problems-power-producer-2016-05-06 Simon Sonnekus Nuclear Industry Fri, 06 May 2016 00:00:00 +0200 409145 1461926223 1462485600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000538934_resized_viktorpolikarpovrosatom0420161022.jpg VIKTOR POLIKARPOV Rosatom is focused on providing tailored nuclear solutions to lower the cost of a unit of electricity 511 287 Safety prioritised at Niasa workshop https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nuclear-safety-priority-at-niasa-workshop-2016-05-06 Simon Sonnekus Nuclear Industry Fri, 06 May 2016 00:00:00 +0200 409019 1461926223 1462485600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000538890_resized_255811774171022.jpg NUCLEAR SAFETY To curb major nuclear incidents of the same magnitude as Chernobyl, in Ukraine, and Fukushima, in Japan, all the role-players have to commit to the core values of nuclear energy 511 287 Economic status hinders nuclear developments https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/economic-status-could-hinder-nuclear-developments-2016-05-06 Simon Sonnekus Nuclear Industry Fri, 06 May 2016 00:00:00 +0200 409020 1462532353 1462485600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000538540_resized_debuysscottkpmg0420161022.jpg DE BUYS SCOTT As long as the nuclear project remains affordable, South Africa can look forward to a cleaner, larger source of baseload energy 511 287 Nuclear waste remains a massive problem, says mechanical engineer https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nuclear-waste-remains-a-massive-problem-mechanical-engineer-2015-05-08 Dylan Stewart Nuclear Industry Fri, 08 May 2015 00:00:00 +0200 367691 1430807671 1431036000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000417379_resized_radioactivewasteburiedbloomberg.jpg 511 340 Treasury provided no input into nuclear https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/treasury-provided-no-input-in-presidents-nuclear-plans-2015-05-08 Dylan Stewart Nuclear Industry Fri, 08 May 2015 00:00:00 +0200 367695 1430807671 1431036000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Govt about to enter nuclear procurement https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/govt-about-to-enter-into-nuclear-procurement-phase-2015-05-08 Dylan Stewart Nuclear Industry Fri, 08 May 2015 00:00:00 +0200 367719 1430807671 1431036000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Environmentalists take energy minister to high court https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-minister-responds-to-environmentalists-court-case-2015-05-08 Dylan Stewart Nuclear Industry Fri, 08 May 2015 00:00:00 +0200 367706 1430892993 1431036000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 India begins study into molten salt breeder reactor https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/india-begin-study-into-molten-salt-breeder-reactor-2015-05-08 Dylan Stewart Nuclear Industry Fri, 08 May 2015 00:00:00 +0200 369296 1431008277 1431036000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000421712_resized_moltensaltreactorsvg.png POSSIBILITY If India can learn to master the molten salt reactor technology as well, it could become the most efficient thorium reactor in India’s portfolio 511 374 ‘Nuclear renaissance’ – professor https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nuclear-renaissance-professor-2015-05-08 Dylan Stewart Nuclear Industry Fri, 08 May 2015 00:00:00 +0200 369316 1431066544 1431036000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000421770_resized_robingrimes.jpg ROBIN GRIMES Britain is undergoing a nuclear renaissance 511 285 Clarity required on drivers of policy decision https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/clarity-required-on-drivers-of-policy-decision-2014-10-03 Jonathan Rodin Nuclear Industry Fri, 03 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0200 345319 1412058710 1412287200 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 Nuclear industry remains dormant https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nuclear-industry-remains-dormant-2014-10-03 Jonathan Rodin Nuclear Industry Fri, 03 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0200 345327 1412058710 1412287200 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 Power yield to increase by 10% https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/power-yield-to-increase-by-10-2014-10-03 Jonathan Rodin Nuclear Industry Fri, 03 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0200 345430 1412255264 1412287200 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 Brics Ministers meet on the sidelines of the Nuclear Security Summit https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/brics-ministers-meet-on-the-sidelines-of-the-nuclear-security-summit-2014-10-03 Jonathan Rodin Nuclear Industry Fri, 03 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0200 345723 1412255315 1412287200 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 SA future power needs uncertain, says consultancy https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/investments-seek-demand-requirements-to-be-met-2014-10-03 Jonathan Rodin Nuclear Industry Fri, 03 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0200 345534 1412255379 1412287200 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 Nuclear energy should contribute half of new power generation by 2025 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nuclear-energy-should-contribute-half-of-new-power-generation-by-2025-2014-10-03 Jonathan Rodin Nuclear Industry Fri, 03 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0200 345328 1412256958 1412287200 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 SA’s nuclear programme can be realised https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sas-nuclear-infrastructure-plan-2013-09-17 Anine Kilian Nuclear Industry Fri, 04 Oct 2013 00:00:00 +0200 306189 1380779845 1380837600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 Nuclear exercise handled well – NNR manager https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nuclear-exercise-handled-well-nnr-manager-2013-10-04 Anine Kilian Nuclear Industry Fri, 04 Oct 2013 00:00:00 +0200 306160 1380779992 1380837600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 Researching safer nuclear technology https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/university-undertakes-nuclear-research-2013-09-04 Anine Kilian Nuclear Industry Fri, 04 Oct 2013 00:00:00 +0200 306339 1380780035 1380837600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 SA must decide on next baseload power station https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-must-decide-on-next-baseload-power-station-2013-10-04 Anine Kilian Nuclear Industry Fri, 04 Oct 2013 00:00:00 +0200 306352 1380780067 1380837600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 Nuclear programme needs greater government commitment https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nuclear-programme-needs-greater-government-commitment-2013-10-04 Anine Kilian Nuclear Industry Fri, 04 Oct 2013 00:00:00 +0200 306698 1381481800 1380837600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000259008_resized_rtr300ti1022.jpg NUCLEAR THRESHOLD A lot of preparatory work is required before the manufacturing phase of South Africa's nuclear energy roll-out programme and local-content threshold can be realised 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/46220_2013-09-25_dcd_-_hd_web.mp46534865DCD nuclear business development manager Alan Reid discusses a 59% threshold for governments proposed nuclear energy roll-out plan. Camerawork and editing: Bruce Smyth. DCD nuclear business development manager Alan Reid discusses a 59% threshold for governments proposed nuclear energy roll-out plan. Camerawork and editing: Bruce Smyth. Nuclear engineering research not sufficient https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nuclear-engineering-research-not-sufficient-2012-08-24 Sashnee Moodley Nuclear Industry Fri, 24 Aug 2012 00:00:00 +0200 264571 1345623534 1345759200 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0