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Africa Safety & Regulation

Nuclear activities Legislation in Algeria

On 11 March, the Algerian National People’s Assembly (Lower Chamber of Parliament) ratified the draft law on civil nuclear activities in an open session, chaired by the President of the

Latin America Safety & Regulation

Radioactive waste in Chile

An expert mission was organized last November in Chile to discuss the technical options for the treatment and subsequent storage of radioactive waste generated by radiological incidents. In this framework,

Latin America Safety & Regulation

Using biofertilizers to optimize Chilean food security

A series of meetings and workshops were held during the arrival in the Chile of Fabricio Darío Cassán, Doctor in Biological Sciences of the National University of Río Cuarto (Córdoba,

Greater China Safety & Regulation

Nuclear is highlighted in China’s Catalog for Industries

National Development and Reform Commission of China (NDRC) recently issued an announcement on the “Catalog for Industries to encourage Foreign Investment (draft)”. It consists of two parts: one is the

Latin America Safety & Regulation

Improving the systems of acquisition and management of competences in Radiation Protection

Between November 27 and December 1, 2018, the fifth meeting of the FORO Project “Competences of Personnel of Regulatory Organizations in Medical and Industrial Radiological Applications” was held in Bogotá

Latin America Safety & Regulation

Building Nuclear Competencies in Paraguay

The Radiological and Nuclear Regulatory Authority (ARRN) participated in the Regional Workshop on Building Competence within a National Strategy for Safety Education held in Panama City, Panama, last December. The

Africa Safety & Regulation

Licensing and Inspection of Industrial Radiography Operations in Kenya

From November 12 – 16, 2018, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (US NRC) Radiation Sources Regulatory Partnership (RSRP) conducted a consultation for the Kenyan Radiation Protection Board (RPB) in Nairobi,

Greater China Safety & Regulation

CAP1400 reactor safety rating reaches level 6

On January 4th, DET NORSKE VERITAS (DNVGL) officially determined that the international safety rating of  “Guohe No.1” (CAP1400) demonstration project reached 6.0, achieving the goal of international benchmarking in 2018.

Middle East Safety & Regulation

Turkey appoints new head at NDK

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan signed on February 5th the decree to appoint  the following persons at the NDK ( Nükleer Düzenleme Kurumu), the authority of nuclear regulation: Zafer DEMİRCAN: President