Sellafield has been accused in court of a health and safety breach involving an employee being exposed to plutonium.
A new government report published today has outlined the potential benefits of the EDF Energy Hinkley Point C nuclear plant, claiming a nearly 6000 job boom during construction.
India’s space program wants to go where no nation has gone before -– to the south side of the moon. And once it gets there, it will study the potential for mining a source of waste-free nuclear energy that could be worth trillions of dollars.
The United Arab Emirates, with help from Korea Electric Power Corp., finished building the Arab world’s first commercial nuclear reactor, a milestone in the oil-rich U.A.E.’s effort to curb its reliance on fossil fuels and develop cleaner sources of energy.
At a meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna last September, word spread that Saudi Arabia had identified a handful of countries that could build two nuclear reactors in the kingdom. The U.S. wasn’t among them -- until Energy Secretary Rick Perry buttonholed the Saudi delegates and told them America wanted in.
An investigation has been carried out after a bottle containing uranium powder was spilled at a UK nuclear site.
Building a new nuclear power station in Suffolk could be significantly cheaper than the near £20 billion Hinkley Point C site, the new boss of energy giant EDF Energy has said.
Russia has sharply criticised the US push for modifying the nuclear agreement with Iran, calling Washington’s demands “deplorable”.
Donald Trump is to extend waivers on Iran sanctions, keeping the landmark 2015 nuclear deal alive for at least another few months despite his vows to scuttle the deal, according to sources in Washington.
The Government is aiming to maintain its role in European nuclear research after leaving the body responsible for regulating the industry across the continent, it has been announced.
The nuclear site at Sellafield is facing strikes by a second group of workers in the coming weeks after another dispute flared.
Firefighters at the Sellafield nuclear site are to stage fresh strikes in a long-running dispute over pay.
Westinghouse Electric Company, the global leader in nuclear technology, fuel and services, has agreed to be acquired by Brookfield Business Partners L.P. together with institutional partners for approximately $4.6 billion.
Whitehall was plunged into chaos by the Chernobyl disaster as the radioactive fall-out started arriving in the UK during a bank holiday weekend, according to newly released official files.
European officials floated plans to write off billions of dollars of Soviet debt in return for nuclear disarmament, according to newly-released government files.
Toshiba’s energy systems unit has unveiled a long telescopic pipe carrying a pan-tilt camera designed for an internal probe of one of the damaged reactor chambers at Japan’s tsunami-wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant.
Babcock has been awarded a 10-year contract to supply the Sellafield nuclear site with specialist handling and containment systems.
Plans for two new nuclear power stations have taken a “major leap forward” after a reactor design was approved by regulators.
A senior executive at the Russian nuclear processing plant suspected of being behind a spike of radioactivity over Europe this autumn has admitted that the isotope recorded does emerge as part of the plant's production cycle but said its levels are negligible.
Ministers are to outline the UK's post-Brexit vision for how it will work with the European civil nuclear regulator within weeks.
A court has ruled that a nuclear reactor in southwestern Japan should not operate because it is too close to an active volcano and could be affected by a major eruption.
The Government is being urged to retain a close association with the body which regulates the nuclear industry across Europe as MPs step up calls to guarantee protections for the sector.
The Government is coming under increasing pressure from MPs to guarantee protections for the nuclear industry as the UK prepares to leave the body which regulates the sector across Europe.
Workers at Dounreay nuclear plant are to be balloted from today on whether to strike over a pay row.
Up to £56 million of funding is to be offered for research and development in mini-nuclear plants, the Government has announced.