IBC to present research on beryllium-oxide-enhanced fuels at conference

IBC Advanced Alloys Corp. said on Monday that it will present technical research results at the Characterization and Quality Control of Nuclear Fuels (CQCNF 2015) Conference Dec. 1-3 in Hyderabad, India. "The theme of the 2015 conference is 'Nuclear Fuels -- Recent Advances in Quality, Safety and Productivity,' which is a perfect fit for IBC's (beryllium-oxide-enhanced) fuel," Jim Malone, IBC's vice president of nuclear fuels, said. Read More »

NRC seeks public comment on plan to boost reactor safety, crisis response

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) said on Friday that it is seeking public comment on a proposed rule concerning nuclear-reactor safety. The proposed rule would require all commercially operating plants, decommissioning sites and future facilities to have and maintain equipment that is capable of accurate measurements of spent pool water following an accident. Read More »