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Developing advanced nuclear reactors using ion irradiation to accelerate neutron damage

Researchers at the University of Michigan are utilising ion irradiation to accelerate neutron damage, thus paving the way for the development of advanced nuclear...

The Nuclear Law Committee: A peaceful transition to nuclear energy

The Nuclear Law Committee met in person and online with a consortium of professionals to discuss the safe and peaceful transition to nuclear energy. The...

Molten salt reactors: An old technology made new

A nuclear technology, molten salt reactors (MSRs), once considered to power aircraft during the Cold War, is now on the cusp of lighting our...

Managing the storage and transportation of commercial spent nuclear fuel

Bora Gencturk, Associate Professor from the University of Southern California, summarises the findings from various studies looking at storage and transportation issues for spent...

Exploring the advantages and challenges of nuclear power

Elliot Austin discusses the impact of nuclear power, evaluating its advantages and challenges as a fuel source compared to renewable plants. How does nuclear power...

The IAEA: Ensuring nuclear safety and security for Ukraine

The International Atomic Energy Agency delivered a large batch of vital radiation protection and monitoring equipment to Ukraine this week, which was offered by...

Corrosion damage modelling of dry storage containers for spent nuclear fuel

Robert G Kelly, AT&T Professor of Engineering at the University of Virginia, explains why we must understand when significant corrosion damage can occur to...

UK shows support for Ukraine’s energy sector with £5m funding boost

The UK government has announced a £5m support fund for Ukraine’s energy sector, providing safety and security equipment to Ukraine’s civil nuclear sector. Today, 11...

Accident tolerant fuel: Ensuring safe, sustainable and reliable nuclear power plants

Professor Brent Heuser discusses the development of accident tolerant nuclear fuel for nuclear power plants in the aftermath of the Fukushima Daiichi accident. Global climate...

Assessing the role of nuclear power in the clean energy transition

The International Energy Agency has recently released a report evaluating the position of nuclear power in the clean energy transition. Nuclear power is rapidly gaining...

Exploring the potential of advanced nuclear system coolants

Professor Mark Anderson from the University of Wisconsin-Madison discusses some of the interesting experimental science questions associated with advanced nuclear system coolants and how...

Horizon EUROfusion: Developing clean and safe nuclear fusion energy

Horizon EUROfusion is celebrating the start of conceptual designs for a power plant to develop clean and safe nuclear fusion energy. EUROfusion will be celebrating...

TMR for nuclear power generation: Developing a viable source of energy

A research team from Ritsumeikan University, Japan, has investigated the TMR for nuclear power generation. Rapidly growing populations combined with urbanisation and industrialisation are leading...

The growing significance of energy conversion

Dr Frédérick Bordry, Scientific Advisor and former Director for Accelerators and Technology at CERN, outlines his career achievements working in the field of accelerator...

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Special Reports

Deep insights into sodium-ion batteries using calorimetric methods

The Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) outlines how, through cutting-edge calorimetric methods, they enhance the safety of post-lithium and sodium-ion batteries. In the framework of...

Platinum group element exploration begins at Mt Thirsty project

Drilling has begun at the Mt Thirsty Joint Venture project in Australia, exploring the next big platinum group element (PGE) and battery metal deposit. The...

The essential role of flake graphite in vehicle electrification

Volt Carbon Technologies illustrate the vital role of natural flake graphite in powering the transition to electric vehicles and how their cutting-edge technology advances...

Crater Lake Project: Ensuring the supply for scandium-aluminium alloys

Scandium-aluminium alloys have the potential to significantly reduce weight in the aerospace, military and automotive industries. Don Bubar and Luc Duchesne explore how the...

Partner News

Avalon to supply LGES with battery-grade lithium hydroxide

Avalon have partnered with LG Energy Solution. Starting in 2025, Avalon will supply LGES with battery-grade lithium hydroxide.

AFCP executes a letter of intent with Progressus for clean hydrogen joint venture project

AFCP has executed a letter of intent with Progressus to develop an industry-leading clean hydrogen joint venture project.

Blue Sky Uranium reveals exciting results from Ivana Deposit

Blue Sky Uranium Corp has announced assay results from the last tranche of the completed reverse circulation (RC) drilling program at the Ivana Deposit.

AFCP’s Belgium subsidiary achieves ISO 9001:2015 quality management system certification

AFCP's Belgium subsidiary Fuel Cell Power NV has earned ISO 9001:2015 certification for its quality management system.

Special Reports Cont'd

Green light for Eclipse’s Greenland rare earths exploration plans

Australian mineral explorer Eclipse Metals Limited (ASX: EPM) is preparing for a busy 2022 field season in Greenland, analysing the country’s abundance of rare...

The vicious circle of drought and flood

RSS-Hydro’s Dr Paolo Tamagnone and Dr Guy Schumann examine how climate change is causing a greater frequency of extreme hydrological events. We all know that...

Lithium mining in Western Australia unearths the key to net zero

Lithium Power International details how Western Australia’s extensive lithium mining projects will be critical to achieving carbon neutrality Lithium fever is into its third year...

Achieving net zero goals through optimising nuclear reactor safety

EPRI and Vanderbilt University highlight the importance of incorporating risk insights early in the advanced nuclear reactor design process to shorten schedules and enhance...

Partner News Cont'd

Argentina Lithium closes non-brokered private placement and acquisition of Rinconcita II at Salar de Rincon

Argentina Lithium & Energy Corp announces the closure of non-brokered private placement and acquisition of Rinconcita II at Salar de Rincon.

Hatch to design, test and manage all DLE programmes for LithiumBank

LithiumBank Resources brings on engineering firm Hatch to work directly on the Boardwalk Lithium Brine Project with two direct lithium extraction (DLE) technology companies. LithiumBank...

From Independence Day to energy independence in the US

Brent Wilson, the CEO of Galvanic Energy, discusses the necessity of achieving energy independence and the future of lithium battery production in the US. This...

Argentina Lithium commences lithium exploration at Rincon West

Argentina Lithium & Energy Corp announces the commencement of lithium exploration drilling at its Rincon West project in Salta Province, Argentina. At the Rincon West...