Outage Management in April Nuclear News

april 2013 nuclear news cover 225x297The April issue of Nuclear News magazine is available in hard copy and electronically (click ‘ANS Members’ or ‘Subscribers’ in left column for full issue). This issue features a special section “Outage Management” with these feature articles:

  • Ken Sturtecky: Keys to outage success, interview by Michael McQueen
  • Beaver Valley-2: Replacing fuel and low-pressure turbines
  • Darlington’s new CANDU refurbishment hub, by Dick Kovan

Other news in this issue:

More underground storage tanks at Hanford Site found to be leaking; Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety board finds vulnerabilities in spent fuel storage at Savannah river Site; Obama nominates Ernest Moniz to head DOE, Gina McCarthy to head EPA; NRC approves amendments for Vogtle and Summer basemat concrete; Renaissance Watch: an update on developments that may lead to new power reactors; NRC upholds UniStar license denial; Three new issues added to Fort Calhoun restart checklist; Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards approves safety review for Limerick’s license renewal application; Canadian government to engage private sector in management of Atomic Energy of Canada Limited’s nuclear laboratories; Referendum may decide fate of Taiwan’s Lungmen nuclear power plant; United Kingdom’s Parliament sets out challenges for nuclear new-build program; Canadian government backs three new projects to produce Technetium-99m using particle accelerators; HTGR simulator to be installed at Oregon State University; Global Laser Enrichment submits proposal to DOE for laser enrichment plant at Paducah site; NRC says construction of Savannah River Site’s Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility proceeding acceptably; an NRC regulatory issue summary addresses effects of sequestration on operations. And there is much more.

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