World Association of Nuclear Operators

Type: Organization
Name: World Association of Nuclear Operators
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

INPO

[PDF] Lessons Learned from the Nuclear Accident at the ... - WANO www. wano . info / Documents / Less ...World Association of Nuclear Operatorsdocument, or that the use of any information, apparatus, method, or process .... experience and best practices, ... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Tepco brings lessons from accident sequence

As it continues to study the details of the complex accident at Fukushima Daiichi, Tokyo Electric Power Company is sharing information with other nuclear power plant operators.As the owner and operator of Fukushima Daiichi, Tepco is committed to maintaining ... [Published World Nuclear News - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Patch-up jobs keep Eskom going for now

ESKOM’s power generation fleet performs like a high-mileage car that keeps going back to the garage for repairs — no sooner has one issue been fixed than another part needs attention.More than half of Eskom’s power stations are older than the 30 years ... [Published BDlive - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

5000th visitor to Sizewell B is top of the class!

Sizewell B has welcomed its 5000th visitor to the power station since opening its doors to the public 18 months ago.The milestone is marked as a new poll showed that 73 per cent of people living around Sizewell said they agreed that nuclear power was ... [Published Noodls - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Putting people in the mix: part 2

A finding of ‘human error’ is really just the tip of the iceberg in understanding why people operating in complex systems such as nuclear power plants did what they did. By Ken EllisIn general, operation of a nuclear power plant is an exercise in risk- ... [Published Nuclear Engineering International - Jul 21 2014]
First reported May 16 2014 - Updated May 16 2014 - 1 reports

Wano Creates Scholarships To Mark 25th Anniversary

16 May (NucNet): The World Association of Nuclear Operators (Wano), formed in 1989 after the nuclear accident at Chernobyl, has marked the 25th year of its creation by establishing scholarships for four students aged 25 and under who are pursuing degrees ... [Published NucNet Global Nuclear News - May 16 2014]
First reported Apr 26 2014 - Updated Apr 26 2014 - 2 reports

The Chernobyl nuclear disaster: 28 years ago today

Today marks the 28th anniversary of the Chernobyl catastrophe, the worst nuclear disaster in world history. Located in the Ukraine, the massive radioactive releases – 100 times more than the Hiroshima atomic bomb – heavily contaminated the 2600 km2 ... [Published Greenpeace news - Apr 26 2014]

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...He said, "I hope that Tepco will continue to make efforts to share these findings with the world... This information will assist in making nuclear plants more safe."
"With the very tight demand versus supply situation, and the need to keep the lights on, Eskom has focused on risk-based and statutory maintenance rather than the reliability and design-based maintenance needed to improve the unplanned capability loss factor performance" the utility said
Cecile Marie a Chemist for the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission, the CEA said: "I am really interested to look around Sizewell B, particularly as this is the first pressurised water reactor I have visited."
...When people say, "We have so many safety systems to protect the reactor that it can't break down" you know that standards are slipping, because those systems should not be relied on...

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INPO [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Aug 16 2014]
Tepco brings lessons from accident sequence [Published World Nuclear News - Aug 07 2014]
Patch-up jobs keep Eskom going for now [Published BDlive - Aug 06 2014]
5000th visitor to Sizewell B is top of the class! [Published Noodls - Jul 25 2014]
Putting people in the mix: part 2 [Published Nuclear Engineering International - Jul 21 2014]
Wano Creates Scholarships To Mark 25th Anniversary [Published NucNet Global Nuclear News - May 16 2014]
The Chernobyl nuclear disaster: 28 years ago today [Published Greenpeace news - Apr 26 2014]
The Chernobyl nuclear disaster: 28 years ago today [Published The Greenpeace weblog - Apr 26 2014]
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INPO [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Aug 16 2014]
[PDF] Lessons Learned from the Nuclear Accident at the ... - WANO www. wano . info / Documents / Less ...World Association of Nuclear Operatorsdocument, or that the use of any information, apparatus, method, or process .... experience and best practices, ...
Wano Creates Scholarships To Mark 25th Anniversary [Published NucNet Global Nuclear News - May 16 2014]
16 May (NucNet): The World Association of Nuclear Operators (Wano), formed in 1989 after the nuclear accident at Chernobyl, has marked the 25th year of its creation by establishing scholarships for four students aged 25 and under who are pursuing degrees ...
The Chernobyl nuclear disaster: 28 years ago today [Published Greenpeace news - Apr 26 2014]
Today marks the 28th anniversary of the Chernobyl catastrophe, the worst nuclear disaster in world history. Located in the Ukraine, the massive radioactive releases – 100 times more than the Hiroshima atomic bomb – heavily contaminated the 2600 km2 ...
The Chernobyl nuclear disaster: 28 years ago today [Published The Greenpeace weblog - Apr 26 2014]
Today marks the 28th anniversary of the Chernobyl catastrophe, the worst nuclear disaster in world history. Located in the Ukraine, the massive radioactive releases – 100 times more than the Hiroshima atomic bomb – heavily contaminated the 2600 km2 ...
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