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Fire in Exclusion Zone Extinguished

Fire in the forest of the exclusion zone was extinguished at 5:50 PM. 25 units of equipment and 138 people were involved into extinguishing, of which 15 units of equipment and 116 people are from the State Emergency Situations Service. 25 units of fire extinguishing equipment and 138 people were involved into the extinguishing. The […]

SNRIU Hosts WENRA Radiation Harmonization Working Group for First Time

From 5 to 8 June 2018, the SNRIU will host the Reactor Harmonization Working Group of the Western European Nuclear Regulators Association (RHWG WENRA) for the first time The first meeting of the Working Group was opened by SNRIU Chairman Hryhorii Plachkov: “For the SNRIU, participation in the WENRA is extremely important since it allows […]

Project for Training Experts on Physical Protection, Accounting and Control of Nuclear Materials Contributes to Energy Safety

The Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry held a meeting with representatives of the U.S. Department of Energy and the Sandia National Laboratory to plan further cooperation on implementing project “Development of Human Resources Development Program of Ukraine on Physical Nuclear Safety and Security Assessment”. The meeting on the discussion of current tasks within project […]

Tehran to Increase Uranium Enrichment

Iran intends to increase uranium enrichment, Deputy Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran Behruz Kamalwandi said. This is reported by DW. It is noted that relevant letter will be transferred to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Tuesday, 5 June. Iran is also able to accelerate production of centrifuges needed for enrichment. […]

Project for Remediation of Storage Sites for Chornobyl Radwaste Initiated in Ivankiv Region

The project of international technical assistance on remediation of storage sites for Chornobyl radwaste located outside the exclusion zone enters the implementation stage. Under financial support of the European Union within the Instrument for Nuclear Safety Cooperation, the mentioned sites for temporary radwaste storage were ranked by the degree of their radiation hazard.  “These sites […]

Hazardous Radioactive Materials Withdrawn from Illicit Trafficking

The SNRIU in cooperation with the relevant structures of the central executive bodies of Ukraine responsible for revealing and response to illicit trafficking of radioactive materials continued to reveal and withdraw hazardous radioactive materials beyond the regulatory control during the first quarter in 2018. At the crossing points of the state border of Ukraine, the […]

CSFSF First Stage Completed

The Ukrbudmontazh Company that is the part of the Ukrbud Corporation completed the first stage of the Centralized Spent Fuel Storage Facility (CSFSF) in the Chornobyl Exclusion Zone. According to the notification, the company has completed the fence, check points, service roads, drain systems, water reservoirs, lighting and power supply systems. According to the press […]

Preparedness for Emergency Response as Priority Area of International Cooperation

On 26 April 2018, in the framework of the Emergency Preparedness and Response Enhancement Project implemented in cooperation with SNRIU and the Norwegian Radiation Protection Authority (NRPA), the State Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate conducted a workshop where the results of assessing compliance of the current Radiation Emergency Response Plan in force at the state level with […]