Japan’s nuclear regulator decided nuclear power plants must suspend operations if their new mandatory anti-terror facilities are not completed & have not passed inspections. “Operators of 13 reactors at seven nuclear power plants nationwide have said they will not be able to keep the deadlines, or that they do not know when they will be […]
Sendei Reactor in Kagoshima Prefecture Japan will halt operations next March because of delays in upgrades to protect the plant from terror attacks. Work continues 24 hours/day on the plant but the project will be delayed at least a year.
On Friday, Morocco was unanimously elected on Friday as Coordinator of the Implementation and Assessment Group (IAG) of the Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism (GICNT), a position the country will hold from 2019-2021. This marks the first time an Arab and African country has assumed such a responsibility within GICNT framework.
In remarks sent to the Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism (GICNT), President Putin said, “It is important that despite a difficult global situation, members of the Initiative continue to cooperate as partners in a constructive manner, based on a mutual understanding of issues related to the threat of nuclear terrorism.” The GICNT was created […]
The World Institute for Nuclear Security (WINS) is hosting a roundtable on understanding and mitigating the cybersecurity risks associated with radioactive sources this September in Vienna to review best practices.