Entries by Катерина Ставнічук

Presidents of Energoatom and Westinghouse discussed the progress of implemenation of Westinghouse nuclear fuel at Ukranian nuclear power plants

A regular meeting of the Command Centre on implementation of modernized Westinghouse nuclear fuel (RWFA) at power units of Ukrainian NPPs took place at Zaporizhzhya NPP. The meeting was attended by the representative team of Westinghouse Electric (Asia) S.A. led by the President and CEO Jose Emeterio Gutierrez, as well as the representatives the State […]

XV Ukrainian Conference on Physical Protection, Accounting and Control of Nuclear Materials will be held in Enerhodar in September

The XV Ukrainian Conference on Physical Protection, Accounting and Control of Nuclear Materials will be held in the city of Enerhodar, Zaporizhzhya oblast, from 24 to 28 September 2018. This conference is the only platform for establishing communication in the field of physical protection, accounting and control of nuclear materials. The following issues will be […]

By the end of 2018, a RAW Processing Complex is Planned to be Put into Commercial Operation at the ZNPP

One of the major 2018 tasks for the Zaporizhzhya NPP (ZNPP) staff is commissioning of the improved complex for radioactive waste (RAW) processing. The respective project on construction of this complex at ZNPP is being implemented to bring the RAW management system in compliance with the up-to-date requirements, as well as to ensure the possibility […]

Conditional exercise! Rescue activities at South Ukrainian NPP unit 3 for the NPP staff and population of the nearest settlements

From 23 to 24 May 2018, the general NPP exercise according to the scenario with several conditional events development in real time mode was carried out at South Ukrainian NPP (SU NPP). The event occurred on 23 May 2018 at 10:05, due to tornado and damage of external power supply grids, all three SU NPP […]

Regional Workshop on Communication in Nuclear and Radiation Safety was Completed

During the week, 16 experts from Western and Eastern European countries worked to improve communication strategies of national regulatory authorities in order to raise public awareness of nuclear and radiation safety issues. Thus, the participants exchanged experience, received a number of recommendations, knowledge and skills that would help increasing nuclear safety and establishing an effective […]

The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted in the first reading the draft law on the change of classification of RW

On April 17, 2018, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted in the first reading as a basis the draft Law of Ukraine “On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine on Improvement of the Law on Radioactive Waste Management”. It envisages bringing the Ukrainian classification of radioactive waste (RW) in line with the International Standards […]