The January issue of Nuclear News has been published and mailed to American Nuclear Society members, and is available electronically to members. The issue contains a special section on education, training, and workforce issues. Features include:
- Audeen Fentiman: NEDHO and nuclear engineering education, interview by Rick Michal
- John Gutteridge moves on, by Rick Michal
- A one-stop shop for new entrant nuclear states, by Rick Michal
- Southern Nuclear’s Operator Jump Start
- IAEA launches nuclear energy management school, by Gamini Seneviratne
In addition, the January issue contains E. Michael Blake’s “COLs on the horizon,” which is a look at what to expect in the industry in 2011.
There also is a special report on the ANS Winter Meeting in Las Vegas in November 2010, and meeting reports on the embedded topicals at the Winter Meeting:
- Is inertial fusion now at pace with magnetic?
- Use of isotopes continues to rise
- Moving ahead with digital I&C upgrades
Other items of note in the January issue include the index to the 2010 Nuclear News contents; Shaw partners with Toshiba to build ABWRs, including two at the South Texas Project site; Exelon announces that it will retire Oyster Creek in 2019; Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards meets on the AP1000; Energy Secretary Chu favors nuclear for “clean energy” standard; I&C pilot project status sought for Crystal River-3; Energy Information Administration sees “overnight” cost increase of 37 percent; new contention denied in Vogtle licensing proceeding; NRC renews Cooper operating license until 2034; IAEA moves to establish assured reserve of reactor fuel; NRC okays Russian control of uranium recovery licenses; EPRI says early movement of used fuel to dry storage has no advantages; new NRC rule aims to prevent creation of legacy sites; prospects resurface for nuclear-powered ships; fuel channel replacement completed at South Korea’s Wolsong; and the United States and Japan form nuclear cooperation working group.
This post first appeared on the ANS Nuclear Cafe.