International technical education programme launched locally

Cummins Africa Middle East, in conjunction with Komatsu Africa Holdings has inaugurated a new Technical Education for Communities (TEC) programme to enhance the standard education platform to help develop a market-relevant curriculum, teacher training and career guidance, and also provide the practical experience needed by students. The programme forms part of a global initiative that targets […]

Surge in nuclear builds sustainable energy mix

A surge in new nuclear plants coming online is helping to build a sustainable global energy mix, reduce emissions and meet electricity demand, says Agneta Rising, the World Nuclear Association’s director general. Speaking on the opening day of the Atomexpo 2018 conference in Sochi, Russia, Rising said nuclear energy had a vital role to play […]

Small modular nuclear reactor completes nuclear regulatory review

The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has completed the first and most intensive phase of review for NuScale Power’s design certification application (DCA). This is the first and only small modular reactor (SMR) application to ever undergo NRC review. The NRC is expected to certify the reactor’s design, and the company’s first customer, Utah Associated […]