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Le Creusot : ASN makes restart of the EDF reactors dependent on the transmission of specific results

Published on 20/09/2017 • 10:15 am

Le Creusot : ASN makes restart of the EDF reactors dependent on the transmission of specific results

Following the detection of an anomaly on the Flamanville EPR reactor pressure vessel in 2014, ASN asked Areva NP to conduct a manufacturing quality review in its Creusot Forge plant (Saône-et-Loire département), which revealed the existence of irregularities in certain manufacturing files.

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Published on 29/08/2017 • 12:08 pm

2016-2018 PNGMDR

The 2016-2018 National Plan for Radioactive Materials and Waste Management (PNGMDR) was published on 25th February 2017 by the Ministry for the Environment,...

Published on 21/06/2017 • 02:23 pm

Level 2 incident concerning the emergency diesel generator sets

ASN rated as level 2 on the INES scale a significant safety incident regarding the seismic resistance of the auxiliary systems of the emergency diesel...

Published on 09/06/2017 • 07:30 pm

Information Letter No.19

In the second half of 2016, ASN continued its monitoring of the Flamanville 3 EPR reactor and its various manufacturing operations. The notable points...

Published on 07/06/2017 • 06:20 pm

Flamanville EPR reactor vessel anomaly: ASN specifies the examination calendar

On 26th and 27th June 2017 ASN will convene the Advisory Committee for nuclear pressure equipment (GP ESPN) to examine the anomaly affecting the composition...

Published on 30/05/2017 • 05:15 pm

40th INRA meeting

On May 17 and 18, the 40th meeting of the International Nuclear Regulators’ Association (INRA) allowed the participating heads of nuclear safety authorities...

Published on 26/05/2017 • 04:39 pm

2017 ENSREG Conference: nuclear safety in Europe

The European Nuclear Safety Regulators Group(ENSREG) will hold its 4th Conference on 28 and 29 June 2017 in Brussels. The Steering committee is chaired...

Published on 11/05/2017 • 01:31 pm

Hearing of the Director General of ITER

The ASN Commission regularly holds hearings of the main parties responsible for nuclear activities with regard to nuclear safety and radiation protection...

Published on 14/04/2017 • 09:30 am

Resumption of manufacturing in AREVA NP’s Creusot Forge plant

Areva NP informed ASN of its intention to resume forging operations in its Creusot Forge plant, on nuclear pressure equipment components for French BNIs....

Published on 05/04/2017 • 11:01 am

Manufacturing quality at Creusot Forge

As part of its contribution to the work of the oversight group set up by the High Committee for Transparency and Information on Nuclear Security (HCTISN)...

Published on 15/03/2017 • 10:00 am

Anomaly in the carbon concentration of the steel

ASN has authorised restarting of the twelve reactors concerned by the anomaly in the carbon concentration of the steel of the channel heads of the steam...

Published on 13/03/2017 • 10:00 am

Ms Lydie Evrard is appointed to the ASN commission

Lydie Evrard has been appointed to the ASN Commission for 6 years by a decree of the French President dated 10 March 2017, as the member appointed by the...

Published on 10/02/2017 • 02:00 pm

Event in the turbine hall of the Flamanville 1 nuclear power plant

The Nuclear Safety Authority (ASN) was informed on February 9 of an event at the Flamanville nuclear power plant.

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