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Published on 29/10/2019 • 12:48 pm

Manufacturing deviation at Framatome stress-relieving heat treatment of welds

On 9th September 2019, EDF informed ASN of a deviation concerning the manufacture of nuclear pressure equipment installed in its reactors, and primarily steam generators. During the stress-relieving heat treatment applied to the welds made to assemble nuclear pressure equipment components, the required temperature range has not been respected over the entire area to treat.

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Published on 06/11/2019 • 10:00 am

Olivier Gupta is elected Chair of WENRA

Olivier Gupta, ASN Director General, has just been elected Chair of WENRA (Western European Nuclear Regulators’ Association ) , by his European peers....

Published on 22/10/2019 • 12:56 pm

IAEA General Conference in Vienna (Austria)

Bernard Doroszczuk, ASN Chairman, and several members of the ASN Commission and Director General’s office, took part in various meetings with the heads...

Published on 20/09/2019 • 02:56 pm

Bituminous nuclear waste packages

Nearly 80,000 packages of nuclear waste have been processed by bituminisation since 1966. 50,000 of these bituminous waste packages are in principle to...

Published on 05/08/2019 • 03:13 pm

Planned centralised spent fuel storage pool

The nuclear power reactors, which produce more than 70% of France's electricity, need to be able to send their spent fuels to a storage location.

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