"No reason for curtailing" nuclear
- Review silent on skills gaps. . Grainge, Zoe // Utility Week;7/21/2006, Vol. 25 Issue 21, p31
The article reports on the growing skills shortages arising from an energy review conducted by the British government. The review has attracted attention after it pledged an assessment of planning for nuclear generation project. Demand for skills is at high level because of a number of major...
- PM bangs the drum for nuclear. Milne, Roger // Utility Week;4/1/2011, Vol. 34 Issue 12, p15
The article reports that British Prime Minister David Cameron and energy secretary Chris Huhne insisted the support of the coalition government for nuclear power in March 2011. The two officials reiterated the coalition's support after an interview by a newspaper with Huhne suggested that he...
- Nuclear regulator gets a check-up. // RoSPA Occupational Safety & Health Journal;Nov2009, Vol. 39 Issue 11, p2
The article reports on the ten-day peer review conducted by the International Atomic Energy Agency's (IAEA) Integrated Regulatory Review Service (IRRS) on the Health and Safety Executive's (HSE) Nuclear Directorate (ND) in Great Britain. The IRRS mission aims to review a country's nuclear...
- Japan nuclear review. // RoSPA Occupational Safety & Health Journal;May2011, Vol. 41 Issue 5, p4
The article reports that Mike Weightman, chief nuclear inspector in Great Britain, has been inviting stakeholders in the nuclear sector to submit their contribution to the report he is compiling on the implication of the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power station in Japan to the industry.
- Nuclear new-build waits on Weightman. Milne, Roger // Utility Week;5/27/2011, Vol. 34 Issue 20, p8
The article reports that as of May 2011, the new-build nuclear program in England will be delayed further in light of new recommendations by chief nuclear installations inspector Mike Weightman, which include seventeen new safety measures in light of the nuclear disaster in Japan.
- Nuclear industry considers areas for improvement. // RoSPA Occupational Safety & Health Journal;Jun2011, Vol. 41 Issue 6, p3
The article reports on the result of the interim evaluation from British chief inspector of nuclear installations, Mike Weightman, which revealed that there is no need to curtail the operation of nuclear plants in Japan, but improvement in its standard is a necessity.
- One minute with... Mike Weightman. Coghlan, Andy // New Scientist;5/28/2011, Vol. 210 Issue 2814, p27
An interview with Great Britain's chief inspector of nuclear installations, Mike Weightman, is presented. Weightman, who is part of an international group investigating the cause of the accident at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, discusses how many individuals are involved in the...
- Electric storage makes waves. // Utility Week;5/13/2011, Vol. 34 Issue 18, p10
The article covers energy issues as of May 13, 2011. Several energy companies in Great Britain are increasingly being interested in electric storage technologies. Gas, oil, coal and nuclear plants in Japan have closed as a result of the earthquake and tsunami that struck the country in March....
- Fukushima's political fallout. // TCE: The Chemical Engineer;Apr2011, Issue 838, p7
The article reports on the cautious reactions of world leaders to the devastation of the Fukushima nuclear power plant following the 2011 earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan. German Chancellor Angela Merkel ordered a safety evaluation of all nuclear plants in Germany. Mike Weightman of the...