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WANO statement on the 10th anniversary of the Fukushima accident

This anniversary of the Fukushima event causes the industry to reflect on the past. But it also encourages the industry to focus on the future and to redouble its commitment to nuclear safety.

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WANO appoints Robert Gambrill as Director of WANO Atlanta Centre

WANO has appointed Robert (Bob) Gambrill as the Director of the WANO Atlanta Centre. Bob has formally replaced Russ Brian, who has successfully completed his three year tenure as WANO Atlanta Centre Director.

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WANO makes progress in establishing its new Shanghai office

The World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO) has continued to make progress in establishing its new Shanghai Office.

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New Unit Assistance Working Group publishes a key new guide in support of new nuclear units worldwide

WANO’s New Unit Assistance Working Group has announced the formal publication of the Roadmap to Operational Readiness. This essential guide helps new nuclear projects worldwide build high-quality operational capabilities and achieve high levels of operational readiness in preparation for plant startup.

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WANO statement on the coronavirus

WANO continues to support its members during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. WANO is helping to facilitate the exchange of information from member plants and facilities worldwide.

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WANO completes the Registration of its New Shanghai Branch Office

The World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO) has announced the successful completion of the registration of its new branch office in Shanghai, China.

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Win a scholarship to the WNU Summer Institute!

Enhance your skills and build your professional network by winning a scholarship to the WNU Summer Institute, which takes place from 15 June - 20 July 2020 in Japan!

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WANO, IAEA, EPRI collaborate to help new nuclear power units to start up safely and on time

The World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO), the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) have published a joint new industry white paper.

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WANO signs a Memorandum of Understanding with CNEA

WANO and the China Nuclear Energy Association (CNEA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which formalises their arrangement to work together to maximise commercial nuclear safety and reliability worldwide.

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Luis Soriano Martinez announced as new WANO Paris Centre Director

Luis Soriano Martinez succeeds Ingemar Engkvist, who has been nominated the WANO Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective 1 January 2020.

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