NBP HOTSEAT2021-04-05T15:09:38+08:00

Interview with Dr. Salem Hamdi, Director General, Arab Atomic Energy Agency (AAEA)

April 2021

The Arab Atomic Energy Authority is a specialized Arab scientific organization working within the League of Arab States and concerned with nuclear science and its applications in the peaceful field. It also seeks to develop joint Arab scientific work and keep pace with global scientific and technical progress in this field. The authority is also focused on creating a scientific and technical awareness of the Arab citizen in nuclear sciences and the fields of its peaceful uses, and working to create a qualitative scientific and technical leap in the course of Arab civilization development. Established in 1989 and headquartered Tunis, the AAEA has fourteen member states.

Interview with Khalid El Mediouri, Director General, National Center for Energy and Nuclear Science and Technology (CNESTEN), Morocco

March 2021

Morocco’s National Center for Energy and Nuclear Science and Technology (CNESTEN) is a public research body in nuclear science and technology, providing services for the benefit of socio-economic operators and providing technical support to public authorities in matters of nuclear and radiological safety and security. Internationally, and particularly in the African region, CNESTEN continues to play an active role by sharing its know-how, through training, expertise and laboratory analysis services

Michell Bearings approach to Make in India for the nuclear sector

March 2021

In 2020, Michelle Bearings celebrated 100 years of bearing excellence. Michell Bearings is part of the British Engines Group and is a global leader in the design and manufacture of hydrodynamic bearings for nuclear power plants.

During this NBP Hotseat interview, Michell Bearings shared its company strategy on delivering product solutions for the Indian nuclear power projects in line with the Government of India objectives for localisation and Indian manufacturing content.

Interview with Simon Irish, CEO, Terrestrial Energy

December 2020

Terrestrial Energy is a developer of Generation IV advanced nuclear power plants that use its proprietary Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR) technology. IMSR technology represents true innovation in cost reduction, versatility and functionality of nuclear power plants. The firm is engaged with regulators and industrial partners to complete IMSR engineering and to commission the first IMSR power plants in the late 2020s.