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Local Power Plant Operator Given Stamp of Approval for Power Plant Design

Local Power Plant Operator Given Stamp of Approval for Power Plant Design

SEOUL, Oct. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — A U.S. government agency that provides guidelines on nuclear safety has found that the design of the Korean nuclear facility APR1400 was “safe.” The announcement is expected to boost competitiveness for Korean nuclear facilities in terms of exports to the U.S. Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power revealed yesterday that [...]

Head of S. Korea’s Nuclear Operator to Quit Amid Anti-Nuclear Policy

Head of S. Korea’s Nuclear Operator to Quit Amid Anti-Nuclear Policy

SEOUL, Jan. 18 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s nuclear operator said Thursday that its chief will step down this week, an abrupt resignation that has raised speculation that his criticism of the government’s anti-nuclear policy may have cost him his job. Lee Kwan-seop offered to resign for “personal reasons,” the state-run Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co. said. Lee is set to leave the company in a ceremony scheduled [...]

N. Korea Denies Involvement in Hacking of South’s Nuclear Power Operator

N. Korea Denies Involvement in Hacking of South’s Nuclear Power Operator

SEOUL, Dec. 28 (Korea Bizwire) – North Korea again denied its involvement in the hacking of South Korea’s nuclear power station operator Sunday, calling the allegation “a trumped-up plot against the communist country.” The state-run Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co. (KHNP) has suffered a series of cyber attacks that has raised safety concerns in a [...]