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The Honourable Minister of Energy Mr Dikobe Ben Martins conducted a business familiarisation visit to the NNR on 20 March 2014.The Minister met with the NNR Board of Directors and then convened a keynote address to all staff. The Ministerial visit re-affirmed Governments high regard for nuclear safety regulation in South Africa.
The NNR convened an information sharing meeting with representatives from Civil Society NGOs from Gauteng on 6 March 2014. The meeting was attended by representatives from Greenpeace, Earthlife Africa, Pelindaba Working Group, Off the Ground, the Pelindaba Public Safety Information Forum and NNR Technical specialists. The NNR CEO chaired the meeting.
A high ranking Vietnamese delegation comprising of the Vice Minister of Science and Technology, Director General Vietnam Atomic Energy Agency and the Vice President of Vietnam Electricity participated in a bilateral meeting with the NNR on 28 February 2014. The NNR shared its regulatory experiences with the newcomer country embarking on a nuclear programme.
The NNR CEO convened a high level Bilateral Meeting with the Chairman of the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) along the margins of the Nuclear Industry Congress Africa 2014.The discussions emanating from the meeting were very positive as both counterparts reaffirmed their mutual commitment to strengthening the nuclear safety regulatory regime.
The Nuclear Industry Congress Africa (NICA) took place from 25-26 February 2014 in Cape Town and was attended by local and international delegates. The opening address was delivered by the Chairperson of South Africa’s Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Energy , the Honourable, Mr. S.J Njikelana. The NNR CEO, Dr M.B Tyobeka participated as a keynote...
NNR convened a bilateral meeting on 24 February 2014 with the National Nuclear Safety Administration (NNSA), from the People’s Republic of China and the State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation (SNPTC)
The IAEA conducted an Emergency Preparedness Review (EPREV) Mission for Nuclear and Radiological Accidents in South Africa from 02-12 February 2014. As a key stakeholder, the NNR participated in the EPREV mission and a meeting was held with all the experts at the NNR offices in Centurion, Pretoria.
NNR officials participated in a bilateral meeting with specialists from the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC). The meeting served as an excellent platform to exchange best practices and share experiences in the area of nuclear safety regulation. The meeting took place from 24 – 26 February in Ottawa Ontario, Canada.
Only a test The siren/public address systems installed in Atlantis, Duynefontein, Melkbosstrand, Van Riebeeckstrand, Philadelphia, Bloubergstrand, Bloubergrandt, West Beach, Sunningdale, Parklands, Robben Island and the farms surrounding Koeberg Nuclear Power Station will be tested during this exercise. Public Address announcements informing you of the test will be made before and after the sirens are...
South Africa plays a significant role in providing for the enhancement, strengthening and harmonization of the regulatory infrastructure and frameworks amongst member states in the Africa region. The significance of networking through cooperation and collaboration amongst Regional authorities is regarded as a very effective instrument for enhancing the sharing of knowledge and experience essential to...