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ANSTO still dreams of nuclear power for Asia,and Australia taking back their radioactive trash

MoU for Australian and Vietnamese nuclear organisations, WNN, 10 October 2018, The Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) and the Vietnam Atomic Energy Agency (VAEA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to allow further collaboration between the two organisations. The agreement was signed during a visit to ANSTO by a delegation led by VAEA Director General Hoang Anh Tuan.

ANSTO CEO Adi Paterson said the MoU would give the organisations an opportunity to cooperate more closely on areas of mutual benefit. “ANSTO has worked with a variety of Vietnamese agencies for many years through multilateral fora such as the IAEA, the Regional Cooperative Agreement, and the Forum for Nuclear Cooperation in Asia”, he said.

Discussions were held on possible areas for cooperation including research reactor operation and utilisation, environmental monitoring of mining tails, and food provenance…………The visit, which has been facilitated by ANSTO’s International Affairs team, is part of the International Atomic Energy’s Technical Cooperation Programme.


October 13, 2018 - Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, politics international

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