nuclear reactor http://kbia.org en MU gets $1.8M for modular nuclear reactors http://kbia.org/post/mu-gets-18m-modular-nuclear-reactors <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Curators of the University of Missouri received a $1.8 million federal grant that will support research related to the production of small nuclear reactors (</span>SMRs<span style="line-height: 1.5;">) at </span>Ameren’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Callaway County plant in Fulton. The money came from a project called Make it in America Challenge, an initiative to create new jobs and encourage business in America.</span></p> Tue, 22 Oct 2013 20:25:40 +0000 Madi Morris 42536 at http://kbia.org MU gets $1.8M for modular nuclear reactors KU demolishes former nuclear reactor building http://kbia.org/post/ku-demolishes-former-nuclear-reactor-building <p>A 42-year-old University of Kansas building that formerly housed a small, experimental nuclear reactor has been torn down.</p><p>The Lawrence Journal-World <a href="http://bit.ly/13V6hN1">reports</a>&nbsp;that Burt Hall was demolished to help clear space on campus for expansion of the School of Engineering complex.</p><p>The nuclear reactor was removed from Burt Hall in the early 1990s. But the demolition took several months as workers carefully searched for any radioactive material. Associate engineering dean JoAnn Browning said she knew of no traces of radiation being found.</p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 12:37:06 +0000 Associated Press 38678 at http://kbia.org KU demolishes former nuclear reactor building MU to conduct drill at nuclear research reactor http://kbia.org/post/mu-conduct-drill-nuclear-research-reactor <p>The University of Missouri will be conducting a drill Monday morning at its research nuclear reactor center. The center is located south of Stadium Boulevard and west of Providence Road in Columbia. The drill is meant to simulate what could happen during an emergency situation at the reactor.</p> Mon, 17 Jun 2013 12:25:31 +0000 Casey Morell 35581 at http://kbia.org MU to conduct drill at nuclear research reactor Ameren Missouri & Westinghouse passed over on federal funding for SMR research & production http://kbia.org/post/ameren-missouri-westinghouse-passed-over-federal-funding-smr-research-production <p>Ameren Missouri and Westinghouse found out today they were not chosen to receive funding from the US Department of Energy for a project to build Small Modular Reactors at Ameren’s Callaway County plant in Fulton.</p> Tue, 20 Nov 2012 23:23:23 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 24832 at http://kbia.org Ameren Missouri & Westinghouse passed over on federal funding for SMR research & production