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2004 International RERTR Meeting

PROGRESS WITH THE AUSTRALIAN REPLACEMENT RESEARCH REACTOR

M. I. Ripley
Materials and Engineering Science

A. Irwin
Reactor Facility Commissioning

Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation PMB 1, Menai, NSW Australia


ABSTRACT
 

Construction of the new Australian Research Reactor, the replacement for the now 46 year old HIFAR research reactor, is approximately 80% completed. Construction of the reactor facility began in April 2002 at ANSTO’s Lucas Heights site near Sydney and commissioning is still on track for late 2005. Some details of the progress of construction and licensing and an outline of ANSTO research related to the use of Zircaloy-4 in the core region and reflector vessel of the reactor are given.


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