EUROSAFE Forum 2007 Berlin
This year, the general topic of the EUROSAFE Forum on 5 - 6 November 2007 in Berlin is “Securing Nuclear Safety in Future Years”. In plenary presentations, a panel discussion also involving the audience, in a workshop and in topic-specific seminars, authorities, technical safety organisations and industry present their positions from their points of view. In this way, EUROSAFE wants to promote a common understanding in Europe in issues relating to nuclear safety.
30th Anniversary of GRS: On the Right Path Into the Future
On Tuesday, 5 June 2007, the Gesellschaft für Anlagen- und Reaktorsicherheit (GRS) celebrated its 30th anniversary at the Dorint Kongress Hotel Cologne. The following day, an experts forum took place at the premises of GRS, Schwertnergasse 1, to present its spectrum of services.
False allegations by the "Spiegel" news magazine, published on 20 November 2006, concerning GRS studies relating to the event at the Swedish Forsmark-1 nuclear power plant on 25 July 2006
In its article "Schwedisches Atomkraftwerk stand kurz vor dem GAU" (Swedish atomic power plant was about to suffer maximum credible accident) published on 20 November 2006, the "Spiegel" news magazine claims that following an analysis of the event, GRS had arrived at the conclusion that there would almost have been a severe accident involving core meltdown.
GRS Director Lothar Hahn New Chairman of CSNI of OECD/NEA
The technical-scientific director of Gesellschaft für Anlagen- und Reaktorsicherheit (GRS) mbH in Germany, Lothar Hahn, was appointed Chairman of the international Committee on the Safety of Nuclear Installations (CSNI) of the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) on 15 December 2005 in Paris. He takes over the chair of Ashok Thadani, US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).
GRS Annual Report 2006/2007 published
The large number of representative projects described in the GRS Annual Report 2006/2007 is evidence that GRS has again fully committed itself to maintaining and further developing nuclear safety in Germany and increasingly also in other countries and thereby has fulfilled its duty to society in a highly responsible manner. GRS is Germany's central technical expert organisation in the field of nuclear safety.
EUROSAFE Forum 2008 in Paris: Nuclear Safety in the context of increasing demand for safety expertise in Europe
The general topic of the EUROSAFE Forum in Paris at Cité Internationale Universitaire on 3/4 November 2008 is: The role of Technical Safety Organisations (TSOs) in the context of increasing demand for safety expertise.
GRS unveils new company logo
Gesellschaft für Anlagen- und Reaktorsicherheit (GRS) presents a new company logo. The old logo has served its purpose well over the past 17 years. As of 15 September 2009, the new logo will be a central element of the corporate design of the German technical and scientific research and expert organisation.