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L3 MAPPS wins Koeberg simulator upgrade deal

Published: Wed, 01 Mar 2017 14:47:08 GMT

Second Koeberg simulator - 48The two simulators at South Africa's Koeberg nuclear power plant are to be upgraded by Canada-based L3 MAPPS, taking into account the changes that the replacement of steam generators in the actual units will make on the plant's performance.


EDF Energy graphite review gets regulatory guidance

Published: Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:02:28 GMT

The UK's Office for Nuclear Regulation has published its assessment of the Periodic Safety Review for Hunterston B in Ayrshire and Hinkley Point B in Somerset, alongside an update of EDF Energy Nuclear Generation's revised graphite core safety case. Hunterston B and Hinkley Point B are Advanced Gas-cooled Reactors that both started up in 1976 and are scheduled to close in 2023.


CGN lists applied nuclear science assets

Published: Tue, 28 Feb 2017 15:46:22 GMT

China General Nuclear has listed its applied nuclear science and technology assets on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange. CGN Nuclear Technology Development becomes China's first A-share listed company involved in non-power nuclear technology.


Russia and Tajikistan plan nuclear cooperation

Published: Tue, 28 Feb 2017 16:17:35 GMT

Russia and Tajikistan yesterday signed an agreement on cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy, during Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to the Central Asian country. Tajikistan is mineral-rich and has some uranium deposits, but most of its electricity is hydroelectric, with a small part sourced from natural gas.


UK seeks to quell fears over Euratom exit

Published: Tue, 28 Feb 2017 16:01:25 GMT

UK trade minister Liam Fox today reassured the country's international partners that it remains committed to its nuclear power program as it leaves the Euratom Treaty. The government announced last month the UK intends to leave the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom) in explanatory notes to a bill it published authorising Brexit.


KSB wins contract for Hualong One pumps

Published: Mon, 27 Feb 2017 16:16:43 GMT

Zhangzhou RSR 750 pump - 48Germany's KSB Group has been awarded a contract to supply six reactor coolant pumps for use in the first two units of the new Zhangzhou nuclear power plant in Fujian province. Construction of the two Hualong One units is expected to begin next year.


Operating licence granted for Reno Creek project

Published: Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:00:22 GMT

CORRECTED: The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission has issued an operating licence to AUC LLC for the Reno Creek in-situ leach uranium project in Campbell County, Wyoming.


Holtec secures contract for Slovenian storage facility

Published: Mon, 27 Feb 2017 16:25:19 GMT

Holtec International has won a contract for the turnkey supply of a dry cask storage facility at the Krško nuclear power plant in Slovenia. The value of the contract was not disclosed.


Vogtle operation dates rescheduled

Published: Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:06:54 GMT

Vogtle_3_equipment_hatch_Feb17_(Georgia_Pwr)-48Commercial operation dates for Vogtle units 3 and 4 have been put back to December 2019 and September 2020 respectively, Southern Company said on 22 February. These dates are six and three months later than previously expected.


UK's NuGen congratulates new Cumbrian MP

Published: Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:26:20 GMT

NuGeneration has congratulated Copeland by-election winner Trudy Harrison following last night's result in Whitehaven, as the company moves forward with plans to build a new nuclear power plant at Moorside. NuGen, which is the UK joint venture between Japan's Toshiba Corp and France's Engie, said it would work closely with the newly-elected British member of parliament as it "continues to build a robust business case" for the project.