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Russian state-owned company Atomenergoproekt has announced the...
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Hongyanhe unit 3 reactor achieves criticality
The unit 3 reactor at the Hongyanhe nuclear power plant in China’s Liaoning province is closer to commissioning after achieving a sustained chain reaction.
UK invests in robotic development centre
The UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) has announced that a purpose-built facility for developing robotic technology for use in extreme conditions will open at the Culham Science...
US fears losing out in Ex-Im Bank shakeup
American nuclear power companies’ ability to compete internationally will be harmed if financing from the Export-Import Bank ceases, say industry leaders. The charter of the US’s...
Kalinin 1 nuclear power plant granted ten-year life extension
Russian regulator Rostechnadzor has granted Rosenergoatom a ten-year service life extension for the Kalinin 1 nuclear power unit until 2025.
Construction work begins on Fukushima ice wall
Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) has begun construction of a wall of frozen soil at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant following approval from Japan's Nuclear...
China nuclear reactors ready for operation
Two of China's recent nuclear reactor start-ups are progressing towards full operations. A final test-run has begun in preparation for commercial operation at Ningde 2, while Hongyanhe...
Yangjiang unit 1 reactor goes online
Unit 1 of the Yangjiang nuclear power plant in China's Guangdong province has entered commercial operation, becoming China's 20th operating reactor.
Amec, Exelon announce global partnership
A partnership has been announced between Amec and Exelon Nuclear Partners (ENP) to provide consultancy and support services to nuclear power projects around the world.
Russia, Finland agree on more cooperation
Russia and Finland have signed a new intergovernmental agreement on nuclear energy cooperation - a prerequisite for Russia to supply a reactor unit for Fennovoima's Hanhikivi project.
Westinghouse Signs Teaming Agreement
Westinghouse Electric Company and ClydeUnion Pumps, an SPX brand, have signed a teaming agreement to market jointly the ClydeUnion Pumps Turbine Water Lubricated (CUP-TWL) pump in...