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First cask emplaced at Sizewell B fuel store

Published: Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:23:40 GMT

HI-STORM MIC cask in place at Sizewell B - 48The first cask containing used nuclear fuel from the Sizewell B pressurised water reactor has been placed within the unit's new dry fuel store. The milestone marks the first use of dry used fuel storage technology in the UK.


Paladin announces arbitration proceedings

Published: Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:15:09 GMT

Paladin Energy Limited plans to start arbitration proceedings against CNNC Overseas Uranium Holdings Ltd (CNNC Overseas) amid indications it will seek to acquire Paladin's interest in the Langer Heinrich uranium mine in Namibia. CNNC Overseas bought a 25% joint venture equity stake in Langer Heinrich for $190 million in January 2014.


Barakah 3 sets pipe welding quality benchmark

Published: Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:16:10 GMT

Barakah_3_dome_(Enec)-48Construction work at Barakah 3 in the United Arab Emirates has passed two milestones with the completion of reactor coolant loop pipe welding and the reactor containment building dome structure. The coolant loop work has set a new industry benchmark for quality in pipe welding.


China's CGN extends its cooperation with Kenya

Published: Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:38:54 GMT

CGN-KNEB - March 2017 - 48China General Nuclear and the Kenya Nuclear Electricity Board have extended their cooperation in the development of nuclear energy in the African country with the signing of two new agreements.


Bechtel, GEH team up on European decommissioning

Published: Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:33:18 GMT

USA-based firms Bechtel and GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) have today announced the formation of an alliance to offer decommissioning and dismantling services for nuclear power plants in Germany and Sweden.


CAP1400 reactor vessel passes pressure tests

Published: Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:21:53 GMT

CAP1400 RPV testing - 48Hydraulic pressure testing has been completed on the reactor pressure vessel for the demonstration CAP1400 unit to be built at Shidaowan in China's Shandong province.


Hitachi-GE and Westinghouse set for GDA completion

Published: Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:00:44 GMT

UK regulators expect to complete the Generic Design Assessment of the AP1000 and the UK Advanced Boiling Water Reactor (UK ABWR) in March and December this year, respectively. They have also reported the start of the GDA of the UK HPR1000, which they expect to complete in 2021.


European approval for Salamanca offtake agreement

Published: Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:05:06 GMT

The Euratom Supply Agency, the nuclear watchdog of the European Union, has approved Berkeley Energia's offtake agreement for the sale of the first production from its Salamanca uranium mine under development in Spain. The mine is expected to enter production in late 2018.


Rosatom and state funding firm join for innovation

Published: Tue, 21 Mar 2017 15:20:46 GMT

RVC-Rosatom - March 2017 - 48Rosatom and Russian Venture Company have signed an agreement to cooperate in the promotion of advanced technologies and innovative developments at the Russian state nuclear corporation's subsidiaries. RVC is a Russian state institution responsible for funding national innovation projects on behalf of the National Technology Initiative.


European Commission clears Belgian nuclear support

Published: Mon, 20 Mar 2017 17:30:18 GMT

Doel 48The European Commission has approved Belgian plans to support the long-term operation of three nuclear reactors after finding measures to compensate operators Engie-Electrabel and EDF Belgium are in line with European Union rules on state aid.