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EDF results show expected rebound

EDF results show expected rebound

EDF in 2018 achieved all its financial objectives and exceeded the targets of its performance plan, company chairman and CEO Jean-Bernard Lévy announced last week. Its performance would be "amplified" in 2019, he said during the presentation of its results.

Corporate 18 February 2019


US nuclear industry seeks presidential support

US nuclear industry seeks presidential support

A strong domestic industrial base is vital to enable US companies to compete overseas, nuclear industry executives told President Donald Trump at a meeting on 12 February.

Corporate 14 February 2019


Genkai 2 to be decommissioned

Genkai 2 to be decommissioned

Kyushu Electric Power Company today announced its decision not to restart unit 2 at its Genkai nuclear power plant in Japan's Saga prefecture. The unit becomes the tenth operable Japanese reactor to be declared for decommissioning since the Fukushima Daiichi accident.

Corporate 13 February 2019


Silex and Cameco agree terms for GLE acquisition

Silex and Cameco agree terms for GLE acquisition

Australian technology company Silex Systems Limited and Canadian company Cameco Corporation have signed a term sheet on their proposed joint purchase of GE-Hitachi Nuclear Energy's share of GLE, the exclusive licensee for SILEX laser uranium enrichment technology.

Corporate 07 February 2019


GNF and Enusa extend nuclear fuel joint venture

GNF and Enusa extend nuclear fuel joint venture

Global Nuclear Fuel (GNF) and Spanish state-owned nuclear fuel manufacturer Enusa Industrias Avanzadas have signed an agreement to extend their GNF Enusa Nuclear Fuel SA joint venture for an additional six years.

Corporate 07 February 2019


US nuclear plants operate through polar vortex

US nuclear plants operate through polar vortex

Exelon has thanked its employees for "braving the cold" to keep its nuclear power plants in Illinois, New Jersey and New York operating at full power as extreme weather conditions hit the USA last week.

Corporate 04 February 2019


PG&E files for Chapter 11 reorganisation

PG&E files for Chapter 11 reorganisation

PG&E Corporation and its primary operating subsidiary Pacific Gas & Electric Company - operator of California's Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant - has today filed for reorganisation under Chapter 11 of the US Bankruptcy Code in the US Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California.

Corporate 29 January 2019


KHNP teams up with Sargent & Lundy for Romanian project

KHNP teams up with Sargent & Lundy for Romanian project

Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power has signed an agreement with USA-based engineering firm Sargent & Lundy to collaborate on a planned modernisation project at Romania's Cernavoda nuclear power plant.

Corporate 25 January 2019


CNNC extends cooperation with Suzhou University

CNNC extends cooperation with Suzhou University

China National Nuclear Corporation and Suzhou University have signed a strategic cooperation agreement aimed at expanding their existing cooperation in nuclear medicine and nuclear technology applications. Suzhou University is in the eastern-central coastal province of Jiangsu.

Corporate 23 January 2019


Creativity needed in nuclear power recruitment, report says

Creativity needed in nuclear power recruitment, report says

In a bid to attract new talent, the nuclear sector is working to transform its image and new projects and technologies will “help shed outdated perceptions”, according to the latest Global Energy Talent Index released yesterday. But, to truly succeed, nuclear companies will "need to be inventive with how they source and nurture their workforce", adds the energy recruitment and employment trends report, which is in its third year.

Corporate 23 January 2019