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Framatome completes Forsmark I&C upgrade

Framatome completes Forsmark I&C upgrade

France's Framatome has completed a project to upgrade the safety instrumentation and control (I&C) system of unit 3 at the Forsmark nuclear power plant in Sweden.

Corporate 13 December 2018


Indian reactor sets new world record

Indian reactor sets new world record

Kaiga unit 1 has set a new world record for continuous operation of a nuclear power reactor of any type. The pressurised heavy water reactor has now completed 941 unbroken days of operation since 13 May 2016.

Corporate 11 December 2018


European bank loan for Slovak investments

European bank loan for Slovak investments

The European Investment Bank has announced a EUR60 million (USD68 million) loan to utility Slovenské Elektrárne to finance investments in nuclear safety at Slovakia's existing Bohunice and Mochovce nuclear power plants.

Corporate 11 December 2018


South African government replaces Necsa board

South African government replaces Necsa board

The South African government has replaced the entire board of the South Africa Nuclear Energy Corporation following alleged failures in its statutory duties including legislative non-compliance, non-adherence to shareholder instructions, financial mismanagement and delays in returning the country's radioisotope manufacturing facility to full functionality.

Corporate 10 December 2018


Bruce and Framatome sign CAD18.7 million MoU

Bruce and Framatome sign CAD18.7 million MoU

Bruce Power and Framatome have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on innovative modernisations for the Bruce A and Bruce B power plants as part of the Canadian facility's Life Extension Programme.

Corporate 03 December 2018


Lawsuit launched as Bellefonte sale falters

Lawsuit launched as Bellefonte sale falters

A lawsuit filed by Nuclear Development LLC alleging that the Tennessee Valley Authority is in breach of contract following the authority's announcement that it will not complete the sale of the partially-built Bellefonte nuclear power plant is without merit, TVA said today.

Corporate 03 December 2018


Russia starts cobalt-60 production at Kursk plant

Russia starts cobalt-60 production at Kursk plant

The Kursk nuclear power plant in Russia has started producing cobalt-60, following the loading of additional cobalt absorbers into unit 4, Rosenergoatom has announced.

Corporate 29 November 2018


Contract for Bruce component replacement tools

Contract for Bruce component replacement tools

SNC-Lavalin and its joint venture partner Eclipse Automation Inc have been awarded a CAD33 million (USD25 million) contract to produce tools to support Bruce Power's fuel channel and feeder replacement project.

Corporate 28 November 2018


Bruce and NuScale collaborate on Canadian SMR business case

Bruce and NuScale collaborate on Canadian SMR business case

NuScale Power has today signed a memorandum of understanding with Bruce Power to develop a business case to introduce NuScale's small modular reactor technology to the Canadian market.

Corporate 27 November 2018


Rosatom launches annealing technology for VVER-1000 units

Rosatom launches annealing technology for VVER-1000 units

Rosatom announced yesterday it has extended the service life of unit 1 of its Balakovo nuclear power plant in the Saratov region of Russia by using thermal annealing on the VVER-1000's reactor pressure vessel.

Corporate 27 November 2018