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Testing complete for Hualong One fuel

Testing complete for Hualong One fuel

Long-term irradiation testing of China National Nuclear Corporation's CF3 pressurised water reactor fuel has been completed.

Uranium & Fuel 21 March 2019


General contract signed for Tianwan Phase IV

General contract signed for Tianwan Phase IV

The general contract has been signed for the construction of two further Russian-supplied reactors at the Tianwan nuclear power plant in China's Jiangsu province. In addition, a technical design contract was signed for a second pair of reactors at the Xudabao site in Liaoning province.

New Nuclear 12 March 2019


WANO to open branch office in China

WANO to open branch office in China

Members of the World Association of Nuclear Operators have voted to establish a new branch office and support centre in Shanghai, China. The London-headquartered organisation already has regional centres in Atlanta, Moscow, Paris and Tokyo.

Corporate 25 February 2019


Karachi 2 reactor internals in place

Karachi 2 reactor internals in place

Installation has been completed of the reactor internals of the Hualong One reactor under construction at unit 2 of the Karachi nuclear power plant in Pakistan.

New Nuclear 31 January 2019


Chinese-developed ATF undergoing irradiation tests

Chinese-developed ATF undergoing irradiation tests

China General Nuclear has begun irradiation testing of a prototype accident-tolerant fuel rod in a research reactor, marking the first time that Chinese-developed ATF has been irradiated.

Uranium & Fuel 24 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


TVEL to supply fuel for China's fast-neutron reactor

TVEL to supply fuel for China's fast-neutron reactor

TVEL and CNLY have signed a contract for the supply of nuclear fuel for the CFR-600 sodium-cooled pool-type fast-neutron nuclear reactor under construction in Xiapu County, in China's Fujian province.

Uranium & Fuel 10 January 2019


Fourth Chinese AP1000 enters commercial operation

Fourth Chinese AP1000 enters commercial operation

Unit 2 of the Haiyang nuclear power plant in China's Shandong province has completed 168 hours of full-power continuous operation and is now deemed to be in commercial operation. It becomes the fourth AP1000 unit in China to reach the milestone.

New Nuclear 09 January 2019


Equipment installation milestones at Hualong One units

Equipment installation milestones at Hualong One units

All the main equipment has now been installed at the first of two demonstration Hualong One units under construction at the Fuqing site in China's Fujian province. Installation of the steam generators has begun at the second unit.

New Nuclear 08 January 2019


Fourth Tianwan unit enters commercial operation

Fourth Tianwan unit enters commercial operation

Unit 4 of the Tianwan nuclear power plant in China's Jiangsu province has entered commercial operation after completing demonstration operation at nominal capacity for 100 hours.

New Nuclear 27 December 2018