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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


First EPR enters commercial operation

First EPR enters commercial operation

Unit 1 of the Taishan nuclear power plant in Guangdong province has completed all commissioning work and is qualified for commercial operation, China General Nuclear announced yesterday. It becomes the first EPR reactor to reach the milestone.

New Nuclear 14 December 2018


Fuqing 6 reactor pressure vessel in place

Fuqing 6 reactor pressure vessel in place

The reactor pressure vessel has been installed at Fuqing unit 6, China's second demonstration Hualong One unit, China National Nuclear Corporation announced today.

New Nuclear 11 December 2018


Nigeria becomes HEU free

Nigeria becomes HEU free

The last known highly enriched uranium in Nigeria has been repatriated to China, leaving the African country HEU-free.

Regulation & Safety 10 December 2018


China General Nuclear ready to ramp up UK ambitions

China General Nuclear ready to ramp up UK ambitions

Following the withdrawal of NuGeneration, China General Nuclear is ready to ramp-up its plans for a new plant at Bradwell based on its HPR1000 (Hualong One) design in order to keep the UK's nuclear power programme on track, Robert Davies, chief operating officer of CGN UK said today.

New Nuclear 06 December 2018


Reactor vessel in place at Hongyanhe 6

Reactor vessel in place at Hongyanhe 6

The reactor pressure vessel of unit 6 at the Hongyanhe nuclear power plant in China's Liaoning province was installed on 1 December, Liaoning Hongyanhe Nuclear Power Company announced today.

New Nuclear 04 December 2018


CNNC launches R&D centre for fuels and materials

CNNC launches R&D centre for fuels and materials

China National Nuclear Corporation held a ceremony on 27 November to mark the establishment of a new centre for nuclear fuels and materials research and development in Beijing.

Uranium & Fuel 03 December 2018