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Framatome-Siemens awarded Hanhikivi I&C contract

Framatome-Siemens awarded Hanhikivi I&C contract

Russia's Titan-2 - the main contractor for Fennovoima's Hanhikivi 1 nuclear power plant project in Finland - has awarded a contract to the Framatome-Siemens consortium for the plant's main instrumentation and control (I&C) systems.

Corporate 02 October 2019


No immediate action required on components, says EDF

No immediate action required on components, says EDF

In-service steam generators affected by non-compliance in a stress-relieving heat-treatment process are safe to continue in use, French utility EDF said today. Investigations into the deviation at Framatome's Saint-Marcel site are ongoing.

Corporate 18 September 2019


Framatome investigates reactor component plant

Framatome investigates reactor component plant

Framatome is carrying out further studies at its Saint-Marcel site in France after discovering temperature ranges in some stress-relieving heat treatments carried out on steam generator welds and pressuriser seals had deviated from technical standards, the company said today.

Corporate 10 September 2019


World Nuclear Association sees upturn in uranium demand

World Nuclear Association sees upturn in uranium demand

Rapid growth in uranium demand will lead to a need for additional mined uranium in the period to 2040 in all scenarios given in the latest edition of World Nuclear Association's fuel report. Projections for nuclear generating capacity growth have been revised upwards for the first time in eight years, following the introduction of more favourable policies in a number of countries.

Uranium & Fuel 05 September 2019


Partnerships key to nuclear growth, says GE Steam Power CEO

Partnerships key to nuclear growth, says GE Steam Power CEO

GE Steam Power expects "stable demand" for nuclear power generation over the next 10 years as "the only powerful source of electricity without carbon dioxide emissions", its CEO, Michael Keroullé, said in an interview this week with Strana Rosatom, the newspaper of the Russian state nuclear corporation.

Corporate 01 August 2019


US 2018 uranium purchase figures released

US 2018 uranium purchase figures released

Owners and operators of US civilian nuclear power reactors purchased a total of 40 million pounds U3O8 equivalent (15,386 tU) of deliveries during 2018, according to the latest uranium marketing report from the US Energy Information Administration. Nearly 10% of that was US-origin uranium.
 

Uranium & Fuel 03 June 2019


Doosan to participate in NuScale SMR development

Doosan to participate in NuScale SMR development

US small modular reactor developer NuScale Power has signed a memorandum of understanding with Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction - part of South Korea's Doosan Group - for strategic cooperation to support deployment of the NuScale Power Module worldwide.

New Nuclear 30 April 2019


Viewpoint: Finland seeks to streamline licensing

Viewpoint: Finland seeks to streamline licensing

Finnish power companies are looking for ways to streamline licensing and qualification processes through a new project started last year called KELPO. The first part of the project has been completed and it is moving ahead to the pilot phase, writes Tuomo Huttunen, senior advisor on nuclear power at industry group Finnish Energy.

Perspectives 08 April 2019


Bruce Power harvests first HSA cobalt-60

Bruce Power harvests first HSA cobalt-60

Bruce Power has completed its first harvest of medical-grade cobalt-60 produced inside the Bruce 7 nuclear power reactor.

Regulation & Safety 26 March 2019


Cameco proceeding with caution as market improves

Cameco proceeding with caution as market improves

The uranium market started to show recovery in 2018 but prices and the long-term contracting market are still not sufficient to restart idled production capacity, Cameco CEO Tim Gitzel said yesterday.

Uranium & Fuel 12 February 2019