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China Three Gorges to invest in nuclear

26 August 2014

China National Nuclear Corporation has signed a cooperation agreement with hydroelectric company China Three Gorges Corporation. The two companies will work together on nuclear power projects.

Electrabel reschedules Tihange 1 outage

22 August 2014

Tihange 1 - 48Belgian utility Electrabel has changed the schedule for a planned outage at unit 1 of its Tihange nuclear power plant to ensure the country's demand for electricity during the coming winter can be met. Three of Belgium's seven reactors are currently offline.

Rössing plans for desalination

05 August 2014

Rossing_open_pit_(Rio_Tinto_2014)_48Rössing Uranium is planning to build a new desalination plant to ensure an economical source of water for its uranium operations in Namibia. The move follows an organizational restructuring as the company strives to improve economic viability at one of the world's top-producing uranium mines.

Uprates approved for Peach Bottom reactors

26 August 2014

Peach Bottom 48An increase in power output of over 12% at each of units 2 and 3 of the Peach Bottom nuclear power plant in Pennsylvania has been approved by the US nuclear regulator.

RAPP 5 exceeds 740 days of uninterrupted operation

12 August 2014

Rajasthan 5 and 6 48The fifth unit at India's Rajasthan Atomic Power Project (RAPP) has operated continuously for more than 740 days. Only one other reactor - Canada's Pickering 7 - has operated for a longer continuous period.

Areva losses belie order book

04 August 2014

Areva has cited deteriorating nuclear market conditions as a reason behind a net loss for the first half of 2014. Nonetheless, the company's €44.9 billion ($60 billion) order backlog is over €3.5 billion higher than it was at the end of 2013.