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Sudden death of Khan Resources president

24 April 2015

Jim Doak, the president of uranium developer Khan Resources, passed away in his hotel room on 24 April, the company announced. The Canadian citizen was staying in Ulaanbataar for meetings with the Mongolian government.

New cooling towers completed at Loviisa

22 April 2015

Loviisa cooling towers - 48 (Fortum)The construction of a new backup air-cooling system independent of seawater cooling has been completed at the Loviisa plant in Finland. It is the first time such a cooling system has been used at a nuclear power plant.

US nuclear plants celebrate performance

17 April 2015

Turkey_Point_(NRC-FPL)_48Latest reliability and safety indicators for US nuclear power plants continue a pattern of consistently high results dating back more than ten years, according to the US Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI). Meanwhile, an NEI study has shown that Florida's nuclear plants contribute over $1.4 billion per year to the state's economy.

Areva reviews forging inspections

22 April 2015

Areva announced yesterday that it is conducting additional studies on the quality of forged components and the quality processes at its Le Creusot facility in Burgundy. It plans an external review of areas related to forging and inspections.

Leningrad Phase II management transferred to single company

20 April 2015

Leningrad Nuclear Power Plant (LNNP) is to take over completely the management of the Leningrad Phase II nuclear power plant construction project in western Russia by the end of October. Rosenergoatom, which operates all of Russia's civil nuclear power plants, ordered the transfer on 17 April.

Areva looks to consolidate German activities

15 April 2015

Areva's German subsidiary, Areva GmbH, has announced plans to consolidate its activities. The move, in response to Germany's changing nuclear power market, would result in the closure of its engineering services facility in Offenbach.