Corporate rss

Canadian cyclotron turns 40

11 February 2016

Triumf_40th_celebrations_(Triumf-Stallknecht)-48Canada has marked the fortieth anniversary of operations at the world's largest cyclotron accelerator, the 520 MeV Main Cyclotron at the Triumf national laboratory for particle physics. Celebrations were attended by science minister Kirsty Duncan.

Olkiluoto EPR supplier revises compensation claim

10 February 2016

Olkiluoto 3 - December 2015 - 48The Areva-Siemens consortium has updated its arbitration claim against Finnish utility Teollisuuden Voima Oyj to some €3.52 billion ($3.96 billion). The claim relates to delays in the construction of the first-of-a-kind EPR unit at Olkiluoto.

Fox Lake debuts in Cameco quarterly report

08 February 2016

UPDATED Cameco has reported resource figures for the Fox Lake uranium deposit for the first time, at the end of a quarter which also saw the company write down CAD 210 million ($151 million) related to its Rabbit Lake operation.

Rosatom explains benefits of state backing to plant projects

11 February 2016

Russia's gross domestic product gains three roubles for every one invested in building a nuclear power plant in the country, and two roubles for units built abroad, Rosatom deputy director general Kirill Komarov said in an interview with Vestnik Atomproma published on the state nuclear corporation's website yesterday.

Russia strengthens nuclear research and development ties

09 February 2016

Rosatom-Kurchatov Institute - February 2016 - 48Russia's Kurchatov Institute and state nuclear corporation Rosatom have signed a cooperation agreement "to harness synergies in the joint development of promising new technologies and the modernization of existing technology in the nuclear power and energy transport sector".

Nuclear tax and low prices continue to impact Vattenfall

04 February 2016

Swedish utility Vattenfall has announced a loss of SEK19.8 billion ($2.4 billion) in 2015, its third consecutive annual loss. It attributed this partly to continued low electricity prices and unprofitable Swedish nuclear power reactors.