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Argentina and China sign contract for two reactors

New Nuclear

18 May 2017

China-Argentina May 2017 - 48China is to supply Argentina with two nuclear power reactors - one a Candu pressurised heavy water reactor, the other a Hualong One pressurised water reactor. The contract was among 19 agreements signed yesterday in Beijing during a meeting of Chinese president Xi Jinping and Argentinean president Mauricio Macri.

Energoatom expands cooperation with CNNP, NASA and IDOM Nuclear Services

Corporate

08 November 2016

Shavlakov and Xiu Jiang - 48Ukrainian nuclear power plant operator Energoatom has agreed to enhance its cooperation with Chinese, Argentinian and Spanish companies - respectively, China National Nuclear Power, Nucleoeléctrica Argentina SA and IDOM Nuclear Services.

Contract for prototype CAREM balance of plant

New Nuclear

06 September 2016

CAREM BOP contract signing - 48Argentina's National Atomic Energy Commission has awarded a contract to a joint venture between Tecna and Siemens to supply the balance of plant for the prototype CAREM-25, a domestically-designed and developed small integral reactor.

SNC-Lavalin wins Atucha contract

Corporate

25 November 2016

SNC-Lavalin has been awarded a pre-project contract from Argentina's Nucleoeléctrica Argentina SA for the Candu nuclear new build project at the Atucha site in the district of Zàrate. The Canadian engineering group said yesterday that, "if this project materialises, it would be the first Candu new build since Cernavoda Unit 2 came on line in 2007".

Cooperation by Argentinian and Ukrainian operators

Corporate

31 October 2016

Nucleoelectrica-Energoatom - October 2016 - 48State-owned nuclear companies Nucleoelétrica Argentina SA and Energoatom of Ukraine have signed a memorandum of understanding aiming to promote bilateral nuclear power development efforts.

New steam generators delivered to Embalse ahead of overhaul

Corporate

02 September 2016

Embalse SG arrival - 48The second pair of replacement steam generators has been delivered to the Embalse nuclear power plant in Argentina. The components will be replaced as part of a project to extend the operating period of the Candu pressurized heavy-water reactor by up to 30 years.