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KHNP, NASA sign cooperation agreement


28 January 2016

KNHP-NASA MOU - 48Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power (KHNP) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Nucleoeléctrica Argentina SA (NASA) for technological cooperation.

Argentina and China sign two reactor construction agreements

New Nuclear

16 November 2015

Antunez and Zhimin, November 2015 (Argentine President's Office) 76x48Argentina has signed deals with China for the construction of the Latin American country's fourth and fifth nuclear power plants. The agreements were signed yesterday by the president of Nucleoeléctrica Argentina SA (NASA), Jose Luis Antunez, and the head of China's China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC), Quian Zhimin, on the sidelines of the G20 summit taking place in the Turkish coastal resort of Antalya.

Contract for Embalse simulator upgrade


17 July 2015

Embalse simulator - 48The full-scope simulator at Argentina's single-unit Embalse nuclear power plant is to be upgraded by Canada-based L-3 MAPPS under a contract signed with Nucleoeléctrica Argentina SA.

Argentina inaugurates enrichment plant

Uranium and Fuel

02 December 2015

Pilcaniyeu plant inauguration - Dec 2015 - 48Argentine president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner led the official opening ceremony of the Pilcaniyeu uranium enrichment plant on 30 November.

Contracts for new Argentine plant ready for signing

New Nuclear

05 November 2015

China-Argentina - October 2015 - 48Argentina and China have concluded negotiations on the technical and commercial contracts for the construction of Argentina's fourth nuclear power plant. The text of a framework agreement for construction of a fifth plant has also been agreed.

Argentina-China talks on new nuclear plants

New Nuclear

08 May 2015

A $13 billion deal agreed by China to build two reactors for Argentina hinges entirely on the Chinese side putting up the financing, with a final arrangement on the cash deal to be inked in 2017, according to sources in the Chinese nuclear industry.