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Vessel head for Haiyang 2

New Nuclear

27 July 2015

Haiyang 2 vessel installation  48The reactor pressure vessel head for China's Haiyang 2 reactor has been lifted into place, marking another milestone in the construction of the AP1000.

First criticality for Fuqing 2

New Nuclear

23 July 2015

Fuqing 2 first criticality - 48Unit 2 of the Fuqing nuclear power plant in China's Fujian province has achieved a sustained chain reaction for the first time. The reactor is expected to enter commercial operation later this year.

Steam generator installation under way at Haiyang 2

New Nuclear

08 July 2015

Haiyang 2 steam generator - 48The first of two steam generators has been installed at the second AP1000 unit under construction at Haiyang in China's Shandong province.

Work starts on sixth Hongyanhe unit

New Nuclear

24 July 2015

Hongyanhe 6 first concrete - 48Construction started today on the sixth unit of the Hongyanhe nuclear power plant in China's Liaoning province, plant owner China General Nuclear announced.

Chinese nuclear giant officially launched


16 July 2015

A ceremony was held in Beijing yesterday to mark the official launch of China's State Power Investment Corporation, formed through the merger of China Power Investment Corporation and State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation.

Sanmen 2 containment dome installed

New Nuclear

07 July 2015

Sanmen 2 dome installation 48Construction of the second AP1000 unit at Sanmen in China's Zhejiang province reached a milestone yesterday with the installation of the top of the containment vessel.