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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.

Uganda seeks Chinese cooperation in nuclear energy

Nuclear Policies

12 May 2017

Ugandans visit Fuqing - 48A delegation from Uganda has visited China to familiarise itself with nuclear energy technology and to discuss cooperation. The African country plans to introduce nuclear into its future energy mix.

China, Iran sign first contract for Arak redesign

Nuclear Policies

24 April 2017

China-Iran - April 2017 - 48China and Iran have signed the first commercial contract for the reconstruction of Iran's Arak heavy water reactor. The core of the reactor was removed as part of an international agreement limiting Iran's nuclear program in return for the lifting of economic sanctions.

China, Saudi Arabia begin HTGR feasibility study

New Nuclear

17 May 2017

China-Saudi Arabia HTR feasibility - 48China and Saudi Arabia have held their first meeting to discuss the feasibility of constructing high-temperature gas-cooled reactors (HTGRs) in the Middle Eastern country. The joint working group aims to complete the feasibility study report later this year.

TVEL signs further Tianwan fuel contracts

Uranium and Fuel

28 April 2017

CNNC-TVEL - April 2017 - 48Russian nuclear fuel manufacturer JSC TVEL has signed contracts for the supply of fuel and engineering services for units 1 and 2 of the Tianwan nuclear power plant. The units are Russian-supplied VVER-1000 reactors, of which two more are under construction at the site in China's Jiangsu province.

Civil construction completed at fifth Hongyanhe unit

New Nuclear

12 April 2017

Hongyanhe 5 dome installation - 48Major civil engineering works have been completed at unit 5 of the Hongyanhe nuclear power plant in China's Liaoning province with the installation of the dome of its containment building. China Nuclear Industry 23 Construction Company Limited (CNI23) has announced that the operation to raise the dome - measuring 37 metres in diameter and 11m in height and weighing about 180 tonnes - and place it upon the containment building was completed at 7.02am today.