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China may act as transit route for new fuel bank, says Kazakh official

Uranium and Fuel

24 June 2015

The International Atomic Energy Agency is considering the option of China as a transit route for low-enriched uranium to the planned international fuel bank in Kazakhstan, a Kazakh government official has told local journalists.

Construction milestone for fifth Yangjiang unit

New Nuclear

16 June 2015

Yangjiang 5 dome installation - 48The installation of the dome upon the containment building of unit 5 at China's Yangjiang nuclear power plant marks the end of major civil engineering works at the unit.

Second Yangjiang unit enters commercial operation

New Nuclear

11 June 2015

Yangjiang 1 and 2 - 48Unit 2 of China General Nuclear's Yangjiang nuclear power plant in Guangdong province has entered commercial operation.

Steam generators in place at Sanmen 2

New Nuclear

17 June 2015

Sanmen 2 SG installation 48Both steam generators have now been installed within the containment building of the second Westinghouse AP1000 unit under construction at the Sanmen plant in China's Zhejiang province.

Commercial operation begins at Ningde 3

New Nuclear

16 June 2015

Ningde 3 - 48Unit 3 of the Ningde plant in China's Fujian province has become China's 25th nuclear power reactor to enter commercial operation.

Haiyang 1 control room declared operational

New Nuclear

09 June 2015

Haiyang 1 control room operational 48The main control room of the first Westinghouse AP1000 unit at Haiyang in China's Shandong province has been declared operational. The unit is expected to begin operating by the end of this year.