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Haiyang 1 pumps operated at full-power

New Nuclear

14 October 2016

Haiyang 1 pumps at full power - 48The four reactor coolant pumps at unit 1 of the Haiyang nuclear power plant in China's Shandong province have been operated simultaneously at full speed for the first time. The AP1000 is set to begin operating by the end of the year.

Hot tests completed at fourth Yangjiang unit

New Nuclear

27 September 2016

Yangjiang 4 hot tests completed - 48Unit 4 of the Yangjiang nuclear power plant in China's Guangdong province has successfully completed pre-operational testing, China General Nuclear announced yesterday.

Fourth Hongyanhe unit enters commercial operation

New Nuclear

20 September 2016

Hongyanhe Phase I units - 48Unit 4 of the Hongyanhe nuclear power plant in China's Liaoning province has started commercial operation, China General Nuclear announced on 19 September.

Contract for nuclear islands of Xudabao Phase I

New Nuclear

14 October 2016

Xudaboa contract signing - 48A contract has been signed for the civil construction of the nuclear islands for units 1 and 2 of the Xudabao nuclear power plant in China's Liaoning province. The units are the first of six AP1000 reactors planned for the site.

Canada and China team up on AFCR


23 September 2016

SNC Lavalin-CNNC-SEC September 2016 - 48An agreement in principle to form a new joint venture to develop, market and construct the Advanced Fuel Candu Reactor has been signed by Canada's SNC-Lavalin, China National Nuclear Corporation and Shanghai Electric. The reactor reuses used fuel from light water reactors.

Contract for nuclear islands of Fangchenggang Hualong One units

New Nuclear

13 September 2016

Fangchenggang 3-4 nuclear island contract - 48A contract to install the nuclear islands of units 3 and 4 of the Fangchenggang nuclear power plant in China has been awarded to China Nuclear Industry 23 Construction Company Limited. The units are a demonstration project for China General Nuclear's Hualong One reactor design.