Construction rss

Tender for Egyptian plant rescheduled

New Nuclear

22 July 2014

A tender to construct Egypt's first nuclear power plant will now be launched by the end of 2014. The tender for the El-Dabaa plant was originally scheduled for earlier this year.

CB&I, CNNC extend cooperation

Corporate

17 July 2014

US energy infrastructure company CB&I has increased its cooperation with the Chinese nuclear industry by signing a memorandum of understanding with China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC). The agreement will see them cooperate on the development of nuclear power plants.

Russia celebrates two industry 'firsts' at Beloyarsk and Obninsk

New Nuclear

27 June 2014

BN-800 construction 48Russia celebrated two stand-out achievements for the world's nuclear industry today - the launch of the most powerful fast reactor and the 60th anniversary of the first civilian nuclear power plant.

BRICS plans energy association in wake of new bank

Nuclear Policies

21 July 2014

Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced plans to establish a BRICS "energy association" that will include a fuel reserve bank and an energy policy institute.

Amec to advise on Polish plant

Corporate

08 July 2014

Amec Nuclear UK has been selected as technical adviser to provide support for the program to build Poland's first nuclear power plant.

Dome in place at fourth Fuqing unit

New Nuclear

24 June 2014

Fuqing 4 dome 48Installation of the reactor dome on the containment building marks the end of major civil engineering works at Fuqing 4. The four units at the plant in China's Fujian province are all due to start up by mid-2016.