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Contracts for new Dounreay waste store

Waste and Recycling

24 November 2015

Dounreay - new HLW store - 48The planned construction of a new high-level waste storage facility at the UK's Dounreay site is progressing with the award of three contracts. The £22 million ($33 million) facility will be an extension to the existing Dounreay Cementation Plant.

High Court trial starts over UK decommissioning claim


20 November 2015

Energy Solutions EU (ES EU) and the UK's Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) met in court this week over the company's claim the government agency violated its own rules last year when it awarded a contract to manage the Magnox Ltd and Research Site Restoration Ltd nuclear sites.

Argentina and China sign two reactor construction agreements

New Nuclear

16 November 2015

Antunez and Zhimin, November 2015 (Argentine President's Office) 76x48Argentina has signed deals with China for the construction of the Latin American country's fourth and fifth nuclear power plants. The agreements were signed yesterday by the president of Nucleoeléctrica Argentina SA (NASA), Jose Luis Antunez, and the head of China's China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC), Quian Zhimin, on the sidelines of the G20 summit taking place in the Turkish coastal resort of Antalya.

Hungary faces state aid investigation over Paks II project

New Nuclear

23 November 2015

The European Commission announced today that it has opened an in-depth state aid investigation into Hungary's plans to provide financing for the construction of two new nuclear power reactors in Paks. The Commission has also launched an infringement procedure against Hungary as regards the Paks II project, because it "has concerns regarding the compatibility of the project" with EU public procurement rules.

Russia formalises deal to build Egypt's first reactors

New Nuclear

20 November 2015

Kiriyenko and Shaker, November 2015 (Rosatom) 72x48Russia and Egypt yesterday signed an intergovernmental agreement to collaborate in the construction and operation of a nuclear power plant equipped with four 1200 MWe units in Dabaa. The agreement was signed yesterday in Cairo by Mohamed Shaker, Egypt's energy minister, and Sergey Kirienko, director general of Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom.

Energoatom plans use of Westinghouse fuel at Zaporozhe

Uranium and Fuel

11 November 2015

Energoatom and Westinghouse have signed a contract for the extension of Ukraine's use of TVS-WR fuel assemblies to the Zaporozhe nuclear power plant. The agreement concerns testing of Westinghouse software at the plant.