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Delay in Finnish repository licence review

Waste and Recycling

26 June 2014

Olkiluoto repository 48The Finnish nuclear regulator needs another six months to review Posiva's application to build a waste encapsulation plant and a final repository at Olkiluoto.

TVO seeks to delay Olkiluoto 4 project

New Nuclear

21 May 2014

Finnish utility Teollisuuden Voima Oyj (TVO) has requested a five-year extension to the government's decision in principle to construct a fourth reactor at the Olkiluoto plant. The request stems from delays in building the third unit there.

Fuel cycle roundup #25

Exploration and Nuclear Fuel

08 May 2014

• Powertech clarifies Dewey-Burdock position
• Permit for Lance
• No Q2 restart for McClean
• ERA and Rössing join forces
• Pinenut producing to 2015
• Talvivaara permit

Loviisa I&C upgrade contract re-assigned


22 May 2014

Loviisa 48Finnish utility Fortum has awarded a contract to Rolls-Royce to complete the modernization of the instrumentation and control (I&C) systems at its Loviisa nuclear power plant having terminated its contract with Areva-Siemens.

Labour ground rules set for Hanhikivi

New Nuclear

20 May 2014

Hanhikivi_labour_agreement_(Fennovoima)_48Fennovoima, Rusatom Overseas and Finnish labour organisations have signed a site agreement on human resources deployment at the proposed Hanhikivi construction project.

Hanhikivi investment decision

New Nuclear

15 April 2014

Hanhikivi with AES-2006 48A binding decision to construct and finance the Hanhikivi nuclear power plant in Finland has been made by the shareholders of Fennovoima, including Russian state nuclear company Rosatom.