Supply chain rss

First European parts delivered to Iter

New Nuclear

06 May 2015

First European ITER delivery 48The first European-supplied components have been delivered to the construction site of the Iter project at Cadarache in southern France. The large tanks were produced in Spain and will be part of the fusion reactor's water detritiation system.

New vessel head delivered to Tihange unit

Corporate

25 March 2015

Tihange 3 vessel head 48Areva has delivered a replacement reactor vessel head for unit 3 of Electrabel's Tihange nuclear power plant in Belgium. The company has also been awarded a contract to supply a new vessel head to a US utility.

Investment in nuclear R&D key to UK success

Nuclear Policies

02 March 2015

The UK can only be a competitive player in the global nuclear market if the government commits to a program of research and development (R&D) aimed at advanced reactor and fuel cycle technologies, as well as developing a skilled workforce, the Nuclear Innovation and Research Advisory Board suggests.

Areva reviews forging inspections

Corporate

22 April 2015

Areva announced yesterday that it is conducting additional studies on the quality of forged components and the quality processes at its Le Creusot facility in Burgundy. It plans an external review of areas related to forging and inspections.

US queries French uranium imports

Uranium and Fuel

10 March 2015

The US Department of Commerce is querying the status of a minority of US imports of French low-enriched uranium in 2013-2014 under antidumping legislation.

CASI venture opens in China

Corporate

17 February 2015

CASI signing ceremony 48A joint venture between France's Areva and China's Central Nuclear Control System Engineering Co has officially opened in Beijing. The new company - Areva Nuclear Safety Instrument Control Engineering Co (CASI) - will supply digital control systems for nuclear power plants.