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Thales gets UK control system work


29 July 2014

Torness_(EDF_Energy)_48Thales Group has secured a ten-year, £30 million ($51 million) contract to provide long-term support for computerised control systems at seven of EDF Energy's UK nuclear power plants.

Westinghouse buys Italian component maker


03 July 2014

Westinghouse is to buy Italian heavy equipment manufacturer Mangiarotti SpA, which it said will strengthen its supply chain and broaden its reach into the oil and gas industries.

Alstom chooses GE alliance


23 June 2014

Alstom's board has unanimously recommended its shareholders accept a revised offer for its power and grid businesses from GE that will see Alstom retain a 50% interest in its nuclear steam turbine business. The French state has also agreed to acquire up to 20% of Alstom.

Pinon Ridge mill in uranium asset sale

Exploration and Nuclear Fuel

09 July 2014

The Pinon Ridge project, including the licence to build the USA's first new conventional uranium mill in 30 years, features in a list of assets being sold by Energy Fuels to private investors.

Lockheed opens joint R&D base


24 June 2014

China's SNPAS and Lockheed Martin of the USA have opened a new cooperative R&D base where the partners aim to drive forward research on reactor protection systems for Chinese-designed nuclear power plants.

Areva welcomes new forging press


23 June 2014

New press at Areva Creusot Forge 48A new hydraulic forging press has been inaugurated at Areva's Creusot Forge manufacturing site in Burgundy by French prime minister Manuel Valls. It replaces an old press for nuclear forgings at the plant.