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UK capable of producing Westinghouse SMR vessel

New Nuclear

18 April 2016

Westinghouse SMR CV and IRPV - 48The UK has the capabilities to produce the reactor pressure vessel for Westinghouse's small modular reactor (SMR) design, according to an independent assessment by the Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre.

CGN boosts cooperation with Czech firms


31 March 2016

China General Nuclear announced today that it has signed memoranda of understanding with Czech engineering companies to cooperate in nuclear energy.

Vessel delivered for Tianwan 4

New Nuclear

02 March 2016

Tianwan 4 RPV delivered - 48The reactor pressure vessel for unit 4 of the Tianwan nuclear power plant in China's Jiangsu province has been delivered to the construction site.

HTR helium fan motor passes acceptance tests

New Nuclear

05 April 2016

HTR blower motor passes factory acceptance - 48Factory acceptance tests for the main motor of the helium fan for use in China's HTR-PM high-temperature gas-cooled reactor has been successfully completed, Harbin Electric Corporation announced. Separately, the company has also developed a 300 MW reactor coolant pump.

Westinghouse looks to UK for vessel manufacture

New Nuclear

03 March 2016

Westinghouse SMR CV and IRPV - 48Westinghouse Electric Company has announced a manufacturing study to investigate the production of reactor pressure vessels for its small modular reactor in the UK through a collaboration with the Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre.

NRC to issue licence for Mo-99 facility

Regulation and Safety

29 February 2016

The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has authorized its staff to issue a construction permit for Shine Medical Technologies' first-of-a-kind medical radioisotope production facility to be built in Janesville, Wisconsin.