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China signs Candu deals with Romania and Argentina

New Nuclear

25 July 2014

Two Chinese nuclear utilities have signed agreements that would see them cooperate in the construction and financing of new Candu units at Romania's Cernavoda plant and at Argentina's Atucha plant.

CB&I, CNNC extend cooperation

Corporate

17 July 2014

US energy infrastructure company CB&I has increased its cooperation with the Chinese nuclear industry by signing a memorandum of understanding with China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC). The agreement will see them cooperate on the development of nuclear power plants.

Putin changes status of eight Rosatom entities with weapons know-how

Corporate

01 July 2014

The Russian government is firming up separation of the country's military and civilian nuclear assets with a change to the legal status of certain Rosatom subsidiaries.

BRICS plans energy association in wake of new bank

Nuclear Policies

21 July 2014

Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced plans to establish a BRICS "energy association" that will include a fuel reserve bank and an energy policy institute.

Nuclear security lapse in Iraq

Regulation and Safety

10 July 2014

Iraq has lost control of low-grade nuclear materials owned by a university in the city of Mosul, which has been taken over by insurgents. The country recently acceded to an international convention that obliges other nations to come to its aid.

UK government paves way for Chinese nuclear plant

Nuclear Policies

18 June 2014

Cameron and Li, June 2014 77x48The UK and China signed two agreements 17 June enabling Chinese companies not only to invest in nuclear power plant projects but also to build Chinese-design nuclear reactors in the UK, the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) said.