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Canadian Candu produces cancer therapy isotope

Canadian Candu produces cancer therapy isotope

Lutetium-177 has been produced using a new isotope production system that was installed in unit 7 of the Bruce plant in Ontario, Canada, during a recent planned maintenance outage. It marks the first time the short-lived medical isotope has been produced in a commercial nuclear power reactor.

Corporate 22 June 2022


GE, BHEL sign contract for Indian turbine manufacture

GE, BHEL sign contract for Indian turbine manufacture

GE Steam Power has signed a UDS165 million contract with Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd to supply three nuclear steam turbines for India's domestic nuclear power programme.

Corporate 22 June 2022


SMR company NuScale pivots from development to delivery

SMR company NuScale pivots from development to delivery

NuScale Power has announced it is making a strategic shift from product development to product delivery as commercialisation of its VOYGR small modular reactor (SMR) power plants approaches.

Corporate 20 June 2022


ČEZ buys Škoda JS from Russian owners

ČEZ buys Škoda JS from Russian owners

Czech energy giant ČEZ is acquiring the nuclear energy services firm Škoda JS from its Russian owners, a move which avoids the risk of sanctions having an impact on key supplies for ČEZ’s nuclear power plants.

Corporate 20 June 2022


Inria, Framatome team up on digital nuclear safety solutions

Inria, Framatome team up on digital nuclear safety solutions

Framatome and Inria, the French national institute for research in digital science and technology, have entered a strategic partnership to accelerate studies for long-term advancements and enhanced safety of operations for the nuclear industry.

Corporate 17 June 2022


EDF Energy extends plant services contract with Jacobs

EDF Energy extends plant services contract with Jacobs

USA-based engineering group Jacobs has been awarded a two-year extension to its Stations Services Agreement with EDF Energy, operator of the UK's nuclear power plants. Jacobs' scope includes supporting the safe operation and maintenance of the advanced gas-cooled reactor plants, which account for about 17% of the country's electricity generation.

Corporate 15 June 2022


First use of 3D-printed nuclear fuel debris filters

First use of 3D-printed nuclear fuel debris filters

Nuclear fuel debris filters manufactured by Westinghouse Electric Sweden AB using 3D printing technology have been installed at unit 2 of the Olkiluoto nuclear power plant in Finland and unit 3 of the Oskarshamn plant in Sweden.

Corporate 14 June 2022


KEPCO and Westinghouse discuss cooperation on nuclear power exports

KEPCO and Westinghouse discuss cooperation on nuclear power exports

Korea Electric Power Corp says that it has discussed with US-firm Westinghouse ways to cooperate on international nuclear power generation markets - South Korea has a goal of exporting 10 nuclear power plants by 2030.

Corporate 09 June 2022


Bechtel teams up with Toshiba for Polish new build

Bechtel teams up with Toshiba for Polish new build

US engineering and construction firm Bechtel has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with two affiliates of Japan's Toshiba to collaborate on the delivery of steam turbines and generators for Poland's first nuclear power plant.

Corporate 08 June 2022


Nuclear operators to benefit from immersive 3D simulations

Nuclear operators to benefit from immersive 3D simulations

Complete 3D simulations of operating nuclear facilities offered as a new innovative service from Duke Energy One and L3Harris Technologies can be used to enhance response preparedness and efficiency and safety, as well as reducing costs.

Corporate 06 June 2022