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Hyundai E&C shortlisted to build new Kozloduy units

Hyundai E&C shortlisted to build new Kozloduy units

South Korea's Hyundai Engineering & Construction is the only one of the five candidates deemed to have met the requirements for the construction and commissioning of two new Westinghouse AP1000 units at Bulgaria's Kozloduy nuclear power plant.

New Nuclear 19 February 2024


Preparations begin for new Chinese plant

Preparations begin for new Chinese plant

A ground-breaking ceremony has been held to mark the start of construction of the first phase of the Jinqimen nuclear power plant in Ningbo, Zhejiang Province, China National Nuclear Corporation announced.

New Nuclear 19 February 2024


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Akkuyu's first unit hits fresh landmarks

Akkuyu's first unit hits fresh landmarks

The reactor compartment of Akkuyu nuclear power plant unit 1 in Turkey has been prepared for controlled assembly of the reactor - and the generator stator has also been installed in its pre-design position.

New Nuclear 12 February 2024


Outer dome installed on Chinese small modular nuclear reactor

Outer dome installed on Chinese small modular nuclear reactor

The outer containment dome has been successfully hoisted into place at the ACP100 small modular reactor demonstration project at the Changjiang site on China's island province of Hainan, China National Nuclear Corporation has announced.

New Nuclear 07 February 2024


First European-made ITER vessel sector awaits shipment

First European-made ITER vessel sector awaits shipment

The first of five vacuum vessel sectors under the responsibility of Fusion for Energy - the Iter Organisation's European domestic agency - is undergoing factory acceptance tests. The component has already passed leak testing and its dimensions will now be checked.

New Nuclear 06 February 2024


Pressure vessel in place at Indian plant

Pressure vessel in place at Indian plant

The reactor vessel for Kudankulam unit 4 has been lifted into its design position at the construction site in Tamil Nadu on 24 January, Rosatom announced.

New Nuclear 05 February 2024


Five express interest in Kozloduy new nuclear construction

Five express interest in Kozloduy new nuclear construction

The deadline to express an interest in the construction of the proposed two new units at the Kozloduy nuclear power plant in Bulgaria has passed, with five companies submitting applications.

New Nuclear 05 February 2024


Polar crane commissioned at second San'ao unit

Polar crane commissioned at second San'ao unit

The polar crane has been installed within the top of the containment building of unit 2 at the San'ao nuclear power plant in China's Zhejiang province. With tests now completed, the crane is ready for use.

New Nuclear 30 January 2024


Major module installed at Xudabao 1

Major module installed at Xudabao 1

The largest and heaviest module - the CA20 - has been installed at unit 1 of the Xudabao nuclear power plant in China's Liaoning province, China National Nuclear Corporation subsidiary China Nuclear Industry 23 Construction Company Limited has announced.

New Nuclear 29 January 2024


EDF announces Hinkley Point C delay and rise in project cost

EDF announces Hinkley Point C delay and rise in project cost

The UK's Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant, which was expected to be completed in 2027 and cost up to GBP26 billion, is now unlikely to be operational before 2030, with the overall cost revised to between GBP31 to GBP34 billion (in 2015 prices), EDF has said.

New Nuclear 23 January 2024