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Ontario minister marks completion of first phase of SMR preparations

Ontario minister marks completion of first phase of SMR preparations

Newly appointed Minister of Energy and Electrification Stephen Lecce visited Ontario Power Generation's Darlington New Nuclear site to mark the completion of the first phase of site preparation for the province's first small modular reactor and recent trade missions to Romania and France.

Corporate 14 June 2024


Sanmen 3 containment walls take shape

Sanmen 3 containment walls take shape

The three steel rings forming the walls of the main containment shell have been hoisted into place at unit 3 of the Sanmen nuclear power plant in China's Zhejiang province.

New Nuclear 13 June 2024


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TerraPower breaks ground for Natrium plant

TerraPower breaks ground for Natrium plant

TerraPower's chairman and founder Bill Gates joined company colleagues, government officials, project partners, industry champions and community supporters for the ceremony at the site of the first-of-a-kind advanced reactor plant at Kemmerer in Wyoming.

New Nuclear 11 June 2024


Construction of containment completed for Taipingling 1

Construction of containment completed for Taipingling 1

The concreting has been completed of the outer dome of the containment building of unit 1 at the Taipingling nuclear power plant. China General Nuclear said it marks the completion of the main structure of unit 1, the first of six Hualong One units planned at the site in China's Guangdong province.

New Nuclear 03 June 2024


Laser hardening of steel used for nuclear plant equipment by Rosatom

Laser hardening of steel used for nuclear plant equipment by Rosatom

Russian state corporation Rosatom says that for the first time it has used its own technology for laser strengthening of steel in the manufacturing of rotor parts of turbine pumps for nuclear power plants.

Corporate 03 June 2024


Toshiba teams up with local firms for Polish plant

Toshiba teams up with local firms for Polish plant

Japan's Toshiba has signed a memorandum of understanding with two Polish companies to explore collaboration in equipment supply and maintenance services for Poland's first nuclear power plant.

New Nuclear 30 May 2024


Hot testing completed at first Zhangzhou unit

Hot testing completed at first Zhangzhou unit

Tests that simulate the temperatures and pressures which the reactor systems will be subjected to during normal operation have been completed at unit 1 of the Zhangzhou nuclear power plant in China's Fujian province. The unit is the first of three Hualong One (HPR1000) reactors under construction at the site.

New Nuclear 22 May 2024


Control room commissioned at Chinese SMR

Control room commissioned at Chinese SMR

The main control room of the ACP100 small modular reactor demonstration project at the Changjiang site on China's island province of Hainan, has officially been put into operation, China National Nuclear Corporation announced.

New Nuclear 21 May 2024


Karachi 2: Final sign-off for first Hualong One export

Karachi 2: Final sign-off for first Hualong One export

Representatives from China and Pakistan formally signed the final acceptance certificate for Karachi unit 2, just over three years after the 1100 MWe unit started up.

New Nuclear 21 May 2024


Facility to demonstrate Rolls-Royce SMR module production

Facility to demonstrate Rolls-Royce SMR module production

Rolls-Royce SMR has announced plans for a facility in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, UK, to manufacture and test prototype modules for its small modular reactors.

New Nuclear 20 May 2024