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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


VVER-TOI reactor vessel installed at Kursk II

VVER-TOI reactor vessel installed at Kursk II

The 340-tonne, 12-metre VVER-TOI reactor vessel is made of nickel-free steel and is designed to withstand a pressure of 250 atmospheres, equivalent to the pressure at a depth of 2.5km in the ocean, Rosatom says. It was installed in its final position in the first power unit at Kursk II in western Russia in several stages.

New Nuclear 14 June 2022


Finnish fuel encapsulation plant enters installation phase

Finnish fuel encapsulation plant enters installation phase

Skanska Talonrakennus Oy, the contractor responsible for construction of the used fuel encapsulation plant at Olkiluoto, handed over the building to Finnish waste management company Posiva at the end of May for installation of the nuclear systems.

Waste & Recycling 07 June 2022


Inner dome completed at Zhangzhou unit 1

Inner dome completed at Zhangzhou unit 1

The concreting has been completed of the inner containment dome of unit 1 at the Zhangzhou nuclear power plant in China's Fujian province, China National Nuclear Corporation affiliate China Nuclear Industry 24 Construction Company has announced. Zhangzhou unit 1, the first of two Hualong One units at the site, is scheduled to enter commercial operation in 2024.

New Nuclear 31 May 2022


Work starts on Akkuyu 4 turbine building

Work starts on Akkuyu 4 turbine building

Construction has begun of the foundation slab for the turbine building of unit 4 at the Akkuyu nuclear power plant in Turkey.

New Nuclear 30 May 2022


Nuclep, Eletronuclear sign Angra 3 heat exchangers agreement

Nuclep, Eletronuclear sign Angra 3 heat exchangers agreement

Brazil's Nuclebrás Equipamentos Pesados (Nuclep) and Eletronuclear have signed an agreement for the manufacture and delivery of new heat exchangers for the Angra 3 plant in a contract said to exceed BRL400 million (USD84 million).

New Nuclear 30 May 2022


Construction starts on Tianwan industrial steam project 

Construction starts on Tianwan industrial steam project 

Work has started on a project at the Tianwan nuclear power plant in China's Jiangsu province to supply steam to a nearby petrochemical plant, China National Nuclear Corporation has announced. Due for completion at the end of 2023, it will be China's first industrial-use nuclear energy steam supply project.

Corporate 27 May 2022


EDF revises Hinkley Point C schedule and costs

EDF revises Hinkley Point C schedule and costs

The start of electricity generation for unit 1 of the Hinkley Point C plant in the UK is now expected in June 2027 and the project completion costs are now estimated in the range of GBP25 to 26 billion (in 2015 prices), EDF has announced following a review.

New Nuclear 20 May 2022


Nuclear island installation work starts at San'ao 1

Nuclear island installation work starts at San'ao 1

The construction of unit 1 of the San'ao nuclear power plant in China's Zhejiang province has "entered a new stage" with the start of installation of equipment within its nuclear island, China General Nuclear announced.

New Nuclear 20 May 2022


Construction of Xudapu 4 under way

Construction of Xudapu 4 under way

Construction of unit 4 at the Xudapu nuclear power plant in China's Liaoning province has officially got under way with the pouring of first concrete for the reactor's nuclear island. The unit is the second of two VVER-1200 reactors at the site to be supplied by Russia.

New Nuclear 19 May 2022