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Contract for first two Columbia class submarines for US Navy

Contract for first two Columbia class submarines for US Navy

The US Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a USD9.5 billion contract modification option for construction and testing of the first two Columbia class nuclear-powered submarines, as well as associated design and engineering support. Electric Boat - a wholly owned subsidiary of aerospace and defence firm General Dynamics - is the prime contractor on the Columbia programme, which will replace the aging Ohio class of ballistic missile submarines.

New Nuclear 09 November 2020


TVEL completes development of modified fuel for Paks

TVEL completes development of modified fuel for Paks

The development and validation of modified fuel for use in the four VVER-440 reactors at the Paks nuclear power plant in Hungary has now been completed, Rosatom's nuclear fuel manufacturer subsidiary TVEL announced today. The first consignment of the modified fuel is scheduled to be delivered to the Paks plant later this year.

Uranium & Fuel 13 October 2020


Westinghouse signs VVER-440 fuel agreement with Ukraine

Westinghouse signs VVER-440 fuel agreement with Ukraine

Westinghouse Electric Company has signed a contract with Ukraine's Energoatom, for the supply of VVER-440 fuel for the Rovno nuclear power plant. They have also signed a Letter of Intent on further exploring localisation of fuel assembly component production in Ukraine. The signing of both documents was witnessed by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.

Uranium & Fuel 30 September 2020


TVEL supplies fuel for Hungarian research reactor

TVEL supplies fuel for Hungarian research reactor

TVEL, the fuel manufacturer subsidiary of Russia's Rosatom, has supplied fuel for the Budapest Research Reactor in Hungary. The VVR-M2 fuel assemblies - manufactured by the Novosibirsk Chemical Concentrates Plant - were supplied under a contract signed in 2019 with the Centre for Energy Research of Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

Uranium & Fuel 15 September 2020


Finnish disposal facility contracts grow

Finnish disposal facility contracts grow

Finnish waste management company Posiva announced it signed a "significant" building services agreement at the end of August related to the construction of the used fuel encapsulation plant and repository at the Olkiluoto site. The signing of the latest agreement follows that of a contract last year with the same consortium.

Waste & Recycling 08 September 2020


Rolls-Royce wins contract for Zhangzhou units

Rolls-Royce wins contract for Zhangzhou units

Rolls-Royce, the British engineering firm, has been awarded a "multi-million-euro" contract by China National Nuclear Corporation to provide the Neutron Flux Monitoring System for two nuclear reactors currently under construction in China. The system measures the neutron flux of a reactor, and thus continuously and instantly monitors its power, the fluctuations of that power, as well as its axial and radial distribution within the reactor, Rolls-Royce said.

Corporate 03 September 2020


Rosatom keeps to overseas schedule despite pandemic

Rosatom keeps to overseas schedule despite pandemic

Rosatom has not revised its portfolio of construction projects abroad but anticipates the coronavirus pandemic may affect some of its contracts, Alexey Likhachov, the Russian state nuclear corporation's director general, said during the Army-2020 conference in Moscow on 23 August, according to Tass. Separately, local Egyptian media said today that Egypt would issue a construction licence for the planned El Dabaa nuclear power plant in the second-half of 2021.

Corporate 26 August 2020


China enters zirconium sponge export market

China enters zirconium sponge export market

China's first bulk export order for nuclear-grade zirconium sponge has begun its journey to Russia, China National Nuclear Corporation announced today. Nuclear-grade zirconium sponge is used to produce zirconium alloys for nuclear reactor components, such as the cladding for fuel rods.

Corporate 18 August 2020


Feasibility study sought for Cernavoda expansion project

Feasibility study sought for Cernavoda expansion project

Romania has launched a tender for a new feasibility study to complete units 3 and 4 of the Cernavoda nuclear power plant for which it is prepared to pay up to RON1 million (USD245,000). There is also the option of a single unit being put up for auction, according to a report by Economica.Net.

New Nuclear 05 August 2020


Romania restarts approach to new Cernavoda units

Romania restarts approach to new Cernavoda units

Romania plans to create a Strategic Coordination Committee for the project to build units 3 and 4 at the Cernavoda nuclear power plant, according to a notice in the government’s official gazette on 14 July. The notice followed another published the same day, stating that the prime minister's 2018 decision to establish a working group for the negotiation of a draft intergovernmental agreement between Romania and China for the project had been abrogated.

New Nuclear 16 July 2020