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KHNP named as sole bidder for portion of El Dabaa equipment and materials

KHNP named as sole bidder for portion of El Dabaa equipment and materials

Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom has pre-authorised Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power as the sole bidder for a contract for the procurement of certain equipment and materials, and the construction of the main and auxiliary buildings and structures of the turbine islands of units 1-4 of the El Dabaa in Egypt by AtomStroyExport. Turbine hall equipment for the plant is to be supplied by AAEM LLC, a joint venture of Atomenergomash and General Electric.

Corporate 04 January 2022


KHNP to cooperate with US nuclear utility cooperative

KHNP to cooperate with US nuclear utility cooperative

Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power has signed an agreement with US cooperative the Utilities Service Alliance - also known as USA - to cooperate in the development of innovative solutions to enhance nuclear power plant safety and performance within the Alliance's fleet and in the broader international commercial nuclear power industry.

Corporate 09 December 2021


Holtec and Hyundai finalise SMR design and deployment agreement

Holtec and Hyundai finalise SMR design and deployment agreement

Holtec International has finalised an agreement with Hyundai Engineering & Construction of South Korea for the turnkey supply of Holtec's SMR-160 small modular reactor plant worldwide. Holtec is considering deploying the first SMR-160 at Oyster Creek in New Jersey, where it is currently in the process of decommissioning a former boiling water reactor.

Corporate 24 November 2021


Canada-South Korea MoU to leverage used fuel experience

Canada-South Korea MoU to leverage used fuel experience

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories and Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power plan to leverage data gathered through decades of experience of the storage of used Candu fuel to underpin cooperative research activities under a new Memorandum of Understanding between the two organisations. They will engage in knowledge-sharing and other joint activities to advance storage, transportation and disposal practices for used fuel, and to explore opportunities to collaborate on nuclear decommissioning and waste management initiatives.

Waste & Recycling 18 October 2021


Fuel loading completed at Shin Hanul 1

Fuel loading completed at Shin Hanul 1

The loading of all 241 fuel assemblies into the core of unit 1 at the Shin Hanul nuclear power plant in South Korea has been completed, Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power announced. The unit - the first of two APR-1400 reactors at the site - is scheduled to enter commercial operation in mid-2022 following tests at various power levels to ensure that all systems operate safely as designed.

New Nuclear 15 October 2021


Doosan to assess manufacturability of Xe-100

Doosan to assess manufacturability of Xe-100

Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction has signed an engineering service contract with X-energy of the USA for studies into the manufacture of major components for the Xe-100 small modular reactor. The South Korean company said participating in the project will help it to diversify its own SMR business.

New Nuclear 01 September 2021


New transport casks delivered to KHNP

New transport casks delivered to KHNP

Orano USA has delivered its first TN-LC used fuel cask to Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power. It will be used to move used fuel between KHNP's nuclear power plant sites as well as internationally.

Corporate 25 August 2021


Doosan awarded second Chinese IAPS contract

Doosan awarded second Chinese IAPS contract

Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction has been contracted by China Techenergy Company to supply an Industrial Anti-seismic Protection System for units 7 and 8 of the Tianwan nuclear power plant in Jiangsu province. Earlier this year, CTEC - a subsidiary of China General Nuclear - awarded the South Korean company a contract for the IAPS systems for units 3 and 4 at the Xudabao plant in Liaoning province.

Corporate 11 August 2021


Second Korean investment in a week for NuScale SMR

Second Korean investment in a week for NuScale SMR

Samsung C&T Corporation has committed to making an equity investment in NuScale to support deployment of its small modular reactor and is developing a business collaboration agreement with NuScale's engineering, construction and procurement partner Fluor Corporation. The announcement comes days after Doosan Heavy Industries and Construction increased its investment to support deployment of NuScale's SMR.

Corporate 23 July 2021


Doosan makes additional investment in NuScale

Doosan makes additional investment in NuScale

South Korea's Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction has agreed to make an additional USD60 million investment in NuScale Power to continue to support deployment of its small modular reactor. Including the latest investment, DHIC and its financial investors have invested more than USD100 million in NuScale. DHIC and NuScale have also agreed to expand cooperation to the field of hydrogen production and desalination using SMRs.

New Nuclear 20 July 2021