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More delays for Vogtle 3&4
26 October, 2021
US Georgia Power on 21 October announced a revised schedule for the Vogtle...
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Atommash manufactures the reactor bottom for Akkuyu 3
Friday, October 22, 2021 by The Volgodonsk branch of AEM-Technologies (part of Rosatom’s mechanical engineering division, Atomenergomash) has completed manufacture of the elliptical bottom of the reactor vessel...

Pressure vessel installed at China’s Zhangzhou 1
Thursday, October 21, 2021 by China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) announced that the reactor pressure vessel (RPV) had been successfully installed at unit 1 of the Zhangzhou NPP in Fujian province.

GE Hitachi and BWXT Canada agree to support BWRX-300 design
Thursday, October 21, 2021 by US-based GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) and BWXT Canada Ltd have entered into a teaming agreement to cooperate on engineering and procurement to support the design, manufacturing...

Fuel loading completed at South Korea’s Shin Hanul nuclear plant
Monday, October 18, 2021 by Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP) said on 13 October it had completed loading nuclear fuel assemblies into unit 1 of the Shin-Hanul NPP in South Korea.

EDF submits preliminary offer to Poland for the construction of EPR reactors
Friday, October 15, 2021 by EDF on 13 October submitted a non-binding preliminary offer to the Polish government for the supply contract of Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) activities for four to...

Nawah receives licence for regulated activities at Barakah 3
Thursday, October 14, 2021 by The UAE Federal Nuclear Regulatory Authority (FANR) on 11 October approved a licence for generating company Nawah to carry out regulated activities at unit 3 of the Barakah nuclear...

RPV installed at Rooppur nuclear power plant in Bangladesh
Tuesday, October 12, 2021 by The reactor pressure vessel (RPV) has been installed at unit 1 of Bangladesh's Rooppur nuclear power plant, marking a significant milestone for the VVER-1200 reactor project...

Residential town for Kursk-II builders to be ready in 2022
Tuesday, October 12, 2021 by Russia’s Titan-2 said that it is building a residential town for the builders of the Kursk-II NPP. It will be located on an area of more than four hectares.

Armenia discussing new nuclear plant with Russian mining company
Monday, October 11, 2021 by The Armenian government is negotiating with the Russian mining company Geopromining on the construction of a new nuclear power plant, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan told parliament on...

Hot testing completed at Belarus 2
Thursday, October 07, 2021 by Hot testing has been completed at unit 2 of the Belarus nuclear power plant, the Belarus Energy Ministry announced on 4 October. The work was carried out with dummy fuel assemblies...

Five vendors express interest in Ghana’s planned nuclear plant
Tuesday, October 05, 2021 by Five vendors have responded to the “Request for Interest” issued by Ghana through the Ministry of Energy for collaboration under the Nuclear Power Programme, Ghana News reported on...

More time needed for Paks II construction licence
Monday, October 04, 2021 by The Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority (HAEA) said on 30 September that it needed more time before it could issue a construction licence for the Paks II nuclear power plant.

US Defense Department looks to micro-reactors
Monday, October 04, 2021 by The US Department of Defense’s Strategic Capabilities Office (SCO) has released a draft environmental impact statement (EIS) for building and demonstrating a mobile microreactor.

Czech energy law adopted: Temelin expansion may follow new Dukovany unit
Thursday, September 30, 2021 by Czech President Miloš Zeman on 27 September signed into law the Act on Measures for the Czech Republic's Transition to Low-Carbon Energy and on the Amendment of Act No 165/2000 Coll...

SMR developers look to Poland
Monday, September 27, 2021 by Poland has become a focus of interest for companies seeking to develop small modular reactors (SMRs).

Unit 2 starts up at Barakah nuclear power plant
Wednesday, September 15, 2021 by The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation’s (Enec’s) operating and maintenance subsidiary, Nawah Energy Company (Nawah) has started operation of unit 2 of the Barakah NPP in the Al...

First criticality for China’s HTR-PM demonstration project
Wednesday, September 15, 2021 by Unit 1 of the two high-temperature gas-cooled reactors at China’s demonstration HTR-PM plant at Shidaowan, Shandong province, has achieved criticality 23 days after the start of...

IAEA sees progress at Slovakia’s Mochovce nuclear plant
Tuesday, September 14, 2021 by An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Pre-Operational Safety Review Team (OSART) team said plant operator Slovenske Elektrarne (SE) had strengthened operational safety at unit 3...

Second tier of the internal containment installed at Akkuyu 2
Monday, September 13, 2021 by The second tier of the internal containment shell (ICS) has been installed at unit 2 of the Akkuyu NPP under construction in Turkey, Rosatom reported on 9 September.

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