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Unit 1 of China’s Taishan NPP taken off line for repair
03 August, 2021
China General Nuclear (CGN) said on 30 July that unit 1 of Taishan NPP...
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US supports optimisation of Ukraine’s Zaporozhe NPP
Wednesday, June 30, 2021 by The US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Nuclear Energy said on 28 June that it had worked with Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) and Ukrainian company, NT-Engineering, to...

Bushehr NPP taken offline due to technical fault
Wednesday, June 23, 2021 by The Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran (AEOI) said in a statement on 20 June that the Bushehr NPP had been temporarily shut down due to a technical problem. The AEOI noted that it...

Framatome contracted supply long-term operation support to Dominion Energy
Thursday, April 08, 2021 by Framatome said on 6 April that it had recently signed a multimillion-dollar contract with Dominion Energy to support the long-term operation of the company’s nuclear fleet. This...

Armenian NPP prepares for life extension
Thursday, February 18, 2021 by The scheduled repair and maintenance outage at the Armenian nuclear power plant this year will be longer than usual, lasting 141 days to allow for modernisation to extend the life of...

SNC-Lavalin to design equipment for Darlington nuclear plant
Monday, July 27, 2020 by Canada’s SNC-Lavalin announced it had been awarded a contract for detailed design, fabrication/manufacturing and first commercial deployment of the newly developed Pressure...

Tepco to explore the use of Rawwater specialist alloy seals
Monday, September 30, 2019 by The UK’s National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) announced on 24 September that it had brokered a deal between Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) and Rawwater Engineering Company,...

GE wins $120m Cernavoda maintenance contract
Friday, June 28, 2019 by GE Steam Power has signed a new turbine island maintenance agreement with Societatea Nationala Nuclearelectrica, the owner/operator of Romania's Cernavoda nuclear plant.

Framatome launches new protective coatings
Monday, June 24, 2019 by France’s Framatome has launched “a suite of new protective coatings approved for use in plant applications that reduce maintenance costs and extend the operating life of components...

Electrical discharge machining used on live reactor pipeline system
Tuesday, October 02, 2018 by US-based machining specialist Hydratight has become the first company to use electrical discharge machining (EDM) for maintenance work. The company said it had completed the...

Canada’s Bruce Power increases production of radioactive cobalt
Thursday, September 06, 2018 by Canada’s Bruce Power NPP on 4 September placed medical-grade High Specific Activity (HSA) Cobalt rods into the unit 8 reactor during a planned maintenance inspection programme. All...

Framatome completes refurbishment of reactor coolant pump motors
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 by Framatome announced on 10 July that it had completed the refurbishment of 31 reactor coolant pump motors for three southeastern nuclear energy facilities in the USA.

Amarinth supplies replacement pump for Sellafield
Thursday, June 21, 2018 by UK-based Amarinth, which specialises in the design, application and manufacture of centrifugal pumps and associated equipment to the Oil & Gas, petrochemical, chemical, industrial...

South Korean phase out may impact exports
Thursday, June 21, 2018 by South Korea's Nuclear Safety and Security Commission on 18 June approved the restart of unit 3 at the Shin Kori NPP, which was shut down in January for scheduled maintenance. The...

More cracks found at Hunterston B
Friday, May 04, 2018 by New cracks have been identified during a routine inspection in the core of unit 3 at the UK’s Hunterston B advanced gas-cooled reactor (AGR). The unit is now expected to remain...

Sulzer wins pump maintenance contract for UK Heysham NPP
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 by Under a contract for availability, Sulzer is providing maintenance and continued support of the boiler feed pumps at EDF Energy's Heysham 2 NPP, near Morecambe in the UK. The...

Spains Tecnatom to supply valves to Argentina
Thursday, August 17, 2017 by Nucleoeléctrica Argentina SA (NA-SA), the owner and operator of the Atucha 1 and 2 and Embalse NPPs, on 7 August awarded Spain’s Tecnatom a contract for the supply of valves and spares...

GE to service turbines at Daya Bay
Monday, August 07, 2017 by GE’s Power Services business has signed a 12-year agreement with Daya Bay Nuclear Power Operations and Management (DNMC) to provide services to three nuclear power plants in China.

Skoda JS to supply equipment to Armenian NPP
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 by Rusatom Service, part of Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom, has signed a contract with Czech company Skoda JS to supply equipment to the Armenian NPP, which is undergoing...

Bilfinger awarded contract by EDF to modernise NPPs
Tuesday, May 02, 2017 by Germany-based industrial services provider Bilfinger has won a framework contract from Electricité de France (EDF) for the modernisation of 58 French reactor units.

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