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Kazatomprom IPO begins

Kazatomprom IPO begins

Conditional trading of shares in Kazakh uranium producer NAC Kazatomprom has today begun on the London Stock Exchange. The company is also due to float on the stock exchange of the Astana International Finance Centre.

Corporate 13 November 2018


SPIC and Westinghouse agree to cooperate

SPIC and Westinghouse agree to cooperate

China's State Power Investment Corporation (SPIC) says it has signed a memorandum of understanding for "global cooperation" in nuclear energy with Westinghouse Electric Company of the USA.

Corporate 09 November 2018


Toshiba decides to scrap Moorside project

Toshiba decides to scrap Moorside project

Toshiba Corp is withdrawing from its nuclear new-build project in the UK and plans to wind up NuGeneration, its board of directors decided at a meeting today.

Corporate 08 November 2018


Cameco notes market improvements

Cameco notes market improvements

The uranium market is showing a marked improvement compared with a year ago but there is still a long way to go, Cameco CEO Tim Gitzel said on 2 November.

Corporate 05 November 2018


Russian, French firms seek cooperation in additive technologies

Russian, French firms seek cooperation in additive technologies

Russian and French nuclear power companies discussed new business opportunities in additive technologies at a seminar in Moscow this week. The event was coordinated by Rusatom - Additive Technologies (RusAT).

Corporate 31 October 2018


Canadian, Romanian industry groups extend cooperation

Canadian, Romanian industry groups extend cooperation

The Organisation of Canadian Nuclear Industries and the Romanian Atomic Forum have signed a memorandum of understanding renewing their cooperation in the field of nuclear energy.

Corporate 31 October 2018


Fortum, Rolls-Royce complete automation of Loviisa plant

Fortum, Rolls-Royce complete automation of Loviisa plant

Finnish utility Fortum and British engineering company Rolls-Royce have completed the biggest single project at the Loviisa nuclear power plant since its construction - modernisation of the plant's safety automation systems.

Corporate 29 October 2018


Indian reactor breaks operating record

Indian reactor breaks operating record

Unit 1 of India's Kaiga nuclear power plant has completed its 895th day of continuous operation, a new world record for continuous operation of a pressurised heavy water reactor and the second-longest for a nuclear power reactor of any type.

Corporate 25 October 2018


Tohoku decides to decommission oldest Onagawa unit

Tohoku decides to decommission oldest Onagawa unit

Unit 1 of the Onagawa nuclear power plant in Japan's Miyagi Prefecture is to be decommissioned after owner Tohoku Electric Power Company decided that safety upgrades required to restart it would be too expensive and time-consuming.

Corporate 25 October 2018


CNL launches Centre for Reactor Sustainability

CNL launches Centre for Reactor Sustainability

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) has launched the Centre for Reactor Sustainability, bringing together its broad research capabilities to support the sustainable, long-term operations of the world's nuclear power reactors.

Corporate 04 October 2018