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UK and China team up on environmental protection

UK and China team up on environmental protection

UK-based research and development company Innovative Physics Ltd and China Environmental Protection Company Ltd have signed an agreement on technologies and skills to further improve the safety of nuclear power plants in China and overseas.

Regulation & Safety 24 June 2019


China and Russia sign general contract for two Xudabao units

China and Russia sign general contract for two Xudabao units

The general contract for Russian-designed VVER-1200 reactors for units 3 & 4 of the Xudabao nuclear power plant in China's Liaoning province was signed yesterday in Moscow in the presence of the countries' heads of state.

New Nuclear 06 June 2019


Daya Bay counts its natural blessings

Daya Bay counts its natural blessings

The vicinity of the Daya Bay nuclear power plant is home to more than 200 species, of which 15 are nationally protected, according to research by China General Nuclear and a collection of local environmental and volunteer groups.

Energy & Environment 04 June 2019


Second Chinese EPR achieves criticality

Second Chinese EPR achieves criticality

Unit 2 of the Taishan nuclear power plant in China's Guangdong province has attained a sustained chain reaction for the first time, becoming the second EPR reactor to reach the commissioning milestone after Taishan 1.

New Nuclear 29 May 2019


Long-term operation of China's oldest reactor assessed

Long-term operation of China's oldest reactor assessed

An International Atomic Energy Agency team of experts has completed a review of long-term operational safety at unit 1 of the Qinshan nuclear power plant in China's Zhejiang province.

Regulation & Safety 17 May 2019


CNNC attains mass production of Hualong One fuel

CNNC attains mass production of Hualong One fuel

China National Nuclear Corporation says it is now capable of mass producing China Fuel 3 (CF3) fuel assemblies for the domestically-designed HPR1000 (Hualong One) pressurised water reactor design.

Uranium & Fuel 16 May 2019


Steam generators in place at Tianwan unit 6

Steam generators in place at Tianwan unit 6

The third and final steam generator has been installed at unit 6 of the Tianwan nuclear power plant in China's Jiangsu province. The ACPR1000 reactor is scheduled to enter commercial operation by the end of 2021.

New Nuclear 15 May 2019


CGN agrees to invest in completion of Romanian reactors

CGN agrees to invest in completion of Romanian reactors

A preliminary investors' agreement has today been signed between Romanian national nuclear company Nuclearelectrica and China General Nuclear (CGN) regarding the completion of units 3 and 4 at the Cernavoda nuclear power plant.

New Nuclear 08 May 2019


Cold testing under way at Chinese Hualong One unit

Cold testing under way at Chinese Hualong One unit

Cold hydrostatic testing has begun at unit 5 of the Fuqing nuclear power plant in China's Fujian province, the first of two demonstration Hualong One reactors under construction at the site. The tests mark the first time the reactor systems are operated together with the auxiliary systems.

New Nuclear 29 April 2019


China's CGN and Huaneng enhance cooperation

China's CGN and Huaneng enhance cooperation

China General Nuclear and China Huaneng are to cooperate in nuclear power, fuel and technology through a newly signed framework agreement.

Corporate 23 April 2019