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French, British regions unite for nuclear growth

French, British regions unite for nuclear growth

Economic development organisations in the South West of England and Normandy in northern France have agreed to collaborate in the creation of jobs, unlocking opportunities and attracting new investment in the nuclear sector within both regions.

Corporate 07 August 2018


Contract for Hinkley Point C reactor internals

Contract for Hinkley Point C reactor internals

Škoda JS of the Czech Republic will manufacture and supply two sets of EPR reactor pressure vessel internals for the Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant project.

Corporate 13 July 2018


Progress for Orano fuel cycle projects

Progress for Orano fuel cycle projects

E_Philippe_Shenzhen_22_June_(David-Matignon)-48China National Nuclear Corporation subsidiary CNLA and Orano Projects, a subsidiary of French nuclear company Orano, have agreed on preparatory works for a Chinese plant to process and recycle used nuclear fuel, Orano announced today. Orano is also reported to be planning investments in its French uranium conversion facility.

Corporate 25 June 2018


Progress for Orano fuel cycle projects

Progress for Orano fuel cycle projects

China National Nuclear Corporation subsidiary CNLA and Orano Projects, a subsidiary of French nuclear company Orano, have agreed on preparatory works for a Chinese plant to process and recycle used nuclear fuel, Orano announced today. Orano is also reported to be planning investments in its French uranium conversion facility.

Other News 25 June 2018


US project to recycle naval fuel gets Senate approval

US project to recycle naval fuel gets Senate approval

The US Senate has approved a proposal for a USD15 million pilot programme to recycle used naval nuclear fuel for use as fuel in advanced nuclear reactors. The proposal was adopted by 87 votes to 9.

Waste & Recycling 22 June 2018


GE Power starts Arabelle production for Hinkley Point C

GE Power starts Arabelle production for Hinkley Point C

Arabelle steam turbine rotor for HPC - 48GE Power's Steam Power and EDF Energy have reached a key project milestone with the start of manufacturing of the first rotor of the Arabelle steam turbine at GE's Belfort, France, centre of excellence for the Hinkley Point C project in England. The contract, awarded in May 2016, is on track to have its first 1770 MWe EPR reactor unit completed by 2025, GE said today.

New Nuclear 20 June 2018


French regulator tightens control of manufacturing

French regulator tightens control of manufacturing

The French nuclear safety regulator has introduced stricter measures for monitoring the production of components, as a response to irregularities found in paperwork at the Creusot Forge. Licensees and manufacturers have until 1 September to implement them.

Regulation & Safety 11 June 2018


Fifth Yangjiang unit connected to grid

Fifth Yangjiang unit connected to grid

Yangjiang 1-6 - 48Unit 5 of the Yangjiang nuclear power plant in China's Guangdong province has been connected to the electricity grid, China General Nuclear announced yesterday. The unit - the first ACPR1000 reactor to be built and the first Chinese unit to feature a domestically-developed digital control system - is scheduled to enter commercial operation later this year.

New Nuclear 25 May 2018


NNL stresses nuclear industry's need to innovate

NNL stresses nuclear industry's need to innovate

Innovation through collaboration was the key message delivered by NNL Chief Science and Technology Officer Andrew Sherry, at NNL SciTec 2018, the annual event hosted by the UK National Nuclear Laboratory.

Energy & Environment 18 May 2018


Viewpoint: NNL delivers a vision for innovation

Viewpoint: NNL delivers a vision for innovation

Paul Howarth, CEO of the UK's National Nuclear Laboratory, gives his account of the SciTec 2018 conference held this week in Liverpool, England.

Perspectives 17 May 2018