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Indian reactor sets new world record

Indian reactor sets new world record

Kaiga unit 1 has set a new world record for continuous operation of a nuclear power reactor of any type. The pressurised heavy water reactor has now completed 941 unbroken days of operation since 13 May 2016.

Corporate 11 December 2018


MoU to localise Indian nuclear equipment manufacturing

MoU to localise Indian nuclear equipment manufacturing

Holtec International subsidiary Holtec Asia has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the government of Maharashtra to establish a heavy manufacturing facility to support India's planned nuclear generation expansion.

Corporate 27 November 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


Kudankulam unit 3 soon to receive steam generators

Kudankulam unit 3 soon to receive steam generators

AEM Technology has shipped four assembled steam generators for unit 3 of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant in India. The equipment was manufactured at the Volgodonsk branch of Atommash.

New Nuclear 23 October 2018


Russia and India sign action plan on new projects

Russia and India sign action plan on new projects

Russia and India have agreed to work together to increase the level of Indian localisation in a project to build six nuclear units at a new site in India. The Action Plan for Prioritisation and Implementation of Cooperation Areas in the Nuclear Field was signed today on the sidelines of the 19th India-Russia Bilateral Summit in New Delhi.

New Nuclear 05 October 2018


Indian cyclotron begins radioisotope operations

Indian cyclotron begins radioisotope operations

India's largest medical cyclotron - Cyclone-30 - is now operational, the country's Department of Atomic Energy announced yesterday. As well as producing medical radioisotopes, it will also have dedicated beamlines for material science and nuclear physics research.
 

Regulation & Safety 20 September 2018


India recommissions Apsara research reactor

India recommissions Apsara research reactor

An upgraded version of India's oldest research reactor, Apsara, has been recommissioned, nine years after it was shut down, the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre has announced.

Corporate 12 September 2018


Coolant channel replacement complete at Kakrapar 2

Coolant channel replacement complete at Kakrapar 2

India's Atomic Energy Regulatory Board has concluded that corrosion spots caused by impurities in carbon dioxide gas at the Kakrapar plant led to coolant channel leaks in 2015 and 2016. Work has now been completed at unit 2.
 

Regulation & Safety 04 September 2018


2017 "exceptional" for India Department of Atomic Energy

2017 "exceptional" for India Department of Atomic Energy

The public sector undertakings and industrial units of India's Department of Atomic Energy performed "exceptionally well" in 2017, DAE chairman and secretary Sekhar Basu said on 15 August.

Corporate 20 August 2018


India says French and US vendor talks ongoing

India says French and US vendor talks ongoing

India is in active talks with French and US companies on projects to build new nuclear power plants at Jaitapur and Kovvada, the country's minister of state, Jitendra Singh, has confirmed to parliament.

New Nuclear 23 July 2018