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Trio of waste metal processing contracts for Cyclife

Trio of waste metal processing contracts for Cyclife

EDF subsidiary Cyclife has been awarded three contracts to treat waste metal from nuclear energy operations in Finland, Spain and the UK.

Waste & Recycling 09 November 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


Conference: Nuclear gains ground in political debate

Conference: Nuclear gains ground in political debate

Russian Energy Week, a Moscow-based annual conference and exhibition traditionally devoted to hydrocarbons, has for the second time included a session about the nuclear power industry. Claire-Louise Isted, editor of World Nuclear News, reports here on the increasing prominence of the world's best hope against climate change. 

Perspectives 05 October 2018


Operating licence extensions for Olkiluoto units

Operating licence extensions for Olkiluoto units

The Finnish government has approved a 20-year extension to the operating licences of units 1 and 2 at Finnish utility Teollisuuden Voima Oyj's Olkiluoto nuclear power plant.

Regulation & Safety 20 September 2018


Finnish firms target Chinese radwaste market

Finnish firms target Chinese radwaste market

Finnish utility Fortum and consulting engineering company AINS Group have signed a memorandum of understanding to provide radioactive waste management services to China's rapidly expanding nuclear industry.

Waste & Recycling 23 August 2018


Full-scale tests to start soon at Finnish repository

Full-scale tests to start soon at Finnish repository

Finnish waste management company Posiva said it will soon begin the full-scale final disposal test for used nuclear fuel at the Onkalo underground characterisation facility.

Waste & Recycling 20 June 2018


Start-up of Finnish EPR put back four months

Start-up of Finnish EPR put back four months

Olkiluoto 3 - August 2016 - 48Regular electricity generation at the Olkiluoto 3 EPR in Finland is now expected to begin in September 2019 as commissioning tests will take longer than planned, Finnish utility Teollisuuden Voima Oyj announced yesterday. According to the previous schedule provided by plant supplier the Areva-Siemens consortium, production was planned to start next May.

New Nuclear 14 June 2018


Olkiluoto EPR prepares for fuel loading

Olkiluoto EPR prepares for fuel loading

Olkiluoto 3 control room - 48Hot functional tests have been completed at the Olkiluoto 3 EPR, Finnish utility Teollisuuden Voima Oyj announced today. The company said preparations have already started for loading fuel into the core of the 1600 MWe pressurised water reactor ahead of its start-up later this year.

New Nuclear 30 May 2018


Rosatom expands overseas links with new agreements

Rosatom expands overseas links with new agreements

Rusatom-VPO-DEKRA MOU - May 2018 - 48Rosatom, the Russian state nuclear corporation, yesterday signed a series of agreements with overseas companies during the Atomexpo conference and exhibition being held this week in Sochi, Russia. The agreements, with Chile, China, Cuba, Finland, Hungary, Iran, Italy, Kazakhstan, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Spain and Zambia, include the engineering and medical sectors, among others.

Corporate 16 May 2018


TVO anticipates loading fuel into OL3 in late 2018

TVO anticipates loading fuel into OL3 in late 2018

Olkiluoto 3 - September 2016 - 48Finnish utility Teollisuuden Voima Oyj said it plans to start loading fuel into the core of the Olkiluoto 3 EPR in the autumn, once an operating licence has been granted. However, the company said it is awaiting confirmation from the Areva-Siemens consortium that start-up of the unit is still scheduled for May 2019.

New Nuclear 20 April 2018