Corporate rss

New operator for AECL laboratories

31 October 2014

Chalk River Lab site 48As part of the restructuring of Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (ACEL), a new organization - Canadian Nuclear Laboratories - is set assume full responsibility for all day-to-day operations at its nuclear laboratories.

AECL set to test Lightbridge fuel

28 October 2014

Chalk River Laboratory 48Samples of novel metallic nuclear fuel designed by US-based company Lightbridge are to be fabricated and irradiation tested at Canada's Chalk River facilities under an initial cooperation agreement signed with Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd (AECL).

Areva-Siemens updates Olkiluoto 3 arbitration claim

27 October 2014

The Areva-Siemens consortium supplying the first-of-a-kind Olkiluoto 3 EPR has updated its arbitration claim against Finnish utility Teollisuuden Voima Oyj (TVO) to €3.5 billion ($4.4 billion).

Further contract for St Lucie simulator upgrade

29 October 2014

St Lucie 2 simulator 48L3-MAPPS has been awarded a contract to replace the 30-year-old input/output system on the full-scope simulator at the St Lucie nuclear power plant in Florida. Last year the company was awarded multiple contracts to upgrade the simulator.

Energoatom and Škoda extend links

28 October 2014

Energoatom and Skoda JS memorandum 48Ukrainian nuclear power plant operator Energoatom and Czech engineering company Škoda JS have signed a memorandum of cooperation and an agreement on confidentiality.

Rosatom groups engineering expertise

22 October 2014

Atomenergoproekt has been placed under the executive control of another Rosatom subsidiary in order to consolidate Russia's nuclear power engineering expertise into a single division.