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Contract for Hinkley Point C reactor internals

13 July 2018

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 in the UK under a contract signed with France's Framatome. The contract - the value of which was not disclosed - includes the core basket, heavy reflector and the upper internals.

Bruce Power, Rolls-Royce deepen digital collaboration

11 July 2018

Bruce B aerial - 48British engineering group Rolls-Royce has signed a memorandum of understanding with Canada's Bruce Power to deepen their cooperation in digital technology. The agreement expands the two companies' T-104 programme, under which Rolls-Royce's T-104 technology has been implemented to optimise the operational lifetime of Bruce Power's nuclear power plants as part of Bruce's Life-Extension Programme.

Turboatom and Toshiba team up for turbine upgrades

05 July 2018

Turboatom-Toshiba MOU - July 2018 - 48Ukrainian nuclear power plant operator Energoatom has welcomed the signing of a memorandum of understanding between Ukraine's Turboatom and Japan's Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation. Through the agreement, the companies will initially cooperate on upgrading turbine island equipment at nuclear power plants in Ukraine.

Rooppur rail link contract signed

12 July 2018

A Bangladesh-Indian joint venture is to build a new 26.5 kilometre railway link from the Rooppur nuclear power plant to Ishwardi under a contract signed in Dhaka on 10 July. The contract is to be completed within 18 months.

ATS to provide automated solutions for Bruce detube

05 July 2018

ATS_groundbreaking_Oct2017_(Bruce)-48Cambridge, Ontario-based company ATS Automation Systems has received a CAD60 million (USD46 million) order booking to design and deliver innovative automated reactor component removal tools for Bruce Power's Major Component Replacement programme. The order is to be delivered over the next 18 months.

NDA to take over management of Magnox sites

03 July 2018

Trawsfynydd (Magnox) 77x48Magnox Limited - operator of former Magnox nuclear power plant sites in the UK - will become a subsidiary of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) from September 2019. Last year, NDA decided to terminate its contract with Magnox Ltd for managing the sites.