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RAPP 5 exceeds 740 days of uninterrupted operation

12 August 2014

Rajasthan 5 and 6 48The fifth unit at India's Rajasthan Atomic Power Project (RAPP) has operated continuously for more than 740 days. Only one other reactor - Canada's Pickering 7 - has operated for a longer continuous period.

Areva losses belie order book

04 August 2014

Areva has cited deteriorating nuclear market conditions as a reason behind a net loss for the first half of 2014. Nonetheless, the company's €44.9 billion ($60 billion) order backlog is over €3.5 billion higher than it was at the end of 2013.

North Carolina power agency sells stakes in reactors

29 July 2014

Brunswick NPP 48Duke Energy Progress will assume full ownership of the Brunswick and Shearon Harris nuclear power plants as part of a $1.2 billion agreement to buy certain generating assets from North Carolina Eastern Municipal Power Agency.

Rössing plans for desalination

05 August 2014

Rossing_open_pit_(Rio_Tinto_2014)_48Rössing Uranium is planning to build a new desalination plant to ensure an economical source of water for its uranium operations in Namibia. The move follows an organizational restructuring as the company strives to improve economic viability at one of the world's top-producing uranium mines.

Thales gets UK control system work

29 July 2014

Torness_(EDF_Energy)_48Thales Group has secured a ten-year, £30 million ($51 million) contract to provide long-term support for computerised control systems at seven of EDF Energy's UK nuclear power plants.

Slovenské Elektráne cooperating with police

24 July 2014

Slovenské Elektráne’s management and staff are "engaged in providing their full support" to police in an investigation into the privatisation of the Slovak utility, its majority owner told World Nuclear News.